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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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MTN Group: No deal yet with Nigeria on ₦1.04 trillion fine

  South Africa’s MTN Group has confirmed that the mobile phone giant is yet to resolve the N1.04 trillion fines imposed on its Nigerian subsidiary, MTN Nigeria, with the government of Nigeria. Technology Times had on Sunday November 1, 2015 exclusively broke the news of the N1.04 trillion fines imposed on MTN Nigeria by the […]

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Unprecedented: Watchdog imposes N1.4 trillion fine on MTN Nigeria

Professor Umar Danbatta, the new chief of Nigeria’s telecoms industry watchdog, has approved punitive sanctions totaling one trillion and forty billion naira (N1.04 trillion) against MTN Nigeria, over alleged breach of SIM registration rules by the mobile phone company, Technology Times has authoritatively confirmed. Technology Times checks reveal exclusively that the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) […]

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Nigeria’s broadcast regulator envisions N260 billion Digital Migration Dividends

Nigeria is on path to gaining an estimated N160 billion from new opportunities and possibilities to be unlocked in the economy with the ongoing Digital Switchover from analogue to digital broadcasting. Emeka Mba, the Director-General of Nigeria Broadcasting Commission (NBC), the nation’s broadcasting industry regulator tells Technology Times in an exclusive interview that government expects […]

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