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Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria (ALTON)

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ALTON boss, Adebayo redefines 5G technology, lists uses

Chairman of Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria (ALTON), Engr. Gbenga Adebayo has given a clearer definition of 5G technology at the second Quarter Open Forum of the Industry Consumer Advisory Forum (ICAF) for the Year 2021 on Thursday,…

NCC Atcon visit

Soaring vandalism to deny targeted 70% broadband penetration—ATCON, ALTON

President of the Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON), Engr Olusola Teniola has once again, warned that the nation’s fresh target of meeting 70% broadband penetration on the powers of the new National Broadband Plan 2020-2025 may fail if…

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Endless wait for NASS on CNI Bill forcing FG to invoke Executive Order

…As Minister gives update on resolution of RoW issues with governors Strong indication has emerged revealing that the Federal Government may have shifted attention away from the National Assembly to invoking Presidential Executive Order for the protection Critical National Infrastructure…

NCC Drone Forum in Lagos

Expedite action on CNI Bill, NCC Board chairman, Sen Durojaiye begs NASS

…As Commission, stakeholders’ brainstorm on regulation of drone deployment    The Chairman of the Board of Commissioners of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Senator Olabiyi Durojaiye, in Lagos Wednesday, called on the National Assembly to deploy the same speed it…

NITRA Wins ALTON Telecoms Industry Support Award

…As pioneer Vice President, Prince Okenwa congratulates group The Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) has honoured Nigeria Information Technology Reporters’ Association (NITRA) with the Telecoms Industry Support Award. In a statement issued by the association in Lagos,…

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USSD issue deserves stakeholders’ meeting not unilateral directive—ALTON

The umbrella body for all telecom firms including main network operators (MNOs), the Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria (ALTON), has blamed the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isah Pantami, for not convening a broad stakeholders meeting…

Mast colony

Insecurity imminent as MNOs may shutdown masts close to borders

Indication that the recent ban placed by Nigerian Customs disallowing petroleum product to be delivered to any filling station within 20 kilometers radius to any border area in Nigeria was, otherwise, poorly though out has emerged. Apart from the fact…


ALTON smokes out regulatory confusion in latest NITDA’s policy position

…Wants NCC to right the wrongs, rescue industry Leading stakeholders’ body for operators in the nation’s telecoms sector, the Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria (ALTON), has identified what it referred to as regulatory irregularities coming from the National…

4G better

FG lacks political will to drive IT powered 4th Industrial Revolution—ALTON

President of the Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria (ALTON), Engr. Gbenga Adebayo, has raised fresh alarm, warning that Nigeria may be left behind by others in the quest to fast-track the ongoing fourth industrial revolution. In his presentation…


Give incentives that attract fibre services, Coker tells FG

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Rack Centre, Ayotunde Coker, has given more reasons why telecoms Infrastructure Companies (InfraCos) licensees may remain in the dark and dormant for years. Addressing the press recently, he observed that several InfraCos had remained lifeless…