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Nigeria says USD 5.2 bln fine on MTN remains

Tuesday 17 November 2015 | 09:17 CET | News
Nigeria's telecom regulator said on it was looking into MTN's plea for leniency after imposing a USD 5.2 billion fine on the South African telecom group for failing to disconnect unregistered lines, but said the fine remains, Reuters reported. The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) said the mobile telecom firm had written a letter on 2 November admitting failure to disconnect unregistered Sim cards and pleaded for leniency, NCC spokesman Tony Ojobo said in a statement. NCC said the fine, which was the second in two months on MTN after an earlier USD 513,697 fine, remains but appeals may

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: MTN / NCC
Countries: Nigeria
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