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Issues on interconnect debts won’t disconnect subscribers from networks—NCC

Telecoms regulator, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has assured the general public that none of the over 160million telecoms subscribers in Nigeria will be disconnected or suffer service disruptions as a result of its recent order to permit the disconnection…

Of the 38 taxes paid by telecoms, only 10 are applicable to the industry—ATCON

The President of the Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON), Engineer Olusola Teniola has revealed that out of a total of 38 taxes which telecom companies are made to be paying, “only 10 are applicable to the industry”. Some…

Spectrum regime

NFMC with NCC, NBC must find level playing ground on access to 700Mhz—Teniola

Since MTN Nigeria bought the supposedly broadcast frequency; 700Mhz, from the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) which was said to be lying fallow when payment of N34b was made, there has been some levels of disquiet in the industry on the…

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Teniola-led new Exco begins fresh tenure as ATCON group ends AGM in Lagos

President of the Association of Telecoms Companies of Nigeria (ATCON), Engineer Olusola Teniola, was on Thursday, returned unopposed for second term in office at the 2018 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the telecoms industry leading pressure group in Lagos. In…

NCC Shittu

Until NCC, through FG reviews RoW in states, Infracos can’t do much—ATCON boss

The President of Association of telecoms Companies of Nigeria (ATCON), Engineer Olusola Teniola, has opened up on the key challenge frustrating the effective delivery of broadband services across the country by all the licenced Infrastructure Companies (Infracos). Infracos are companies…

NCC Shittu

Surging Nigerian internet users may get stocked by weak broadband soon—BHIU

With the recent report released by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on its website that Nigeria’s internet Users have hit 100.9m in February from 1.2 million in January, the indication is rife that very soon, available infrastructure will begin to…

NCC Shittu

Jonathan’s administration more serious in broadband penetration than now—ATCON

The President of Association of Telecoms Companies of Nigeria (ATCON), Engineer Olusola Teniola has opened up on his observations considering the level of seriousness in driving Nigeria’s broadband penetration between former President Goodluck Jonathan administration and current government of President…

NCC Danbatta

ATCON, ALTON give antidote to raise Nigeria’s ITU ranking in ICT

The latest global ranking in this year’s ICT Development Index (IDI), the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has once again kept Nigeria at 143rd where it was last year. Otherwise, the country’s position remains unchanged, suggesting that not much was done…

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Nigeria ICT in need of broad short, long-term plans for growth—ATCON

The President of Association of Telecommunication Companies of Nigeria (ATCON), Engineer Olusola Teniola has argued that for Nigeria’s Information and Communications technology (ICT) potentials, there is the urgent need to immediately draw up a robust short and long-terms plans of…


Zinox Technologies deserves FG’s protection, waivers to deepen manufacturing—ATCON

Stakeholders are beginning to react to the recent feat achieved by pioneer computer company, the Zinox Technologies on the production and unveiling of world slimmest digital notebook, called Zinox GTX to the Nigerian market. In a telephone interview, the President…