Nigeria- Fixed Wireless Access Licence

This document is an example of a licence granted by the Nigerian Communications Commission (“NCC”) for the provision and operation of Fixed Wireless Access services within Nigeria.

The licence is a two page document, which outlines:

·   the powers under which the NCC has the authority to grant the licence;
·   the party to whom the licence is being granted;
·    the term of the licence;
·     renewal rights; and
·     the service rights granted.

Licence conditions and related information are contained in schedules and annexes to the licence. 

Included in the schedules are definitions, general conditions and other conditions applicable to the provision and operation of Fixed Wireless Access services within Nigeria.  A network roll-out implementation timetable, a network roll-out implementation plan and frequencies authorized for use by the licensee are outlined in annexes.

The general conditions in Schedule 1 relate to, among other things, the following issues:

·   the prohibition of undue preference and undue discrimination;
·   the prohibition of cross subsidies;
·    licence transfer;
·    licence amendment and revocation;
·    interconnection arrangements; and
·    payment of fees.

The conditions applicable to the provision and operation of Fixed Wireless Access services in Schedule 2 relate to, among other things, the following issues:

·  the scope of operation;
·  technical standards and specifications;
·  access and inspection;
·  network rollout;
·  frequency assignments;
·  performance specifications; equipment approval; and
·  licence limitations.

 

TRT-PN-M2-306

 

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