I can’t be intimidated by propagandists, minister warns telecoms stakeholders
Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ibrahim Pantami, has urged telecommunications companies and stakeholders to engage him constructively, warning that no amount...
Telcos explain 3.21% fall in sector’s contribution to Q3 GDP
Telecom operators have said the drop in consumer purchasing power and the Average Revenue Per User (ArPU) rates were responsible for the downward trend the sector’s contribution witnessed in third quarter of 2019
‘Why Nigeria’s eGovt drive is slow’
Nigeria's electronic governance (eGovt) drive is said to be slow because of hydra-headed challenges.
ATCON seeks NCC’s autonomy on USSD pricing
Telecommunications operators have called on the Federal Government to allow the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) independence to enforce the legal determination...
OPPO Nigeria named Emerging Smartphone Brand of the Year
The Association of Telecom Companies of Nigeria (ATCON), recently recognized global Smartphone brand OPPO, as the Emerging Smartphone Brand of the Year (2019) in collaboration with Instinct Wave at the 3rd Nigeria Tech Innovation & Telecom Awards (NTITA) which took place on Saturday the 28th of September 2019 at the Lagos Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos. The Nigeria Tech…
Operators protest against tax on GSM, cable TV subscriptions
Telecommunications operators have kicked against plans by the National Assembly to impose taxes on global system for mobile (GSM) and cable television subscriptions and services in the country.
Vandalism weakens infrastructure efficiency as telcos task lawmakers on legislation
Activities of vandals are currently taking a toll on telecommunications infrastructure in Nigeria.
Interconnect quagmire divides stakeholders
Stakeholders in the telecommunications space have disagreed over the best way to address the lingering interconnection problems arising from indebtedness in the sector.