NCC suspends issuance of Communications Licenses in 3 Categories

NCC suspends issuance of Communications Licenses in 3 Categories

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has temporarily suspended the issuance of new Licenses in some Categories.

According to the Commission, the Categories include Interconnect Exchange License, Mobile Virtual Network Operator License and Value Added Service Aggregator License.

The Director of Public Affairs, NCC, Dr. Reuben Muoka, in a Public Notice issued in Abuja on Friday, said the Commission acted in line with its Powers under the Nigerian Communications Act (NCA) 2003.

“This temporary suspension is necessary to enable the Commission conduct a thorough review of several key Areas within these Categories, including the current level of Competition, Market saturation and current Market dynamics.

“The Public is invited to note that during the suspension period commencing on May 17, new Application for the aforementioned Licenses will not be accepted.

“This is without prejudice to pending Applications before the Commission that will be considered on their merits.

“Any enquiry or clarification in respect of this Suspension Notice should be forwarded to:


Credit NCC PR


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