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It’s official! MTN ‘reviews’ Nigeria mobile customers

South Africa’s MTN Group has completed an internal review to redefine the mobile phone company’s “active” subscriber base for Nigeria where its MTN Nigeria is the nation’s largest operator. Technology Times can confirm that the process has been completed for MTN Nigeria, where the mobile phone company with market leadership by subscriber number has posted […]

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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 […]

President Buhari’s secret war on free speech 

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 […]

It’s official! MTN ‘reviews’ Nigeria mobile customers