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FG halts plan to hike data prices in Nigeria

The Federal Government today suspended plans by mobile phone companies to hike data tariffs in Nigeria following public outcry. Tony Ojobo, Director of Public Service at the Nigerian Communications Commission announced this afternoon that the telecoms regulator has halted the planned increase in data prices planned to have started from tomorrow, December 1, 2016. NCC’s […]

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NCC chief: Multiple taxation hurts Nigerian telecoms sector

Professor Umar Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman at Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), says that both multiple taxation and Right of Way (RoW) stifle growth of Nigerian telecoms sector. According to him radical steps must be taken if the country must make appreciable progress towards the attainment of the sustainable development goals. This was one of the key […]

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Minister: Buhari will decide on MTN’s N1.04 trillion fine ‘in public interest’

Barrister Adebayo Shittu, the new Minister of Communications told Technology Times today that final decision on the N1.4 trillion fine imposed on MTN Nigeria will be taken by President Muhammadu Buhari at the appropriate time “in public interest.” The Minister, who spoke with Technology Times this afternoon on the sidelines of the Alliance 4 Affordable Internet […]

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ITU assigns frequency band for mobile broadband

The ITU World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-15) underway in Geneva has allocated frequency band for mobile broadband across the world to extend affordable service to underserved communities. WRC-15 holding at the International Convention Centre Geneva (CICG) took the key decision that will provide enhanced capacity for mobile broadband in the 694-790 MHz frequency band in ITU Region-1 covering Europe, […]

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