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NCC mulls 100% rise in voice and data prices - report

Thursday 31 August 2017 | 09:49 CET | News
Subscribers will pay more for telecom services if the industry regulator yield to operators' demand for a 100 percent increase in prices of data and voice calls, reports the Daily Trust, citing unnamed sources. It said sources within the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and from within the industry said there will be such a review.

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Companies: NCC
Countries: Nigeria
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