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‘Merge NBC and NCC now’, ATCON tells new Minister

The Association of Telecoms Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) has called on Barrister Adebayo Shittu, the new Minister of Communication Technology to merge the two agencies of government responsible for regulating the telecoms and broadcasting industries. Engineer Lanre Ajayi, President of ATCON asked the new Minister, who was sworn in last week by President Muhammadu Buhari […]

National ID | Nigeria enlists global forces to capture 50m citizens by 2018

Nigeria’s broadcast regulator envisions N260 billion Digital Migration Dividends

Nigeria is on path to gaining an estimated N160 billion from new opportunities and possibilities to be unlocked in the economy with the ongoing Digital Switchover from analogue to digital broadcasting. Emeka Mba, the Director-General of Nigeria Broadcasting Commission (NBC), the nation’s broadcasting industry regulator tells Technology Times in an exclusive interview that government expects […]

Ohuabunwa: Nigeria can make N1.2 trillion from digital broadcasting

Profiled: Meet Danbatta, Nigeria’s new telecoms sheriff

There is a new sheriff in town to maintain order in Nigeria’s multi-trillion naira telecoms industry and his name is Professor Umar Garba Danbatta. Professor Umar Garba Danbatta became the new Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Office (EVC/CEO) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), the influential telecoms regulatory agency, when he was hired August 4 this year […]

Gaming show, WAGE 2015 to aid learning among students

Fixed Wireless Access licences expire in June

By Bunmi Adeniyi Lagos. July 1, 2012. Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) licences issued by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to 11 companies to offer wireless internet and data service across the nook and cranny of Nigeria have expired last June. The expiry of the five-year lifespan of the licences have once again refocused the attention […]

Telecoms adds $104b to sub-Saharan Africa by 2020