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NCC set to deploy technology to combat Sim fraud

Wednesday 25 July 2018 | 15:47 CET | News
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has disclosed plans to deploy a technological system that will enable the tracking of Sim boxes used to perpetuate fraud, reports ThisDay. NCC executive vice chairman Umar Garba Danbatta told the parliamentary committee that the menace was not peculiar to Nigeria's telecom industry alone. 

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: NCC
Countries: Nigeria
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