Consolidating telecoms sector’s growth
As the saying goes, the reward for hard work is more work. This aptly fits the present circumstances surrounding the Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission...
Subscribers lament slow speed as lockdown raises data use
The COVID-19 lockdown is making telecoms operators laugh all the way to the bank as consumers including religious organisations increase their use of services.
ALTON reassures on safety of telecom towers on public health
Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) has once again debunked insinuations of health hazard of telecommunications towers.
Telecoms firms deny connection between 5G, COVID-19
Telecommunications operators globally have denied any link between the COVID-19 pandemic and the evolving 5G technology. The Association of Licensed Telecoms Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) yesterday
Adopting ‘progressive’ spectrum pathway for increased connectivity
Spectrum is beyond the lifeblood of the telecommunications industry, it is the lifeblood of the economy. The more spectrum is licensed, that's how things will be deployed and how mobility will be enabled.
FG to catch Facebook, others in new tax net
Over-the-top (OTT) services providers such as YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, Blackberry Messenger and many others, will soon be required to declare the revenue they generate from Nigerian consumers and pay taxes.
Nigerians to pay more for data, calls as telcos apply new VAT
The Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria (ALTONS) said it will start implementing the country's new 7.5% Value Added Tax (VAT) increase from Saturday, February 1 2020. "Further to the assent of the Finance Bill by President Muhammadu Buhari...which reviewed the Value Added Tax (VAT) from 5% to 7.5%, ALTONS wishes to notify consumers…
Nigerians may pay more for data, voice calls in some states
Telecom companies acting under the aegis of Association of Licensed Telecoms Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) said they may have no choice but increase tariffs for voice calls and data over
Group decry hike in RoW charges, says will derail digital economy progress
Digital Economy Media Support Volunteers (DEMS Volunteers’) have described as unpatriotic, unimaginable and counter-productive, the supposedly hike in the prices of the Right of Way