NCC seeks support of law enforcement agencies to fight crimes in telecom industry

The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission, Prof. Umar Danbatta, has sought the support of the law enforcement agencies to put out every assault and criminality undermining telecommunications operation in Nigeria. Danbatta spoke through Efosa Idehen, NCC’s Head of Compliance Monitoring and Enforcement who represented him at the South East Zonal Workshop for…

Transforming telecommunications industry our target – NCC

The Management of Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, yesterday reiterated its determination to ensure smooth running of the telecommunications industry. Commission’s Executive Commissioner Stakeholder Management, Mr. Sunday Dare who represented the Executive Vice Chairman, Prof. Umar Danbatta stated this at a meeting held at the NCC Headquarters with the stakeholders in the international data access and…

NCC leads Nigeria to Seminal Investment Forum

The Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive of Nigerian Communications Commission, Prof Umar Garba Danbatta, is leading the Nigerian delegation currently in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, to explore further investment opportunities to improve both the quantity and quality of connectivity to telecommunications and ICTs. This is taking place under the auspices of the Commonwealth Investment…

Telecom masts, towers constitute no health hazards — NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says there is no health issue surrounding telecom masts and towers mounted anywhere in the country. The Executive Vice-Chairman of NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, said this in a statement issued at the ongoing 2017 Enugu International Trade Fair on Monday. Danbatta said that such belief and claim were mere imagination……

GSM subscriptions in Nigeria hits 154 million

No fewer than 154 million Nigerians are now active subscribers of the General System on Mobile Communications (GSM), the Executive Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta has said. Speaking on Friday during the NCC day at the ongoing Enugu International Trade Fair, Danbatta said that the country’s social media space had……

NCC awarded best public agency in Nigeria by BPSR

The Bureau for Public Service Reforms, BPSR, has rated the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, as the best public sector in the country. This is the outcome of a sequence of validation assessments of all Federal public sector organisations in Nigeria in which the NCC scored above 90 percent. The Chief Executive Officer of NCC, Umar…

How to stop unsolicited text messages – NCC

In a bid to enlighten telecommunications consumers on their rights to quality telecoms services, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has urged subscribers who want to stop unsolicited text messages from entering their phones to text “STOP” to “2442.” In a statement signed by NCC’s Director of Public Affairs, Tony Ojobo, the development is said to…

NCC boss Danbatta condemns attacks on telecom infrastructures

The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission, Prof Umar Danbatta has condemned unwarranted cutting of fibre cables and unending community attack on telecommunications infrastructures. He said these were some of the reasons for poor quality of services in the country. Danbatta, who spoke on Channels TV programme ‘Sunrise Daily’, said though the drop…

NCC develops programmes to empower telecom consumers

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said the agency has developed a number of programmes aimed at empowering telecommunications consumers. NCC Director, Consumer Affairs Bureau, Abdullahi MaiKano, disclosed this at the 26th Edition of Consumer Town Hall Meeting held in Wudil, Kano State on Thursday. He said it was in realisation of the basic rights…

NCC says active telecoms users now 154million

Active users telecommunication services in Nigeria decreased from 155.1 million in January to 154. 1 million in February, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said. The NCC noted a decrease of 993,063 in the number of telecoms users across the country in January. “Active users of telecommunications services in the country increased to 154,120,484 in…

NCC says active telecoms users now 154.1m

Active users of telecommunications services in Nigeria decreased from 155.1 million in January to 154. 1 million in February, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said. The NCC noted a decrease of 993,063 in the number of telecoms users across the country in January. “Active users of telecommunications services in the country increased to 154,120,484……