Posts Tagged ‘Telecommunications’

Senate, Fashola Berate NCC for Defending Telecom Companies

The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) came under criticism following an outburst against the commission by the Senate and Minister of Works for openly protecting telecoms companies over increasing cases of dropped calls. The attack came following the public hearing on a motion titled: “Increasing rate of drop calls and other unwholesome practices by telecom network […]

Dial 112: NCC finally sets up Emergency Communication Centres in FCT, 17 states [See list]

The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) has established Emergency Communication Centres (ECC) across 18 States of the country including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The ECC are operational in Benue, Kwara, Plateau, Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Ogun, Ekiti, Ondo, Oyo, Edo, Akwa Ibom, Cross River, Imo, Enugu, Anambra and Adamawa. This was disclosed at the weekend by […]

TELECOMS| Subscribers Rose By 11.9% Between 2014 – 2015

Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) has said that mobile telecom­munications operators recorded about 11.9 percent rise between 2014 and 2015 in their subscribers’ figures. This was contained in the lat­est statistics released on the com­mission’s website. The leading operators, MTN, Glo, Airtel and Etisalat, led the growth as subscriber base grew from 134.5 million to 150.6 […]