NCC lists conditions for e-SIM trial as MTN, 9mobile get approval

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has granted approval for two mobile network operators (MNOs), MTN Nigeria and 9Mobile, to carry out a trial on the workability of embedded Subscriber Identification Modules (e-SIM) Service in Nigeria. The trial, approved to run for a period of one year, will involve testing 5,000 e-SIMs by the two networks, subject to compliance with a number of regulatory conditions, the NCC noted in a press statement signed Monday by Ikechukwu Adinde, its director of public affairs. “These conditions include full compliance by the MNOs with…

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