MTN fined more than 100K by NCA over recent data bundle challenegs

MTN fined more than 100K by NCA over recent data bundle challenegs

- MTN has been slapped with over GhC150,000 fine by the regulator the National Communications Authority (NCA)

- The NCA said MTN has failed to comply with directives which were issued to it

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Telecommunications giant, MTN Ghana has been fined by the National Communications Authority, for failing to comply by the regulator’s directive to produce a full report on the recent technical challenges that it faced.

According to the NCA, MTN disregarded its directives hence the decision to fine the mobile network operator.

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MTN has been fined over GHS100,000 for flouting the NCA directives. The statement from the NCA also said the telco will pay GH¢10,000 for each day it fails to produce and submit a report to the NCA after December 4, 2019.

The statement also added that, “A fine of GH¢ 50,000 in accordance with Section N (23) of the Authority’s gazetted Schedule of Penalties for failure to give notice as soon as possible to the Authority, all affected persons including subscribers for challenges with billing inaccuracies regarding the purchase of their telecommunications service bundles.”

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Lastly, the regulator said MTN Ghana must pay all fines by close of business on Monday, December 11, 2019.

Meanwhile, the Chief Executive Officer of MTN, Selorm Adadevor in an interview with Citi News said they had largely resolved the technical challenges and begun compensating affected customers.

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According to a statement released and signed by director of public relations of the GAF, Commander A. La-Anyane, the scratch cards for the online application are on sale across the country at a fee of GHC 50.

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