NCC in strategic deals to hasten telecoms infrastructure deployment

Service disruption looms as telecoms workers begin strike today

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is strategically working with stakeholders to accelerate deployment of telecommunications infrastructure in Nigeria. This was made known by Umar Danbatta, the executive vice chairman of the commission while speaking on the topic: “Multi-Stakeholder Approach to National Recovery Post-Pandemic” at the 2020 National Information Technology Reporters Association (NITRA) Virtual Innovative Tech Webinar. According to the NCC boss, “achieving rapid connectivity means that we must engage with stakeholders to facilitate infrastructure deployment in the sector. “To this end, the Commission has intensified its engagement, collectively with Nigerian…

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Our mission is to deepen broadband penetration, other telecoms services across Africa – Wole Abu, CEO, Pan African Towers

Our mission is to deepen broadband penetration, other telecoms services across Africa – Wole Abu, CEO, Pan African Towers

Wole Abu is the Chief Executive Officer of Pan African Towers Limited, an indigenous infrastructure company in the African telecoms market. In this interview with BUSINESS METRICS team, Abu discloses the circumstances that gave birth to his company two years ago and the impetus behind its fast-pervading footprints in Nigeria and Ghana as well as the aspirations of the company to disrupt more African telecoms markets in the coming years. As he fielded questions from BUSINESS METRICS at his Lekki Lagos office, Abu also dissects some government policies, their opportunities…

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NCC Calls For Telecoms Infrastructure Protection As Telcos Suffer 9,077 Outages

FG moves to tame $2.6bn annual forex outflow by telcos

Vandalism, theft, denial of passage, fiber cuts to blame Regulator reads riot act to telcos ____________________________ The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has called on all stakeholders for collective protection of telecommunications services in Nigeria. The call followed disclosure by the commission that major mobile network operators (MNOs) in the country recorded 9,077 cases of service outages on their networks in the second quarter of the year. The development led to unexpected disruptions to operators’ network quality of service (QoS) delivery and intermittent quality of experience (QoE) by the consumers, the…

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