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Telecoms sector contributes N2.3trn to Q2 GDP

…Stakeholders hinge growth on industry’s regulation Despite the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Nigeria’s telecommunications and information services sectors remain the enablers of growth, with N2.3 trillion or 14.30 percent Gross Domestic Product (GDP) contribution in the second quarter…

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Information suggesting 5G Network Causes Coronavirus baseless, untrue – ATCON

The leadership of Association of Telecoms Companies Operators of Nigeria (ATCON), under the presidency of Engr Olusola Teniola has reacted to the trending issue between COIVD-19 and 5G. We wish to draw the attention of Nigerians to  the unfounded claims…

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‘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…

ATCON renews calls for removal of ICT equipments from 41 barred from forex window

The president of Association of Telecoms Companies of Nigeria (ATCON), Engineer Olusola Teniola has renewed calls on the federal government and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in particular to reconsider its inclusion of Information and Communications technology (ICT) equipments…


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…

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National roaming’ll spur massive investments in telecoms sector—-Teniola, ATCON boss

More insights have been given on the multiplier effects of effective take off of national roaming in the nation’s telecoms sector. Explaining more during the recent Annual general meeting (AGM) of the Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON), members…


ATCON plans roundtable meeting with NCC for way forward on Spectrum, Infracos

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…

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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…