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Telecoms Regulation  |  Nigerian Communications Commission Imposes Telecoms Fines Amounting To $7.3 Million

Nigeria’s telecoms operators have yet to respond to the country’s telecommunications regulator regarding its decision to impose fines totalling $7.3 million. The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) fined all the nation’s operators, except for MTN, for violating the Regulator’s order on ...
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Telecom  |  Nigeria: Telcos Add 10 Million Phone Lines In 11 Months – Communications Commission

Nigeria’s telecoms operators activated 10 million lines between January and November in 2019, according to the latest statistics that have been released by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). The new lines brought the total number of active mobile subscriptions across ...
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Nigerian Communications Commission Drafts Guidelines For Use Of TV White Spaces

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has put together guidelines for the use of Television White Spaces (TVWS) to benefit rural broadband connectivity in Nigeria. The regulatory body in charge of Nigeria’s communications industry said that it had developed the guidelines in collaboration ...

Nigeria’s Federal Government Rolls Out New 5-Year National Broadband Plan

The crucial need to boost Nigeria’s broadband penetration from its present coverage of 37.8% to over 70% within in the next five years is the goal for the new National Broadband Plan NBP (2020-2025) according to Dr Isa Ali Pantami, ...

Nigeria’s Telcos Lose Revenue As Subscribers Abandon SIM Cards -Reports

Airtel, MTN Nigeria, 9Mobile, ntel and Globacom, Nigeria’s main mobile network operators (MNOs), are said to be losing monthly a substantial amount of potential revenues to the rapidly rising number of abandoned SIM cards in the country. According to a ...

NCC Reiterates Commitment To Accounting Separation Framework For Nigeria's Telecoms Industry

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has reiterated its commitment to implementing Accounting Separation Framework to outline the guidelines required for the preparation as well as submission of the Regulatory Financial Statement for Nigeria’s Communications industry. This announcement was made in ...

Nigeria: NCC Intervenes In Telco And Govt Data Price Dispute

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has stepped in on behalf of Nigeria’s telecommunication service providers in a stand-off between the operators and the Minister of Communication Dr Isa Ibrahim Pantami over data fees. Earlier this month, telcos ignored an instruction ...

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 ...

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. ...

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, ...