NCC tackles call masking, refilling with new technology
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has rolled out new technology strategies to combat call masking and refilling.
Nigeria’s telecoms sector loses N1.06tr to call masking, others
Sharp practices being perpetrated in Nigeria’s telecommunications sector are costing the industry and the economy over $3 billion (N1.06 trillion) in losses.
Nigeria's telecoms sector loses $3b to call masking, refilling
Nigeria's telecommunication sector is said to be losing $3 billion yearly to sharp practices. This was disclosed by the Executive Chairman of NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta at the 85th edition of the Telecom Consumer Parliament (TCP) currently ongoing in Lagos. Dabatta lamented that the menace has become quite worrisome and is a challenge to not…
NCC to sanction telecom operators for ‘call masking’
The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC), says it will impose appropriate sanctions on any telecom operator that allows the illegal masking of international calls. Call masking refers to termination of international calls with local telephone numbers displayed on a receiver’s phone screen. Alhaji Ismail Adedigba, Deputy Director, Consumer Affairs Bureau of NCC told News Agency of…
6 things you should know about call masking
Masked calling otherwise known as call masking is a technique usually by individuals or companies firms to keep personal phone numbers of businesses and individuals private. A masked call happens when an international calling number (Caller Line Identity) is masked as local number traffic. The numbers can also be in shortcodes. Through call masking, parties…