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NCC fines Globacom, Etisalat over pre-registered Sims

Wednesday 2 September 2015 | 09:17 CET | News
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has fined mobile operators Globacom and Etisalat Nigeria NGN 14.4 million for failure to disconnect unregistered Sim cards on their networks. The fines must be paid by 07 September or they will start to increase by NGN 100,000 per day. Globacom must pay NGN 7.4 million and Etisalat NGN 7 million. According to the NCC, its monitoring team discovered 37 pre-registered SIM cards on the Globacom network and 35 such cards on the Etisalat network. NCC regulations stipulate a fine of NGN 200,000 for every pre-registered SIM card found to be active on any

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Etisalat / Globacom / NCC
Countries: Nigeria
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