The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the procurement of Device Management System for the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) at the cost of $26million.

The Device Management System which has the NCC as grantor, seeks to provide a single control point for comprehensive device management for mobile communication devices in Nigeria.

The proposed DMS is specifically meant to support capabilities for tracking of mobile communication devices to eliminate fake and substandard devices, provide detailed statistical information for stakeholders use, and support the fight against cybercrime and insecurity.

The project will adopt a Design, Build, Finance, Operate, Maintain and Manage PPP model for a concession period of 10 years at a cost of $26 million. A total revenue generation of ₦86.6 billion is expected.