‘Telecom operators record 33, 000 cases of theft, destruction of facilities’
Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) has disclosed that telecommunication operators have recorded over 33, 000 cases of vandalism and stealing of their facilities.NCC Executive Vice Chairman, Prof. Umar Danbatta ...
FG opens North Central region for fibre investors
The Federal Government through the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has opened up the North Central region of the country for fibre investors through the Infrastructure Companies (InfraCo) model.
Telecoms operators need $450b for 1.5 billion offline users
The United Nations (UN) has estimated that to connect the next 1.5 billion that are yet to come online across the globe, telecoms operators would need over $450 billion.
Hefty, questionable taxes stunting telephony expansion
In the last 15 years, the number of mobile telephone connections in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has increased by nearly 10 folds, consequently, over 444 million people in the region are now covered by mobile phone networks.
NCC offers N3b subsidy initiative for InfraCos
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), said it has made available N3 billion subsidy budget to assist Infrastructure Companies (InfraCos) in the deployment of services in the country.
NCC, INEC plan strategy on electronic transmission, result collation in 2019
The leadership of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday met to review the outcome of the report...
LGAs mapped out for fibre point of access to boost broadband
With licensed infrastructure companies (InfraCos) expected to roll out services before the end of the year, the about 774 Local Government Areas (LGAs) is to be mapped out for Point of Access...
NCC signs MoU with NSCDC to protect telecoms infrastructure
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) to protect switch stations and BTSs of service providers in the country.