This report has been prepared for the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) by Mr. Russell
Southwood, CEO, Balancing Act - a consultancy and research company focused on telecoms, Internet and
broadcast in Africa. It has been developed based on desk research and on Mr. Southwood’s experience of
the Nigerian market over a ten year period.
We would especially like to thank Dr Eugene Juwah, Executive Vice Chairman/CEO - Nigeria
Communications Commission for his invaluable support.
This study was funded by the ITU and the Broadband Commission for Digital Development.
It is part of a new series of ITU reports on broadband that are available online and free of charge at the
Broadband Commission website: www.broadbandcommission.org/and at the ITU Universe of Broadband