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Huge data hunger frustrating quality of service—CEO of Spectranet, David Venn

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Leading investors and pundits in Nigeria’s data market have again, called on the regulator, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), to as a matter of urgency review the nation’s data price floor to drive investments and Quality of Service (QoS). Driving the campaign at a recent BusinessDay Broadband Summit in Lagos is the chief executive officer of Spectranet, Nigeria’s leading 4G ...

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What if Globacom or Dangote buys Etisalat to rest loan default crisis, grow sector?

Glo Etisa

Crack analysts and deep pocket pundits in the nation’s telecoms sector have started putting figures, trends and happenstances together on a tactical way forward that can better the lot of the industry in Nigeria. One of their proposals is tilting towards a local investor who has the capacity to buy over the embattled credit-ridden Middle-East telecoms, Etisalat in other to ...

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NCC not recruiting, warns Nigerians to ignore fraudulent job offers on social media

NCC head office, Abuja

The Management of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has received enquiries on the advertisement for recruitment into various vacancies in the Commission. In a post on the agency’s Facebook account, it said “The Nigerian Communications Commission hereby notify the general public that the advertisement vide http://report9aija.com/2017/05/20/public-notice-nigeria-communications-commission- application-form-20172018-apply-now/. is a scam”. NCC management explained further that “The originators orchestrated it to ...

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Kano joins Lagos, other in RoW access to telecoms, grants MTN N221m waiver

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Another State, Kano has joined the likes of Lagos and Bayelsa to provide soft landing for telecoms wishing to deploy fibre optic cables along its streets and major roads by granting permit fee of N221m to MTN Nigeria. This was made possible vide an unscheduled visit to the State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje by the the Executive Vice Chairman, NCC, Prof. ...

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Ganduje announces scholarship for 100 indigenes at DBI, Emir, other hail NCC

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Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has announced scholarship to 100 youths in the State to bridge the gap in Information and Communications Technology (ICT). Making the announcement at the maiden matriculation ceremony of the Digital Bridge Institute (DBI), National Innovation Diploma programme in Kano, the Governor said 60 males and 40 females will be the initial beneficiaries. Elated ...

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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

ATCON AGM 2017

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

NCC Danbatta

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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