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NCC insists on conducting fresh integrity test on Teleology’s technical competence

NCC Media Lagos

…Claims Broadband penetration now 22% to hit 30% by year end The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof Umar Danbatta, on Monday in Lagos made it clear that no matter Teleology Holdings Limited may have emerged the preferred bidder in the ownership of troubled 9mobile telecom; it can only take full possession of the licence whenever ...

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NCC boss, Danbatta plays host to chief scribe of ITU in Abuja

NCC ITU meet

The Secretary General of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Houlin Zhao (centre) and EVC of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta at a meeting with Management of the Commission and Telecom Stakeholders in Abuja recently. Photo: Business Hilights

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ATCON, ALTON give antidote to raise Nigeria’s ITU ranking in ICT

NCC Danbatta

The latest global ranking in this year’s ICT Development Index (IDI), the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has once again kept Nigeria at 143rd where it was last year. Otherwise, the country’s position remains unchanged, suggesting that not much was done within the period under review in Nigeria. The IDI is a feature of the Measuring the Information Society Report (MISR), ...

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Like Nigeria, Ghana fails to meet its 2017 DSO deadline, shifts to next year

Akufo Addo

The Minister of Communication in Ghana, Mrs. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful has announced that it is no longer feasible for Ghana to carry out Digital Switch over (DSO) come September this year but next year. Explaining the miss at a  two-day National Forum on Content and Digital Migration in Accra, she said the government was planning to engage a consultant to review ...

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