NCC approves MTN, Airtel for 5G networks

December 2, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) Thursday announced that three telecoms companies qualified as approved bidders of the forthcoming 3.5 gigahertz spectrum auction for the deployment of Fifth-generation networks. The telecoms are, MTN Nigeria Plc., Mafab Communications Limited, and Airtel Networks Limited.A statement signed by the director, Public Affairs, Dr Ikechukwu Adinde, in Abuja, said the commission noted that the qualified Read More

NCC’s ‘shine your eyes, no fall mugu’ debuts in Benin City

November 26, 2021 Adoyi M. Aba 0

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has reiterated its commitment to reach all categories of telecom consumers, with the launch Thursday in Benin City, of a consumer-centric outreach programme tagged, “Shine your eyes, no fall mugu, which literally translates to, “Be alert, Don’t be a victim of fraudsters.” This was contained in a press statement issued in Abuja on Friday by Read More

Local Content: NCC awards N20m grant to 4 startups

November 9, 2021 David Agba 0

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has awarded N20 million grant to four deserving Nigerian tech startups in furtherance of its commitment to encourage development of new indigenous technologies and contents, that are oriented in cutting-edge research to stimulate sustainable economic growth. The four tech startups are: Clearflow System Hub, Aelaus Engineering Teams/Hyech Electronics Solutions, Kalibotics, and CyberNorth Tech. They emerged Read More

NCC tasks licensees on compliance with telecoms regulations

October 19, 2021 Ayoni M. Agbabiaka 0

The Executive Vice Chairman of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) Prof Umar Garba Danbatta, has enjoined telecom licensees to always comply with the provisions of extant laws, subsidiary legislations and other regulatory frameworks put in place by the Commission to ensure a more competitive and sustainable telecoms sector in Nigeria. The EVC gave the charge at a two-day tripartite dialogue of Read More

NCC tasks licensees on compliance with telecoms regulations

October 18, 2021 Ayoni M. Agbabiaka 0

Executive Vice Chairman Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) Prof Umar Garba Danbatta has enjoined telecom licensees to always comply with the provisions of extant laws, subsidiary legislations and other regulatory frameworks put in place by the Commission to ensure a more competitive and sustainable telecoms sector in Nigeria. The EVC gave the charge at a two-day tripartite dialogue of the Commission Read More

NCC attains 97% readiness for 5G deployment

October 14, 2021 Ayoni M. Agbabiaka 0

Nigerian Communications Commission’s (NCC’s) full implementation plan for Fifth Generation (5G) technology deployment in the country has reached 97 per cent. Executive Vice Chairman of NCC Prof Umar Garba Danbatta stated this at the annual African Tech Alliance Forum (AfriTech 2021) held in Lagos on Wednesday, with the theme: ‘Embracing Changes and Digital Transformation in the New Normal.’ The EVC Read More