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This report covers telecoms and media forecast trends in Nigeria. The report contains data extracted from Ovum's database.


  • The Nigerian TMT market is growing on the back of data uptake. Ovum forecasts that 3G connections will retain the largest market share over the next five years. LTE is set to record faster growth rates from 2020 onward as operators expand networks and also secured more spectrum. 2020 is also expected to see the first Nigerian 5G launches.

Features and Benefits

  • Assess which telecoms and media segments will record the fastest growth over the next five years in Nigeria.
  • Compare revenue generated by each segment of the Nigerian TMT ecosystem.

Key questions answered

  • What will the value of the Nigerian TMT market be in the next five years?
  • When will 5G take off in Nigeria?

Table of contents


  • In brief
  • Ovum view
  • Recommendations

Broadband uptake

  • 3G dominant as MTN gets ready for 5G
  • MTN conduct 5G trials

Digital and broadcast services

  • MNOs step in to the MFS market at last
  • SVOD still a high-end trend
  • French Canal+ enters the Nigerian broadcasting content market


  • MTN and Airtel get listed
  • MTN settles balance of non-compliance fine


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