NCC backs Bayelsa’s drive to boost Digital Infrastructure

In keeping with its renowned tradition and belief in strategic partnership and collaboration, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has expressed its readiness to collaborate with the Bayelsa State Government in accelerating telecommunications infrastructure deployment, digital literacy and skills in the State. The Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (EVC/CEO) of NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, reiterated this commitment during a courtesy visit by a delegation from Bayelsa State to the Management of NCC in Abuja recently. Stating the purpose of the visit to the Commission, Bayelsa State’s Commissioner for Communications,…

2022 WCRD : NCC assures of Robust Digital Infrastructure for Improved Financial Services ….. sets up TELCARE Desk for enhancing consumer protection

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has reaffirmed its commitment to accelerate deployment of robust broadband infrastructure accessible to all Nigerians. This is to enhance their access to the required resources to carry out seamless digital financial services, irrespective of their locations and circumstances. The Commission gave the assurance at a programme organised to commemorate Year 2022 World Consumer Rights Day (WCRD). At the programme which took place at the Commission’s Head Office in Abuja on Tuesday, March 15, 2022, and implemented in the context of the global theme: ‘Fair Digital…

NCC reaffirms commitment to promotion of Indigenous content In Digital Infrastructure,Competition

The Nigerian Communications Commission NCC, has reiterated its total commitment at promoting indigenous content in the telecommunications sector. The Executive Vice Chairman, Professor Umar Danbatta made this known while delivering a keynote address titled “ESTABLISHING RULES AND LAWS FOR THE EFFECTIVE IMPLEMENTATION OF LOCAL CONTENT PROMOTION POLICY IN THE NATIONAL TELECOMS SECTOR”at the maiden Virtual Policy Implementation Assisted Forum event (PIAFo) on the National Policy for Promotion of Indigenous Content in the Nigerian Telecommunications Sector. Prof. Umar Danbatta, said this will enable the Commission to deliver on the stipulated targets…

Digital Infrastructure, Literacy Key to Reaping Transformational Benefits of ICT – NCC Boss … receives AKTH appreciation award

The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, has said that robust digital infrastructure and literacy are key to reaping the transformational benefits of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) across public and private institutions in the country.   Danbatta stated this when he received a delegation of the Top Management Committee (TMC) of the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano (AKTH), who paid him a courtesy visit at the Kano Zonal Office of the Commission at the weekend.   During the visit, the AKTH team…