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NCC justifies introduction of same codes for 224 millions active lines.

NCC justifies introduction of same codes for 224 millions active lines.

The Nigerian Communications Communication (NCC) has said that it introduced the same codes for the 224 million active mobile lines in the country in order to authenticate and protect the identity of users.

It also said it has directed telecom operators as a matter of national security to bar any mobile line that have not registered with NIN on or before February 28th.This was disclosed by the Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Communication (NCC), Dr Aminu Maida, at the NCC special day during the 45th Kaduna International Trade Fair holding in Kaduna.

Represented by a director, Mr Reuben Mouka, Maida, he noted that, “NCC is an Independent National Regulatory Authority that oversees Telecommunication Services in Nigeria.
Our vision at NCC is to create a dynamic regulatory environment that ensures universal access to affordable and equitable service and supports the nation’s economic growth.

According to him, as a regulator of the telecommunications sector in the country, the Commission carries out its functions to ensure service availability, accessibility, affordability, and sustainability for all categories of consumers, who are leveraging ICT/Telecoms to drive personal and business activities.
He said in 2023, the telecoms industry contributed to the nation’s GDP which stood at 13.5%, saying that, “as we promote economic growth through development of local content, we must also address the challenges faced by consumers and NCC is committed to protecting their rights while ensuring their satisfaction.

The Commission according to him, encouraged businesses and service providers to prioritize customer satisfaction and uphold the highest standards of service delivery, With keen interest and commitment to consumer protection, adding that NCC has implemented measures to safeguard the interest of consumers and businesses alike.

The Commission said it has established a robust regulatory framework that promotes transparency, quality of service, and fair competition, noting that, channels for consumer redress, ensuring that consumers can resolve disputes in a timely and efficient manner have been set up.

“The new initiative, the commission declared will enabling consumers using the over 224 million active mobile telephone lines in Nigeria to use the same codes to access services across all networks.


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