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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.

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Enquiries

 
 Airtel Africa - Investor Relations 
  Pier Falcione 
  Morten Singleton 
  Investor.relations@africa.airtel.com    +44 207 493 9315 
 
 Hudson Sandler 
  Nick Lyon 
  Bertie Berger 
  airtelafrica@hudsonsandler.com          +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.

www.airtel.africa

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December 16, 2020 02:00 ET (07:00 GMT)