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The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ibrahim Pantami, has stressed the need for Nigerians to migrate from the use of Internet Protocol version four (IPv4) address system to Internet Protocol version six (IPv6), in order to diversify Nigeria’s economy and prepare it for a digital economy transformation.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, yesterday defended the apex bank’s restrictive trade policy, stressing that it was meant to protect local industries from unfavourable competition and to create jobs for Nigerians.
The Association of Telecommunications Companies in Nigeria, ATCON, says Nigeria requires over N15 trillion to bridge the infrastructure funding gap for the telecom/ICT industry.
The National Executive Council of the Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON), has announced a new date for its much-anticipated National Dialogue on Telecommunications and ICT Sector, which was earlier postponed at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country.
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has been saddled with the responsibility of leading the team that will ensure effective monitoring and steering of the overall implementation of the National Broadband Plan (NBP) 2020-2025.
The Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON), on Thursday commended Governors and Houses of Assemby of Imo and Ekiti states for the implementation of the approved Right-of-Way (ROW) price.
The Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) has said the reports around the social media which link 5G network to coronavirus is untrue and baseless.
The need to boost broadband penetration from its present coverage of 37.8 percent to over 70 percent in the next five years is the pedestal for the new National Broadband Plan (NBP):2020-2025, according to Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Pantami.
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Pantami, thursday stated that he had sent over 100 people to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for interrogation for not obeying the local content law of Nigeria while he was the Director General/CEO of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA).
As part of the Association of Telecommunication Companies of Nigeria’s (ATCON) mandate to continuously advocate for the development of the Nigerian telecoms industry through research and innovation and pro-active engagement of both the regulators and operators in the industry, the association has concluded plans to embark on an evaluation exercise of the Nigerian telecoms industry. The exercise is expected to cover between 2015 to 2019.
Telecoms companies on Thursday urged the Senate to cut the cost of governance to fit into the revenues accruable from existing taxes and oil receipts rather than resurrecting the nine per cent Communication Service Tax (CST) which the eight Senate rejected.
The Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON), has congratulated Ernest Ndukwe on his recent appointment as new board chairman, MTN Nigeria.
Prof. Umar Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission, says the commission will deploy massive broadband infrastructure to rural areas to boost internet access.
The telecom industry annually contributes N450 billion in form of taxes to Nigeria’s economy, Mr Olusola Teniola, President, Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON), has said.
The Association of Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria (ATCON) on Thursday urged the Federal Government to remove all impediments to accessing and adopting new technologies.
Telecom operators on Saturday blamed intermittent interruptions on the network on vandalism of base stations, destruction of optic fibre, high forex, and shutting of base stations by government agencies.
MTN’s slow pace at completing a planned listing on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) may see rival and leading telecommunications company, Bharti Airtel International (BAIN) overtake it.
The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerians Communications Commission, NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, says the Commission will dedicate 2018 as a year for ‘Improve Quality of Service.’
As part of efforts targeted at meeting the 2018 broadband penetration target of 30 per cent, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) will soon auction and asign new spectrum to telecommunications operators in the country.
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Political rumblings have resumed in Kwara state over the call by a revered monarch in the state, His Royal Majesty, Olofa of Offa, Oba Mufutau Gbadamosi on Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq to contest for second term because of what he described as his exceptional performance in the last two years which no other governor in the history of the state had attained within the same period.
A Kubwa Grade I Area Court, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), recently ordered a 17-year-old housewife, Khadija Akarami, to return to her matrimonial home.
The Chelsea Supporters’ Trust (CST) will request that the club’s all-English Champions League final showdown with Manchester City is moved from Istanbul to the UK.
Former Military Administrator of Ondo state, Chief Olabode George, has lamented the growing wave of insecurity in the country, calling for drastic measures to drag Nigeria from the brinks, saying the country is currently headless and wobbling.
Barcelona have commenced initial talks with Manchester City star Sergio Aguero ahead of a free transfer move this summer.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said in an interview that aired on Sunday that China had recently acted "more aggressively abroad" and was behaving "increasingly in adversarial ways."
The Department for State Services, DSS, has raised that the ‘missing’ Rev Fr Ejike Mbaka, is not in their custody.
The federal government yesterday expressed its commitment to do all it could to save the remaining 16 students of Greenfield University, Kaduna, whose abductors have threatened to kill for the delay in ransoming them.
Iran's supreme leader on Sunday criticised its foreign minister, who said in a leaked interview that the elite Revolutionary Guards had more influence in foreign affairs and Tehran's nuclear dossier than him.
The market capitalisation of the Nigerian Stock (NGX) recorded a growth of N419 billion in April due to impressive first quarter results declared by some companies.