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In 14 nations, Telecommunications supplier says the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has affirmed the restoration of range licenses in 900 and 1800 Megahertz (MHZ) for its auxiliary Airtel Nigeria.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that ranges are radio frequencies apportioned to versatile ventures and different correspondence areas over the wireless transmissions.
Raghunath Mandava, Chief Executive Officer of Airtel Africa, in an explanation made accessible to NAN in Lagos, said the range licenses were expected to lapse on Nov. 30.
After the application, he said that NCC consequently offered Airtel Nigeria the chance to restore its range licenses in 900MHz and 1800MHz bands for ten years with impact from Dec. 1, 2021, until Nov. 30, 2031, which the organization acknowledged.
Mandava said that under the details of the range licenses, Airtel Nigeria had paid N 71.6 billion ($189m) regarding the permit reestablishment charges.
"I'm satisfied to declare that our application in Nigeria to recharge our range licenses in the 900MHz and 1800MHz bands for a 10-year time frame has been affirmed by the NCC.
"This is our biggest market, and we stay zeroed in on connecting the computerized partition and expanding our broadband ability in the country.
"In the interest of Airtel Nigeria and the Group, I might want to thank both the public authority of Nigeria and the NCC for their participation and backing in this significant cycle," he said.