Two months after, financial inclusion agents under the network of Shared Agent Network Expansion Facility, SANEFare yet to enjoy interoperability promised them, Nigeria CommunicationsWeek checks reveals.
SIMs are national resources, Telcos have right to reassign inactive lines, says NCC
Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said the telecommunications companies have the right to reassign SIM cards once they’re inactive for a maximum of 180 days.
5G SIM cards to enable crypto-currency payments in 5 years
By 2025, half of smartphone owners who do not have a bank account will use a mobile-accessible crypto-currency account for their day-to-day financial transactions.
NESREA raises concern over danger of e-waste
National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA), has raised concern over the danger of e-waste, saying it increases susceptibility to health conditions.
Nigeria ends 2019 with 10.7m new telephone lines, 37.8% broadband penetration
Some 10.7 million lines were added to Nigeria’s telephone network in 2019. This made the country to finish the year with 184.7 million active telephone subscriptions. This resulted in 96.8 per cent teledensity penetration.
SIM recycling rings danger for phone users
Phone numbers are now often considered the “trust anchor” for end-user accounts. In some cases, a user’s valid phone number is their user name.
FG asks states to reverse increased RoW charges
Isa Pantami, the minister for communications and digital economy, has urged states that increased their right of way (RoW) charges to reverse their decision because the additional cost will be transferred to customers.
ATCON says ROW hike by states bad for broadband growth
Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) has added its voice to the growing condemnation of the recent hike in right of way (RoW) charges by state governments.
Nigeria considers alternative technology for rural connectivity
With the release of draft guideline by Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) on the use of TV white space technology for rural broadband connectivity in Nigeria...