• How poor electricity has been the critical issue affecting telecom quality service

    How poor electricity has been the critical issue affecting telecom quality service

    Since the advent of mobile telecommunications operators who deployed the Global System for Mobile communications (GSM) technology about 16 years ago, one critical issue that has dominated Nigeria’s telecommunications space has been poor quality of service (QoS) occasioned by inadequate power supply.

    Despite the licencing and privatisation of electricity distribution companies (DISCOs) and Generating Companies (GENCOs) in the last few years to improve power supply, not much has improved in electricity such that telecom subscribers have to contend with mobile operators […]