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Broadband InfraCos: Why NCC failed to licence remaining five zones in 2017

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Contrary to the impression created by the Executive Vice Chairman of Nigerian telecoms regulator, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof.  Umar Danbatta earlier in the year that the agency will complete the licensing of Broadband Infrastructure Companies (InfraCos) for the remaining five zones, nothing happened. The five zones include North-East, North-West, South-East, South-South and South-West. It would be recalled that ...

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NCC takes electronic banking fraud awareness to Port Harcourt

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The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on Wednesday hosted a broad spectrum of stakeholders at a workshop for the Industry Working Group on Forum for Electronic Banking Fraud in Nigeria at the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) House in Port Harcourt. The NCC Executive Commissioner for Technical Services, Ubale Maska told the participants that the workshop was organised to sensitive all persons ...

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NCC, NASS flags off retreat on Telecom Services in Nasarawa

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As part of new drive to deepen commitment on improved environment for telecommunication services provision, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), and the House of Representatives Committee on Telecommunications on Wednesday, commenced a Three-Day Retreat yesterday at Keffi, Nasarawa State. In a tweet to Business Hilights yesterday, Hon. Saheed Akinade-Fijabi, Chairman House of Representatives’ Committee of Telecommunications; Hon. Chukwuemeka Ujam PhD, ...

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9mobile’s ownership odds favour Teleology Holdings, Globacom

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Out of the last five shortlisted investors to acquire the embattled 9mobile Telecoms, indications emerged weekend, pointing to the directions of either Nigeria’s national carrier, Globacom or Teleology Holdings Limited, a special purpose vehicle (SPV), put up by some influential Nigerians with foreign stakeholders link (names with held) to bid for ownership of the company currently stressed by loan default. ...

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ISPs seek DPF ahead of NCC’s directive on roll-over of unused data

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Leading Internet Services Providers (ISPs) in Nigeria has raised alarm, saying they are likely to go out of business if the regulator, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), fails to quickly review Data Price Floor (DPF) so that healthy investment can return back to the market segment. Before now, industry players in the market segment had been decrying the lack of ...

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NCC crowned ‘Best Performing Ministerial SERVICOM Unit’

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The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), weekend received award of THE BEST PERFORMING MINISTERIAL SERVICOM UNIT. The Award was presented at the National Council of Nodal Officers of SERVICOM forum which took place at the Office of the Head of Civil Service of the Federation. Millicent Pat-Nwaoyo, Manager Government Relations, received the Award on behalf of Mr. Inatimi Spiff, NCC’s Head ...

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Director at NCC, Ojobo set for NIPR presidential award today

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All is set for the award of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) Presidential Award on Mr. Tony Ojobo, the Director Corporate Affairs at the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), today, December 14, in Lagos. The conferment of this prestigious award was communicated to Ojobo through an official letter by the President and Chairman of Council of NIPR, Dr. Rotimi ...

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Emulate NCC, NTA Enterprises boss tells MDAs, seeks partnership

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The Managing Director of Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) Enterprises, Mr. Maxwell Oko, has urged Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of government to emulate the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), in being deepening activities in social responsibility. Oko stated this on Wednesday, when he led his management team to NCC Head Office on a courtesy call. He requested NCC’s partnership in the ...

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‘NCC restructured VAS market to end unhealthy competition with MNOs’

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More facts have emerged on why the telecoms regulator, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), restructured the nation’s Value Added Service (VAS) segment of Nigeria’s $70billion telecommunications sector. Whereas the current Vas market worth put at $200million is projected to hit $500 million by 2020, the regulator said it restructured it not just for improved service delivery, but to guard against ...

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Team Civil Defence lifts NCC Tennis Cup 2017, pockets N7m Star Prize

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At the end of hostilities on Sunday evening at the finals of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) Tennis Cup 2017 competition, Team Civil Defence, defeated Team Muller to become winners of the championship in Lagos. Accordingly, Team Civil Defence takes home star prize of Seven Million Naira (N7million), after upsetting Team Muller 4-0, who took home N5million, in an exciting ...

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