Lockdown denies subscribers porting privilege as activities fall by 55%

porting, Nigerian communications Commission, NCC

Lockdown imposed by the federal government to curtailed further spread of Coronavirus has limited options of network choice through mobile number portability of many Nigerian telecommunication subscribers. This is revealed in the latest industry data harvested by business A.M from the industry regulator, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), which indicated 55 per cent in MNP in April. Mobile number porting is an arrangement in the Nigerian telecommunication industry that permit subscribers to switch to a preferred network of mobile network operators including MTN, Glo, Airtel and 9Mobile, while retaining their…

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