The Impact of OTT Services in Nigeria: Regulators, Operators and Customers Perspective

The Impact of OTT Services in Nigeria: Regulators, Operators and Customers Perspective

Damilola Fowora*, Oludele Awodele, Olakunle Olayinka and Oyebode Aduragbemi

Department of Computer Science, Babcock University, Nigeria


Advancement in the field of Information Communication Technology (ICT) has led to creation of new technologies, one of such is Over-The-Top technology. This new technology offers low-cost delivery of digital information content and services which includes VoIP services, instant messaging services and so on to consumers. The Over-The-Top services do not have a network system of their own but instead rely on of telecommunication operator networks and other Internet Service providers for the delivery of their services, without any policy or lease agreement with these operators. This work focuses on considering the perspectives of the regulatory board, the telecommunication operators and the consumer has it relates to this technology. We also analyse the impact of the Over the Top technology has on the Nigerian economy also.

Keywords: Over-The-Top, Regulators, Nigeria, Telecommunication Operator, Consumer

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Damilola Fowora, Oludele Awodele, Olakunle Olayinka and Oyebode Aduragbemi. The Impact of OTT Services in Nigeria: Regulators, Operators and Customers Perspective. American Journal of Computer Engineering, 2018; 1:1. DOI: 10.28933/AJCE-2018-03-0101.

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