Stakeholders task CBN, NCC on skills deficit in Fintech subsector
Fintech specialists and other stakeholders have tasked the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), and the Nigeria Security Commission to conduct a talent needs survey.
Boosting FG’s revenue drive via telecoms regulations
Apart from the telecom sector’s rising contribution to Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), some regulations and oversight activities of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), have equally been boosting economic expansion.
Subscribers consume 125,149.86TB of data as 4G coverage hits 37%
Fourth-Generation (4G) mobile network coverage in Nigeria currently hovers around 37 per cent, amid demand for improved and ubiquitous telephony services. 4G is the fourth generation of broadband cellular network technology, succeeding 3G, and preceding 5G. The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), in the Draft Consultation Document for the Deployment of 5G Mobile Technology…
Danbatta claims digital age offers greater revenue-earning potential
The Executive Vice Chairman/CEO of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, has underscored the centrality of economic diversification and ethical leadership at all levels of government as panacea to the current economic headwinds in Nigeria. Danbatta stated this when he delivered a paper titled: “Ethical Leadership as an Instrument for National Sustainability…
5G consultation ongoing says NCC
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has published the Draft Consultation Document on the deployment of fifth-generation (5G) Mobile Technology in Nigeria. NCC Director, Public Affairs, Dr Ikechukwu Adinde, said this in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja. Adinde said that the Draft Consultation Document for the deployment of the 5G in Nigeria has been produced…
FG targets 2022 for complete 5G technology deployment
Barring any unforeseen circumstances, Nigeria is expected to fully deploy Fifth Generation (5G) mobile network technology by 2022.
Internet users hit 151m as telecom operators get new phone numbers
According to the latest subscription statistics (September edition) released at the weekend by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), the nation’s telephone density leaped by 0.9 per cent, moving from 106.6 per cent in August to 107.5 per cent a month after.
Audio-visual Rights Society wants levy on copyright materials implemented
The leadership of the Audio-Visual Rights Society of Nigeria (AVRS), the nation’s sole approved collective management organisation for audiovisual works, has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari through the Minister of Finance, Hadjia Zainab Ahmed, and the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Mr. Abubakar Malami SAN, to quickly accelerate the implementation of…
Nigeria to migrate fixed line network to 10-digit number
• NCC to eliminate geographical codes Although, fixed lines represent only 0.13 per cent of the total telephone subscription in Nigeria, there are, however, plans that all fixed subscriber numbers will be migrated from seven to a 10-digit number like the mobile counterpart. According to the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) in the “Development Of A…
FG to use big data, others to improve public administration
The Federal Government has expressed its commitment to use big data sources and other emerging technologies, to improve public administration and service delivery as well as create new job and business opportunities for the youth.