Nigerian Communications Commission
The Ministry of Communication Technology was created by President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan's administration to foster a knowledge-based economy and information society in Nigeria. Its mission is to facilitate universal, ubiquitous and cost effective access to communications infrastructure throughout the country and to promote the utilization of ICTs in all spheres of life to optimize the communications infrastructure, amongst others. MCT is currently rolling out the Nigeria National Broadband plan with the objective of promoting pervasive broadband deployment, and increasing broadband usage and availability with the aim of maximizing the socioeconomic benefits and investment opportunities. See more details at www.commtech.gov.ng.
The Nigerian Communications Commission is the Independent National Regulatory Authority for the telecommunications industry in Nigeria. The Commission is responsible for creating an enabling environment for competition among operators in the industry as well as ensuring the provision of qualitative and efficient telecommunications services throughout the country, supporting a market driven telecommunications industry and promoting universal access. NCC hopes to achieve this through the consistent enforcement of clear and fair policies that protect stakeholders, ensure efficient resource management, share industry best practices, deliver affordable, quality telecommunications services and provide investment opportunities for both local and international investors. More details at www.ncc.gov.ng.