Possible shutdown of the unstructured supplementary service data (USSD) appears near as telecommunications operators have disclosed that the debts owed by deposit money banks (DMBs) have hit N200 billion. Telecom operators said no major resolution has been reached on the matter, stressing that though there have been talks, considerable actions largely on the part of…
Telecommunications operators on Thursday disclosed that the Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) debts owed them by Deposit Money Banks (DMBs) have now hit #200 billion. Speaking under the aegis of Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria (ALTON), the body said the debt must be paid in total and would not hesitate blocking debtor banks…
Stakeholders are unanimous that Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) that causes Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), if untreated, has gone from certain death sentences to chronic disease people can live with.
Telecommunications operators have asked House of Representatives to intervene on some of the challenges confronting Nigeria’s $77 billion telecoms industry.
Telecommunications operators are considering jettisoning uniform tariffs, especially on voice services in the country. The implication of the move, if implemented, is that subscribers would be charged differently for telephony services depending on their locations.
Telecommunications stakeholders, especially mobile network operators (MNOs), have said the current pricing regime, including for calls, short message service (SMS) and data, is unsustainable under current cost scheme in the country.
Experts in the telecoms sector have developed highly secured networks and firewalls in order to address cybersecurity cases in the country.
Telecommunications operators have called on the Federal Government not to only suspend the five per cent excise tax on telecoms sector but to remove it completely from the Finance Act.
While there are ongoing conversations between the telecommunications operators and the banks at the regulatory level to find an amicable solution to the protracted crisis affecting the Unstructured Supplementary Service Data..
Telecommunications operators have commenced the hamonisation of shortcodes across all networks. The announcement, which was made, yesterday in Lagos by the umbrella body, the Association of Licensed Telecoms Operators of Nigeria ...
Amid huge financial turnover recorded in the first three quarters of 2022 by banks in the country and claims of N100 billion investment in electronic channels, digital banking has remained very challenging for many Nigerians in the last few weeks since the introduction of the new cash policy.
In spite of its steady growth, Nigeria’s broadband penetration still trails those of peer countries. According to data from the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the mobile broadband penetration rates for South Africa, Egypt and Kenya are roughly 116 per cent; 77 per cent, and 54 per cent respectively.