“DO not DISTURB code’’ subscribers hit 10m – NCC


Prof. Umar Danbatta

Prof. Umar Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), says that lose to 10 million subscribers had activated the “Do not Disturb Code’’.

Danbatta said this in Abuja on Thursday at the 82nd Edition of Telecom Consumer Parliament with the theme “Value added Service and its Benefits (VAS).

According to him, when NCC kicked off the campaign in March, it was to empower the Nigerian consumers and protect them from unwholesome practices by telecommunication providers and operators.

“Specifically , we had multitude of complains on unsolicited text messages, and daily consumers were been surcharged, money was been deducted from their little credit for services they did not solicit for

“We needed to come in to educate consumers on what they can do to checkmate unsolicited text messages.

“`The number of the activation of…

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