Tag: Olusola Teniola

ATCON on how Nigeria can deepen broadband penetration post-COVID-19

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) says nearly half of the global population aged 10 years and above, equating to some three billion people have never used the Internet. ITU added that the world will need about $428 billion to connect these three billion people by 2030. Olusola Teniola, the President of the Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria; ATCON joins CNBC Africa for more.

How investors should be reading MTN , now that the auditor general has withdrawn its tax claim

The Attorney General of Nigeria withdrew its $2 billion tax demand against MTN Nigeria on Friday and referred the matter to the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) and Nigeria Customs. MTN CEO, Rob Shuter says the decision paves the way to an orderly and amicable solution to the issue. President of Association of Telecoms Companies of Nigeria (ATCON), Olusola Teniola joins CNBC Africa for more.

Black Friday in Nigeria: Understanding the trends

As people all over the world look to make the most of available black Friday deals, CNBC Africa’s Debbie Movoria reports on how Nigerians perceive Black Friday, their thoughts on the price discounts and the need to develop Nigeria's e-commerce sector.

ATCON President Olusola Teniola on building Nigeria’s digital economy

Olusola Teniola, President of the Association of Telecoms Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) joined CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole to discuss the need to build Nigeria’s digital economy at the Digital Economy Summit.

Olusola Teniola on why Nigeria’s telcos must be transparent in USSD pricing, end-user billing

Telecom operators in Nigeria say the Unstructured Supplementary Service Data is not a sunk cost and have called on the Nigerian Communications Commission to implement the legal determination of the USSD. Olusola Teniola, President of Association of Telecoms Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) joins CNBC Africa for more.

ATCON President Olusola Teniola calls for harmonisation of taxes to curb CST burden

President of Association of Telecoms Companies (ATCON) of Nigeria, Olusola Teniola says the planned 9 per cent Communication Service Tax represents an additional burden to telecoms subscribers. To discuss the implications of this move, Olusola Teniola joins CNBC Africa for more.

Minister Ibrahim Pantami sets September 25th deadline to deactivate unregistered SIM cards

Nigeria's Minister of Communications Ibrahim Pantami has given the country's telecoms regulator a deadline of September 25th to deactivate all improperly registered SIM cards in the country. To discuss the implications of this move, President of Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria, Olusola Teniola joins CNBC Africa for more.

Enhancing data protection compliance in Nigeria

Nigeria's National Information Technology Development Agency (NNITDA) says the spate at which data of Nigerians are being breached has reached an epidemic rate. The agency launched the Nigeria Data Protection Regulation (NDPR) in January which introduced major privacy and data protection compliance obligations for Nigerian companies. Olusola Teniola, President of the Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria joins CNBC Africa for more.
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