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  • Telecoms operators now have 151million active customers – NCC

    Active lines in the nation’s telecommunications industry rose to 151,018,624 in the month of August, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said. The commission made this known in its Monthly Subscriber Data made available to the News...

    • Posted October 8, 2015
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  • Nigeria has achieved 100 per cent teledensity – NCC

    The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC), Dr Eugene Juwah, says that Nigeria has achieved a teledensity of 100 per cent as at January 2015. Juwah, who was represented by the NCC’s Director of...

    • Posted March 22, 2015
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  • Telecoms companies to disconnect substandard phones from networks – SON

    Dr. Joseph Odumodu, Director General, Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has disclosed that In no distant future, the Federal Government will order telecommunication companies in the country to begin a nationwide switch-off of over 12.6 million fake...

    • Posted August 8, 2014
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  • NCC sanctions mobile operators with N22m fine

    The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC has penalized four GSM operators for flouting the law prohibiting promotions and lotteries on their respective networks. The affected companies are to pay N22million for contravening NCC’s new regulatory order. The affected...

    • Posted February 28, 2013
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  • Bankers’ Committee to engage NCC on strengthening cash-less initiative

    THE current challenges facing the smooth operations of cash-less policy of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) may have received the attention of the Bankers’ Committee, as plans have been concluded to engage the Nigerian Communications Commission...

    • Posted February 21, 2013
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  • Telecoms infratructure needs special protection – NCC

    Against the backdrop of the heat constantly generated by poor quality of telecoms services in the country, the telecoms operators and the government have been collaborating on ways to put an end to the unfortunate development. The...

    • Posted February 20, 2013
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  • NCC arrests 75 agents running illegal Sim cards registration

    National Communications Commission (NCC), said it has arrested 75 agents operating Sim Card registration for engaging in fraudulent practices. Five of the agents were apprehended in Minna, will the remaining 70 were arrested in other states in...

    • Posted February 14, 2013
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  • NCC confirms new interconnect rate under way

    Operators in the Nigerian telecommunications industry will soon get a new interconnect rate, Director of Public Affairs at the Nigerian Communications Commission, Mr. Tony Ojobo, has said. Ojobo, who said this in a telephone interview with our...

    • Posted February 10, 2013
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  • Prince Osuagwu: ‘Nigeria May Soon Out-Stage Kenya Dominance in Mobile Money Services’

    INTERVIEW Since Mobile Money took centre stage in Nigeria with the licensing of operators by Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), the controversy has been whether it would not have been appropriate for the apex bank to license...

    • Posted December 10, 2012
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  • Nigeria to award fixed telecom licences early next year

      Nigeria will award new licences to provide fixed-line internet services early next year as Africa’s most populous country aims to transform its underdeveloped and unreliable network. Nigeria is forecast to have 120 million mobile subscribers by...

    • Posted October 17, 2012
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