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Anxiety as data usage continues downward trend, stands at 90m in March—NCC

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The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on Monday released statistics indicating continued drop in number of Nigerians running away from internet usage in the country in the month of March. However, experts linked the dropping trend in the use of data to biting influence of recession and growing poor quality of service due to ban on IT equipment from access to ...

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ATCON plans roundtable meeting with NCC for way forward on Spectrum, Infracos

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Rising from its 2017 Annual general Meeting (AGM) held recently in Lagos, the Association of Telecoms Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) has given indication that it will very soon engage the regulator, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) in a way forward discussion on how best to auction and manage spectrum so that the resources will be put to their best uses ...

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NCC speeds up moves for early release of spectrums, gives 14 days to operators

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Going by the time the new ultimatum on the immediate release of spectrums by operators which was last Thursday, today, Monday will make it just 10 days to possible sanctions by the regulator, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). Otherwise, the NCC is now giving operators hot chase ahead of efforts to drive broadband delivery and target of 30 per cent ...

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BEEC felicitates with NCC, Danbatta over BPSR rating, hails leadership direction

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More bodies and prestigious agencies have continued to congratulate the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on the recent honour and world class rating received from the Bureau of Public Service Reforms (BPRS). Only recently, the Business Education Examinations Council (BEEC) has congratulated the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on the recent platinum rating the regulatory body received from the Bureau of Public ...

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Again, NCC insists that telecom masts, towers constitute no health hazards

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Just like it has been educating Nigerians over the years, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has reiterated that there has been no scientific proof showing that there is health issue surrounding telecom masts and towers mounted anywhere in the country. The Executive Vice-Chairman of NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, said this in a statement issued at the ongoing 2017 Enugu International ...

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NCC’s strategic partnership tailored to move industry forward–Danbatta

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The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof  Umar Garba Danbatta has said that the agency will continue to partner with governments at all levels and other stakeholders in its bid to move the telecom industry forward. In his remarks at an investment forum of Kaduna State Government, KADINVEST 2.0, Danbatta noted that the symposium struck a ...

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NCC set to recalibrate variables used in measuring operators’ KPIs to ease service delivery

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More revelations are still coming from the recently launched ‘Year of the Consumer’ by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). Latest include the readiness of the Commission to review the Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) of operators to ensure telephony services quality improve. KPIs are templates used by the regulator to calculate and determine the level of compliance on laid down regulations ...

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BPSR gives NCC Platinum rating in institutional work processes

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Very strong business organizational structure, policies and practices that facilitate effective and efficient service delivery were some of the rare characteristics, the Bureau of Public Service Reforms (BPSR) considered before naming the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) tops in institutional work processes in the country. Director General of BPSR, Dr. Joe Abah presented the report and plaque to the Executive Vice ...

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

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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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MTN keeps to fine payment plan, transfers N30bn to NCC, next matures March 2018

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In keeping its leading corporate citizenship and agreed payment plan on the reduced N330b fine, MTN Nigeria has transferred N30bn to the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). Reuters has reported. The payment is expected to go into NCC’s Treasury Single Account (TSA) with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) within days. Business Hilights had reported earlier in the month that the ...

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