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Why NCC rejects networks’ calls for tariff hike, plans review of campaign

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The executive vice chairman of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof Umar Garba Danbatta has given insights on why the Commission denied recent moves by telecom networks to raise prices of services rendered in Nigeria from data to voice, sms and others. Though he recalled that tariffs in Nigeria are among the lowest globally, he averred that “We will continue to ...

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Lagos is Nigeria’s telecommunications hub—Danbatta, EVC of NCC

The Executive Vice Chairman of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof Umar Garba Danbatta has said that Lagos state is the telecommunications hub of Nigeria. In his address of welcome at the Lagos flag off of the 2017 Year of Nigerian Telecom Consumer, on Wednesday, he rolled out chilling figures from the Nigerian Bureau of Statistics (NBS) showing that Lagos in ...

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Sending “STOP” to 2442 don’t end unsolicited sms, many subscribers insist

NCC Danbatta

Crisis of trust is gradually building up between telecoms subscribers’ and the regulator, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). This is stemming from the fact that contrary to the claims of the Commission that mere sending of ‘STOP’ to a coded number, 2442 will end the receipt of unsolicited sms and calls, checks at the NCC’s tweeter handle show that majority ...

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NCC mulls N5m fine payable to subscribers by networks for unsolicited sms, calls

NCC Danbatta

Even as it sounds impossible, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is about to announce a regulation that will compel networks from whom an unsolicited sms or calls originates to pay the infringed subscriber, a fine of N5mn. Giving the hint in Abuja during the marking of 2017 World Consumer Right Day (WCRD), the executive vice chairman of NCC, Prof. Umar ...

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