The rise of smartphones and several Internet-enabled devices have made data an important part of daily life. As some conversations online would suggest, data usage for most Nigerians increased during the lockdown.
In recent years, several service providers have repeatedly lowered the cost of data bundles in their ever-raging data wars. However, there have been a number of complaints since these bundles no longer last as long as they once did.
In August 2019, Nigeria’s Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, charged the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to investigate what consumers deemed illegal data deductions.
Nine months later, the regulatory body has given no sanction regarding issues of data depletion, and according to its recent report, there’s been a recent surge in complaints of rapid data depletion during the lockdown…Read More on Techpoint Africa.
Culled from Techpoint Africa.