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4 days ago
A number of factors have been identified to be responsible for the rise in fibre cuts nationwide. Fibre cuts have disrupted telephony services, which, most times, make it impossible for seamless voice and data services, among others. 
24 Apr
Telecommunication operators, which have committed huge investments into the deployment of the fifth generation (5G) and fibre access networks have decried their inability to recoup their investments.
3 Apr
Telecommunication operators have beckoned on the management of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) to expand its capacity in handling backlogs of unverified national identity numbers (NINs) at its disposal.
4 Mar
telecommunications operators may incur about N83.3 billion loss based on Average Revenue per User (ARPU) monthly after disconnecting over 12 million telephones lines from their networks due to National Identity Number (NIN)
22 Feb
Telecommunications firms yesterday effected the directive from the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to block access to the websites of cryptocurrency firms.
3 Jan
As expected, telecommunications operators have started messaging subscribers found to have SIM irregularities, especially those who have been properly linked with their National Identification Numbers (NINs).
20 Dec
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has directed telecommunications operators to implement full blockage of all subscribers identification module (SIM) cards not linked to national identification numbers (NINs) by February 28, 2024.
16 Dec
May 29, 2023 saw the emergence of subsidy removal, that's fine. Sincerely, a few individuals, I mean powerful individuals, were conning the country’s petroleum sector and it had to stop, which was done by President Bola Tinubu. However, the unification of naira was a mistake the President made.
29 Nov
The Executive Vice Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Dr Aminu Maida, said that quality of service in the telecommunications sector is non-negotiable as he called for industry collaboration to make this a reality.
18 Oct 2023
• Ask Wike to intervene in Abuja roll-out challenge Telecommounications operators have welcomed the new Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Aminu Maida, with a mandate to urgently address the challenges confronting the $77 billion telephony industry. Under the aegis of the Association of Licensed Telecoms Operators of Nigeria (ALTON), the telcos,…
11 Oct 2023
While lying within 30 kilometres of a fibre network or mobile broadband coverage area, 43% of schools in Rwanda – or 1,796 schools – still lack internet access. G.S. Nyagihunika, a school in the Bugesera District on the outskirts of Rwanda’s capital,...
8 Sep 2023
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has confirmed that the impasse between telecommunication operators and deposit money banks (DMBs) over the accumulated N120 billion unstructured supplementary service data (USSD) debt has been resolved after the intervention of the Central Bank...

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