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ALTON aligns with NCC, seeks subscribers’ understanding on SIM audit

The Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria (ALTON), the umbrella body of licensed telecommunications operators in Nigeria, wishes to inform the general public (including our partners) that In line with the Federal Government desire to consolidate the achievement of…

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ALTON gives clarifications on COVID-19, 5G conspiracy

ALTON’S attention has been drawn to the recent issue in the media space regarding the strange connection of 5Gtechnology to the Coronavirus pandemic across the globe. We would ordinarily have dismissed this “controversy” which is being vociferously pursued by some…

NASS Bukola-Saraki

‘Senate still stands against data price floor review planned by NCC’

Contrary to speculations that National Assembly may have given approval for the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to effect upward review of data price floor (DPF), a strong indication emerged at the floor of the Upper Legislative Chamber that senators are…


MTN denies NLC claims, says it does not coerce employees, hails concerns but…

As the week rolls by, the management of MTN Nigeria has noted that “The events of this week have been difficult and disruptive. However, this has in no way impacted our continued commitment to our people, our customers and this…


NBC to address media on issues in meeting DSO deadline today in Lagos

All is set for today’s first ever briefing in Lagos by the Director General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Mallam Is’haq Modibbo Kawu, on the challenges and prospects of the nation’s journey so far in meeting the deadline of…


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

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…

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Data services providers still want price floor review, tower rental reassessment

The need to review data price floor has reechoed again, this time, internet services providers are calling on the authorities to consider their challenges to take another look at the rates so that they can remain in business. According to…

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Telecoms equipment fall into plants/machinery category of CBN forex window— ALTON

After long period of failed efforts to get forex for the purchase critical telecoms equipment, indications have emerged that part of the reasons why Quality of Service (QoS) has continued to be on the downward trend. Accordingly, leading umbrella body…