Like many democracies, Nigeria recently marked this year’s Democracy Day on June 12, a day that symbolises freedom from the oppressive rule of the military.
Telecommunications service subscribers have opposed the planned increase in the cost of voice calls, short message services (SMS) and data services in the country.
The Association of Licensed Telecommunication Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) on Tuesday says it members will comply with the Federal Government’s directive barring outgoing calls of subscribers who have yet to link their National Identification Number (NIN) with their SIM.
Telecoms operators have threatened upward review of their tariff over rising cost of doing business and safety of telecommunications infrastructure in the country.
Telecommunications firms have expressed readiness to introduce price differentials in regions hostile to their operations.
Telecommunications blackout is imminent in about 10 states of Nigeria, the telecoms operators have warned. The operators under the aegis of the Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) on Monday expressed concerns...
Association of Licensed Telecoms Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) has said its members are working with authorities of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) to resolve the challenge of verification the NIN-SIM exercise is currently plagued with.
11 Nov 2021
With the Federal Government optimistic about December 13 Fifth Generation (5G) network spectrum auction in Nigeria, the reserve price (RP) bid of $194.7 million...
5 Nov 2021
Telecommunications operators are worried about the reserved price of N75 billion (about $197. 4 million) as a starting point for the 5G license billed to take place on December 13, 2021.
24 Sep 2021
Nigeria Communications Satellite (NigComSat) Limited has received an order on a new Key Performance Index (KPI) capable of transforming the agency into an opportunity-driven.....
17 Sep 2021
Nigeria is expected to acquire new satellites in another four years for maximum coverage of the country. This is even as it has been revealed that through a platform invented by Nigeria Communication Satellite ....
11 Aug 2021
GBENGA ADEBAYO is the Chairman, Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria (ALTON), the telecoms industry umbrella body. Adebayo, who has been in the sector since the telecommunications revolution began 20 years ago, in this interview, gave a vivid description of how the sector has fared thus far and the need to prepare for the future. ADEYEMI…