Stop Extorting Nigerians! NCC Sets N4 As Maximum Cost For Local Text Messages

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The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has set a tariff cap of N4 per Short Messaging Service (SMS) for all domestic off-net SMS with effect from February 5, 2013..

NCC, which said it will not place a price cap on international SMS for now, disclosed that the directive to this effect had been communicated to all the operators including MTN Nigeria, Globacom, Airtel, Etisalat, Starcomms, Visafone and Multi Links as they are all affected.

Currently, off-net SMS tariff ranges between N9 and N10, while on-net goes for N5 within same network.

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