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
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.
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.
Nigeria: MTN, Airtel ordered to reverse price hikes
Nigerian Communications Commission argues that the rate changes were initially provisionally approved, but later rescinded.
Orange Group targets Nigeria
Representatives from French telecommunications firm visited the country’s telecoms regulator.
Nigeria’s regulator downplays talk of mobile tariff increase
NCC said operators cannot independently or collectively adjust prices without regulatory approval.
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.
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.
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.
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.
MTN Nigeria secures spectrum for 5G rollout
Company said move will help to achieve goals of the Nigerian National Broadband Plan.
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.