Archive for: telecommunications

“It’s only hurting telco subscribers” – Consumer groups question NCC’s ban on promos

“It’s only hurting telco subscribers” – Consumer groups question NCC’s ban on promos

  The indefinite ban on consumer promotions and lotteries on telecommunications networks in Nigeria which was imposed by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on November 8, 2012 is...

 

Broken Record: “Improve service quality or get sanctioned” – FG threatens telecoms companies

Broken Record: “Improve service quality or get sanctioned” – FG threatens telecoms companies

by Isi Esene The Federal Government has threatened to stop all marketing promotions run by telecommunications companies which tends to increase its customer base. The minister of communication...

 

#InCaseYouMissedIt: NCC set to fine telecos for failure to provide instant call bills by sms

#InCaseYouMissedIt: NCC set to fine telecos for failure to provide instant call bills by sms

by Isi Esene The Nigerian Communications Commission recently threatened that it will demand a fine from any telecommunications company that fails to provide free instant SMS call bill to all...

 

“It’s the flood!”: MTN explains its poor connectivity

“It’s the flood!”: MTN explains its poor connectivity

by Isi Esene The MTN has apologized to its customers for the disruption in its network blaming it on the flood devastation experienced in most parts of the country. The telecommunications...

 

Hello NITEL? Telecoms operators threaten to leave North

Hello NITEL? Telecoms operators threaten to leave North

by Stanley Azuakola There are fears that the telecommunications sector in Nigeria, especially in Northern Nigeria will be set back a notch if the recent threat of telecoms operators is followed...

 

Everywhere you go: IGP orders round-the-clock surveillance on telecoms facilities

Everywhere you go: IGP orders round-the-clock surveillance on telecoms facilities

by Isi Esene Telecommunications facilities in the country will soon have police security details mounting 24-hour surveillance around them due to the recent attacks on telecoms  facilities...

 

Kathleen Ndongmo: Service Delivery Woes: We pay, they play (YNaija FrontPage)

Kathleen Ndongmo: Service Delivery Woes: We pay, they play (YNaija FrontPage)

Until this point, I had always thought we had a sensible regulator. A watchdog; until I realized that the “watchdog” needs a watchdog.   Excessive “attitude” giving in the hospitality...

 

Is that you, Etisalat? Swanky new QR Codes flood Lagos

Is that you, Etisalat? Swanky new QR Codes flood Lagos

by Seyi Lawal So is it the latest fashion accessory or the new national flag? Well, maybe we should ask you, because Lagos woke up yesterday to the sight of optical smartphone readable codes...