FG TO PUT 45 DAY RESTRICTION ON PORTING FOR NEW SIM CARDS

The Nigeria Communications Commission has asked the Mobile Number Operators to consider imposing a 45-day porting restriction period on newly activated SIM cards. The commission gave this advice after conducting a comprehensive compliance audit on the Mobile Number Portability Platform from September 4 to 6, 2019 in Lagos. In view of the findings of the audit, the NCC advised the MNP Industry Technical Working Group to discuss the possibility of the 45-day porting restriction period. The commission also reviewed other provisions of the MNP that enabled the subscribers to leave…

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