Just In: NCC Finally Suspends Data Tariff Increase

Today, November 30, The Nigerian Communications Commission announced the immediate suspension of the new minimum pricing template for data services by mobile operators.

The increased rate was scheduled to take effect from December 1.

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The NCC said the decision is to allow for further consultation.

The NCC’s decision comes a few hours after the Senate ordered a stop to the planned increase and after days of widespread criticism of the development.

 

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