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MTN yet to submit application for listing, says SEC

MTN yet to submit application for listing, says SEC

Nigeria’s apex capital market regulator, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has said that MTN Nigeria has not filed any application that could kick-start regulatory consideration of the proposed listing of the telco on the Nigerian stock market. SEC stated that while there had been some engagements with the telco, MTN Nigeria or its professional parties […] …

How to beat cyber criminals, by NCC

How to beat cyber criminals, by NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has begun sensitisation programme for telecommunication consumers in Ekiti State on safety measures against cyber theft. The Commission said the hydra-headed problem of cyber theft had wreaked havoc on many Nigerians, making them lost valuable property and money to fraudsters, who used Information and Communication Telecommunication infrastructures to defraud innocent […] …

Broadband penetration in telecom sector hits 33 percent, says NCC

Broadband penetration in telecom sector hits 33 percent, says NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, on Wednesday announced that broadband penetration in the Telecom industry has hit 33 percent as at February this year. It Executive Vice Chairman, Prof Umar Garba Danbatta who broke the news, said it was far above the projections of the regulatory body. Prof Danbatta said the feat was achieved courtesy […] …

NCC to fund technological research in tertiary institutions

CONCERNED by the myriad of challenges facing the nation’s telecommunications industry, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has reiterated its determination to fund research in the nation’s tertiary institutions. The Executive Vice Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, NCC, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta who this yesterday at the first roundtable with academia, industry and other stakeholders in the South-South […]
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Value added services providers reject NCC’s auto-renewal ban

Value added services providers reject NCC’s auto-renewal ban

Value Added Service (VAS) providers licensed by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) have rejected the ban imposed by the regulator on auto-renewal of their services. According to them, hardline regulatory stance would do nothing but hurt the inflow of investment into the country. They also said the ban has left their accounts with zero balance,Read More …

NCC orders telcos to give 14-day window to customers

NCC orders telcos to give 14-day window to customers

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has notified telecom service providers on users’ experiences regarding quality of service, poor reception, automatic data roll over, wrong billings and deductions, among other issues. According to NCC Executive Vice Chairman, Prof Umar Garba Danbatta, sanctions would be meted out to service providers who continue to fail in delivering improveRead More …

Yahsat provides 300 Nigerian rural schools with ICT services

Yahsat provides 300 Nigerian rural schools with ICT services

Philip Nwosu A UAE-based global satellite operator, Yahsat, reinforced its mission to bridge the gaps in the provision of ICT services across unserved and underserved regions with the announcement of a new collaboration with its Service Partners Hyperia and Zeta-Web in Nigeria. Building on its past efforts to deliver reliable and cost-effective broadband services across […]
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NCC woos investors with 30% income tax reduction

NCC woos investors with 30% income tax reduction

Regulator says sector attracts $5b quarterly FDI   Nigeria’s telecoms sector regulator, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on Tuesday said prospective investors into the telecoms sector would only need to pay 30 per cent of income tax, among other mouth-watering incentives rolled out by the Federal Government. The regulator also said the telecoms sector which attracted $70 billionRead More
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