NCC: Telcos may lose licences over new SIM card policy

Nigerian Communications Commission says telcos who fail to adhere with the new SIM card registration policy could lose their licences. The NCC earlier issued a two-week ultimatum to mobile operators to block all SIM cards not linked to National Identity Number of the owners. Gbenga Adebayo, Chairman of the Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria joins CNBC Africa to discuss how telecom operators are working to meeting this deadline.

Fri, 18 Dec 2020 14:20:40 GMT
Sign Up for Our Newsletter Daily Update
Get the best of CNBC Africa sent straight to your inbox with breaking business news, insights and updates from experts across the continent.
Get this delivered to your inbox, and more info about about our products and services. By signing up for newsletters, you are agreeing to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.