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NCC Reveals Number Of 5G Network Subscribers

NCC Reveals Number Of 5G Network Subscribers

The Executive Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta has given an update on the number of subscribers for the Fifth Generation network (5G). According to Danbatta, Nigeria’s Fifth Generation network subscription…

2022: Nigeria not recognised among countries with 5G penetration

2022: Nigeria not recognised among countries with 5G penetration

Despite the deployment of the technology in the country last year, Nigeria is still not among the countries recognised for the use of 5G network. This is according to a report by Statista as no…

5G: MTN, Mafab pay $507.8m licence fee

5G: MTN, Mafab pay $507.8m licence fee

Well ahead of the February 24 date fixed by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), the two operators that won the 3.5GHz spectrum for 5G deployment last December have made payment. New Telegraph gathered that MTN…

5G deployment: Panic grips local, int’l airlines

5G deployment: Panic grips local, int’l airlines

U.S carriers mull flight cancellations The global aviation industry is expected to be put on edge on Wednesday when telecommunication giants, AT&T and Verizon, launch a new 5G service. As countries including Nigeria are on…

Sustaining 5G drive in Nigeria

Sustaining 5G drive in Nigeria

Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and Nigeria Communications Satellite (NigComSat) Limited recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the release of spectrum in the 3.5GHz band for 5G deployment. With this, Nigeria moves closer to the…

‘No Nigerian telco has financial muscle for 5G’

‘No Nigerian telco has financial muscle for 5G’

The President of Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON), Engr. Ikechukwu Nnamani, has said that none of the telecom operators in Nigeria has the financial muscle to fully deploy 5G infrastructure. Rather, he said,…