Lagos - The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on Wednesday sealed the office of Nokia-Alcatel located in Lekki, Lagos, reports Vanguard
The NCC disclosed that it sealed the office because Nokia-Alcatel had been operating in the country without license.
The commission said Nokia-Alcatel was involved in equipment manufacturing, supply and installation therefore it should have obtained the Sale and Installation license.
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The Head of Enforcement Unit, NCC, Salisu Abdul according to Guardian said the company has been operating in the country for some years now, and had failed to obtain license.
He said that after notifying the company for the need to be licensed, it only applied for the license about three months ago, but did not complete the process.
According to him, the license, which barely cost N2 million will give Nokia the authority to operate wireless transmission, manufacturing and sale of equipment, among others.
- News 24