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NCC Fines MTN and GLO Over Porting Violations


The Nigerian Communications Commission () has fined and a total of 34 million naira for violating the rules and regulations guiding the mobile number portability scheme.

This is contained in the regulator’s 2015 fourth quarter compliance monitoring and enforcement reports.

According to the , was fined 22 million naira, while would pay 12 million naira for the infractions.

The report also noted that Globacom violated a timer validation regarding 11 individuals and one corporate port requests.

The commission says all the timer violations were undergoing enforcement actions, adding that this move is consistent with Section 89 of the Nigerian Communications Act 2003.

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