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Nigerian Communications Commission

26 Oct
Government and policy interventions are critical in supporting the rollout of 4G networks in Nigeria and other parts of Africa.
23 Sep
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has extended the deadline for submission of applications and entries into the 2023 Talent Hunt through a Hackathon to Saturday, Sept. 30, 2023
20 Sep
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has announced a new numbering format for fixed lines. The new format will take effect on Monday, January 1, 2024. Under the new format, all fixed-line numbers will be prefixed with the number "02." For example, to dial the existing number 09461700, you will need to dial 02094617000. Additional examples…
19 Sep
A year into its launch in Nigeria, the Fifth-Generation (5G) network has hit the 500,000 mark. This was stated by the Executive Vice Chairman, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta at a media forum. Recall that Nigeria joined other countries that launched 5G in August 2022, when licensees that participated in the December…
14 Aug
Licensees in Nigeria’s $75.6 billion telecoms sector have directly employed 15,507 workers as of December 2022, with 419 of these being expatriates.
9 Aug
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has warned traders and other stakeholders about the negative consequences of selling and use of phones and telecommunications gadgets not type-approved by the Commission. The certification of telecoms devices used in the sector is one of the mandates of the NCC as enshrined in the Nigerian Communications Act (2003) whose…
29 Jul
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has cautioned Nigerians against selling or purchasing non-type approved and counterfeit devices
28 Jul
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) said Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) have the potential to revolutionise industries. The Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, made the remark during two-day 2023 ICTEL Expo organised by Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) in Lagos. Danbatta, who was represented by Director, Consumer Affairs…
6 Jul
The telecommunications industry has undoubtedly witnessed tremendous growth and development in Nigeria. It is a sector that directly impacts every aspect of human life, business, education, governance, family, entertainment, etc.
3 Jul
Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has warned that subscribers may lose their SIM cards within a year, if they do not put them to use.
15 Jun
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has charged Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) and Internet Service Providers (ISP) on the security and safety of their network for consumers.
14 Jun
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) said it has played an effective role in placing the country in a vantage position to reap the immense benefits of the Fifth-Generation (5G) network.


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