Glo reportedly acquires 9mobile

What will glo joint with 9mobile called now? . It has been confirmed that the Nigeria Giant of Data has brought 9mobile. 

Following a $1.72 billion debt default and the exit of its parentUAE-based body, Etisalat Nigeria was taken over by creditors in July 2017 and re-branded as ‘9mobile’.

Since then, speculations have continued to mount over who could possibly acquire the telecoms company, especially after the 16-day deadline extension on December 31st. However, according to unconfirmed reports, the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) has finally approved the sale of 9mobile to Globacom Nigeria, with January 16, 2018 set for official handover.

If the acquisition comes to fruition, Globacom will add 9mobile’s 17 million subscribers to its network, essentially overtaking MTN as the largest telecoms network in Nigeria. Read more here 

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  1. Thank God for airtel... Imagine glo bringing their nonsense data network to 9mobile. 😒

  2. Am sure glo will step up their network in some areas, where their is network itches... Cos they have much customers now than MTN.


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