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NCC, Gombe Varsity host Telecoms Consumer Conversation Forum, assures on QoS

NCC Gombe

The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, has reiterated the Commission’s continuous drive to improve the quality of consumer experience across the country. Danbatta made this public at Gombe State University, Gombe where a Consumer Conversation programme organised by the Commission was held. Represented by the Zonal Controller, Kano Zonal Office of the Commission, ...

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How issued surrounding Etisalat’s $1.2bn loan crisis watered down Glo’s interest

Glo Etisa

More details emerged over the weekend indicating apparent loss of interest by Globacom in finalizing acquisition plans of the embattled Etisalat Nigeria. The key factors that botched the plan was traced to the unresolved debt crisis, the entire handling, information management, claims and counter claims by the management plus the Dubai group’s sudden quit at a time the Nigerian company ...

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For being among fastest growing ICT nations, IPv6 very urgent in Nigeria—Danbatta

The Executive Vice Chairman of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof Umar Danbatta has explained the reason why Internet Protocol (IP) version 6 is very crucial to Nigeria at the opening ceremony of the 2017 International Workshop on IPV6 and INRM held in Lagos on Tuesday. In his keynote address presented by Haru Alhassan, Director of New media at the Commission, ...

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Microsoft did damage to Nigeria’s FDIs’ drive by that relocation statement—Experts

Microsoft SA

Industry analysts have taken a swipe on the management of Microsoft, not just for deciding to move its announced Nigeria bond $30bn twin data centre investment to South Africa, but for issuing a worldwide statement capable of misleading other deep pocket investors across the world on Nigeria’s investment climate. It would be recalled that each data centre according to the ...

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


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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NCC fast tracking two out of its strategic 8-Point Agenda—Danbatta

NCC Consumer

The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof Umar Danbatta has revealed that the Commission has started fast tracking two leading points in the launched 8-Point Agenda which is designed to drive the agency until 2020. The 8-Point Agenda launched about a year ago included to Facilitate Broadband Penetration; Improve Quality of Service; Optimize Usage and Benefits ...

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Banks yet to consider Etisalat’s parent group’s proposal on debt restructuring

NCC Etisalat

It is not yet uhuru for Etisalat Nigeria as the new deal proposed by its core investors, the Etisalat Abu Dhabi, is yet to be considered by13 creditor banks. Business Hilights gathered that the parent company, Etisalat Abu Dhabi, had during its courtesy visit to the Executive Vice Chairman of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof Umar Danbatta indicated readiness to ...

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Danbatta in Lagos, renews caution on ‘WannaCry’ Virus to operators, subscribers

The Executive Vice Chairman of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta has renewed the official caution sent out to telecoms operators on the wake of the weekend’s merciless global Ransomware Virus attacks code-named “WannaCry”. Speaking in Lagos on Tuesday during an interactive media meeting with select editors and publishers, he stressed that the caution has become necessary to give ...

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NCC remains the most consumer-centric agency in Nigeria— Abdullahi Maikano

NCC Maikano

There is no gainsaying the fact that since the emergence of GSM revolution in early 2000, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has been on the toes of operators for the satisfaction of the Nigerian consumers. In this expansive media chat on television monitored in Lagos, by Business Hilights, the Director, Consumer Affairs at NCC, Abdullahi Maikano gives insights on the ...

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


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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