The Nigerian Communications Commission has suspended its planned barring of Glo subscribers from calling MTN lines for 21 days.
The commission Director, Public Affairs, Reuben Mouka, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday as a follow-up to its Pre-Disconnection Notice issued on January 8, 2024.
In the first notice, the commission stated that it has approved MTN Nigerian Communications Plc. to commence the phased disconnection of Globacom Limited with effect from January 18, 2024, due to a long-standing interconnection debt dispute between the parties.
Announcing its extension, the NCC said both parties have now reached an agreement to resolve all outstanding issues between them, stressing that, mobile network operators and other licensees in the telecom industry should adhere to the terms and conditions of their licences, especially as contained in their interconnection agreements.
Earlier on Thursday, the commission said it was set to advise Globacom subscribers on the next steps following the expiration of a 10-day grace period for the barring of their lines from making calls to MTN lines.
Muoka said on Wednesday, “We will come out with some information about that. Most likely today, in the next few hours.”