ATCON says ROW hike by states bad for broadband growth
Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) has added its voice to the growing condemnation of the recent hike in right of way (RoW) charges by state governments.
Teniola: Price of data must be affordable for those below poverty line
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) in consultation with all stakeholders in the industry, who are impacted by the decisions made regarding the business model they execute under the commission’s licence they hold.
ATCON seeks NCC’s autonomy on USSD pricing
Telecommunications operators have called on the Federal Government to allow the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) independence to enforce the legal determination...
Disquiet as government’s revenue expansion plans gain momentum
The Federal Government is earnestly looking for how to shore up its revenue and has from every indication settled for an increment in the Value Added Tax (VAT) rate by 50 per cent, from the current...
Has Nigeria fared better in ICT penetration?
As Nigeria celebrates 59 years of independence, one sector that has distinguished itself remains the Information and Communication Technology (ICT).
Nigeria’s tortuous march to 5G service
Since the licensing of Global System for Mobile communications (GSM) in Nigeria, we have experienced upgrade from 2G to 3G then 4G and now looking to 5G.
Subscribers pains to increase as Nigeria’s Internet speed slows
The quality of the Internet services offered to the about 120 million users in Nigeria appeared to be retrogressing as confirmed by a report that the country’s download speed has gone from bad to worse in the last three years. Specifically, a UK-based price comparison website, Cable, revealed that the Nigeria’s Internet download speed is…
Airtel listing to constitute 10 per cent market capitalisation
With Airtel set to list its shares on Friday, on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), analysts have said that the listing would constitute about 10 per cent of the market capitalisation after Dangote Cement, which has 21 per cent, and MTN with 18 per cent. This is even as other telecommunications companies seeking funds have…