‘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.…
Telecoms operators lose 10m subscribers in 2017
Nigeria’s $70 billion telecommunications industry ended year 2017 with 145 million active subscribers, after loosing 10 million customers within the period.Subscriber statistics released yesterday by the Nigerian Communications Commission....
Telecoms operators to begin new voice termination rate March 1
A new termination rate for telephony services for the voice segment of Nigeria’s telecommunication sector is expected to take effect from March 1.This was disclosed, at the weekend in Lagos, by the Executive Commissioner, Stakeholders Management at the Nigerian Communications Commission....
NCC admits 2017 tough for telecoms sector’s growth
With four days left for 2017 to go, it has been a tough year for Nigeria’s telecommunications sector. Admitting this, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is hoping for a more robust and rewarding 2018. Speaking in Lagos, at a post-event interview, the Director of Public Affairs, NCC, Tony Ojobo, admitted that 2017 has been full…
Nigeria needs 40,000 BTS to strengthen 4G services
The 4G technology is needed to drive the Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence, Smart Cities and various smart innovations technology can avail.
NCC cautions public on fake contracts award
The commission said in a statement on Saturday in Lagos, that its attention had been drawn to the circulation of letters of award of various contracts purportedly written by its Secretary.
Consumers spend N2. 04tr to access telecoms services, says NCC
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said that consumers spent N2. 047 trillion ($6.6 billion) in 2016 to access telecoms services. This is a rise of $1billion above the N1.737 trillion ($5.6billion) spent the previous year.
NCC puts consumers first in new campaign
The flag off for the year round programme, which will hold at the NCC headquarters in Abuja, is expected to attract consumers across the country, top government officials and key stakeholders in the industry.
NCC, consumers and limits of impunity
The NCC intervention for the reasons it gave will neither promote industry competition, nor encourage greater and wider use of ICT in the country, nor even encourage an improvement in the quality of telecoms service.