One of Nigeria’s leading mobile services provider, Globacom, has regained its regulatory services status from the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) after it paid debts it owed the NCC for spectrum fees, numbering fees and annual operating levy (AOL).
The Commission, it was believe the Commission will resume the provision of technical assistance in the administration of mobile services and other matters involving regulatory issues to the operator.
In a statement issued by the Commission, it said a planned enforcement action against Globacom over its breach of extant regulations by failing to pay its debts despite several demand notices, has also been stepped down.
In a May 22, 2023 letter to Globacom, titled, “Re: Continuous Breach of Commission’s Laws and Regulations,” the NCC temporarily withdrew the suspension of regulatory services to Globacom, but automatically reinstated it after the telco failed to meet the conditions for the earlier withdrawal, the NCC said in a statement signed by Reuben Muoka, its director of public affairs.
NCC reinstated the suspension of regulatory services to Globacom over its failure to meet the conditions for the earlier withdrawal. The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) has restored regulatory services to one of its licensees, Globacom Limited after it successfully cleared its outstanding debt obligations to the Commission for unpaid Spectrum Fees, Numbering Fees, and Annual Operating Levy (AOL). The Commission has also stepped down planned enforcement action against Globacom over its breach of extant regulations