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180m telephone lines in Nigeria linked to NIN – NCC Boss

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Prof Umar Danbatta, the Govt Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Fee (NCC) has revealed that over 180 million phone traces at the moment are linked with the Nationwide Id Numbers (NIN).

Danbatta stated this on Tuesday throughout NCC’s Public Inquiry on three Regulatory Devices on the Rule Making Course of in Abuja.

Addressing key stakeholders, the EVC additional acknowledged that SIM-NIN link-up was made doable following the capturing of over 64 million Nigerians by the Nationwide Id Administration Fee (NIMC) within the Nationwide Id Numbers (NIN) database.

The EVC stated that statistics point out that the telecommunications trade has bounced again with broadband penetration peaking at 41 % whereas energetic phone subscribers have elevated by over a million.

Prof. Danbatta had not too long ago stated with the deployment of over 1,500 NIN enrolment shops by Cell Quantity Operators (MNOs), the variety of enrolments will enhance considerably.

He additionally stated that obtainable statistics point out that the telecommunications trade has bounced again with broadband penetration peaking at 41 % whereas energetic phone subscribers have elevated by over a million

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