NCC

Nigeria’s regulator downplays talk of mobile tariff increase

NCC said operators cannot independently or collectively adjust prices without regulatory approval.
Michael Malakata
4:30

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.
2:10
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.
3:00
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.
2:00
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.
2:00
Dec 14, 2021

MTN Nigeria secures spectrum for 5G rollout

Company said move will help to achieve goals of the Nigerian National Broadband Plan.
5:40
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.
1:50

Nigeria eager to spend on 5G

Industry regulator confirms US$500,000 earmarked for R&D, and preparations underway for spectrum auction.
2:00
Sep 7, 2021

Regulator slammed for telecoms service shutdown in northern Nigeria

NCC cites “pervading security situation” to justify directive to shutdown services in Zamfara state.
1:40
Jul 28, 2021

Nigeria again extends NIN/SIM registration deadline

New October deadline follows request from stakeholders to consider remote regions.
3:10
May 26, 2021

Nigeria’s telecommunications industry grapples with new privacy concerns

Regulator refutes media reports regarding IMEI numbers, Minister concerned over WhatsApp privacy policy.