Consumer-centric initiatives and telecoms sector’s growth
Globally, the telecom sector is passing through some tough times. Changing dynamics of business environment have been reshaping the strategic framework within which telecom companies have been operating.
‘How Vodafone lost huge market opportunities in Nigeria’
United Kingdom’s telecommunications firm, Vodafone, was said to have lost the Nigerian market because it not only underrated, but also under-estimated its potential opportunities.
Minister tasks NCC, others on local content
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami has mandated the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), to adhere strictly to the provisions of the Executive Orders 003 and 005...
Broadband penetration hits 37.8% with 1.2 million new subscribers
Nigeria’s broadband penetration leaped by 2.47 per cent between September and October with new 4.71 million subscribers, up from 67.5 million in September, to 72.3 million in October, which moved penetration from 35.4 to 37.87 per cent.
Telecom to drive Nigeria’s economic growth come 2020, says Durojaiye
The Chairman, Board of Commissioners, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Olabiyi Durojaiye, has expressed the determination to ensure increased contribution of the telecommunications sector to the growth of the nation’s economy come 2020.
Telecoms operators undermining 38m Nigerians, says regulator
The infrastructure deficit and other lapses by telecommunications operations are resulting in the neglect or under-servicing of 38 million Nigerians, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has disclosed.
‘Why 5G is critical to Nigeria’s development’
Amid concerns of Nigeria’s readiness for the Fifth Generation (5G) technology, stakeholders have stressed the need why the country cannot wait any longer to embrace the revolution.
NCC inaugurates multi-sectorial committee on e-Fraud
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has inaugurated a multi-sectorial Committee on e-Fraud, to help in combating financial fraud through telecommunications.
Understanding the telecoms Automatic Voice Mail service
According to the Association of Licensed Telecoms Operators of Nigeria (ALTON), Voicemail (VM) is a value-added service, and only those who opt-in should have it.