The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) joins consumers and stakeholders in the telecommunications industry to celebrate the 2024 World Telecommunications and Information Society Day. This international day, proclaimed by the International Telecommunication Union Plenipotentiary Conference in 2006, is observed annually on May 17. The theme of this year’s World Telecommunication and […]

The International Police Organisation (INTERPOL) has appointed Nigerian Police Commissioner Ifeanyi Uche as the Chairman of the African Heads of Cybercrime Units, comprising leaders from 54 nations. Uche, currently serving as the Commissioner of Police overseeing the NPF National Cyber Crime Centre, succeeds Ratjindua Tjivikua of Namibia in this role. […]

Dr. Aminu Maida, the Executive Vice-Chairman and CEO of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), calls upon Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) to prioritize infrastructure sharing and adopt new technologies to improve services while reducing operational costs. At the recent West African Telecoms Infrastructure Summit and Exhibition in Lagos, Dr. Maida emphasized […]

Telecommunication giants in Nigeria, including MTN, Airtel, and Globacom, are urging the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to authorize a tariff hike to reflect current economic realities. In a joint statement issued by the Association of Licensed Telecom Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) and the Association of Telecommunication Companies of Nigeria (ATCON), […]

Former Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, has criticized his successor, Bosun Tijani, for relaunching the National Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics (NCAIR). Pantami expressed displeasure at Tijani’s announcement, feeling that his “legacy” was being claimed. Pantami’s criticism came after Tijani announced the relaunch of NCAIR with […]

MTN Group, in collaboration with Huawei, has officially inaugurated the Technology Innovation Lab at MTN Group’s headquarters, marking a significant milestone in their ongoing partnership across various digital domains. Initially announced during MWC 2024, the lab’s establishment aims to deepen collaboration, accelerate digital transformation, and promote sustainable development across Africa. […]

  In a groundbreaking move, Elon Musk’s Starlink has unveiled a remarkable 45% reduction in hardware prices for its satellite internet service in Nigeria. The Starlink internet router, previously priced at N800,000, has now been slashed to an astonishing N440,000, as confirmed by the company’s recent price update. While the […]

Former Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, emerges as a driving force behind the dynamic evolution of Nigeria’s telecommunications industry, marking a significant stride towards economic advancement. During his tenure, Prof. Danbatta spearheaded a series of innovative policies and initiatives aimed at […]