ALTON berates NCAA over threat on aviation height clearance
Engr. Gbenga Adebayo, chairman, Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) has urged Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) to discontinue its harassment of telecom companies over the Aviation Height Clearance claims as the telecom masts are national critical infrastructure. Adebayo stated this at the 10th anniversary of the Beacon of Information and Communications Technology…
Telecoms services remain poor despite promises from operators, regulator
Despite promises of improved telecoms services from both the regulator and operators, it appears that the over 174 million active subscribers...
NCAA issues ultimatum, marks over 7000 masts for demolition
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), yesterday, issued a 30-day ultimatum to owners and operators of unlicensed masts and towers...
Telcos mull tariff review to cushion harsh business climate
Association of Licensed Telecommunication Operators of Nigeria (ALTON), the industry body for all telecommunications companies in Nigeria, said that it is proposing a cost-based tariff for voice calls in the country.
Miss Telecom Nigeria debuts
In a bid to celebrate the Nigerian telecom industry and also promote Nigeria’s rich culture, DFO Media Concept in conjunction with DAK Marketing Services Limited and supported by the Association of Licensed Telecoms Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) and Association of Telecoms Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) has unveiled a beauty pageant to add glamour to the…
Smile offers solution to roaming cost
A telecommunications firm, Smile Communications Nigeria, has unveiled its SmileKonnect device to reduce roaming cost. The firm partnered a reputable Hong Kong-and United-States based company, NUU Mobile (HKG) Limited, to offer international data roaming services to its customers. This affords customers travelling to top destinations in over 85 countries to automatically access data services to…
Telecoms companies decry increasing tax burden, seek clarification on EIA
Telecommunications companies plying their trade in Nigeria, have cried out once again over what they described as, increasing tax burdens on their shrinking business.
Stakeholders urge government to end telecoms sector’s woes
Telecommunications stakeholders have urged President, Muhammadu Buhari to prioritise the sector in the next four years of his administration.
Heavy taxes push back investments, hobble telcos
Nigerian Telecommunications industry was once referred to as one of the fastest growing in the world.
ALTON wants review of 2015 order on tax, levy
Telecommunications operators have called on the Federal Government to review the Tax and Levy Amended Order 2015. Under the aegis of Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria (ALTON), the operators said the 2015 order, which was signed by the Minister of Finance in the Goodluck Jonathan administration, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, created lot of confusion…