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That broadband is now globally acclaimed as the major index of development in all aspects of human life is not an exaggeration. According to the ITU-UNESCO Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development it is he nervous system of today’s civilization, and its access is a top priority for our technology driven society. There is no gainsaying, therefore, the aspiration of many nations today is to deploy available human and material resources to attain broadband success.

 

By Yakubu Musa, Special Assistant (Media) to EVC-NCC.

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has assured the general public that none of the over 160million telecoms subscribers in Nigeria will be disconnected or suffer service disruptions as a result of its recent order to permit the disconnection of indebted operators from other operators’ networks.

This assurance was given in Abuja earlier today by the NCC’s Executive Commissioner for Stakeholder Management Mr. Sunday Dare.

As a consumer-centric regulator, the Nigerian Communications Commission has noted with great displeasure the unacceptably high level of consumer complaints in respect of forceful subscriptions to Value-Added Services (VAS), as well as airtime deductions for these subscriptions.

The Commission mandated several initiatives to tackle the menace.These include the institution of a comprehensive investigation and resolution process, the Do-not-Disturb (DND) facility, and the imposition of sanctions for breach.

The Nigerian Communications Commission has met with the Wireless Applications Service Providers Association of Nigeria (WASPAN) and other relevant stakeholders of the industry at its 2nd meeting of its 2018 Bi-annual Workshop Forum on 18 December 2018.
The first event was held on September 4, 2018 at the same venue as the second, at BWC Hotel in V.I, Lagos.

The Nigerian Communications Commission hosts the fourth in series of NCC engagements with Senior State Government Officials on the Optimization of the benefits of telecoms infrastructure in Kano for the Northwest region. 
Before this event in Kano, same Parliament was hosted in Oyo; Edo and Kogi states respectively.

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