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Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria

3 Mar
The Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) has called on the three tiers of government (Federal, State and Local) to see telecoms operators as development partners.
15 Aug 2021
The Country Coordinator, Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI) and former president, Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON), Olusola Teniola
12 Feb 2020
With the rampaging coronavirus outbreak in China spreading very fast and taking a toll across several sectors of the economy, the technology industry
16 Jan 2020
Following report by Kaspersky that security researchers have spotted thousands of notifications of attacks on major banks located in the sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) region
1 Jan 2020
Telecommunications companies have said that end-user billings will not happen over the Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD)
19 Jul 2019
Telecommunications operators have said the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN’s) intervention would be crucial to attaining the targeted 70 percent broadband penetration by 2024.
10 Jul 2019
The quality of the Internet services offered to the about 120 million users in Nigeria appeared to be retrogressing as confirmed by a report that the country’s download speed has gone from bad to worse in the last three years. Specifically, a UK-based price comparison website, Cable, revealed that the Nigeria’s Internet download speed is…
4 Jul 2019
With Airtel set to list its shares on Friday, on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), analysts have said that the listing would constitute about 10 per cent of the market capitalisation after Dangote Cement, which has 21 per cent, and MTN with 18 per cent. This is even as other telecommunications companies seeking funds have…
10 May 2019
The Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON), has called on the Buhari-led Federal Government to remove bottlenecks that hinder foreign direct investment (FDI), in the ICT sector by addressing issues of multiple taxes and regulation to boost investments into the country.  ATCON also called for the passage of the Critical Infrastructure Protection Bill into law, to recognise…
8 May 2019
The United Nation expects half of the world’s population to be connected to the Internet by the end of 2019 at the latest. This leaves the other half – an estimated 3.8 billion people – unconnected and unable to benefit from key social and economic resources in the expanding digital world. But to bridge this…
15 Mar 2019
The ease in the deployment of mobile communications as well as the challenges in the building telecommunications infrastructure required for fixed service have forced the country to depend largely on mobile data service. This is coming as the country seats at 134th position on global fixed broadband speed with 10.90 Mbps download. According to Muhammed…
15 Mar 2019
Out of the total mobile subscriptions connected for voice services in Nigeria as at the end of 2018, states in the south west region including Ekiti, Lagos, Ogun, Ondo, Osun and Oyo had 51.7 million subscribers, amounting to 30.3 per cent. Statistics from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) put Nigeria’s active voice subscriptions as…


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