Tag Archives: MNO

MNOs to widen reach of 5G services in Iran

Irans telecom infrastructure has suffered from sanctions in past few years, which prevented the import of equipment and devices and encouraged widespread smuggling, with a consequent loss of tax revenue. To address this, the government introduced a device registration scheme, and bolstered the capacity for domestically manufactured mobile phones. Operators have invested in broadening the [...]

UCC to amend regulation of OTT social media services in Uganda

The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) is offering to amend the regulation of OTT services such as Facebook and Twitter to boost investment in the sector. During an international preparatory meeting, the issues related to OTT was raised by the UCC since Africa is a net user of OTT services and the regulators are facing hard [...]

Nigerian Communications Commission likely to introduce regulatory framework for OTT

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), the telecoms industry regulator, may set up a regulatory framework for the control of over-the-top (OTT) technology services. This may be possible if the NCC eventually validates the findings of a study carried out by the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organization (CTO) on the benefits and challenges of OTT services in Nigeria. [...]