NCC Okays Sale Of 1,843 Phone Brands In Nigerian Market
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has approved 1,843 phone brands to sell in the Nigerian market.
NCC made this disclosure in its ‘Type Approval’ regulation published on Tuesday.
“The mobile handsets approved have been tested and found to meet the applicable Type Approval standards required to allow them to be sold to consumers and operated in the Federal Republic of Nigeria,” said the Telecommunications regulator.
The new approvals represent a total increase of 351, from the 1,492 phones approved in 2020 by NCC.
Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd received approval for over 184 of its handsets, while Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd, China received approval of 136 brands of its Huawei mobile phones.