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MTN mulls withdrawal from Nigeria, won't pay fine - report

Tuesday 19 January 2016 | 09:48 CET | News
MTN Nigeria will not pay the NGN 780 billion fine imposed by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) for failing to deactivate unregistered SIM cards on its network. A top MTN official told Business Journal that the telecom operator has perfected two strategies to avoid paying the fine to NCC. He said the operator will not "pay a single penny or dime to the NCC." The official said MTN has already instructed seven top lawyers in Nigeria to handle its legal action against NCC to keep the matter perpetually in court, up to the Supreme Court, by all means necessary, until the current

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: MTN Nigeria / NCC
Countries: Nigeria
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