Thursday, September 20, 2018

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    Call masking: NCC sanctions telcos, bars 750,000 numbers

Call masking: NCC sanctions telcos, bars 750,000 numbers

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has sanctioned three companies and barred 750,000 numbers found to be connected to call masking.Call masking is a technique used to hide numbers when making calls or sending messages.In some cases, international numbers are masked with local numbers which are not charged, because the caller’s identity is completely hidden on the network.In a statement signed [...]

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    Much ado about call masking and call refilling

Much ado about call masking and call refilling

BY KUNLE AROWOJOBESunday Folayan’s treatise titled “Much Ado about Call Masking and Call Refilling – NCC’s “Ogboju” And Non-Neutrality” initially made an interesting read until one gets past the last sentence of the piece to the credit line after the article. He is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of General Data Engineering Services (GDES), and president of Nigeria internet Registration [...]

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    NCC confronts companies accused of ‘call masking’ as deadline nears

NCC confronts companies accused of ‘call masking’ as deadline nears

The Nigerian Communications Commission says it held a meeting with the six companies accused of call masking to confront them with some of the evidence at its disposal.TheCable had earlier reported that the commission had given six companies a January 31 deadline to defend their participation in call masking or risk suspension of their licenses.Call masking is a technique used [...]

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    NCC to suspend licences of six companies over ‘call masking’

NCC to suspend licences of six companies over ‘call masking’

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it will suspend the licenses of six companies which it claims are involved in "call masking".According to a letter seen by TheCable and dated January 12, 2018, NCC said the affected companies had until January 31 to state why they should not be suspended.Call masking is a technique used to hide numbers when making [...]

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    Telcos get one week ultimatum to end call masking

Telcos get one week ultimatum to end call masking

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has advised telecommunications companies in the country to desist from getting involved with call masking and call refilling on their networks.According to ThisDay, the telecoms industry regulator gave the companies a week ultimatum, which lapses on Friday, July 28, to ensure that no call masking and refilling activity take place on their networks.Call masking is [...]

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