Telecom industry seeks EO to stem multiple taxes
The current heavy taxes imposed on telecoms companies at the federal, state and local government levels, have been a major obstacle, which retards economic growth, limits profits, compromises quality of service and slows network expansion.
NCC tasks consumers on protection of telecom infrastructure
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has called for a collaborative efforts towards protecting telecom infrastructure across the country.Mrs Amina Shehu, NCC Director Zonal Operations made this call in a statement on Sunday in Abuja.
Telecom stakeholders decry over dependence on mobile data
The ease in the deployment of mobile communications as well as the challenges in the building telecommunications infrastructure required for fixed service have forced the country to depend largely on mobile data service. This is coming as the country seats at 134th position on global fixed broadband speed with 10.90 Mbps download. According to Muhammed…
9mobile shines as ‘Telecom company of the year 2018’
Nigeria’s telecommunication company, 9mobile, has been conferred the ‘Telecom Company of the Year 2018’ award by Leadership Group Limited, publishers of Leadership newspaper....
NCC moves to order telecom operators to refund illegal deductions from subscribers
Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof Umar Danbatta, has hinted that the commission may soon order telecommunication operators to refund illegal deductions from subscribers. Danbatta, who disclosed this at a parley with the media in Abuja, yesterday said the illegal deductions were made in five months. He said 58,965,478 total Active…
How we ensure environmental sustainability, by telecom firm
In commemoration of the 2018 World Environment Day and as part of its efforts to reduce plastic pollution, 9mobile held a sensitisation and awareness campaign on environment-friendly actions, including recycling at Senior High School Oshodi, Lagos.
Nigeria begins plans for ITU Telecom conference
Riding on the crest of the successes the country recorded in the South Korea-hosted International Telecommunications Union (ITU) Telecom World 2017, Nigeria’s planning committee for the 2018 edition of ITU Telecom World holding in Durban, South Africa, September 10-13, has been inaugurated. The theme of ITU Telecom World 2018 is “Innovation for smarter Digital Development.”…
Telecom operators give reasons for network interruption
Telecom operators on Saturday blamed intermittent interruptions on network on vandalism of base stations, destruction of optic fibre, high forex and shutting of base stations by government agencies.
FG needs concrete plans to leverage international ICT partnerships, says ATCON
The success of local content drive in the telecom and information and communication technology (ICT) in Nigeria would accelerate the progress of the sector, according to Association of Telecommunication Companies of Nigeria (ATCON).
Stakeholders make case for virtual, regional telecom operators
This is against the backdrop of the need to increase broadband penetration in order to achieve the 30 percent target by next year and address consistent poor quality of service.