Mobile money: Telcos to reach 90m people by 2020

Five Nigerian network operators have pledged to deploy over one million airtime agents for mobile money services in the country. The Global System for Mobile communication operators said they would leverage their mobile base, integrated identity systems and distribution network to offer financial services to Nigerians. During the inauguration of a financial inclusion committee made […]

NCC to slam N5m fine on Telcos over illegal data renewal

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has cautioned telecommunications service providers in the country to stop automatic or unwarranted renewal of data packages without the consent of the subscribers or risk N5 million penalty on default. The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the industry‚Äôs regulatory commission, Prof. Umar Danbatta, gave the warning at the first episode […]