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    The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) said active mobile telephone lines in Nigeria decreased to 161.4 million in July. It said in its monthly subscriber’s operator data posted on its website on Wednesday that the active mobile lines at the end of July decreased to 161.42 million from the 162.30 million in June. NCC said with ...
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    Prof. Umar Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has called on stakeholders in the telecommunication sector to put in place right polices to fast track digital growth in Africa. Danbatta made this call on Monday at the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the Digital Bridge Institute Regional Human Capacity Building Workshop in Abuja. ...
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    The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it will soon license telecom companies to host lotteries on their networks Prof. Umar Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, said this during the review of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between NCC and National Lottery Regulatory Commission (NLRC) on Monday in Abuja. “Very soon we are going to ...
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    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. The NCC made this disclosure in its Monthly Internet Subscribers Data for June 2018 on its website on in Abuja. The data showed a decrease 347,604 subscribers in the country.   ...
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    Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has announced plans by the Federal Government to expand the broadband coverage of the country through the licensing of private broadband providers soon. He said this while launching the Google for Nigeria event in Lagos, on Thursday. He said the measure would improve the digital space and opportunities for innovation and ...
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    Prof. Umar Danbatta, Executive Vice-Chairman of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), on Monday, said the commission was determined to provide qualitative services to subscribers. Danbatta said this at a public inquiry on the transfer of licence and resources, including 800MHz spectrum from Visafone Communications Limited to MTN Nigeria held at the NCC headquarters Abuja. He said ...
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    By Theresa Igata The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has reiterated its commitment and active involvement to the implementation of the Federal Government’s National Financial Inclusion strategy. According to the Commission, it has ensured telecommunications infrastructure is continually upgraded, expanded and made robust to boost amongst other things the delivery of financial innovation and services in ...
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    Another feather will be added to the academic cap of the Executive Vice Chairman (EVC), of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof Umar Garba Danbatta, as the Nigeria Academy of Engineering, the apex engineering body in the country, is set to induct him into the exclusive elite group. Danbatta will be inducted as a fellow ...
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    Nigeria can turn the ‘Yahoo- Yahoo’ syndrome into positive energy that will leapfrog the nation in the area of software development just like India, says Dr. Ikechukwu Adinde, the Administrator of the Digital Bridge Institute (DBI), Nigeria’s foremost ICT capacity building institute. This, he said, can be achieved when there is a conscious national will ...
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    Dr. Ikechukwu Adinde, the Administrator of the Digital Bridge Institute (DBI), Nigeria’s foremost ICT capacity building institute, has canvassed more investment by governments at all levels in the development of ICT knowledge and skill. The Institute is an arm of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). This, he said, is the only way the country will ...