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The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) will today begin a four-day 1st Digital African Week Conference in Abuja.
Hosted by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), the event which holds in the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja is expected to bring together leading Specialists in the field, from top policy-makers to engineers, designers, smart city planners, government officials, regulators, standards experts, the academia among others.

-Restates commitment to QoS

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has, again, emphasised the need for telecom consumers and the general public to consciously join hands in protecting telecom infrastructure and regard them as “collectively owned” crucial and essential for the provision of good Quality of Service (QoS).

Director, Zonal Operations, NCC, Mrs. Amina Shehu, made the call during a sensitisation programme on protection of telecoms infrastructure organised by the Commission in Eggon Local Government Area, Nasarawa State on Friday.

The Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, alongside other heads/representatives of agencies under the ministry yesterday (Wednesday) paid the new Minister of Communications, Isa Ali Pantami (PhD) a visit to welcome the Minister as he resumed Office.

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has been described by experts and stakeholders at a two-day Nigeria Innovation Summit (NIS-2019) as "best example of government regulatory agency" in Nigeria.

Dr. Andrew Nevin, Advisory Partner and Chief Economist, PriceWaterhouseCooper (PWC) West Africa, one of the world's leading consulting organisations, gave the first remarks during a panel session on Wednesday being the second day of the NIS-2019, which started in Lagos August 20, 2019.

VIDEO: EVC NCC charges African telecom regulators to prioritize consumer protection

The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, has called on regulators of telecommunications sectors across the African continent to place primacy on regulatory measures to adequately protect telecoms consumers in their respective countries.

Danbatta stated this at the second edition of a three-day Conference of African Telecommunications Regulators on Consumer Affairs, (CATCO) which kicked off at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja today (August 20th).

VIDEO: Improving Telecom Services in all African Countries will enhance Africa's economic development - EVC NCC