Cold calls, SMS: telcos get warning from NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has expressed dissatisfaction with the level of compliance to its ‘direction’ on the activation of Do-Not-Disturb (DND) facility which gives subscribers the freedom to choose the messages they receive. It lamented that in spite of the direction, it was still inundated with complaints by subscribers of continuing operators’ harassment through […]

Etisalat Nigeria Launches New Data Plans

Etisalat has launched new evening and weekend data subscription plans. The new 1GB plan costs N200. It is valid only from 12am to 5am of any given day. In addition, there is a 2GB plan for N1000 valid from 7pm to 6:59am during the week and the whole of the weekend. Lastly is a 5GB plan which […]

Etisalat rewards top customers with all-expense paid trip to Milan

Top Etisalat GEM customers were recently rewarded with an all-expense-paid trip to Milan to watch this year’s UEFA Champions League final match, between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid recently at the San Siro stadium, Milan, Spain. These customers were selected as the top spenders on the Etisalat network for 2015. Speaking on the rationale for […]

Etisalat reduces data prices

Etisalat will not be left out in the share for data subscribers, as they reviews downward, their most commonly subscribed data plans. See below:  

Number portability infractions: Glo, MTN, Etisalat under enforcement action

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said MTN, Glo and Etisalat are under “enforcement action” over their failure to adhere to Mobile Number Portability (MNP) Business Rules. NCC said to address the increasing cases of port request rejections, it resolved to monitor and sanction violations regarding MNP process time obligations. “Consequent upon the  above,  series […]

Buy Pre-registered Line and go to Jail – NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission has warned telecommunication subscribers against buying preregistered Subscriber Identification Module cards, threatening jail term for offenders. Speaking at the ongoing Abuja International Trade Fair, Acting Executive Vice Chairman, NCC, Prof. Umaru Danbatta, said selling, buying and using preregistered SIM cards was punishable by imprisonment. According to the Executive Vice Chairman, NCC, Prof. […]

Etisalat expands EasyStarter package’s benefits

Etisalat has expanded the benefits available EasyStarter package to include their community of family and friends. Customers on the ‘You & Me’ platform get free N300 airtime to call any of the 5 ‘You & Me’ numbers for every N200 they recharge weekly. In addition, Etisalat is offering free 10MB of data weekly on recharges […]

SIM Validation: MTN Apologises to Customers

The management of MTN Nigeria has apologised to its subscribers over the noticeable congestion in its service outlets across the country as a result of the ongoing SIM validation exercise. The company said in a statement signed by its Corporate Services Executive, Akinwale Goodluck, that it is doing everything possible to ameliorate the conditions at […]

SIM Validation: Airtel Extends Operation Hours

Customers of Airtel networks who are yet to update their records as well as register their SIM cards in line with the directives of the Industry Regulator, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), have been offered another window of opportunity to perform this important exercise as the leading telecoms operator has announced an extension of its operation […]

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