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NCC approves e-SIM trial for MTN, 9mobile

The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Monday said it has granted approval for two mobile network operators, MNOs, MTN Nigeria and 9Mobile, to carry out trial on the workability of embedded Subscriber Identification Modules, e-SIM, Service in the country.

NCC remitted over N344.71bn into Nigerian govt’s account in 5 years – Danbatta

The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, says it remitted N344.71 billion into the Federal Government’s Consolidated Revenue Fund, CRF, in the last five years.

NCC grants MTN, 9mobile right to national roaming

The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has granted two mobile network operators, MTN and 9mobile, the approval to carry out trials on National roaming services.

NCC remitted N362.34bn into Federation Account – Danbatta

The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has remitted N362.34 billion into the Federal Government Consolidate Revenue Fund, CRF, from 2015 to date.

Over 199.3m Nigerians using mobile phones – NCC

Prof. Umar Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, says active GSM users in the country have increased from 184 million in December 2019 to 199.3 million in May 2020.

Again, Airtel pledges N300m to Nigeria for COVID-19 fight

Airtel Nigeria says it will spend N300 million to support the fight against COVID-19 pandemic, as part of the activities to mark a decade of doing successful business in Nigeria.

Senate approves re-appointment of Danbatta as NCC CEO

The Senate on Tuesday approved the re-appointment of Prof. Umar Danbatta as Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC.

We’ll engage security agencies over killings in Kaduna — Lawan

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, said that the National Assembly would engage security agencies to increase operations in hot-spot areas in Kaduna South Senatorial district to prevent killings of residents.

NCC, FIRS partner for harmonisation of VAT in telcos’ transactions

The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MOU, with the Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS.

NCC: Why I recommended Danbatta for reappointment – Pantami

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali-Pantami, has disclosed reasons for recommending the Executive Vice Chairman, EVC, Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, to President Muhammadu Buhari for reappointment.

Nigerian govt targets 90% broadband penetration in 5 years — Pantami

The Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali-Pantami, said that the digital economy plan launched by President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday aimed at extending broadband penetration to 90 per cent of Nigerians in five years.

Buhari inaugurates emergency toll-free line in Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday inaugurated the National Emergency Toll-Free Number 112.

Power, biggest challenge facing telecommunications in Nigeria – NCC Boss

The Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, said on Tuesday that power was the biggest challenge facing the telecommunications operations in the country.

NCC activates 112-toll-free emergency lines in 18 states

The Nigerian Communication Commission, NCC, has activated 112 toll-free Emergency Telephone Number at its Emergency Communication Centres, ECCs, in 18 states across the country.

In terms of recruitment, NCC gives preference to physically challenged – Danbatta

Prof. Umar Danbatta, the Executive Vice Chairman of Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, on Monday said that the organisation would give preference to the physically challenged in employments.

Nigeria to run 5G technology trial for 3 months – NCC

The Nigeria Communication Commission, NCC, on Monday said that the trial of 5G, the fifth generation network technology, would be on trial for three months in the country before actual approval and rollout.

Pantami directs NCC to checkmate illegal data deduction by telecom operators

The Minister of Communications, Dr Isa Ali-Pantami, on Thursday, charged the Management of Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, to investigate genuine complains by Nigerians about illegal data deduction by service providers.

NCC approves spectrum for 5G service

The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has approved the spectrum for the trial of 5G services in the country.

NCC releases N100m to universities for ICT research

Prof. Umar Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, says the commission has released over N100 million to some Nigerian Universities to carry out research in Information Communication Technology, ICT.

MTN has paid 275bn SIM infraction fine — NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, on Tuesday said that MTN has paid N275 billion SIM infraction fine as balance of N55 billion was due this month

Broadband penetration rises to 33% in Nigeria – NCC

Prof. Umar Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has said that broadband penetration made remarkable improvement as it increased to about 33 per cent as at February.

NCC committed to funding innovative telecom research proposals

Prof. Umar Danbatta, the Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, on Wednesday says the commission is committed to funding research proposals from the...

NCC doles out N17m to winners of tennis championship

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has given out N17 million to winners of its Tennis Cup 2017 competition.The Executive Vice-Chairman, NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta,...

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