The federal Government’s plan to have an inclusive information and communications technology (ICT) sector, enhance the digital economy and see more contributions of the industry to Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) may be hampered by the refusal of states ....
The Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) has concluded plans to host the 2023 Telecoms Executives and Regulators Forum (TERF) in Lagos on September 7, 2023.
The telecommunications industry has undoubtedly witnessed tremendous growth and development in Nigeria. It is a sector that directly impacts every aspect of human life, business, education, governance, family, entertainment, etc.
Telecommunications operators are set to disconnect Deposit Money Banks (DMBs) from the use of the Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) over accumulated debt, which has amounted to N120 billion.
The Association of Telecommunication Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) said the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) bill will erode investors’ confidence and drastically reduce capital inflow into the sector.
25 Aug 2022
Just last year, on March 30, Anambra State scored a remarkable feat by becoming the first state in Nigeria to bring together eminent stakeholders in a conference to singularly address the obstacles facing broadband
29 Jul 2022
The Federal Government has disclosed that telecommunications subscribers would pay five per cent tax on calls, SMS and data services.
3 Mar 2022
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.
5 Jan 2022
Telecommunications sector’s contribution to Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) fell by 2.48 per cent in the third quarter of 2021.
5 Jan 2022
To consolidate on the successes recorded in the information and communications technology (ICT) sector in 2021, bridge the gaps created by some policies and regulations, and increase its contribution to the economy, stakeholders...
22 Dec 2021
The preference for foreign products in Nigeria may not wane anytime soon, as 77 per cent of software in use in the country were imported.
17 Nov 2021
The inability of telecommunications operators to access foreign exchange may hamper about $500 million investment expected to herald the Fifth Generation (5G) network in Nigeria.