Identified Breach of the Commission’s Guidelines on The Technical Specifications for Installation of Telecommunications Masts and Towers, 2009.
The Commission on June 6, 2019 directed all base transceiver station (BTS) sites operators (MTN, IHS, ATC, AIRTEL and GLO) whose sites were in breach of the Commission’s Guidelines on Technical Specifications for the Installation of Telecommunications Masts and Towers 2009 (Guidelines) to carryout remedial measures on or before June 28, 2019 to avoid enforcement action against them in accordance with the Guidelines and the Commission’s Enforcement Processes Regulations, 2019.
- Enforcement Exercise Carried out Regarding Complaint on Frequency Interference into EMTS Networks in Awka, Anambra State.
Enforcement exercise was carried out from June 24-26, 2019, in Anambra State regarding a complaint from EMTS due to interference on its 2100MHz band, resulting in significant impact on its quality of service delivery at some of its sites covering Ngozika Estate, Udoka Estate and Okponu at Awka, Anambra State. The affected areas were visited and all offending equipment illegally interfering with EMTS Networks were confiscated. (Boosters, Power signal DC ll and Antennas in the vicinities and handed over to ENZO.
7. Enforcement against Y-Com Ltd for Failure to Renew Licence
The Commission had carried out an enforcement exercise against Y-Com Ltd. for failure to renew its expired licence, its office premises was sealed.
Although Y-COM had since applied for unsealing of their office premises, the Company had commenced the processes for meeting up with all the outstanding obligations to enable the Commission to renew its licence.
- Enforcement Action against RAGP
Further Enforcement action has been considered against Recharge and Get Paid whose Sales and Installation Licence was deregistered in May 2019 for operating outside the scope of its licence.
- Enforcement Action Against Recharge and Get Paid (RAGP)
Further Enforcement action has been considered against Recharge and Get Paid whose Sales and Installation Licence was deregistered in May 2019 for operating outside the scope of its licence. The Commission had published a disclaimer against RAGP on two (2) national dailies warning the general public that any person who deals with the company does so at his own risk.