NCC Deploys 84 IT Projects To Support Persons With Disabilities,

NCC Deploys 84 IT Projects To Support Persons With Disabilities,

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has deployed 84 assistive Information Technology projects at different locations in Nigeria to support people with special needs while supporting policies that enable disadvantaged members of the society to live a more qualitative life.  A statement...
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NCC To Generate N500b From 5G Spectrums Auction 

NCC To Generate N500b From 5G Spectrums Auction 

The Nigerian Communication Commission(NCC) plans to generate over N500 billion as revenue for the Federal Government from the auctioning of two 5G spectrums in 2023.Prof. Umar Danbatta, the Executive Vice-Chairman, NCC, said this at an interactive meeting on 2...
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NCC, NSCDC  Strengthen Partnership To Tackle Crimes In Telecoms Sector

NCC, NSCDC  Strengthen Partnership To Tackle Crimes In Telecoms Sector

As part of measures to tackle criminal activities in the telecommunications industry, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has partnered with the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).   A statement issued by NCC’s Director of Publi...
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Broadband Penetration Hits 44.5% As NCC Reviews Short Code Services

Broadband Penetration Hits 44.5% As NCC Reviews Short Code Services

Nigeria’s broadband usage has continued on the rise, moving up from 40.9 per cent in February 2022 to 44.5 per cent in July 2022, a figure considered hopeful for achieving the national broadband target of 70 per cent in 2025. ...
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FG Sets To Implement 5% Excise Duty On Telecom Services

FG Sets To Implement 5% Excise Duty On Telecom Services

Nigerians will soon start paying 12.5 per cent tax on telecommunications services as the Federal Government plans to implement a five per cent inclusive excise duty on telecommunications services in Nigeria.  The Minister of Finance Budget and National Planni...
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Airtel Nigeria Appoints Adebimpe Ayo-Elias as New Human Resources Director 

Airtel Nigeria Appoints Adebimpe Ayo-Elias as New Human Resources Director 

Airtel Nigeria, telecommunications services provider has appointed Adebimpe Ayo-Elias as Director of Human Resources and Administration.  Airtel in a statement on Saturday said that in her new role, Ayo-Elias would be responsible for driving the communica...
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As IoT Beckons, Pantami Assures Of Proactive Regulation

As IoT Beckons, Pantami Assures Of Proactive Regulation

Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Ibrahim Pantami, on Thursday in Lagos, assured the nation that Nigeria’s telecom regulatory framework has been designed to address the challenges that may arrive with the advancement of the Internet o...
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Danbatta: Collaboration Is Key To 5G Deployment In Nigeria

Danbatta: Collaboration Is Key To 5G Deployment In Nigeria

Industry collaboration is very essential to the successful deployment of 5G Services in Nigeria, the Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, has said. Danbatta, who spoke in Lagos on Thursday, ...
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Airtel Africa Records 82% Profit Growth

Airtel Africa Records 82% Profit Growth

Airtel Africa Plc.’s profit before tax grew by 82 per cent to 755 million dollars in the financial year ended March 31, compared to the corresponding period in 2021.  The company stated in Lagos on Wednesday that the strong growth resulted...
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5G Spectrum: NCC Issues Final Letters Of Licence Awards to MTN, Mafab Communications 

5G Spectrum: NCC Issues Final Letters Of Licence Awards to MTN, Mafab Communications 

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on Wednesday confirmed issuance of the final letters of award of the Fifth Generation (5G) Spectrum Licences to MTN and Mafab Communications, winners of the 3.5GHz spectrum auction conducted by the Commission on Mon...
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3.5GHz Spectrum: MTN, Mafab Pay for Licences

3.5GHz Spectrum: MTN, Mafab Pay for Licences

Provisional winners of the 3.5 Gigahertz (GHz) spectrum licence, MTN Communications Nigeria Plc and Mafab Communications Limited, have made their full payment of $273.6 million each for the 5G Spectrum license to the Nigerian Communications Commission.The Exec...
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FCTA, NCC Partner On 5G Deployment In FCT

FCTA, NCC Partner On 5G Deployment In FCT

The FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has expressed the readiness of the FCT Administration to partner with the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) on deployment of 5G broadband in the territory.  Mr Anthony Ogunleye, Chief Press Secretary to the mi...
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Union Threatens To Disrupt MTN Service, Gives 14-Day Ultimatum

Union Threatens To Disrupt MTN Service, Gives 14-Day Ultimatum

The Private Telecommunications and Communications Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PTECSSAN) has threatened to disrupt MTN Nigeria telecommunications service if the union’s demands were not met by Feb. 23, 2022.  The PTECSSAN President, Mr Opeyemi T...
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Airtel Africa Boosts Nine Months Revenue By 21.7%  

Airtel Africa Boosts Nine Months Revenue By 21.7%  

For the nine months ended December 31, 2021, Airtel Africa Plc declared revenue growth of $3.49 million,  representing a growth of 21.7 per cent when compared with $2.87 million recorded in the comparative period of 2020.  A statement issued by ...
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