• NCC warns MTN, Airtel, Glo. Etisalat over unsolicited messages

    NCC warns MTN, Airtel, Glo. Etisalat over unsolicited messages

    The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has issued final warning to Global System for Mobile communication (GSM) operators, especially the quartet of MTN, Globacom, Airtel and Etisalat, to halt forthwith unsolicited messages (SMS) to subscribers.

    The regulator noted that despite its earlier warnings, the menace had maintained an upward swing.

    The commission’s Director of Public Affairs, Tony Ojobo, observed yesterday that telecommunications service providers appear not to have fully activated their Do-Not-Disturb (DND) facility which gives subscribers the freedom to choose the messages […]