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Nigeria’s telecoms sector growth falls short as data privacy concerns emerge

Nigeria’s telecommunication sector grew by 7.69 per cent in the first quarter of the year, falling short compared to the preceding quarter which registered an impressive 17.64 per cent growth rate. Meanwhile, data privacy concerns are rife in Nigeria as the Telecoms regulator plans to automatically capture the International Mobile Equipment Identity of mobile subscribers. Olusola Teniola, President of the Africa Digital Economy Forum and the Nigeria National Coordinator for the Alliance for Affordable Internet joins CNBC Africa for more.


Mon May 24 2021 | 11:54:02 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

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