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Telecom  |  Nigeria’s NCC Identifies Cyber Attacks As Biggest Headache In Telecoms Sector

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has declared that cyber-attacks can be counted amongst some of the biggest nightmares of the telecoms industry. The Commission urged all consumers to stop opening emails that are not familiar to them, posting personal identification ...
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Telecoms Regulation  |  Nigerian Minister Extends Deadline For NCC Data Tariff Slash

Dr Isa Pantami, Nigeria’s Minister of Communications and Digital Economy has extended the deadline that was given to the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) to decrease the cost of data, and stop the various illegal deductions from subscribers by service providers. ...
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Nigeria: NITDA Gives Green Light To NCC’s Regulation On Telcos

Nigeria’s National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has revealed that it has approved the regulation of the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) on telecommunications operators, in line with the Nigerian Data Protection Regulation (NDPR). The Director-General of NITDA, Inuwa Kashifu, said ...

Nigerian Govt Orders NCC To Stop Illegal Deduction Of Data

Isa Pantami, Nigeria’s Minister of Communications, has ordered the Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC) to address the burning issue of illegal deduction of data that is faced by network users in the country. Pantami gave this instruction during a visit by ...

Nigeria: FG To Spend $179 Million On Broadband Infrastructure

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has revealed that a total of $179 million will be spent on the laying of 127,000km of fibre optic throughout Nigeria in the next four years. Prof Umar Garba Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, ...

Nigeria: NCC Calls On Telcos To Monitor And Record Calls On Networks

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has ordered telecom operators in the country, to monitor and record calls and other communications that pass through their networks. NCC said this was to curb the rising security risks in the country, especially offences ...

NCC Clears Key Radio Spectrum Frequencies For 5G Licencing

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has announced it is reserving the 26, 38 and 42 GigaHertz (GHz) spectrum frequencies for the mobile broadband licencing of fifth-generation (5G).   5G is the latest form of cellular technology, engineered to increase the ...

NCC Threatens To Imprison Illegal Users Of 5.4GHz Frequency Band In Nigeria

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has threatened to imprison and fine companies who illegally occupy the 5.4GHz frequency band in Nigeria. The Commission has gone as far as saying that it will even confiscate equipment being used by some of ...

Nigeria: Govt Orders NCC To Block Over Nine Million Unregistered SIM Cards

Nigerians, who are using unregistered SIM cards, might be facing trouble as the federal government recently announced that it is on a mission to block over nine million of the unregistered SIM cards that are in use in the country. ...

Nigeria To Explore ICT Growth Opportunities At ITU Telecom World 2019

A delegation of executives from the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) will be attending the forthcoming International Telecom Union (ITU) Telecom World 2019 in Budapest, Hungary. The Nigerian delegation which will be led by Dr Isa Ali Pantami, Nigeria’s Minister of ...

NCC Makes Plans To Protect Nigeria From Cyber Attacks

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has announced plans to establish mechanisms that will control the use of the internet to protect the country’s cyberspace against attacks. The Commission said that the move is mainly aimed at protecting children from dangerous ...

Nigeria: Licensing Of Web TV And Online Radio Receives Mixed Reactions

Mixed reactions have met the recent move by Nigeria's federal government to license online radio and TV stations. While some welcomed the new development, critics said that the move is wrong and cannot be justified. The proposed licensing of online ...