Nigerian Communications Commission
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.
NCC gets deadline to address illegal data deductions, review price
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, has ordered the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to resolve the issues of illegal data deduction and review downwards the price nationwide within five days.
Telcos record 2.27m new subscribers, NCC licenses 20 ISPs
Amid complaints of falling telephony standard in the country, about 2.27 million new subscribers were added to the telecoms network in September. Telephone users still contend with an increase in drop calls, illegal credit deductions, unsolicited short message service (SMS), among others.
Nigeria records 61.6% Internet penetration in 19 years as Africa’s growth slows
Although improving at 39.6 per cent, Africa’s Internet penetration is still low when compared to the rest of the world, which has 62.7 per cent growth. Statistics obtained from Internet World Stats showed that between 2000 and 2019, Internet penetration grew to 61.6 per cent in Nigeria
Telecoms operators get marching order on falling telephony standards
Telecommunications operators in the country have been handed a new order to either improve telephony services or face fresh forms of sanctions.
NCC moves to strenghten security, protect telecoms consumers against cybercrimes
In a bid to protect telecoms consumers and guard against the activities of hackers, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has initiated actions to strengthen cyberspace across the country with the deployment of sophisticated systems.
Fake cell phones ringer danger, losses
There is an emerging niche trend in counterfeits, especially mobile phones and it threatens to destroy the telecommunications industry. Counterfeit sales have never been higher, costing the mobile phone industry billions of dollars in lost sales every year.
Telecoms operators rectify 6.7m of 9.2m irregular mobile lines
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has disclosed that 6.75 million of the 9.2 million SIM cards with improper registration have been rectified with some 2.42 million others yet to be addressed by telecommunication operators. The Minister of Communications, Isa Ali Pantami, had given operators till September 25 this year to regularise all improperly registered mobile…
Communications commission woos 5G investors to Nigeria, others
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has told global investors to invest in 5G development in Nigeria, cum Africa.
Danbatta tasks academia on indigenous tech solutions to drive telecoms growth
The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof Umar Danbatta has urged the academia to come up with indigenously created technology innovations and solutions that will impact positively on the development of the telecommunications industry, and its role in the growth of the Nation’s economy.