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FILE PHOTO- An MTN starter kit pack on display at a retail stand in Abuja, Nigeria November 17, 2015. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

Financial Inclusion: Telcos to link 90 minion Nigerians in 30 months

Nigeria’s largest GSM operators, Glo, 9Mobile, Airtel, MTN Nigeria and Ntel, are set to help drive the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) financial inclusion strategy with plans to deepen financial services to 90 million, over the next 30 months.

NCC vows to protect consumers from exploitation by service providers

The Executive Vice Chairman, Nigeria Communications Commission, Prof. Umar Danbatta, says the commission is committed to protecting telecom subscribers from being exploited by service providers.
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NCC: Internet users in Nigeria hit 104.6 million in August

Internet users in Nigeria increased marginally to 104.6 million in August, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said.

NCC: $100 million debts delay takeover of 9mobile

Fresh facts have emerged on why the sale of 9mobile still lingers despite the declaration of Teleology Holdings Limited as the preferred bidder by Barclays Africa, the financial adviser handling the sale.
SMS is used for more than just text messaging in Africa

NCC: Internet users in Nigeria hit 103.6 million in July

Internet users in Nigeria increased marginally to 103.6 million in July, the Nigerian Communications Commission has said.

Dangote emerges most valuable brand in Nigeria

Nigeria’s Dangote has emerged the most valuable brand among the top 50 brands in Nigeria for 2018 which were unveiled at the weekend in Lagos.

NCC orders fresh due diligence on preferred bidder for 9Mobile

Confusion has again hit the bid for 9Mobile as the communications sector regulator, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Wednesday said it had ordered fresh due diligence on the preferred bidder selected for the telecom firm.

NCC: MTN must complete NSE listing by May 2019

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says MTN, a telecommunications company, must complete its listing on the Nigerian Stock Exchange by May 2019.

NCC: Nigeria Internet users decrease in June

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says Internet users in the country decreased to 102,805,122 million in June from the 103,152,726 million recorded in May.

NCC: 16,287 telecom subscribers changed network providers in June

A total of 16,287 mobile telecommunications subscribers moved to other network providers in June, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said.
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NCC: 13,203 telecoms subscribers ported in May

A total of 13,203 mobile telecommunications subscribers in Nigeria dropped their various network providers for others in May, the Nigerian Communications Commission has said.

Teleology Holdings gets 20 day extension for 9Mobile deal

The bid for the sale of 9mobile equities followed disagreement between Emerging Markets Telecommunication Services Limited (EMTS), formerly trading as Etisalat Nigeria, and the banks to restructure the repayment of a seven-year mid-term facility secured by the telco to service an existing loan and expand its network in 2013.
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Airtel, 9mobile oppose transfer of Visafone’s spectrum to MTN

Airtel and 9mobile, mobile network operators in the country, have opposed the transfer of an 800MHz from Visafone Communications to MTN Nigeria.

Nigeria’s mobile internet users hit 101.2 million in April

Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has released statistics indicating that Internet users in the country increased to 101.2 million in April 2018 from 100.6 million recorded in March.

Senate summons MTN, Airtel, others over unsolicited adverts to subscribers

The Senate yesterday directed the four leading Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) operators in the country; the MTN, Airtel, Globacom, and 9Mobile to appear before its Committee on Communications in the bid to check intrusive and unsolicited adverts from them to their numerous customers.

Court halts planned sale of 9Mobile, as shareholders demand $43.33m refund

The Federal High Court in Abuja has halted the plan to sell the telecommunication firm, Etisalat, now called 9Mobile.

NCC won’t approve 9mobile sale to bidder without technical competence

The Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) will not approve the sale of 9mobile to any bidder without technical competence, the Executive Vice-Chairman of the commission, Umar Danbatta, said on Monday.

9Mobile: Teleology to pay $450 million in 90 days – NCC

The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Garba Umar Danbatta, said on Tuesday that Teleology Holdings Limited has paid initial deposit of $50 million for the acquisition of 9Mobile Nigeria Limited.

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FILE PHOTO- An MTN starter kit pack on display at a retail stand in Abuja, Nigeria November 17, 2015. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

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