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Participants at SMW-Lagos 2020 identify two drawbacks to 5G in Nigeria

Industry experts who converged in Lagos at the Nigerian Communications Commission’s (NCC)-sponsored Special Panel Session on fifth Generation (5G) networks at the ongoing Social Media Week (SMW-Lagos 2020) held at the Landmark Event Centre in Victoria Island, have identified electricity…

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As fines can’t stop telcos registering SIM in uncontrolled setting, what next for NCC?

Going through the Nigerian Communications Commission’s (NCC) 2018 quarterly compliance, monitoring and enforcement report, and considering findings by Business Hilights Intelligence Unit (BHIU), it was clear that upon fines imposed on MNOs over SIM registration in uncontrolled environments, the breach…

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NCC denies planning any social media gagging bill, mute on who revealed it

Barley one week after the Nigerian Communications Commission’s (NCC) Controller in charge of Kano zone, Mr. Tanimu Bawa, said in Daura, the Katsina State capital that the Commission is concluding plans in partnering with the National Assembly to reintroduce Social…

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MTN overrides others as internet subscribers hit 98.3m in December

Whereas latest statistics on Nigeria’s internet uptake has shown that users increased marginally to 98.3million in December 2017, the figures revealed that MTN Nigeria grossed network users with 2,642.666, new internet users, thus increasing its subscription in December to 36,069,597,…


Fast return on investment to drive NCC’s trajectory at ITU 2017 in Korea

Indications have emerged on the pivot on which the Nigerian Communications Commission’s (NCC) participation will stand as it gives finishing touches to Nigeria’s build up to the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) Telecom World 2017. The yearly global event hosted by…