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ALTON challenges National Assembly’s oversight on telecoms companies

The Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) says it has started legal action to seek interpretation of the provisions of the constitution on the extent of the National Assembly (NASS)’s oversight functions on telecoms companies. Engineer Gbenga Adebayo, Chairman, ALTON says that members of the telecoms trade group have been “inundated with constant […]

Visafone spectrum approval lifts MTN Nigeria’s LTE push, CEO says

Minister: Bayelsa, three states join Lagos in Smart City plan

Omobola Johnson, the Minister of Communication Technology has said five states alongside Lagos has indicated interest in the smarter city initiative designed to create futuristic communication and knowledge infrastructure for urban development.[blockquote right=”pull-right” cite=”Omobola Johnson, Minister of Communication Technology“]The governments of Gombe, Bayelsa, Ondo, Anambra and Katsina, have indicated this interests and will join Lagos […]

Visafone spectrum approval lifts MTN Nigeria’s LTE push, CEO says

ALTON pushes for protection of Nigerian telecoms against market failure

 The Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) has called for collaboration to protect the vibrant telecoms industry from “failure”, which will have dire implications for the overall economy. The industry pressure group says comatose sectors like agriculture and textile industries have shown that the thriving telecoms industry in Nigeria is not immune from […]

Visafone spectrum approval lifts MTN Nigeria’s LTE push, CEO says