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The Nigerian Communications Bill and ancilliary Regulations.

PUC drafted the Nigerian Communications Act 2003 which repealed the Nigerian Communications Commission Act No. 75 of 1992 contains very explicit and predictable provisions on and for the regulation...


NITEL Trans-Continental Cable Project

This was the first trans-continental cable project in sub-Saharan Africa which involved the laying of SAT-3/SAFE/WASC trans-continental fibre-optic cable  spanning the sub-Saharan African Cont...


First Digital Mobile Licence (DML) Auction in Nigeria

The first ever DML Auction introduced Econet (now Airtel), MTN Communications Limited and NITEL GSM to the Nigerian market and fetched Nigeria US$285,000,000.00 for each of 3 Digital Mobile Licence...


Licensing and Regulation of NITEL

Prior to [‚óŹ], NITEL had hitherto operated as an unlicensed monopoly.  NITEL’s first-ever operating licence was the Digital Mobile Licence issued by NCC. PUC drafted the DML licence iss...


Negotiation of the First Nigerian Interconnectivity Agreement.

PUC represented NITEL in negotiation of the first Interconnectivity Agreement in Nigeria between NITEL and the pioneer cellular services provider, a company then known as Mobile Telecommunications ...


Second National Operator Licensing Process.

PUC served as Legal Consultant to the NCC for the Second National Operator (SNO) Licensing Process. The assignment included working on the licensing process and the attendant rules thereof as well ...


Incorporation and Start-up of telecommunication operators.

PUC was responsible for the incorporation and start-up of a number of private telecommunications operators, including Multilinks Communications Limited (Multilinks), Intercellular Nigeria Limited (...


Adviser to the Nigerian Communication Commission on the Annual Operating Levy Regulation.

PUC is currently a legal consultant to the NCC for the formulation and drafting of the new Annual Operating Levy (“AOL”) Regulations to regulate the application for and the issuance of ...


Joint Legal Advisory to the Nigerian Communications Commission on the deployment of the Mobile Number Portability System.

PUC, as consultants to the NCC jointly with renowned Financial and audit consulting firm, KPMG, is primarily responsible for proposing, drafting, and formulating a workable legal and regulatory fra...


WEB-SAT LIMITED v DIRECT-ON PC LIMITED

Web-Sat Ltd (“Claimant”) instituted this Suit claiming the sum of US$407,001,44 (Four Hundred and Seven Thousand One Dollar Forty Four Cent) and 10% interest thereto allegedly being the...


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