Etisalat Nigeria has filed a suit against MTN for acquiring Visafone’s 800MHz spectrum. Etisalat says the move is to stop MTN from dominating the retail data services market. Etisalat’s Public Relations Regulatory and Corporate Affairs Division Officer, Chinesie Amanfo, confirmed the report.
“We have in addition and in line with Section 86 of the Nigerian Communications Act, 2003 engaged the NCC to understand the basis of its decision to approve the acquisition. As you are aware, the matter is already in court, as such, we are restrained from commenting further on the matter.” MTN Nigeria also confirmed the report that Etisalat has filed a suit against their company.