The NCA established the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), which is charged with the responsibility of regulating the communications sector.
Who regulates telecom Nigeria?
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is the independent regulatory authority for the telecommunications industry in Nigeria. The NCC was created under Decree number 75 by the [Federal Military Government of Nigeria] on 24 November 1992.
What are the agencies regulating communication in Nigeria?
About the NCC
The Nigerian Communications Commission is the independent National Regulatory Authority for the telecommunications industry in Nigeria.
How many GSM subscribers are there in Nigeria?
GSM mobile internet subscribers in Nigeria 2018-2019, by provider. The statistic shows the number of GSM mobile internet subscribers in Nigeria from January 2018 to September 2019, by provider. In September 2019, the provider MTN had about 51.68 million GSM internet subscribers.
When did we start using GSM in Nigeria?
The Global Systems for Mobile Communications (GSM) is approximately 16 years and three months in Nigeria. The mobile system was introduced into the Nigerian market and society precisely on 6th August, 2001. That was in the third year of former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s first term.
Who is the chairman of NCC Nigeria?
Professor Adeolu Akande is the Chairman of the Board of Commissioners of the Nigerian Communications Commission.
Who is in charge of telecommunications?
The Federal Communications Commission regulates interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and U.S. territories.
What are the media regulatory bodies in Nigeria?
The National Broadcasting Commission Act (the NBC Act) regulates the broadcasting sector in Nigeria. The NBC Act also established the NBC, which is responsible for regulating the broadcasting industry.
Who is the boss of NCC?
Umar Garba Danbatta. Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta is the Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (EVC/CEO) of the Nigerian Communications Commission.
How do I copyright in Nigeria?
Copyright Registration Process
You can register a copyright with the NCC by submitting a completed registration form, along with two (2) copies of the work, and evidence of payment of the prescribed fee. Registration can be done online or physically at the NCC office.
Who has the highest subscribers in Nigeria?
|1||1 MarkAngelComedy||Subscribers Subscribers 5 370 000|
|2||2 Channels Television||Subscribers 844 000|
|3||3 officialpsquare||Subscribers 1 320 000|
|4||4 Banky Wellington||Subscribers 235 000|
|5||5 AY Comedian||Subscribers 569 000|
What percentage of Nigerians have phones?
Smartphone penetration set to rise
There are around 170 million mobile subscriptions in Nigeria. But currently, only around 10 to 20 percent of the population is using a smartphone.
Which network has the highest customer in Nigeria?
MTN holds the largest share of the mobile market, accounting for 44% of total mobile subscribers, followed by Globacom, with 21%, Airtel, with 20% and Etisalat, with 15%, according to the NCC. A growing number of Nigerians access the internet via their mobile phones, which is helping to improve operator revenues.
Who brought GSM phone to Nigeria?
Econet Wireless Nigeria said it was launching the telecoms-starved country’s first GSM network Monday, three days before the deadline for the start of services by three licensed operators.
Which mobile network is the first in Nigeria?
Econet (now Airtel) has been said to be the first telecommunication service to launch its services in Nigeria on August 8, 2001, going head-to-head with MTN which also began operations in August of the same year.
Who first drive a car in Nigeria?
Olufunmilayo Ransome-Kuti was the first Nigerian to drive a car here in Nigeria while Herbert Macaulay was the first person to own a car in Nigeria.