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Nigerian Senate urges NCC to punish poor service provision

Thursday 12 March 2015 | 11:23 CET | News
The Nigerian Senate has called for more sanctions against mobile network providers for the declining quality of services in recent months, the Guardian reported. The Senate has directed the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) to take action particularly on the recent increase in the rate of call drops in the country. Senate President Senator David Mark urged NCC to step up its supervisory role on the service providers. He said the rate of call drop is getting higher. The Senate gave the directive after it approved the sum of NGN 60.2 billion for NCC to enhance its operations and the sum

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