Achievements in broadband earn NCC, Danbatta NTITA awards

NTITA: Danbatta, NCC win fresh awards

The critical role being played by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) under the leadership of its executive vice chairman, Umar Danbatta, in advancing the frontiers of broadband development has been recognised at this year’s edition of the Nigeria Tech Innovation and Telecoms Awards (NTITA), 2020. Regarded as the Oscars of Nigeria’s telecoms industry, the awards, powered by Instinctwave, Africa’s leading business-to-business event organizer in collaboration with the Association of Telecoms Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) in Abuja at the weekend, saw the Commission and other industry stakeholders, including the Hon. Minister…

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Strategic Management Plan: Four NCC directors assume new roles

NCC chairs Ministerial Broadband Implementation Steering Committee

Four directors at the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) have relocated to head operations of new departments at the commission. This is coming barely two days after the NCC launched its Strategic Management Plan (SMP) 2020-2024, the blueprint designed to guide activities commission for the next five years in its efforts to maintain world class regulatory standard of the Nigerian telecommunication industry. The redeployment of the four directors, according to information available to ThisDay, was in line with the renewed commitment by Professor Umar Danbatta, the Executive Vice Chairman of NCC,…

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Pantami, Danbatta and consolidating telecom sector growth

Broadband penetration

BY: Yakubu Musa A cornucopia of glad tidings has recently thronged the doors of Nigeria’s telecoms industry. It all started with various state governments across the country signing executive orders to either waive or harmonize the Right of Way fees, the​​ perennial industry’s bone of contention, following the  successful intervention of the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami. There were also the heart-warming stories of burgeoning contribution to the GDP and other spectacular industry statistics. Then came the cheering presidential directives, reassuring the industry of…

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