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NSA’s probe uncovers ‘big telco’ in call masking fraud

One of the four big mobile phone companies in Nigeria has come under security scrutiny following an investigation by Office of the National Security Adviser into call masking fraud in the telecoms industry. Technology Times learnt that the affected operator (identity withheld) was discovered to have illegally brought in international telephony calls and passed them […]

National Identification Number: ‘Why BVN-linked NIN can’t work for SIM pairing’

Regulators step up process to close 9mobile sale

egulators have stepped up plans to close the ongoing sale of 9mobile, raising hopes for the fortune of the fourth largest mobile phone company by subscriber base in Nigeria. Technology Times learnt that the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) that regulates the telecoms industry has opened talks with Teleology Holding Limited that emerged preferred bidder for […]

National Identification Number: ‘Why BVN-linked NIN can’t work for SIM pairing’

NCC blasted over call masking sanctions errors

The Nigerian telecoms regulator has come under fire for allegedly ignoring key facts in its clampdown on six Interconnect companies over alleged call masking activities in the country, Technology Times has been told. The Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC) has pulled off a volte face when it said that it was looking the way of so-called […]

4G: Nigeria’s towers and optical fibre assets rise, NCC says