Umar Garba Danbatta

MTN Nigeria secures spectrum for 5G rollout

Company said move will help to achieve goals of the Nigerian National Broadband Plan.
Christopher Tredger
Dec 1, 2021

Africa’s chance to leverage global mobile momentum

Globally 5.5 billion additional smartphone users since 2011, mobile data traffic in Q3 2021 more than all mobile traffic generated up until the end of 2016, according to latest Ericsson Mobile Report.

Nigeria eager to spend on 5G

Industry regulator confirms US$500,000 earmarked for R&D, and preparations underway for spectrum auction.

Buhari moves to protect telecommunications infrastructure

Latest development meant to curb vandalism as market progresses on reducing Right of Way costs.

Nigeria moves to root out fake devices

Mobile phone market losing approximately NGN200-milliion daily, says Communications Minister.
Dec 14, 2018

MTN, Nigerian central bank dispute will be over "very soon", says regulator

The Nigerian Communications Commission is confident the dispute between MTN and central bank will be resolved soon.
Aug 2, 2018

Deadline extension on 9mobile sale

NCC officials confirm 'good news' ahead, but have not stipulated new date.
Jun 29, 2018

NCC enforces new regulations on VAS providers

Specific focus on rollover of unused data as regulator moves to control service provider conduct.
Jun 27, 2018

MTN Nigeria spectrum transfer deal sparks heated debate

NCC's plans to transfer spectrum owned by Visafone to MTN has not gone down well with competitors.

Nigeria slashes mobile voice termination rate by 20%

West African country's tech regulator bases decision on growth within the telecoms space since previous tariff revision in 2013.

Illegal use of telecoms equipment dogs Mozambique

Communications regulator vows to confiscate equipment interfering with telecommunications services.

Nigeria's NCC looks to avert data price war

Regulator confirms it will revise the price floor for data.