Operators deplore N221 billion loss in telecoms industry
Players in the Value Added Service (VAS) segment of Nigeria’s telecommunications market have decried the adverse impact of the ‘Do-Not-Disturb’ (DND) activation on their operations nationwide.
Telecommunications operators take sector’s challenges to minister
Telecommunications (telecoms) operators in Nigeria have beckoned on the Minister of Communications, Dr. Isa Ali Pantami, to rescue the sector, especially against the challenges threatening the growth of the industry.
NCC moves to strenghten security, protect telecoms consumers against cybercrimes
In a bid to protect telecoms consumers and guard against the activities of hackers, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has initiated actions to strengthen cyberspace across the country with the deployment of sophisticated systems.
Telecoms operators rectify 6.7m of 9.2m irregular mobile lines
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has disclosed that 6.75 million of the 9.2 million SIM cards with improper registration have been rectified with some 2.42 million others yet to be addressed by telecommunication operators. The Minister of Communications, Isa Ali Pantami, had given operators till September 25 this year to regularise all improperly registered mobile…
NCC alerts telecoms consumers of rise in cybercrimes
The National Communications Commission (NCC) has alerted the public, especially consumers of telecom/internet services of the increasing spate of cybercrimes in the country.
Danbatta tasks academia on indigenous tech solutions to drive telecoms growth
The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof Umar Danbatta has urged the academia to come up with indigenously created technology innovations and solutions that will impact positively on the development of the telecommunications industry, and its role in the growth of the Nation’s economy.
Telecoms body calls for technology-neutral spectrum licensing
For governments that want consumers and businesses to benefit from the best possible mobile broadband experience, support for technology neutral spectrum licensing is a must.
Local telecoms operators may lose $1b fibre cable market
The submarine cable system operators in Nigeria and the rest of Africa risk losing the region’s $1 billion markets to foreign players if they failed to unite against the operations of the Over The Top (OTT) firms which are bringing in new cables to the continent.
Mauritius ranked above Nigeria, South Africa as most mature continental telecoms market
Mauritius remains the most mature African country when it comes to telecoms, according to the 2019 Africa Telecoms Maturity Index by BuddeComm.
Lori hires Ogboi, Carr to expand market share
Lori Systems, a Pan African logistics coordination platform that connects cargo owners to transportation, has announced the appointment of Uche Ogboi as the company’s Chief Operating Officer and Efayomi Carr as Head of Strategic Finance.
MTN appoints Srinivas Rao as chief digital officer
MTN Nigeria has announced the appointment of its first Chief Digital Officer (CDO), Srinivas Rao, to lead the company’s recently created Digital Services Division. The Digital Services division will play a pivotal role in driving MTN’s digital business growth; its creation marks the company’s commitment to its vision of leading the delivery of a bold,…