NCC Seeks Identification, Elimination Of Risks In Telecom Sector 

NCC Seeks Identification, Elimination Of Risks In Telecom Sector 

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has embarked on a regulatory step to sensitize the industry about the need for proper and continuous risk identification with the view to managing such risks before they affect the health of the industry.  A...
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Danbatta: Telecom Policies Enhancing Digital Access, Media, Knowledge Production

Danbatta: Telecom Policies Enhancing Digital Access, Media, Knowledge Production

The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, has said that diligent implementation of various telecommunications policies, strategies and regulatory frameworks has continued to enhance the nation’s capacit...
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Pantami Decries Illegal Use Of Radio Frequency Spectrum 

Pantami Decries Illegal Use Of Radio Frequency Spectrum 

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Professor Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami has frowned at the activities of illegal users of frequency spectrum in the domestic economy, noting that its constitute a huge economic loss to the country.  He said...
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FEC Approves PPP For Satellite Internet Broadband

FEC Approves PPP For Satellite Internet Broadband

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the concession of Research and Development of Satellite Internet Broadband Project to ensure uninterrupted and high-speed fixed broadband internet penetration in Nigeria.  This is contained in a statement s...
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Broadband: Pantami Woos State Governors, Obaseki Shares Experience

Broadband: Pantami Woos State Governors, Obaseki Shares Experience

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, Thursday in Abuja, told a gathering designed for State Governors that the potentials of broadband are so enormous that if made available for their citizens, will be the...
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Nigeria Re-Elected As ITU Council Member

Nigeria Re-Elected As ITU Council Member

Nigeria has been re-elected as a Council member of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the United Nations specialised agency that oversees global telecommunication operations.   A statement signed by Reuben Muoka, NCC Director, Publ...
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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 liv...
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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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