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The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) held a Broadband Engagement Forum for South Zone Nigeria in Lagos on the 22nd of November 2018.
The Forum, is another initiative of the Nigerian Communications Commission to engage state level stakeholders as regards the facilitation and provision of broadband penetration in Nigeria and also discuss the many challenges impeding the deployment of telecoms infrastructure such as Right of Way, Multiple Taxation and Multiple Regulation and delays in obtaining site acquisition permits.

The Directors of Porting Access, the Mobile Number Porting equipment suppliers and Interconnect Clearing House Nigeria Limited paid a courtesy visit to the Nigerian Communications Commission on 19th November 2018. 

As part of the Nigerian Communications Commission’s (NCC’s) mandate provided for by the Nigerian Communications Act 2003 (NCA 2003) to ensure type approval of telecoms equipment, safety of users and acceptable Quality of Service, the NCC held its 2nd Type Approval Industry Working Group Meeting on November 15th, 2018 in Lagos.

The Type Approval Working Group meeting was setup in September 2018 to educate and deliberate with relevant stakeholders in the industry on the importance of Type Approval on all Telecom equipments and how it impacts Quality of Service and health of users.

The second tier of the Nigerian Communications Commission’s ‘Roundtable Forum with Academia, Telecom Industry and other Stakeholders holds at Tayo Adenirokun Hall, University of Lagos on 14th and 15th November 2018.

The first engagement which was the opening ceremony held at Bayero University Kano, in Kano on 24th and 25th October 2018, in the northwest region of the country.

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) received the award for Consumer Satisfaction Guarantee Agency of Government, an award organized by the Nigeria Assembly Public Orientation And Awards Ceremony (NASS Award 2018) on Saturday, 10th November 2018 at the Merit House, Abuja.

The Commission was nominated for this Award because of its leadership, commitment to consumer satisfaction, resolution of consumer complaints and its effective regulatory functions for the industry.