Consumer groups worry over state of DisCos
Consumer groups in the country’s power sector have expressed worry over the state of the power distribution companies (DisCos) in recent years.Commenting on the state of Nigeria’s power sector and the arguments being put forward by DisCos...
Mobile operators defy government, deepen insecurity
Despite the danger the illegal sale of pre-registered Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) cards portends to the nation’s security, the practice has continued.
Subscribers accuse telecoms operators of over-billing, others
Billing-related issues have topped the various complaints put up by subscribers against telecommunications service providers in the second quarter of the year in Nigeria.
Stakeholders fault Etisalat’s $1.2b debt management, investments’ claim
The controversy dogging Etisalat’s $1.2 billion alleged “Non-Performing Loan” with 13-bank syndicate group has remained unsettling as stakeholders raise suspicion of incompetence, connivance and overstatement of investments.
For improved services, CBN to assist telecoms operators with forex
However, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) yesterday, said it is seriously addressing the problems experienced in the country, adding that it has already engaged the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for improved access to foreign exchange by operators.
Mobile termination rates and sector’s growth
The current Termination Rates used in Nigeria for Mobile Network Operators’ voice calls is N3.90k/ per minute. This Termination Rate was set by the industry regulator...
NATCOM warns NCC against upward review of interconnection rates
The National Association of Telecommunications Subscribers (NATCOMS) has appealed to the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) not to review the interconnection rates for voice services upward.
‘Digital finance to add $3.7tr to emerging economies’ GDPs’
It is estimated that digital finance could add about $3.7 trillion to emerging countries’ gross domestic product (GDP) by 2025, if is widely adopted, and represents a six per cent increase above business as usual.