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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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NCC identifies core challenges of telecoms subscribers’, ready with solutions soon

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The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has identified improper and inadequate information, coupled with the appropriate channel through which unsatisfied telecommunications subscribers can voice out their grievances as key issues frustrating subscribers in the industry. Explaining more on the issue during the recent declaration of 2017 as the year of the consumers in Abuja, the Executive Vice Chairman of the Commission, ...

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Why GSM subscribers jumped to 120,484 in February as data uptake shrinks

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Telecoms experts have given insights on why the telecoms subscriber base in Nigeria has kept a steady rise in the face of recession which is currently hobbling data uptake. A report released by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has shown that telecommunications services in Nigeria increased from 155.1 million in January to 154. 1 million in February. This is as ...

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NCC fine: Next installmental payment of N30b by MTN matures month end

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Considering the agreed payment plan of the reduced N330b fine on MTN Nigeria for breaches in deactivating unregistered SIM cards by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), the telecoms giant is billed to pay another tranch of N30bn by month end. The payment will raise total money paid to about N110 billion having paid N80 billion before the end of last ...

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Bridge infrastructure gap, up online demand, build capacity to drive NBP, Google tells FG

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Leading global search conglomerate, Google has listed three key reforms that must be in place if Nigeria will move closer to achieving the 2018 National Broadband Plan (NBP) target. The plan adopted before the end of last administration, seeks to achieve 30 per cent penetration and 80 per cent growth in Internet activities in Nigeria. According to Google, the federal ...

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