NIN/SIM linkage brouhaha: No plans to hike telecom tariff – ALTON

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NIN/SIM linkage brouhaha: No plans to hike telecom tariff – ALTON
ALTON

…Reiterates call for protection of infrastructure

By Emmanuel Elebeke

Despite the challenges being faced in the industry by operators, the Association of Licensed Telecommunications of Nigeria, ALTON says its members have no plans for tariff reviews in the country for now.

The Chairman of the Association, Engr. Gbenga Adebayo, who gave the assurance on Wednesday while fielding questions on Television interview said they have no immediate plan to increase telecom tariff, rather they are currently consulting with the regulators and others in government to see what kind of sustainability they can have for the industry.”

According to him, ‘‘telcos are working with other stakeholders to see the best possible way to continue business without reviewing the tariffs. We have no such plans; we guarantee that there will be continuous service availability to all citizens in all places at all times.

“We don’t have plans for tariff reviews. We are consulting with…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper