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Telecom firms unveil short codes to link NIN

Lucas Ajanaku  Telecom operators have unveiled short codes to enable their customers link their National Identity Numbers (NINs) with Subscriber Identity Modules (SIM). This follows the...

Buhari directs security for telecom infrastructure

Blessing Olaifa, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA), Defence Headquarters (DHQ) and other security agencies to protect telecom...

Lockdown: MTN group renews bid to offload 15% Nigerian stake

MTN Group has renewed its bid to cut its presence in Nigeria, by selling 15% stake to the subscribers. The operator said it is...

NCC, NIPOST to sign MOU on e-services

By Jessica Dogo The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and the Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) have agreed to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on an...

Airtel launches new number range “0904”

By Funmilola Gboteku Airtel Nigeria on Friday announced that it had added 0904 number series to its numbering range, following the approval of the industry...

NCC to place 6 infrastructure service providers across Nigeria

By Jessica Dogo The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it will place six infrastructure service providers,to roll up for fibre across the country to improve...

Glo reclaims position as Nigeria’s 2nd largest telecom operator

Telecommunications giant, Globacom, has reclaimed its position as the second largest telecommunications operator with  2 million new subscribers added to the network in September,...

Airtel introduces new data plan

Airtel Nigeria has increased the data allowance on its weekly and monthly data tariff plans in a new move that will enable mobile internet...

USSD Charge: Minister of Communication Calls For Discontinuation By Network Providers

Minister of Communication, Isa Pantami, has ordered the immediate stoppage of Unstructured Supplementary Service Data deductions by network providers in Nigeria. Pantami ile reacting to...

Nigeria ready for 5G – Communication Minister

By Ijeoma Olorunfemi Dubai (United Arab Emirates), Oct. 7, 2019 (NAN) In line with global requirements of communications, Dr Isa Pantami, Minister of Communications, said...

Apple iPhone 11 pre-order in India opens

Apple’s new iPhone 11 is now up for pre-orders in India across Flipkart, Amazon India, and Paytm Mall. Apple’s top-end model iPhone 11 Pro...

Nigerian Government Directs NCC To Block Over Nine Million Unregistered SIM Cards

Nigerians, who own unregistered SIM cards, might face trouble as government is set to block over nine million of such item. The Nigerian Communications Commission...

Airtel Africa crosses 100m subscribers’ mark

Airtel Africa, a leading telecoms services provider with operations in 14 countries across Africa, said it has crossed the 100 million customers mark across...

Vandalism Affecting Telecoms Service –NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission says the spate of vandalism of telecoms infrastructure across the country has resulted in slowing the pace of growth of...

‘Tecno committed to healthy lifestyle’

Mobile phone giants, Tecno Mobile, said it is committed to promoting healthy lifestyle to enhance productivity. In a statement at the weekend, it said in...

NCC: 40m denied access to telecoms services

ABOUT two decades after the telecoms revolution, over 40 million Nigerians are still unable to access to telecoms services, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC)...

MTN Nigeria celebrates 18 years of operations

By Chiazo Leading Information and Communications Technology (ICT) company, MTN Nigeria, on Thursday promised improved quality ICT offerings as it marked 18 years of its...

Why phone brands die, by OPPO

Technology firm, OPPO on Wednesday assured that it was in the country to do business and support the Federal Government initiatives at growing the...

Airtel deepens internet connectivity

AIRTEL Nigeria has taken a definitive step to deepen broadband connectivity in homes and offices across the country with the roll out of its...

NCC warns telcos against interconnect debts

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) yesterday said there was no justification for the huge interconnect debts threatening the telecom sector. Its Executive Vice Chairman, Prof. Umar...
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