Nigerian Communications Commission
‘Poor corporate governance impacts telecoms sector’s growth negatively’
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said in spite of attracting over $70 billion investments in the last 17 years, nation’s telecommunications sector was still bugged down by poor corporate governance structure and issues. It made the disclosure yesterday at the zonal sensitisation workshop on code of corporate governance for the telecoms sector in Kano.…
NCC to establish data bank in technical University, Ibadan
Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it is ready to establish a data bank at the Technical University, Ibadan (Tech-U). Dr Sunday Dare, Executive Commissioner (Stakeholders Management), made the disclosure in Ibadan on Tuesday during a courtesy call on Gov. Abiola Ajimobi in his office. Dare is the representative of the South-West Zone on the NCC…
Operators record 3.69 per cent quarterly growth
According to statistics from the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), MTN, whose growth went down by 5.25 per cent in Q3, resurrected with 5.25 per cent growth in the last quarter of 2017. For Globacom, from 0.16 per cent loss in Q3, it bounced back to growth with 2.19 per cent in Q4.
NCC approves two new infrastructure companies for South East, North East
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has licenced two new infrastructure companies (InfraCos) for the southeast and northwest.The NCC’s Executive Commissioner, Stakeholders Management, Sunday Dare, disclosed this at a post-event interview in Lagos.
NCC hosts stakeholders forum on mobile voice termination rates
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) will on Thursday, February 1, 2018 host a stakeholders’ session for the presentation of findings on the cost-based study for the determination of mobile voice termination rates in Nigeria. The study, which was conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) will be unveiled to stakeholders at the Digital Bridge Institute (DBI), Cappa, Oshodi,…
Telcos in trouble over call masking
Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) may suspend the operational licenses of six companies implicated for their alleged involvement in call masking- a technique used to allow SMS to be sent or calls to be made to people without revealing the identity of the sender or caller. The six companies had been issued queries by the commission…
NCC may withdraw licences of six operators over sharp practices
About six operators risk losing their operating licences over call masking and refilling in the telecommunications industry. The affected operators were found to be using call masking and refilling to dump international traffic. The affected operators queried by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), include Interconnect Clearing House Nigeria Limited; Medallion Communications Limited; Nicconx Communications Limited;…
No preferred bidder for 9Mobile’s acquisition, says NCC
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has denied claims that a particular bidder has been anointed to take over 9Mobile, formerly Etisalat, by all means.
PAT gets NCC’s approval for collocation services
The license is valid for 10 years, but can be revoked if the company fails to roll out services in the next year. Pan African Towers is also obliged to pay an annual operating fee.
Subscribers groan as 4G LTE technology delivers narrow band
Telecommunications operators have been involved in the race for adoption of latest technology in service delivery from 2G to 3G and now 4G LTE. These migrations are aimed at delivering reliable and faster services be it voice or internet.