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NCC Promises Robust ICT Infrastructure for Economic Development

For even development of the country and the economy, Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, has pledged that his organisation would continue to promote the deployment of robust Information and Communications Technology (ICT) infrastructure nationwide. He gave the assurance in a presentation titled, “Communication Technology for Service Delivery […]Read More

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NCC Decry Continued Fraudulent SIM Registrations

The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, in March 2011 issued directives to telecom service providers to commence Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) cards registration nationwide. NCC Mobile phone subscribers in Nigeria were urged to register their SIM cards with only appointed agents. The Commission also directed that all SIM cards, irrespective of the network, were to be […]Read More

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NCC To Disburse Subsidy Money To InfraCos.

abuja—The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, yesterday announced that it had concluded plans to disburse money to Infrastructure companies, InfraCos, to facilitate provision of affordable internet services in the country. ADVERTISING NCC Executive Vice Chairman of the NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, spoke weekend when he received a delegation from the United States Trade and Development Agency […]Read More

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INEC Engages EFCC, FIU, CBN, Others To Track Campaign Finance

ANTI-GRAFT agencies, financial institutions and other agengies have been urged by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to assist in tracking campaign finances of political parties and their candidates. The agencies are: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU), Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC) […]Read More

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NCC To Sanction Telcos Over Forced Subscriptions, Illegal Deductions

Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has said it will sanction any telecommunications operator in Nigeria, which engages in what it described as forceful subscription and unlawful deductions from consumers. The commission said, yesterday, that “as a consumer-centric regulator, the NCC has noted with great displeasure the unacceptably high level of consumer complaints in respect of forceful […]Read More

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NCC Orders Telcos To Refund Illegal Deductions To Subscribers

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has ordered mobile network operators to refund all illegal airtime deducted from subscribers immediately, noting that forceful subscriptions to value added services (VAS) is unacceptable. The Commission mandated several initiatives to tackle the menace. These include the institution of a comprehensive investigation and resolution process, the Do-not-Disturb (DND) facility, and […]Read More

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35m Subscribers May Be Disconnected Over N180 Billion Debt Owed

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has granted disconnection approval to mobile network operators (MNOs) to disconnect owing colleagues over rise in interconnect debt and failure of the affected operators to pay.A document sighted yesterday, confirmed that the NCC has sent notification letters to the affected operators.NCC has asked MTN, Airtel and IHS to disconnect, on […]Read More