The Nigerian communication commission, NCC has agreed to share experiences with the Telecommunications Regulatory Board of Cameroon.
In a statement made available to Nigerian pilot, the commission said the Director-General of TRB, Monsieur Jean Louis Beh Mengue, described the signing ceremony as “a defining moment for us as regulators. The MoU comes to formalise and concretise the ties that have characterised our relations,”
“The avenue is especially in a new area where we acknowledge the NCC has more experience where TRB can tap and benefit from its rich experience in areas such as the control of Quality of Service, number portability, consumer protection and passive infrastructure regulation just to name a few,” he said.
Mengue said he was sure NCC would also benefit “from our experience in different areas.”
A statement by the Director, Public Affairs, NCC, Mr. Tony Ojobo, quoted Mengue as saying that the signing opened yet another avenue in the long and brotherly relations.
The Executive Vice Chairman of the NCC, Dr. Eugene Juwah, explained that over the last two decades, “the NCC has emerged as the most efficient government agency overseeing the telecommunications industry, the fastest growing in Nigeria.”
Juwah said that “the NCC has achieved this through extensive and thoroughly laid out regulations, rules and policy directions that have guided the market conduct while ensuring sustainable competition in the industry.”
He said, “The NCC’s continuous, active participation and consistent involvements in the global and regional activities buttress our unrelenting commitment to building a regulatory environment that is comparable to any regulatory institution anywhere in the world.”
The NCC boss had told the visitors that the astronomical growth in Nigeria tele-density and subscriber base contributing to increase in direct and indirect employment opportunities had been achieved through ensuring a level playing field, transparent and participatory regulations and extensive stakeholders’ consultative process.
Juwah said NCC was pleased to collaborate with TRB “in order to compare notes and share our wealth of experience in telecommunications regulation.”
He added, “We assure TRB of our optimum cooperation as we pledge our continued support and open access to our enormous knowledge base resources in licensing, legal, spectrum, and numbering administration, competition and economic regulations.
“With the execution of the MoU, we believe that both parties will take advantage of the opportunities that shall continue to unfold now and in the future.”

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