Plans are at the moment ongoing to evaluate the cost of data and call tariff upward by 100%. The telecom subscribers within the nation will soon extra for services from the telecom companies if the industry agrees to the demands of the telecom operators for 100% increase in costs of data and voice calls.
In response to an insider with NCC on anonymity, mentioned telecom operators had been making a case for value increment since the first quarter of this yr. He mentioned they complained of rising value of manufacturing and that they may not keep on with present call and data costs.
Because of the present economic disaster and the rise within the utilization of OTT service like WhatsApp, Viber, Skype over the conventional network, telcos have been finding it more and more troublesome to make ends meet.
If NCC conforms to their demands, subscribers will now pay near N24 per minute and about N2,000 for one gigabyte of data per 30 days, from N1000 at the moment being charged.