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NCC suspends operator licences, bars 750,000 lines over call masking

Wednesday 28 February 2018 | 09:39 CET | News
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The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has taken action against telecoms operators found to be involved in call masking and refilling by suspending their operational licences, and barring 750,000 phone numbers that were registered with operators and used for those illegal practices. NCC identified six telecoms operators as being involved, namely Medallion Communications, Interconnect Cleaning House Nigeria Limited, Niconnx Communication, Breeze Micro, Solid Interconnectivity and Exchange Telecommunications, and threatened revocation or suspension of their licences. 

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Mobitel / NCC / Swift Networks / Vodacom Business
Countries: Nigeria
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