NCC Suspends Supposed Hike Of Data Tariff

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In response to negative reactions, the regulator has instructed all operators to ignore the directive and maintain the status quo.

In a press release signed by Tony Ojobo, Director of Public Affairs at the NCC, the apex regulator states “Following the concerns that visited the directive to introduce price floor for data segment of the telecommunications sector beginning from December 1, 2016, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has suspended any further action in that direction”.

 

Since news of the proposed increase broke, data subscribers and the general public have responded with anger and disbelief at a decision that seemed to be a step backwards at best. Almost everyone has offered an explanation for the decision, including claims that it was a ploy by the government to restrict access to information.

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