Nigeria house of representative confirmed that it would consider polies such as pay-per-view, pay-as-you-go and other price reduction polies for cable tv operator in the country. The House of Reps disclosed this on Wednesday 15th July, 2021 after its Ad–hoc Committee on Non–Implementation of Pay–As–You–Go and sudden Increment of Tariffs, chaired by Rep Unyime Idem submitted its report for recommendation, according to the News Agency of Nigeria.
The committee decided it was due to the lack of competition that gave approval to the monopoly of current operators.
The House committee urged the timely application of government regulatory intervention measures already to improve the industry and meet the people’s calls for Pay-as-you-go, Pay-Per-View and price reduction.
The Nigeria House of reps also added that it had the power to license and regulate the activities of service providers and also has the power to moderate in the protection of consumers.
The committee called on the revival of the NIGCOMSAT as it will create more employment for the youth.