FG unveils new roadmap to grow telecoms, digital economy
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, yesterday said the new Strategic Management Plan (SMP) 2020-2024 by the Nigerian Communications Commission...
Nigeria, others need $100 billion for affordable broadband Internet
To manage the possible effect of the pandemic on the economy post-COVID-19, Nigeria and other parts of the Continent will require about $100 billion for universal, affordable and good quality Internet access by 2030.
Spectrum fees, AOL, other charges may increase
Except the economy improves, telecoms operators may see an increase in some of the fees they pay to the Federal Government. Specifically, charges including Spectrum fees, Annual Operating levy (AoL), Numbering fees, and a host of others may be reviewed upward.
Buhari approves Danbatta’s reappointment as NCC’s boss, says Minister
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, says President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reappointment of Prof. Umar Danbatta as Executive Vice Chairman (EVC), Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC).
Need for faster implementation of new national broadband plan
One major thing identified by stakeholders in the information and communications technology (ICT) industry that will impact both the sector and the economy as a whole will be the faster implementation of the New National Broadband Plan (NNBP 2020-2025). Indeed, a notable achievement of the sector in the last one year of President Muhammadu Buhari’s…
No licence yet to switch on 5G, says Danbatta
The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) , Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, says that there are no Fifth Generation (5G) of mobile technology licence issued by the commission to be switched on in some parts of the country.
Leveraging 112 emergency number to curtail COVID-19 spread
The global efforts channeled at fighting the spread of Coronavirus pandemic is gaining traction by the day, just as more cases of the disease is being recorded globally. Nigeria is also facing its own share of this global pandemic...
NCC sets up 18 call centres for COVID-19, other emergencies
As part of efforts to bridge the communication gap between the distressed and emergency response agencies, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has built and equipped 18 Emergency Communication Centres (ECC) across the federation.
Cybercrime, e-fraud, major challenges facing telecommunication users, says NCC
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has attributed cybercrime and e-fraud as one of the major challenges facing telecommunications users in the country.