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The statement reads: “In line with Information Memorandum (IM) on the auction of 70 MHz in the 2.6 GHz Spectrum Band published on February 25, 2016 the Nigerian Communications Commission, on behalf on the Federal Government of Nigeria, wishes to announce that the auction process, which closed for submission of applications on April 29, 2016, produced one Qualified Bidder

Two big areas of long-awaited intervention are consumer protection and anti-competition practices. 15 years after the launch of GSM in Nigeria, subscribers have continued to experience poor quality of service. Very regularly, we experience dropped calls, difficulties in completing calls, and questionable deduction of subscribers’ credit balances

“The relevance of the 2.6GHz spectrum is that it has global harmonisation that will reduce cost because of the availability of the equipment.”
Nwaulune said the spectrum was offered by the commission on a technology neutral basis, adding that it could be used to provide any telecommunication service

The data revealed those internet users on both the Global System for Mobile communications and the Code Division Multiple Access networks reduced by 2,194,162
The data showed that of the 93.75 million internet users in February, 93.6 million were on GSM networks, while 150,125 users were on the CDMA