By Bolanle Abbas Lagos. September 6, 2012: The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it is taking the campaign for international investors to ITU Telecom World event in Dubai holding October 14-12, this year to attract more investors in government’s push to deepen national broadband deployment. NCC says that under the platform of Nigeria@ ITU Telecom [...]
The Big Four GSM network operators in Nigeria: MTN Nigeria (N360m), Airtel Nigeria (N270m), Globacom (N180m) and Etisalat Nigeria (N360m), were recently fined a total of N1.17billlion by the Nigerian Communications Commission over poor quality telephony services. On the sidelines of a Stakeholders Forum held June 1, 2012 in Lagos by the Commission, Director Public [...]
Director, Public Affairs, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Tony Ojobo, says the nation’s telecoms regulator, which recently sanctioned four GSM network operators a total of N1.17billion in poor service quality fines had given the erring operators “gestation period” between when they launched services in 2001 and now to grapple with various challenges they were facing. In [...]
World Telecommunication and Information Society Day 2012 speech – Dr Hamadoun Touré, Secretary – General, International Telecommunication Union at the ITU Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, 16 May 2012. This year’s theme, ‘Women and Girls in ICT’ aims to ensure that there is equal opportunity for all and that women and girls can play [...]
By Niyi Akinrogunde Corporate Services Executive, MTN Nigeria, Akinwale Goodluck Photo: Damilare Bankole Lagos. November 20, 2011. Deepening investments into last mile services will be key in realizing the vision of promoting broadband services as key drivers of growth in the Nigerian economy says MTN Nigeria, the telecoms market leader. Corporate Service Executive, MTN Nigeria, [...]
Chairman, Globacom, Mike Adenuga Jnr, talks about the new era of possibilities that the arrival of the Glo 1 submarine cable by the Nigerian second national operator (SNO) will bring to the economies of Nigeria, West Africa and beyond in this video message at the commercial launch of the transmission facility in Lagos .
At the ITU Telecom World 2011 held October 24-27 in Geneva, the annual global ICT sector meet that gathered Heads of State, government and international organisations, industry CEOs, thought leaders and innovators, Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Eugene Ikemefuna Juwah, notes that despite tremendous growth in mobile usage, broadband has suffered. A national [...]
The Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NIRA), the multi-stakeholder body responsible for managing Nigeria’s country code top level domain (ccTLD), the dotng, recently held a workshop on its new SwitchtonNG (www.switchto.ng) and Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Lagos. Click here to watch video of NIRA AGM 2011