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    Business MTN, Airtel, Glo, Others in Fresh Trouble With NCC

    The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on Monday said it would sanction 13 telecommunications operators for failing to comply with the ‘2442 Do Not Disturb (DND)’ directive on unsolicited telemarketing. NCC’s Director of Public Affairs, Mr Tony Ojobo, in a statement said the directive was...
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    Business NCC Approves Transfer of Visafone Shares to MTN

    The Nigeria Communications Commission, on Tuesday announced that it has approved a request by Visafone to transfer its shares to MTN following its takeover by the South African firm. "The NCC, in line with its procedure granted a Final-Approval to Visafone for the change in its shareholding...
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    Business Etisalat Nigeria Sues MTN Over Visafone Acquisition

    Etisalat Nigeria has instituted a legal action against MTN Nigeria and Visafone Ltd. The telecoms firm is challenging MTN’s use of the 800MHZ spectrum following the acquisition of Visafone, Leadership reports. “The use of the 800MHz spectrum to deploy broadband services ahead of its...
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    Business 2,000 Workers Sacked As MTN Acquires Visafone

    Feelers emerged on Wednesday that Visafone was winding down operations and had sacked more than 83 per cent of its workers as part of its acquisition by the MTN Nigeria, PUNCH reports. It was gathered that over 2,000 employees were disengaged with effect from January 5, 2016, and were paid...