NCC To Develop Regulatory Framework For 5G, Tailored To Support The Technology.

Telecommunications Stakeholders recently met in Abuja, held a one-day stakeholders forum to brainstorm on Nigeria’s readiness for 5G and High Altitude Platform Station (HAPS) technology. The Telecoms forum was organised by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) Danbatta who was represented by Mr. Austine Nwaulune, director, Spectrum Administration NCC, according to Danbatta, the 5G framework is still being defined by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), there is the need to prepare toward massive deployment ofinfrastructure tailored to support the technology. The EVC Prof. Danbatta, said the forum was to bring stakeholders…

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MTN generated voice calls by 7.2 percent in 2017

The revenue generated from voice calls by MTN Nigeria grew by 7.2 per cent in 2017 at constant exchange rate, contributing significantly to the MTN Group’s service revenue. Data subscription also contributed to the earnings of the company, expanding by 86.6 per cent year-on-year as shown by the 2017 financial report of the company. The company reported relatively stable outgoing voice calls, generating R22,744m, apart from international roaming revenue and R4,012m from incoming voice calls including international roaming and excluding revenue from wholesale. Earnings from MTN Nigeria’s data services amounted to R4,376m in…

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MTN’s proposed public offer, As Nigerians anxiously awaits…

The MTN Nigeria may have made headway in its plans to restructure its debts and fund local investments in Nigeria with its local currency after the Securities and Exchange Commission finally approved its bid to be listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange, after many weeks of delay. This comes about two years after the Nigerian Communications Commission requested that the company must agree to list its shares on the NSE before its fine would be reduced significantly. With this development, MTN Nigeria’s Initial Public Offering has been set for August…

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Alarm Bell Tolls for MTN AS South African Conspiracy against Nigeria Continues to Increase

From every indication, this may be the last straw for the South African company, MTN. Informed sources believe that it was a strategic move by the government to ensure that the company never recovers, thereby providing a convenient pretext to acquire it. As the biggest and arguably most profitable company in the country, the government is somewhat jittery and troubled by its operations especially as a foreign-owned firm. Still reeling from the previous fine which was occasioned by its disregard to the regulation requiring all telecoms to register their SIMs before…

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Africa: Nigeria’s low tourism ranking deters ICT’s impact on culture and tourism

  (L-R) Mr. Mr. Uwakwe Solomon; Mr. Pelu Awofeso; Mr. Ray Echebiri; Chinyere Nwanma Ogidi, the Convener; Chief Mike Ahamba (SAN), Chairman of the occasion; Miss Uzochukwu Favour, Tourism Queen, Ogun State; Mr. Ikechukwu Amaechi, Publisher The Niche Newspapers; Chief Charles Obi-Okeke; Stella Sawyer; Mr. Sam Adurogboye, GM, Public Affairs, NCAA and Mr. Okechukwu Ogunjiofor. Please follow and like us:

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