Airtel, MTN Raise Data Prices
Two of Nigerian telecommunication companies, Airtel and MTN, have announced an increase in prices for their internet data services by about 10 percent.
The increase was announced on their verified twitter pages last Saturday.
The recent 10 percent hike is still below the 40 percent increase in the cost of calls, SMS, and data proposed by telecommunication companies.
In a letter to the Nigerian communications commission, the telecom companies had said that there had been a 40 percent increase in the cost of doing business in the nation, which necessitated the proposed increase in services.