Airtel Africa PLC

Nigeria new SIM registration rules

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Airtel Africa PLC
16 December 2020


Airtel Africa plc

("Airtel Africa", or the "Group")


Nigeria new SIM registration rules



London and Lagos, 16 December 2020: Airtel Africa, a leading provider of telecommunications and mobile money services, with a presence in 14 countries across Africa, notes the directive issued by the Nigerian Communications Commission on 15 December 2020 which requires subscribers of all networks to provide their valid National Identification Numbers to update SIM registration records by 30 December 2020, or risk being blocked by the networks.


Airtel Nigeria is working to comply with this directive.


Further announcements will be made in due course as required.







Airtel Africa - Investor Relations

Pier Falcione

Morten Singleton

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+44 207 493 9315

Hudson Sandler

Nick Lyon

Bertie Berger

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+44 207 796 4133


About Airtel Africa

Airtel Africa is a leading provider of telecommunications and mobile money services, with a presence in 14 countries in Africa, primarily in East Africa and Central and West Africa.

Airtel Africa offers an integrated suite of telecommunications solutions to its subscribers, including mobile voice and data services as well as mobile money services both nationally and internationally.

The Group aims to continue providing a simple and intuitive customer experience through streamlined customer journeys.

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