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Telecom  |  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. ...
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ICT  |  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 ...
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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 ...

Nigerian Communications Commission Approves 5G Spectrum For Trial-Run

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has announced its approval for the spectrum that will be used for the trial of 5G services in Nigeria, according to the Executive Vice Chairman of the commission, Umar Danbatta. Danbatta, who announced this recently ...

Nigeria Explores The Potentials Of Spectrum For Economic Growth

Spectrum is more than just the core component of the telecommunications industry; it is also a significant contributor to the African economy. As a scarce resource, the manner in which it is allocated determines whether it will lead to significant ...

Nigeria: ALTON Condemns Regulatory Breaches By National IT Development Agency

The Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) has condemned regulatory violations by the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) which border on communications matters within the regulatory scope of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). In a letter addressed ...

NCC Plans To Demolish 693 Telecom Masts In Nigeria

Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has marked 693 abandoned telecom towers and masts throughout the country for demolition, according to the NCC’s Director of Public Affairs, Dr Henry Nkemadu.  The NCC gave the owners of the towers 90 days grace to ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...


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