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In line with its powers under the Nigerian Communication Act (NCA) 2003 to grant and renew licenses, promote fair competition and develop the communication industry, the Nigerian Communications Commission (The Commission) hereby inform all stakeholders of a temporary suspension on issuance of new licenses in the following categories.

1 Interconneçt exchange licence

2 Mobile Virtual Operator Licence

3 Value Added Service Aggregator Licence

This temporary suspension is necessary to enable the commission to conduct a thorough review of several key areas within these categories, including the current level of competition, market saturation and current market dynamics.

The Public is invited to note that during the during the suspension period commencing on 17th of May 2024, new application for the aforementioned licences will not be accepted.

Attached below is the Press Statement for more details.

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