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MTN and Mafab Communications wins 5G Technology spectrum auction

Mafab Communications Ltd and MTN Nigeria Plc, both emerged as the winner of the 3.5 gigahertz spectrum auction for the deployment of 5G (Fifth Generation) technology services in Nigeria. Three companies (MTN, Airtel, and Mafab Communications Limited) qualified for the auction, based on the requirements spelled out in the Information Memorandum (IM) for the spectrum …

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NIN Database Exceeds 66 Million as FG Extends NIN-SIM Linkage

The Federal Government has further extended the deadline for the NIN-SIM linkage to the end of 2021. The Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, FNCS, FBCS, FIIM, said the postponement of the deadline was based on the request by mobile network operators and stakeholders to ensure better compliance with …

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FG Shuts Down All Telecom Network in Zamafara State for 2 Weeks

The Nigerian government has ordered all telecom operators to shut down their networks in Zamfara State. Umar Garba Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission in a letter to all telecom operators on Friday said the action was one of the strategies taken by security operatives in curbing banditry ravaging the state. The …

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NCC calls for participation in its cybersecurity 2021 surveys

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is calling for participation in a Cyberbullying and Child Internet Usage Survey to gain insights into the level of safety in cyberspace and how this can be improved for telecom consumers. There are two surveys, the first one is about cyberbully, while the other is the child internet usage survey. …

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