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Glo Unveils “Oga SIM”, Subscribers To Enjoy 125% Data Bonus

IT NEWS NIGERIA: Nigeria mobile giant, Globacom, yesterday unveiled another mouth- watering product  tagged “Oga SIM” which offers  an unprecedented 125 percent bonus on data bundle subscriptions on the network.   Globacom’s Regional Chief Marketing Officer, Ashok Israni, disclosed at the product launch held at the Mike Adenuga Towers, Lagos head office of the company that “Oga SIM is the ...

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NCC, NLRC Sign MoU for Telcos to Host Lottery Services

IT NEWS NIGERIA: The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and the National Lottery Regulatory Commission (NLRC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on regulation of lottery activities on telecommunications platforms. The two commissions reviewed the existing MoU to accommodate trends in the industry to streamline the strategies needed to ensure the implementation of the MoU. It was revised that the NCC ...

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Telecoms Issues: NCC, State Agencies brainstorm at Abuja

*NCC says Stakeholders Engagement Meeting with relevant state agencies in charge of Telecoms matters is critical to solving key issues the $70 billion industry   Isaiah Onwuanumba The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) announced weekend that it held a national stakeholders forum on ‘’Optimizing the Benefits of Telecoms Infrastructure in Nigeria’’ on July 17th 2018 at the NAF Conference Center and ...

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9mobile Says Acquisition On Course

*9mobile Acquisition on Course as Parties Agree to Extension of Timeline IT NEWS NIGERIA: The Board of 9mobile today announced the extension of the timeline for closure of the acquisition process, statement said. The timeline extension was considered necessary to enable parties involved in the sale process to finalise the requisite transaction documentation to facilitate a smooth closure and transition ...

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Glo Honours stakeholders With Gifts Worth Million

*Glo stakeholders in Lagos, Port Harcourt, Abuja, South East Bag gifts Worth million   IT NEWS NIGERIA: Globacom has announed that its dealers and enterprise customers in the country have been having tremendous fun on the bill of Nigeria’s foremost telecommunications brand, Globacom. The fun train has berthed in Lagos, Port Harcourt, Abuja and Enugu, dishing out sundry high-octane entertainment, ...

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NCC Bags Best MDA Website Of The Year Awards

IT NEWS NIGERIA: Organizers of the maiden edition of Nigerian Online Merit Awards (NiOMA) has on Friday announced Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) as winner of best Ministry Department and Agencies (MDAs) Website of the Year Awards for 2018. The event, the brain child of News Express Online, was held at Sheraton Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos and NIOMA is designed to celebrate ...

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Social Media Tax: Why African Countries Dare to regulate Internet

*Mobile users in Uganda to pay OTT tax to access Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, others *Nigeria’s NCC insists it will not regulate the internet   Isaiah Onwuanumba Government of Uganda has joined the list of countries that dare to regulate the Internet as the Government announced recently the beginning of social media tax from second quarter of 2018. Government of Morocco ...

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ATCON Bags ‘Telecom Advocacy’ Awards

IT NEWS NIGERIA: The Organizers of the Ghana Information and Telecom Awards 2018, InstinctWave, has commended and applauded the concerted efforts of the Association of Telecommuincations Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) in the area of championing and advocating for an enabling environment for its members’ businesses and protecting its members’ interests in the telecom industry. This is the 8thedition of organizing ...

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Glo congratulates NCC boss on induction as Fellow of Academy of Engineering

IT NEWS NIGERIA: Globacom has congratulated the Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, upon his induction as a fellow of the Nigerian Academy of Engineering as well as his conferment with an honorary degree by the University of Jos. Professor Danbatta was formally inducted as a fellow of the Nigerian Academy of Engineering ...

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NCC Holds Public Inquiry on Visafone Licence and Resources Transfer to MTN Nigeria

*Public Inquiry on the Transfer of Licence and Resources from Visafone Communications Limited to MTN Nigeria   IT NEWS NIGERIA: The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta on June 25, 2018 hosted a public inquiry on the transfer of Licence and Resources including 800MHz Spectrum from Visafone Communications Limited To MTN Nigeria, in line ...

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