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NCC holds stakeholders forum on emerging 5G technology

Stakeholders in the telecommunications sector on Tuesday in Abuja held a one-day stakeholders forum to brainstorm on Nigeria’s readiness for 5G and High Altitude Platform Station (HAPS) technology.

How regulation, policy reform can boost digital economy

Global Systems Mobile Association (GSMA) says modernised regulation and policy reform are crucial to boosting Nigeria’s digital economy and accelerating internet access through increased mobile broadband penetration.
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Nigeria testing 5G network for 2020 rollout

Nigeria has started trial testing of the rollout plan of 5G networks with the 26GHz, 38GHz and 42GHz spectrum bands beginning with the Eko Atlantic Project.

NCC warns telecom service providers against unwholesome practices

Nigerian Communication Commission Thursday cautioned telecom service providers against embarking on unwholesome practices in order to ensure sustainable growth and further development of the sector.

NCC urges central bank to put telecoms on forex priority list

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has stressed the need for the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to accommodate telecoms service providers on its forex priority list to reduce the risk of forex fluctuation and access being experienced by the operators.
Umar Garba Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission

NCC seeks collaboration of academia, telecoms on innovation

Executive vice chairman of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Professor Umar Garba Danbatta, has called on the academia and stakeholders in the telecommunications industry to collaborate to accelerate innovation, industrial growth and sustainable development in the Nigerian telecoms industry.

NCC donates 110 laptops to Kaduna school

The Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC) on Monday donated 110 units of laptops to the Federal School of Statistics in Manchok, Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

Teleology takes over 9mobile, appoints new board of directors

After series of twists and legal turns in the takeover process of 9mobile, Teleology Technology Limited on Monday officially took over the operational affairs of the telecoms company.

NCC warns against damage of infrastructure

Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has warned against vandalism of telecommunication infrastructure, stressing that the act is compromising federal government’s efforts toward achieving 30 per cent broadband penetration in 2018.

Umar Danbatta: Why NCC is using local capacity to impact society

The Executive Vice Chairman of Nigerian Communications Commission, Prof. Umar Danbatta has said the commission is committed to utilizing the capacity in the academia through research activities and innovation to impact on businesses and society.

Umar Danbatta: NCC committed to funding innovative telecom research proposals

Prof. Umar Danbatta, the Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on Wednesday says the commission is committed to funding research proposals from the academia that will improve the telecommunication sector and boost businesses.

NCC initiates measures to secure Nigeria’s cyber space against attacks

Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has initiated the establishment of Internet Industry Code of Practice as part of measures to secure Nigeria’s cyber space against cyber threats and attacks.

NCC establishes industry code to regulate internet access

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it has concluded plans to establish internet industry code of practice to regulate internet access and services in the country.
Umar Garba Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission

Umar Danbatta charges academia to focus research on issues peculiar to Nigeria

The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, has challenged the academia in the country to focus their research on the impact of various practices and issues peculiar to the Nigerian operating environment.

NCC assures PCC of its support for improved e-services

The Executive Secretary, Nigerian Communications Commission, Prof. Umar Danbatta, has assured the Public Complaints Commission of its technical support to ensure smooth operation of its E-service.

NCC inaugurates new governing board of DBI

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has inaugurated the new governing board of Digital Bridge Institute (DBI).

Umar Danbatta: Telecom services crucial for national development

The executive vice chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, has stressed the importance of telecommunication services for national development, saying it drives sectoral development.

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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