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Telecom  |  NCC To Regulate Nigeria’s Telecoms Sector In Preparation For Fourth Industrial Revolution

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has kicked off the process of reviewing the existing Numbering Plan (NP) in the country’s telecoms sector, according to the Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, Prof Umar Danbatta.   Danbatta said that the review is ...
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Broadband  |  NCC Recommits To Bridging Nigeria’s Broadband Infrastructure Gap

The Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) has reaffirmed its commitment to bridge the gap between the planned and existing fibre infrastructure to increase the country’s broadband penetration.   Prof Umar Garba Danbatta, the Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of Nigeria Communications Commission ...
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Nigeria’s Telcos Call For Removal Of Growth-Stifling Taxes

Nigeria’s telecoms operators have requested an Executive Order (EO) to decrease the number of taxes imposed on their operations.   They spoke at the Nigerian Telecom Leadership Summit 2019, in Lagos recently.   The experts at the event organised by ...

NCC Adjusts Teledensity To Align With Nigeria's 190 Million Population

The Nigerian Communications Commission has recently re-aligned the computation of the country’s teledensity with the latest population figure of 190 million from the previous 140 million in 2006 as counted by the National Population Commission (NPC). The NCC issued a ...

Nigerian Communications Commission Takes Action To Root Out Fake Mobile Devices

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has joined forces with the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA), together with other government agencies, to fight fraud and cybercrime which officials believe is being accomplished through fake and sub-standard mobile devices. A ...

NCC Serves Telcos With Hefty Fines for Not Complying With Regulations

Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has fined the four leading network operators in the country a staggering $200 000,00 for various violations. In 2018 the NCC had spoken out about some noncompliance by the country’s network providers such as the approval ...

NCC Announces That 60 Million Nigerians Will Enjoy Broadband Internet

The Executive Vice-Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof Umaru Danbatta has announced that sixty million Nigerians will now enjoy broadband Internet. Danbatta made this announcement at a conference on National Broadband Plan hosted by the Association of Telecommunications ...

NCC Grants Nigeria’s Telcos Licence For $200m VAS Market

The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) has awarded an additional nine telecommunications firms, Value Added Services (VAS) aggregator licensing in an effort to deepen the VAS market. The NCC board made the recommendation that Nine Jojar Limited, I-Cell Media Limited, 21st ...

Nigeria: NCC Urges Federal Government To Review National Broadband Plan

Telecoms operators and The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) have called on the government to re-look at the National Broadband Plan, which expired in December 2018. The National Broadband Plan 2013-2018 had penetration goals for mobile and fixed broadband. Nigeria achieved ...

NCC Implements 9Mobile Damage Control

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has started putting together measures to prevent any disruption of service at 9mobile following reports that Teleology Holdings might possibly abandon its acquisition deal of the troubled operator. Even though none of the parties involved ...

Nigeria: Teleology May Pull Out Of 9mobile Acquisition Amid Board Disagreements

There is a chance that Teleology Holdings could decide to walk away from its hard-won acquisition of Nigeria’s 9mobile after reports started doing the rounds about the operator’s management shooting down the buyer’s turnaround plan. After a sales process that ...

Nigeria Hits 31% Broadband Penetration Goal

The Nigerian Communications Commission confirmed that Nigeria had reached its target of 31 percent broadband penetration. In a statement, the NCC said that the data was based on factual indices, contrary to some insinuations that the country was nowhere near ...