By Ibiyemi Mathew
Leading Telecommunications provider in Nigeria, MTN Nigeria has bagged Nigerian NewsDirect award as the Most Preferred Telecom Brand of the year (2022).
The Publisher/Editor-in-Chief of Nigerian NewsDirect, Prince Dr Samuel Ibiyemi said MTN was befitting of the recognition based on proven industry statistics and unique product services of the the telecom company.
The Publisher who was represented by the Deputy Business Editor, Mr Mathew Ibiyemi at the award presentation held at MTN head office in Lagos commended the telcome company for leading the way in making delivery of telecom services to consumers fast and reliable.
Mathew noted that MTN was arguably the biggest gainer last year in the telecom industry indicating that the telco saw a growth of 14,285,940 subscribers added to the MTN subscriber base.
He added that the porting of 20,000 plus subscribers between January- December 2022 to MTN from other networks was an indication that consumers preferred MTN to other competitors.
Receiving the award on behalf of Mr Karl Toriola, the Chief Executive Officer of MTN Nigeria,the Chief Corporate Services Officer,Tobechukwu Okigbo, appreciated NewsDirect for considering the organisation worthy of recognition.
He added that MTN Nigeria via its Media Innovation Programme in partnership with Pan Atlantic University is seeking to deepen it’s relationship with the media to empower media professionals to provide quality reportage and effectively utilize digital tools to monetize skills.
He reitrated the commitment of MTN to delivering quality service to consumers.