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The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC - the regulatory authority for telecommunication services in Nigeria, on 27th March 2019, hosted stakeholders in the industry at a special conversation - Meet the Regulatory.
Meet the Regulator is one of several initiatives of the Commission which has now been institutionalized and held periodically as a forum of the regulator and segments of the service providers to discuss and clarify issues relating to regulations and compliance in order to enhance regulatory excellence and operational efficiency in the Telecom industry.

Despite achieving the target of 30 percent broadband penetration by end of 2018, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) this morning held a stakeholder consultative forum on Television White Spaces (TVWS) as part of its efforts to expand the geography of access to broadband Internet in Nigeria's rural areas.

The Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive of NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, who spoke through the Commission's Director of Spectrum Administration, Austin Nwalunne, at the consultative forum on rural connectivity using TVWS, held at Barcelona Hotel, Abuja, said NCC is exploring this seminal phenomenon because of its awareness of the enormous opportunities of TVWS as an alternative mode of spectrum utilization.

The Management team of the United States Trade Development Agency (USTDA), led by its Acting Country Director, Thomas Hardy, on Thursday, 21st March 2019, paid a courtesy visit to the Nigerian Communications Commission’s (NCC) Head Office in Abuja.
The USTDA team was received by the Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive (EVC/CE) of NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta. The chairman of NCC Board of Commissioners, Otunba Olabiyi Durojaiye, was also at the reception.

The Executive Management of Bharti Airtel Group, this evening, paid a courtesy visit to the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) Head Office in Abuja. The Group's Management was led by Rughunath Mandava, CEO of Bharti Airtel Limited.
The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, who led the NCC management team to received the Group thanked Mandava and Bharti Airtel for making the time to visit the Commission.


The Management of the Kaduna Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture, KADCCIMA, this afternoon paid a courtesy visit to the Nigeian Communications Commission, NCC to commend the Commission for its consistency in protecting the rights of the telecom consumers, and its collaboration and partnership with the Chamber.
Dr. Muheeba Dankaka, president of the Chamber, who led the delegation to NCC was received on behalf of the Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, by Ismail Adedigba, Head, Information and Reference at NCC's Consumer Affairs Bureau (CAB).