Spectrum fees, AOL, other charges may increase
Except the economy improves, telecoms operators may see an increase in some of the fees they pay to the Federal Government. Specifically, charges including Spectrum fees, Annual Operating levy (AoL), Numbering fees, and a host of others may be reviewed upward.
Need for faster implementation of new national broadband plan
One major thing identified by stakeholders in the information and communications technology (ICT) industry that will impact both the sector and the economy as a whole will be the faster implementation of the New National Broadband Plan (NNBP 2020-2025). Indeed, a notable achievement of the sector in the last one year of President Muhammadu Buhari’s…
How cost, poor services mar virtual schools, courts, others
With restrictions to movement persisting on account of the COVID-19 pandemic, virtual operations in the country may be jeopardised by cost-related challenges, infrastructure deficit and inadequate skills.
COVID-19: Nigerians groan, operators feed fat
The COVID-19 outbreak is now travelling around the world, leaving a trail of destruction in its wake.
Expanding Nigeria’s rural connectivity through TVWS initiative
Movement restrictions being introduced by Federal and state governments to curb the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) has resulted in increased reliance by Nigerians
Experts recommend use of location data, mobility info to curb virus spread
Experts in the information and communication technology (ICT) field have advised governments at all levels on the use of location data and mobility information to further curb spread of COVID-19 pandemic.
Slow global Internet connection imminent over work-from-home policies, streaming demand
With many companies implementing a mandatory work-from-home policy as a precaution against coronavirus, widespread adoption could lead to global Internet connectivity issues, experts warn.
Bridging access gaps through spectrum trading
Though telecommunications operators in Nigeria have connected some 269 million telephone lines, with 185 million people in the country becoming active users as in January, however, huge access gaps still exist.
How telecom sector battles service downtime
The telecommunication industry in Nigeria has developed to be very competitive, as different telecom companies jostle for the attention of subscribers. However, one of the key challenges confronting these companies is how they manage their service quality, which means a great deal to customer satisfaction.