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Nigeria to allow amateur radio, satellite operations

Nigeria is set to issue licences for non-commercial operation of amateur radio and satellite services in the country, the telecoms regulator has said. Government says the licence will be opened to Nigerians and foreigners hoping to operate amateur radio and satellite services during their stay in the country. Qualified persons or companies granted amateur radio […]

NIGERIA| Phone users can sue for ‘fraudulent’ SIM replacement

TELECOMS | Dangote’s company, six others ‘risk prosecution’

he Federal Government today threatened to prosecute Alheri Engineering Company Limited, a telecoms business unit of Dangote Group and six other companies for contravention of Nigerian communications laws. Alheri is the telecoms business unit of the business group owned by businessman Aliko Dangote which was granted a 3G licence by national telecoms regulator, the Nigerian […]

NIGERIA| Phone users can sue for ‘fraudulent’ SIM replacement

Etisalat Nigeria Debt | Mudadala, Etisalat of UAE ‘have not pulled out’

Etisalat Nigeria has told Technology Times that Mubadala Development Company and Etisalat, two of its shareholders from United Arab Emirates (UAE), have not opted out of debt renegotiation with creditors of the mobile phone company in Nigeria. Ibrahim Dikko, Vice President, Regulatory & Corporate Affairs, Etisalat Nigeria told Technology Times that the foreign partners are […]

NIGERIA| Phone users can sue for ‘fraudulent’ SIM replacement

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 […]

Digital Rights | Presidency, civil society to hold talk

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 […]

NIGERIA| Phone users can sue for ‘fraudulent’ SIM replacement