NCC tackles states over recurring shutdown of base stations

Thursday 13 December 2018 | 11:21 CET | News
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has warned that it is criminal offence and against the law for states to shut down telecommunication base transceiver stations (BTS), reports the Guardian. The government cited as example a move by the Kogi state internal revenue agency which sealed up BTS around the state on the back of unpaid levies by telecom operators, affecting millions of telecom users across nine states. Giwa Mohammed, the deputy director of Legal and Regulatory Services at the commission, said the decision of the Kogi state government has lost billions of Naira and had

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