How heavy taxes, harassments hobble telcos
Nigeria has championed the telecom industry to business and political audiences around the world as the next big thing paved with ease of doing business and other government cushions.
Automated interconnection settlement payment scheme, way out of mounting debt - Teniola
Olusola Teniola, President of the Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON), told ADEYEMI ADEPETUN, that automated interconnection settlement payment scheme is key to preventing future accumulation of debts. It is understood that it is not only interconnect debt that has leapt to N165b. What are the other issues and how did we get to…
ATCON frowns at CBN directive on eTransaction levy
Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) has decried recent directive by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to all banks on the collection...
Telecoms firms threaten tariff hike over CBN-imposed fee
Telecommunications companies have rejected a recent directive by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) mandating banks to impose 0.005 per cent levy on all electronic transactions...
Telecom operators give reasons for network interruption
Telecom operators on Saturday blamed intermittent interruptions on network on vandalism of base stations, destruction of optic fibre, high forex and shutting of base stations by government agencies.
Nigerian telecoms operators connect 237m lines despite dip in investments
Telecommunications firms operating in Nigeria connected 237 million telephone lines as at January this year.
UK hits 95% broadband penetration as Nigeria struggles at 21%
The United Kingdom Government has disclosed that 95 per cent of premises within the country now have access to superfast broadband.
ATCON’s ICT/telecoms publication targets 100 leading tech personalities
The Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) is planning a publication of 100 highly respectable personalities in the telecom and ICT sector in Nigeria.