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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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, 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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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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Airtel Africa Joins FTSE 100 

Airtel Africa Joins FTSE 100 

By Moses Ebosele, ebosele@hotmail.com   The London Stock Exchange, on Thursday, announced that Airtel Africa plc will be joining the FTSE100 on Monday, 31 January, 2022.  AIrtel Africa in a statement explained that through its mobile teleco...
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5G: Telecom Operators Rule Out Interference With Flights

5G: Telecom Operators Rule Out Interference With Flights

Nigerian telecom operators on Wednesday allayed fears of 5G’s interference with flight operations in the country.  The Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) made the clarification in a statement jointly signed by its Ch...
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NCAA Shuts Glo Station Over N4.7b Debt

NCAA Shuts Glo Station Over N4.7b Debt

The Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority has shutdown main switch centre  of Globacom Limited at Wuse 2, Abuja over non-payment of outstanding debt of N4.7 billion. The NCAA Director–General, Capt. Musa Nuhu, carried out the exercise on Wednesday, under the...
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5G Auction: NCC Reacts To Alleged Tinubu’s Connection To Mafab Communications

5G Auction: NCC Reacts To Alleged Tinubu’s Connection To Mafab Communications

The management of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has denied knowledge  of an alleged connection between  Mafab Communications limited and the All Progressive Congress (APC) National Leader, Senator Bola Tinubu   A statement issued on Wed...
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5G: NCC Carries Out Successful Mock Auction of 3.5 GHz Spectrum

5G: NCC Carries Out Successful Mock Auction of 3.5 GHz Spectrum

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has successfully carried out a mock session for the 3.5 gigahertz (GHz) spectrum auction for the deployment of the Fifth Generation (5G) network in the country.   According to a statement issued by NCC Dir...
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NCC Bags 2021 ITREALMS Telecom E-Waste Regulator award

NCC Bags 2021 ITREALMS Telecom E-Waste Regulator award

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has bagged the 2021 ITREALMS Telecom E-Waste Regulator Award.The award was presented on behalf of the management of ITREALMS Media group by the president of the National Association of Telecom Subscribers (NATCOMS),...
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Danbatta: Continuous Dialogue Critical To Tackling Telecoms Industry Challenges

Danbatta: Continuous Dialogue Critical To Tackling Telecoms Industry Challenges

The Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, has said that continuous dialogues between the regulator and its various licensees is central to finding lasting solutions to is...
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