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NCC begins frequency transfer from Visafone to MTN

Everest Amaefule, Abuja The Nigerian Communications Commission has begun the process for the transfer of the licence of Visafone Communications Limited to digital mobile operator, MTN Nigeria Communications Limited, investigation has shown. Our correspondent gathered that the transfer of Visafone’s licence would also involve the transfer of its frequencies to MTN. Towards this goal, the […]
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