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The new Board of Directors of 9mobile has demonstrated commitment to promoting cordial stakeholder relations by paying a courtesy visit to the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) in Abuja, where they also affirmed commitment to sustained delivery of excellent services to customers.
Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) said that Nigeria has attained 31 percent broadband penetration.This, it said was based on empirical indices, and that it is contrary to insinuations in some quarters that the country was far away from that as claimed by some.
Human rights lawyer, Mr Femi Falana (SAN).
Femi Falana, human rights lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), has accused the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) of deliberately refusing to issue the contract award letter to enable the successful consultant to deploy the software and save Nigeria from further loss of huge revenue”.
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says active mobile telephone lines in Nigeria increased to 162,032,053 in September.
NCC made this known in its Monthly Subscriber/Operator Data posted on its website recently.
Statistics from the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) shows number of active subscriptions for mobile telephony services in Nigeria dropped by 881,586 in the month of July.By this decline, the subscription figures moved from 162.3 million the previous month to 161.4 million.
The Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission, Prof. Umaru Garba Danbatta, has restated that the Commission will not rest on its oars in ensuring that subscribers gets affordable and accessible broadband services at a price, in line with international best practices.
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is set to issue a directive to telecommunications operators to give 14 days’ window to subscribers to enable them roll over their unused data.Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, said this in a statement in Lagos.
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it has commenced a swift investigation into the allegations that some telecom service providers still allow unregistered SIM into circulation.
Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) statistics confirmed that Nigeria entered 2017 with 155.1 million subscribers, but as at June, it reduced to 143.1 million. The teledensity, which was 110.8 per cent at the beginning of the year, also fell to 102.2 per cent within the period.
Nigeria’s telecoms regulator has approved Etisalat Nigeria’s name change after its Middle East parent pulled out following regulatory intervention to save the local company from collapse due to debt, the company said.
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has been notified of the new name, 9mobile, the company said, adding that Etisalat Nigeria had started the process of rebranding. The company is due to unveil the new brand on Wednesday.
“Etisalat Nigeria wishes to inform its over 20 million subscribers, government, regulatory agencies … the telecommunication company has changed its name to 9mobile,” 9mobile said.
The move was to ensure business continuity of Nigeria’s fourth largest telecom operator, it said in a statement.
Etisalat Nigeria had been in talks with its lenders to restructure a $1.2 billion debt after it missed repayments but the discussions failed to produce a deal, forcing the banks to step in.
UAE’s Etisalat terminated its management agreement with its Nigerian business in June and gave it three weeks to phase out the brand after it had to surrender its 45 percent stake to a trustee because of the debt crisis.
Under Nigeria’s telecoms law, the NCC has to approve a transfer of telecoms licences or any new investor in a telecoms company with more than 10 percent of the shares.
Etisalat Nigeria’s lenders have now taken control and appointed a new team to manage the company with a focus on getting it back to profitability while working to eventually raise new capital, reports Reuters.
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