Abuja - Legislators have called for a probe
in the wake of perceived exploitation of internet consumers by providers of
such services in the country.
Pushing the motion, legislator Busayo Oluwole Oke said
the trend had continued to deprive consumers of the right quality of services.
It was imposing untold hardships on many businesses, he
If not checked, the Nigerian consumers will continue to
be at the receiving end,” Oke said.
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The House of Representatives has subsequently called on
the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to commence an industry-wide audit
of the quality of service the internet service providers were providing.
The lawmakers also directed the commission to set up a
framework through which internet service consumers would be compensated for
The Nigerian Communications Commission is empowered to
establish minimum quality of service standards in service delivery for the
These standards will ensure that consumers continue to
have access to high quality telecommunications service by setting basic minimum
quality levels for all operators.
- CAJ News