Nigeria: gov’t will not interfere with the NCC’s jurisdiction

Minister of Communications and Digital Economy on record as having refuted claims the National Information Technology Development Agency would take over the role of industry regulator, the NCC.
Christopher Tredger
Jan 10, 2023

Airtel Nigeria to use US$316.7m 5G spectrum to drive growth

Company has acquired 100 MHz of spectrum in the 3500MHz band and 2x5MHz of 2600MHz from the Nigerian Communications Commission.
Dec 9, 2022

Airtel emerges as sole bidder in next round of 5G licencing in Nigeria

Nigerian Communications Commission quoted by Reuters as confirming Standard Network & Connections Limited had not paid the requisite deposit.
Oct 27, 2022

Nigeria: MTN, Airtel ordered to reverse price hikes

Nigerian Communications Commission argues that the rate changes were initially provisionally approved, but later rescinded.
Jul 29, 2022

Orange Group targets Nigeria

Representatives from French telecommunications firm visited the country’s telecoms regulator.
May 12, 2022

Nigeria’s regulator downplays talk of mobile tariff increase

NCC said operators cannot independently or collectively adjust prices without regulatory approval.
Apr 29, 2022

MTN Nigeria has plans in place to protect margins

Operator expects impact by NCC’s directive on NIN-SIM linkage, higher energy-related costs and investment required to launch MoMo Payment Service Bank.
Apr 6, 2022

MNOs in Nigeria brace for financial impact of SIM NIN registration compliance

Mobile operators have to cut outgoing call service for subscribers who have not registered with NIN system.
Mar 8, 2022

Data is always your responsibility and you need to back up O365

The risk of service disruption remains a real and growing possibility, and the validity and safety of data, regardless of whether it is located on-prem or in the cloud, remains the business’s responsibility says Bar Hori, Regional Sales Executive at Commvault for Africa.
Jan 17, 2022

NCC’s Danbatta wants more from ICT industry

Executive Vice Chairman of the regulator has underlined the tech industry’s contribution towards Nigeria’s GDP, but believes society can expect more amid a growing demand for faster, reliable internet connectivity.
Dec 14, 2021

MTN Nigeria secures spectrum for 5G rollout

Company said move will help to achieve goals of the Nigerian National Broadband Plan.
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.