Telecommunications

56m Nigerians have registered for their National Identity Number

Fifty-six million Nigerians have been issued their National Identity Number (NIN) by the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC). Prof Aziz Aliyu, Director-General of NIMC, made this statement during batch ten of the National Digital Economic Policy and Strategy (NDEPS) projects for Digital Economy on Monday. They conducted the virtual event in line with the Digital …

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Nigerian Communications Commission

NCC: IMEI collection is automatic

The Nigerian Communication Commission confirmed that the government would collect Nigerians’ phone identification numbers and do so automatically and without requesting them. Ikechukwu Adinde, the spokesperson of the commission, announced this in a statement. According to a new government policy widely reported on Friday, the government will collate International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI) numbers to …

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Nigerian Communications Commission
ROW Broadband Cable

RoW for broadband deployments urged by the presidency

To encourage state governments to be more futuristic, the Presidency has advised them to consider the long-term benefits of enabling the deployment of broadband infrastructure in their respective states. In addition, the Presidency emphasised the importance of broadband infrastructure for the Federal Government’s plan to spearhead a digital economy. During a live television interview on …

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Fiberone Broadband

FiberOne Broadband brings superfast broadband to Abuja

FiberOne Broadband, Nigeria’s fastest-growing Fiber to the Home (FTTH) broadband provider, has launched its pure fibre optics service in Abuja as part of its commitment to deepening FTTx service across the region. In the heart of the city, they also created a customer experience centre. It has taken this giant step because of the success …

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Nigerian Communications Commission

FG: New policy to curb phone theft

The Nigerian Federal Government has implemented a new policy to combat phone theft crimes as part of new security measures. The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) will manage the new policy called “Device Management System (DMS)”, which will serve as a repository for all registered cell phones’ International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI) and owners in the …

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