Telecoms News - In Brief


- Nigerian Telecommunications Limited (NITEL) has promised to expand its network in Katsina State by opening two thousand additional lines in the State . This, it said, will be done through the expansion of the Katsina township network.

- The nationwide strike action organised by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to protest the recent fuel price increases has started taking its toll on services offered by operators of the Global Systems for Mobile Communications (GSM) in the country. Subscribers of the GSM services across the country have since Saturday started complaining of difficulties in making calls.

- Zambia’s Celtel last week announced that it is now providing full coverage along the road from Livingstone to Chililabombwe.