The FG has directed telecommunication companies to suspend the planned withdrawal of banks’ USSD services.
Telecom firms have decided to withdraw their USSD services to financial institutions due to huge accumulated debt.
The state governors of the federation have unanimously agreed to reverse the increase in the Right of Way (RoW) charges.
Nigeria has been warned against implementing the proposed 9% Communication Service Tax on voice calls, SMS, data usage and Pay per View TV stations.
The alleged poor telecommunication services witnessed across Nigeria has been attributed to an investment gap of about N1.98 trillion in the sector.
The NCC is yet to act on the directive given by the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami on reduction of data cost.
ALTON has called on FG to address the issue of multiple taxes which it described as irrelevant, as it stifles economic growth.
Telcos said that the allegation contained in the statement released by Minister Pantami was untrue as the telcos were not forcing voicemail (VM) services on subscribers.
Telecommunications companies have expressed their willingness to operate a shared facility proposed by the Federal Government.