Means of Communication in Nigeria
In Nigeria, communication services are provided by Nigeria postal service (NIPOST), Nigeria Telecommunications Limited (NITEL) before it was sold, and some private companies, licensed to provide communication services, such as Globalcom, Airtel, MTN, Etisalat, Visafone, Starcom, etc.
For communication to take place in the office, one or a combination of the following is used:
1. Post: This is one of the cheapest means of communication. It involves sending letters from one person to another, through the post office.
2. Telephone: The telephone is the electrical system of communication, that you use to talk directly to someone else in a different place.
3. Internet: Communication can be done over the internet via email, social media, etc.
4. Courier Services: A courier service is a premium service, that collects and delivers shipments, in the shortest possible time frame. It facilitates the delivery of parcels and important documents. For example, FedEx.
Today in Nigeria, there are a good number of courier companies, including NIPOST EMS, Red Star Express, DHL, Intel Express, UPS, etc.
There are also courier services managed by transportation companies like GIGS Logistics, Peace Mass Transit, ABC, Chisco, Ekene Dili Chukwu, Delta Line, Edo Line,Konga Express, etc.
5. Global System for Mobile Communication (GSM) This is the easiest and quickest way of interacting with other people, within and outside the country. GSM services include short message service (SMS), telephone services, internet services, and radio broadcast services.