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NCC urges telcos to be fair on calls, data charges
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NCC urges telcos to be fair on calls, data charges

Hon. Emeka Ifediora (left); Enugu Zonal Controller of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Mrs. Emilia Nwokoro; Transition Committee Chairman, Nnewi North Council, Prince Chukwudi Orizu; Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) Chairman, Nnewi North, Christopher Alaks; and Head, Education and Social Development Department of the council, Mrs. Chukwudozie Ebele, at […]

NCC, CPC set up committee for consumer issues in telecoms industry
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NCC, CPC set up committee for consumer issues in telecoms industry

Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and the Consumer Protection Council (CPC), have inked an agreement for a joint investigative committee for consumer issues in the telecommunications industry. Both bodies at the inauguration of the committee at NCC headquarters in Abuja, said the collaboration will ensure regulatory clarity and eliminate possible multiple […]

FG woos investors to telecoms sector with 30% cut in company income tax
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FG woos investors to telecoms sector with 30% cut in company income tax

[FILE PHOTO] Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta. PHOTO: YouTube Investors coming into Nigeria, especially the telecommunications sector, have been guaranteed a 30 per cent cut in company income tax payment payable to the government. Besides, there will be relaxation of monetary and fiscal policies; access to foreign […]

NCC, CPC move against consumer abuse by sector operators 
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NCC, CPC move against consumer abuse by sector operators 

NCC Building Abuse of consumers by telecommunications operators and their agents would henceforth attract serious sanctions.    This is because the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and the Consumer Protection Council (CPC) are collaborating to tackle the ugly trend after thorough investigation s.    According to them,  the scope of the […]

Telecoms operators end Q2 with 9.04% growth
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Telecoms operators end Q2 with 9.04% growth

A telecoms mast Despite several challenges confronting telecoms operators individually and collectively in the country, there was an appreciable growth rate in quarter two.     Quarter two, which ended in June showed that the Mobile Networks Operators (MNOs) combined saw a 6.12 per cent growth rate from 2.92 per […]

Four teams debut as 2018 NCC Tennis League gets date
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Four teams debut as 2018 NCC Tennis League gets date

Sarah Adegoke of Team Offikwu is among the players expected to rule the 2018 NCC Tennis League. Four new entrants, Team SBL, Team Luik Vipers, Team Leadway Assurance and Team Orofina will join the eight existing teams in the search for laurels when this year’s Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) Tennis […]

NCC threatens to shut down illegal broadcast stations over piracy, theft
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NCC threatens to shut down illegal broadcast stations over piracy, theft

NCC Boss, Umar Garba Danbatta Officals of the Nigerian Copyrights Commission (NCC) have threatened to shut down ABG Communications and QQTV Digital Satellite Station for piracy and illegal broadcast of foreign television contents, after a surveillance visit to the transmission site in Kaduna. Led by the NCC Director of Enforcement, […]

NCC to sanction telecom operators for ‘call masking’
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NCC to sanction telecom operators for ‘call masking’

Mobile phone The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC), says it will impose appropriate sanctions on any telecom operator that allows the illegal masking of international calls. Call masking refers to termination of international calls with local telephone numbers displayed on a receiver’s phone screen. Alhaji Ismail Adedigba, Deputy Director, Consumer Affairs […]

Nigerians risk cancer, others as counterfeit phones flood market
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Nigerians risk cancer, others as counterfeit phones flood market

The use and sale of counterfeit and substandard mobile phones in the country telecommunications space have been increasing to the extent that it has become a menace. Simply put, counterfeiting means copying an original item, especially consumer products, with the intent of deceiving or defrauding the buyers. Consumers are constrained […]

NCC threatens to seal satellite firm over unauthorised channels
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NCC threatens to seal satellite firm over unauthorised channels

Director- General of the Nigerian Copyright Commission(NCC), Mr Afam Ezekude The Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) yesterday threatened to suspend operations of Hashtronics Satellite Limited failure to produce evidence of authorisation for broadcasting and re-broadcasting of satellite channels to subscribers. Director of Enforcement, NCC, Mr. Augustine Alewo Amodu, who issued the […]

Over 10m uncollected PVCs: INEC partners NCC to send sms to owners
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Over 10m uncollected PVCs: INEC partners NCC to send sms to owners

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it is partnering with the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) to send messages to owners of the uncollected Permanent Voter Cards (PVC). A National Commissioner of INEC, Mr Soyebi Adedeji, made this known on Monday in Abuja at the Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room […]

Danbatta calls for policies to fast-track digital growth
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Danbatta calls for policies to fast-track digital growth

Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta. PHOTO: YouTube Prof. Umar Danbatta, executive vice chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has called on stakeholders in the telecommunication sector to put in place right polices to fast track digital growth in Africa. Danbatta made this call at the International Telecommunication Union […]

Sector sustains losing streak with N20b in mobile insurance
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Sector sustains losing streak with N20b in mobile insurance

NAICOM Building NAICOM,NCC rift affecting policy penetration There seems to be no end to the insurance sector’s losses, as an estimated N20 billion yearly expected premium from mobile insurance may have been taken over by network operators, which now sell insurance products and also receive claims through mobile phone across the country.This,The […]

NCC tackles sharp practices through consumer outreach
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NCC tackles sharp practices through consumer outreach

NCC Building Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC)‎ has said that it would continue to ensure that consumers of communications enjoyed the services expected to be provided by the Service Providers. Speaking at the 97th Edition of Consumer Outreach Programme (COP), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, executive vice chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC)‎, […]

Stakeholders applaud as secondary market of spectrum begins
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Stakeholders applaud as secondary market of spectrum begins

Olusola Teniola, president of ATCON There is excitement among telecommunications stakeholders as the process of secondary spectrum market begins in the sector, Nigeria CommunicationsWeek has learnt. The board of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) had in first quarter of this year approved the commencement of spectrum trading also known as secondary […]

Regulator mulls adjustment in ITR, LTR to tackle call masking menace
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Regulator mulls adjustment in ITR, LTR to tackle call masking menace

As part of measures targeted at curbing the influence of call masking, SIM boxing menaces in the telecoms sector, the regulator-Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) has not ruled out major adjustment to both International Termination Rate (ITR) and mobile Local Termination Rate (ITR). This is even as the NCC had given […]

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‘Limited infrastructure putting pressure on QoS’

Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), spoke with journalists on several key industry issues, including the increasing interconnect debt, challenges confronting broadband deployment, MTN listing, among others. He stressed that the Commission was working to ensure subscribers get good telephony service, but that limited infrastructure […]

Nigeria’s endless wait for digital broadcasting/ internet television
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Nigeria’s endless wait for digital broadcasting/ internet television

Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta. PHOTO: YouTube The world is in a digital era and the prevailing technological changes have a huge impact on all media forms. Television, which is not an exception, is today facing rapid transition towards Internet-based services. Before now, television was once as […]