Tags: NCC

E-Frauds: CBN partnering NCC to Tighten SIM Card Swap Process

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) would soon come up with regulations to tighten the process of Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) card swap for telecom subscribers. The Director, Banking and Payments System Department, CBN, Mr. ‘Dipo Fatokun, disclosed this at the weekend, when he delivered a presentation titled: “Electronic…

NCC, ALTON Carpet Senate over New Emergency Free Number

 Advertisement Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and the Association of Licensed Telecommunication Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) have advised the Senate to jettison the proposed bill on emergency toll free number, touted as emergency numbers in Nigeria in view of the current upsurge in crime. NCC and ALTON, said this was not necessary and described it as…

NCC targets 30% broadband penetration by 2018; takes the Campaign to ITU Telecom World this Year 

The National Broadband Plan, NBP (2013 – 2018) for the country is expected to attain 30% broadband penetration by 2018, which currently stands at 21%.Thus the management of the Nigerian Communications Commission are taking the Broadband Internet Campaign to ITU Telecom World 2017. The participation of Nigeria at the yearly International Telecommunications Union (ITU) conference…

Data is a Central Resource to Building Digital Economy says Ojobo

Tony Ojobo, Director Public Affairs at the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has said the significance of data availability through robust broadband is a key resource to the building of a digital economy. Ojobo declared in a keynote address he delivered extemporaneously at a critical segment of the just concluded DIGITAL PayEXPO in Lagos tagged DATA…

9Mobile : NCC Intervened to Safeguard Investors, Staff and Subscribers

 The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), took the interest of investors, subscribers and employees of Etisalat into consideration to align with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in order to resolve the issues of Etisalat Nigeria (now 9Mobile) and consortium of 13 banks. The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) and Chief Executive of the Nigerian Communications Commission…