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  1. Iroka Chinedu

    Metro N330bn fine: MTN has so far paid N165bn, says NCC - Punch Ng

    MTN Nigeria Communications Limited has so far paid N165bn out of the N330bn imposed on it by the Nigerian Communications Commission, the Executive Vice Chairman, NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, has said. Danbatta, stated this while hosting some MTN directors, who paid him a courtesy visit in Abuja on...
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    Business Zinox, Brinks get INFRACO licences from NCC – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper

    Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has licenced Zinox Technologies and Brinks Integrated Solutions as telecom companies that would provide infrastructure (Infracos) in the southeast and northwest respectively. The two companies are expected to fill critical infrastructure gaps and enable...
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    Business Real Identity of new owners of 9Mobile, formerly Etisalat Nigeria – The Guardian Nigeria...

    Recent reports indicated that Teleology Holdings Limited may have been finally selected as the preferred bidder for 9Mobile, formerly Etisalat Nigeria, the country’s fourth-largest mobile network. This development may have brought to an end the acquisition process supervised by Barclays Africa...
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    Business Clearing houses battle NCC over call masking allegations –

    A potential battle is currently looming between the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), and Interconnect Exchange Operators over some alleged sharp practices going on in the telecommunications sector. The NCC yesterday, in a letter sighted by The Guardian had accused … via The...
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    Business NCC May Suspend 6 Telco Clearinghouses Over Call Masking –

    The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has given a notice of its intention to suspend the interconnect exchange licences granted to six telecommunications clearinghouses over the unethical practice of allowing call masking and call refilling emanate from their facilities. LEADERSHIP learnt...
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    Business NCC sensitises stakeholders on broadband, data pricing

    By Perpetua Egesimba The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on Tuesday organised Stakeholders ‘Forum on the study for the determination of cost based pricing for retail broadband and data services in Nigeria. The study which would be targeted to all the stakeholders, including the...
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    Business NCC engages stakeholders on appropriate broadband pricing –

    By Prince Osuagwu The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Tuesday gathered stakeholders in Lagos, to discuss possible ways of ensuring appropriate pricing for broadband services in the country. Umaru Garba Danbatta, New NCC boss The commission said appropriate pricing will enhance robust...
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    Business 9mobile may still be sold as NCC declines comment on court order –

    By Prince Osuagwu (Hi-Tech Editor) The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC says it is committed to a legitimate process in the attempt to sale 9mobile to a preferred bidder tomorrow. 9Mobile The Commission however declined comment on whether the nullification of the telco’s interim board by...
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    Business NCC sets new bidding deadline for acquisition of 9mobile

    The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said that the new deadline to conclude bidding for the acquisition of 9Mobile is Jan. 16, as against Dec. 31, 2017, the former date. The Director, Public Affairs of NCC, Mr Tony Ojobo, said that the extension was because there had not been …...
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    Business No anointed bidder for 9Mobile – NCC –

    The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on Thursday dismissed reports alleging that a preferred bidder has been anointed for the acquisition of telecom giants, 9Mobile. The NCC, in a statement signed by its Director of Public Affairs, Tony Ojobo, insisted that the process for the...
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    Business We didn’t anoint any bidder to take over 9mobile — NCC –

    The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said it didn’t anoint any preferred bidder to acquire 9mobile. Some newspaper publications had alleged that a preferred bidder has been anointed by NCC to acquire 9Mobile and thereby speculated on the outcome of the ownership transfer process. But...
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    Business NCC insists on conclusion of 9Mobile sale by January 16 – Nairametrics

    Umar Danbatta Executive Vice Chairaman, Nigerian Communications Commission The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has maintained there will be no going back on the January 16th deadline for the conclusion of the sale of GSM operator 9Mobile. Executive Commissioner in charge of Stakeholders...
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    Business NCC clamps down on 3 telecom coys over illegal operations – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) said on Wednesday that it has clamped down on three companies for operating illegally in the country’s telecommunications market. The Principal Manager, NCC’s Compliance Monitoring and Enforcement Department, Chukwuemeka Obi, made this known to...
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    Metro NCC Set To Produce Many Bill Gates In Nigeria – Board Chairman

    Chairman of Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC board, Sen. Olabiyi Durojaiye says the Commission will soon unveil a strategy that would enable Nigeria leverage the ongoing digital revolution to produce many Bill Gates in the country. The Chairman dropped the hint yesterday while addressing...
  15. RemmyAlex

    Business 16 Firms Submit Bid To Acquire 9mobile [See NAMES]

    No fewer than 16 firms have submitted expressions of interest (EoIs) to Barclays to bid for 9mobile, Nigeria’s fourth largest network operator, THISDAY Newspaper reports. Companies that have expressed interest in 9mobile, which until recently was Etisalat Nigeria Limited,include: 1. Africa’s...
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    Business Etisalat Nigeria Gets New Life-Line, Reaches Amicable Resolution With Creditors Over $547m - NCC

    It appears that Etisalat Nigeria has been saved for now as reports from NCC suggest it has reached an amicable settlement with creditors over $547m debt. The commission also gave its backing to the current transition process at the helm of the business which saw Mr. Boye Olusanya confirmed as...
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    Metro How To Stop Unsolicited Text Messages on Mobile Networks - NCC

    In a bid to enlighten telecommunications consumers on their rights to quality telecoms services, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has urged subscribers who want to stop unsolicited text messages from entering their phones to text “STOP” to “2442.” In a statement signed by NCC’s...
  18. RemmyAlex

    Business Nigerian Senate Gives NCC Approval To Increase Data Price

    The Senate Committee on Communications on Tuesday gave nod to the proposed data price hike by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). The Committee, which visited the NCC headquarters in Abuja on Tuesday as part of it oversight functions, said Nigerians should see the commission as being...
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    Business MTN Nigeria Releases Statement Over Planned Data Tariff Hike

    MTN Nigeria, Africa's mobile telecommunication giant has released a statement over the planned data tariff review as the telecommunication regulator halt the process. MTN in a broadcast message to its subscribers nationwide on Monday, November 28th acted on the Nigerian Communications...
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    Business Why We Reversed Plans To Hike Data Price - NCC

    The Nigerian Communications Commission on Wednesday announced the immediate suspension of the new minimum pricing template for data services by mobile operators in the country. The director, Public Affairs at the NCC, Tony Ojobo, said the decision to rescind its earlier directive to telecom...
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