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Base Transceiver Stations (BTSs)

Customs waivers: Telecoms services to bounce back at border communities

In less than one week, the leadership of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has rescinded two of its policy positions found to be counterproductive to the general good and economic growth of the country. First was the removal of ban…

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Dormant BTSs near land borders raise security concerns in Seme, others

Full scale implementation of none delivery of petroleum products to filling stations located within a radius of 20kms to the nation’s land borders have finally crashed telecoms services and signals within Nigerian land borders. A recent visit to Seme, Benin…

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Force majeure imminent on telecom services near land borders—ALTON

The Association of Licensed Telecoms Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) Wednesday announced that the continued restriction of discharge of petroleum products in filling stations within 20km radius to the land borders has started affecting Base Transceiver Stations (BTSs) and masts within…

No proof that masts, BTSs release harmful radiation—NCC

The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC), has once again reiterated its stand that there is no evidence to back the claims that masts or Base Transceiver Stations (BTSs) produce radiation that is  harmful to human health. Speaking at the recent 88th…