Sunday May 22, 2022

Public Notices

The following are the Public Notices issued by the Nigerian Communications Commission. By the publication of these notices in print, broadcast or online, the Commission seeks to inform the public of developments and upcoming actions relating to its activites and the Nigerian telecommunications industry.


1.0 Introduction

  1. The Federal Government of Nigeria through the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy, in compliance with the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (“ICRC”) Establishment Act 2005, is supporting the deployment of a single window Device Management System (DMS) for mobile communication devices under public-private partnership (PPP) arrangement (“NCC Device Management System” or “the Project”).
  2. To this end, the Nigerian Communications Commission has retained the services of a Transaction Adviser to assist in the project preparation and procurement of a PPP Partner.
  3. The transaction process for the preparation and procurement of a private partner, is led by the Project Delivery Team (PDT) made up of key Ministries, Departments, and Agencies of the Federal Government, including the Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy, the ICRC and the Federal Ministry of Finance. The implementation of this Project falls under the regulatory oversight of the ICRC, therefore the ICRC guidelines will apply.
  4. The NCC invites interested firms and/or consortium of firms to participate in the qualification process for the selection of a Private Sector Operator through a Competitive Bidding process for the “Deployment of a Device Management System”. NCC expects the selected Private Partner to Design, Build, Finance, Operate, Maintain and Manage the DMS based on Tenure, Terms and Conditions to be set out in the PPP Agreement.

Kindly click on the link below if you would like to participate in the auction.

3.5GHz Spectrum Auction Virtual Participation Link

The Nigerian Communications Commission invites the Public to note that the submission of responses in respect of the 3.5 Gigahertz Spectrum Band auction was scheduled to close on Wednesday, 24th November 2021.

The Nigerian Communication Commission in keeping with its strategic intent as encapsulated in the Strategic Management Plan (2020-2024) and Strategic Vision Implementation Plan (2021 -2025) is committed to promoting innovation for the sustainability and continuous development of the Nigerian Communications Industry.

Pursuant to this, the Commission invites Startups and Tech Hubs as well as Investors and the ICT ecosystem to participate in the second edition of the NCC Emerging Technologies Annual Innovation Competition/Exhibition with the theme “Promoting Sustainable Digital Service Development in Nigeria”.

The Nigerian Communications Commission in exercise of its functions under the Nigerian Communications Act 2003 (the Act) has published the Final Information Memorandum (IM) for the upcoming auction of the 3.5GHz spectrum band, and compiled responses to stakeholders’ comments on the IM as part of the 5G Technology Deployment Plan on November 10, 2021.
 
Stakeholders are by this notice invited to peruse these two documents indicating the Start Date of receipt of applications for the Auction. The documents are to be found on the Commission’s website at www.ncc.gov.ng. The attention of Stakeholders is drawn, particularly to Sections 1 (e), VII {(i) (ii), (v) (3) (c)} and XI (e) of the IM.