The Federal Republic of Nigeria

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.


The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), in conjunction with the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), has developed draft Guidelines for the use of Television White Spaces (TVWS) for rural broadband connectivity in Nigeria, and is organizing an Industry consultation to present the draft Guidelines to all Industry Stakeholders.

In furtherance to the preparation for the Industry consultation, the Commission is pleased to inform all Stakeholders that the draft Guidelines have been amended. This amendment is available as an addendum to the draft Guidelines via the following URL: https://www.ncc.gov.ng/docman-main/legal-regulatory/guidelines/draft-guidelines/879-addendum-to-the-draft-guidelines-on-use-of-television-whitespace-tvws-in-nigeria/file

All stakeholders are invited to peruse the Guidelines and addendum to the Guidelines and provide feedback/comments. The comments will give NCC/NBC the opportunity to make all necessary adjustments prior to the Guidelines being finalized.

Comments should be sent to the email address This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or mailed to Executive Vice Chairman at the address provided below by 13th March 2020.

The Executive Vice Chairman

Nigerian Communications Commission

Plot 423, Aguiyi Ironsi Street, Maitama District

FCT Abuja

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), in conjunction with the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), has developed draft Guidelines for the use of Television White Spaces (TVWS) for rural broadband connectivity in Nigeria, and is organising an Industry consultation to present the draft Guidelines to all Industry Stakeholders.

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), in exercise of its functions enshrined in the Nigerian Communications Act NCA-2003, developed the Commercial Satellite Communications Guidelines for the telecommunications industry in Nigeria, which came into effect in November 2018.

In line with the provisions of Section 13 of the Commercial Satellite Communications Guidelines, the Commission to date, has issued Landing Permits to 55 Space Stations providing coverage over Nigeria’s territory.

As a member and key player in the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO), the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has been notified of the existence of vacancy for the post of Secretary-General of CTO.

Re-categorization of lots TS-1

The general public and interested bidders are hereby notified of the extension of the bid submission deadline earlier published by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) in the Daily Trust and The Guardian newspapers on October 23, 2019, with regards to the re-categorization of Lot TS-1 (End User SMS Authentication System for IMEI based mobile devices, QR coding of Type Approval Identifier label and hands on the system).