NCC approves year's e-SIM trial for MTN and 9mobile

Tuesday 3 November 2020 | 15:18 CET | News
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has granted approval for MTN Nigeria and 9Mobile to carry out trials on the workability of embedded Subscriber Identification Modules (e-SIM) Service in Nigeria. The trial has been approved to run for one year and will test 5,000 e-SIMs on the two networks, subject to compliance with certain regulatory conditions.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.


Already registered?

Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: 9Mobile / MTN Nigeria / NCC
Countries: Nigeria
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


MTN Nigeria, 9mobile plan to seek approval for full roaming agreement after trial

Published 03 Feb 2021 10:57 CET | Nigeria
MTN Nigeria and 9Mobile plan to request regulatory permission for a roaming agreement, according to The Africa Report. 9Mobile ...

Nigerian lawmakers pass motion to extend identity verification deadline for SIM cards beyond 2 weeks

Published 21 Dec 2020 11:08 CET | Nigeria
The Nigerian House of Representatives has urged the Nigerian Communications Commission to extend its ultimatum to block phone ...

9mobile opens web portal to link National Identification Number to SIM

Published 21 Dec 2020 11:04 CET | Nigeria
Nigerian operator 9mobile has started an intelligent portal for instant verification so its customers can link their SIM cards ...

Nigeria suspends new SIM card sales to allow registration audit

Published 10 Dec 2020 10:07 CET | Nigeria
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has directed mobile network operators to suspend new SIM card registrations to allow ...

Nigerian mobile phone subscriptions rise to 205 mln in September

Published 12 Nov 2020 09:52 CET | Nigeria
The number of mobile phone subscriptions increased to 204.87 million in September from 203.16 million in August, according to the ...

NCC boosts government revenue by NGN 345 bln in 5 years

Published 02 Nov 2020 11:25 CET | Nigeria
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it has contributed to the revenue drive of the government by generating and ...

NCC grants MTN, 9mobile approval for national roaming trial in Ondo State

Published 27 Oct 2020 10:50 CET | Nigeria
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has granted approval for MTN and 9Mobile to carry out National Roaming Service ...

NCC works towards 5G network policy with analysis of radiation

Published 16 Oct 2020 10:54 CET | Nigeria
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says its working with multi-sector stakeholders to establish a 5G network policy to ...

Calendar   /   Industry Events

20 Apr Grameenphone Q1 2021
20 Apr Netflix Q1 2021
20 Apr Atos Q1 2021
20 Apr Iridium Communications Q1 2021
20 Apr Apple 'Spring Loaded' event
21 Apr Elisa Q1 2021
21 Apr HKBN H1 results
21 Apr Crown Castle Q1 2021
21 Apr Netgear Q1 2021
21 Apr Orange Belgium Q1 2021
21 Apr Verizon Q1 2021
21 Apr Rogers Communications Q1 2021
21 Apr Comcast Q1 2021
21 Apr Ericsson Q1 2021
21 Apr Vivendi Q1 2021
21 Apr Proximus AGM
22 Apr Tele2 Q1 2021
22 Apr AT&T Q1 2021
22 Apr Orange Q1 2021
22 Apr VeriSign Q1 2021
22 Apr Nordic Entertainment (NENT) Q1
22 Apr Intel Q1 2021
22 Apr Snap Q1 2021
22 Apr FCC meeting
23 Apr Telia Q1 2021
25 Apr Vodafone Qatar Q1 2021
26 Apr SBA Communications Q1 2021
27 Apr A10 Networks Q1 2021
27 Apr AudioCodes Q1 2021
27 Apr Mediaset FY results
::: More Calendar Items