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'Ganja,' Telecoms Bill for last sitting – Antigua Observer

A Bill to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana for personal use is to come before Parliament at its last sitting of this session scheduled for December 12. According to a government statement, the bill will be read for the first time and then distributed, suggesting that its passage through the Lower House will not happen before the ... Read More »

US telecoms rise after 'net neutrality' reversal – BBC News – – BBC News

Telecommunications shares gained on Wednesday, after regulators released a plan to reverse Obama-era rules that treated internet providers like utilities. The rise came as US stocks retreated from the highs scored on Tuesday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 64.65 points or 0.27% to 23,526, while the S&P 500 dipped 1.95 points or 0.08% to 2,597. The Nasdaq index rose ... Read More »

F.C.C. Plans Net Neutrality Repeal in a Victory for Telecoms – The … – New York Times

Advertisement The Federal Communications Commission released a plan on Tuesday to dismantle landmark regulations that ensure equal access to the internet, clearing the way for internet service companies to charge users more to see certain content and to curb access to some websites. The proposal, made by the F.C.C. chairman, Ajit Pai, is a sweeping repeal of rules put in ... Read More »

Good corporate governance'll boost $70bn telecoms industry –NCC – New Telegraph Newspaper

TThe Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, has said that adherence to good corporate governance creates a focus on value creation proposition that leads to sustainable growth of the nation’s $70 billion telecoms industry.He said in his remarks at the zonal sensitisation workshop on the code of corporate governance for the telecoms industry held ... Read More »

NCC seeks Senate's cooperation in regulating telecoms industry … – Vanguard

Lagos – The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has called on federal lawmakers, especially the Senate Committee on Communications, to cooperate with it in regulating the telecommunications industry.The Executive Vice Chairman, NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta made the call on Friday in Lagos, during a retreat for the Senate Committee on Communications, organised by the commission. Represented by the Head, Legislative and ... Read More »

Ethiopia telecoms monopoly now Africa's largest mobile operator – africanews

Ethiopia’s state owned telecommunications company, Ethio Telecom is now the continent’s largest mobile operator. This is according to IT Web’s report that with over 57 million mobile subscribers as at November 2017, Ethio Telecom had beat MTN Nigeria to become Africa’s largest in terms of its mobile customer base. “Ethio Telecom of Ethiopia is now the largest mobile operator in ... Read More »

Telecoms Santa! Globacom Dazzles Subscribers with Free Internet Data and Airtime – THISDAY Newspapers

• …Subscribers Set Social Media Aglow With Appreciation Telecoms Santa! Globacom Dazzles Subscribers with Free Internet Data and AirtimeAcross Nigeria and beyond, among Globacom subscribers and non-subscribers alike, awe and surprise have greeted the announcement of two new bonanza packages; Glo Jumbo SIM and Everyday Bonanza, by the telecoms provider. The unprecedented and novel bonanza offerings have expectedly been generating ... Read More »

Are telecoms phasing out airtime scratch cards? – New Vision

The move by MTN encouraging customers to recharge airtime electronically was as a result of vendors increasing of prices by retailers Subscribers of MTN Uganda recently woke up to price hikes by airtime vendors across the country. Instead of the usual sh500 and sh1000 for the airtime scratch cards, users were being asked to pay sh600 and sh1200 for the ... Read More »