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NCC: Radio, TV antennas pose higher health risks than mobile phones  

Nigerians face higher health risks from radiation emission from radio and TV antennas than those of mobile phone networks, the Nigerian telecoms regulator has finally alerted. The Nigerian Communications Commissions (NCC) came up with this position when it weighed in to counter claims that mobile phone users are exposed to medical risks from radiation energy […]

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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 […]

National Identity | Nigeria crosses 21 million enrolment mark

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 […]

National Identity | Nigeria crosses 21 million enrolment mark

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 […]

National Identity | Nigeria crosses 21 million enrolment mark