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MTN withdraws case against NCA

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Mobile telecom giant MTN Ghana, has withdrawn a review application it filed on Friday, 4 September 2020, at the Supreme Court, through which it sought to review the High Court’s recent decision regarding the declaration of MTN Ghana as a significant market power (SMP).

The NCA had designated MTN as Significant Market Power (SMP) and sought to limit the service provider’s market dominance.

Sector Minister, Ursula Owusu, later described the directive in a Citi News interview as a move to protect the consumer against any unforeseen shocks that may be experienced by MTN.

The High Court in August dismissed MTN’s review application filed against the industry regulator, National Communication Authority.

MTN Ghana on Friday, September 4, 2020, applied to the Supreme Court to review the High Court’s recent decision regarding the declaration of the company as a Significant Market Power.

At the highest court of the land on Tuesday, 13 October 2020, Mr Anthony Forson Jr, a lawyer for Scancom Plc, mother company of MTN Ghana, informed the court that engagements between the parties and stakeholders, have necessitated a withdrawal of the case.

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