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4 Apr 2018
Telecoms operators are seeking a downward review or scrapping of some government taxes and levies slammed on their operations. Currently, the operators, under the aegis of the Association of Licensed Telecoms Operators of Nigeria (ALTON), said they pay 38 different taxes and levies of government and its agencies. ALTON Chairman, Gbenga Adebayo, said the challenges…
26 Jan 2018
Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) may suspend the operational licenses of six companies implicated for their alleged involvement in call masking- a technique used to allow SMS to be sent or calls to be made to people without revealing the identity of the sender or caller. The six companies had been issued queries by the commission…
15 Dec 2017
There are indications that telecommunications operators and traditional internet service providers (ISPs) in the country are frustrating adoption of Internet Protocol version six (IPv6) by other networks, Nigeria CommunicationsWeek has learnt. IPv6 is touted as the latest level of the Internet Protocol (IP) and is now included as part of IP support in many products…
10 Nov 2017
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has clearly defined policies that disallow mobile network operators, often referred to as Telcos, from the direct provision of financial services.
16 Dec 2016
But telecommunications operators at the Senate Committee on Communications hearing supported a hike in data service as earlier proposed by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC).
5 Dec 2016
The now suspended Nigerian Communications Commission’s (NCC) directive to telecommunications companies (Telcos) to have a floor price for their services was premised on the goal of protecting....
23 Sep 2016
National Inland Waterway Authority, a federal government agency in-charge of water transport is demanding N1billion from telecommunications operators as ‘right of way’ for their fibre optic cable that pass through government bridges.
5 Aug 2016
Prof. Umar Danbatta, executive vice chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has lamented that multiple taxation and regulation, constraints in securing approval for right of way (RoW) and others were taking tolls ...

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