‘Nigeria needs cheaper 4G handsets to deepen broadband penetration’
Nigeria’s quest to meet and surpass the 30 per cent broadband penetration target set for 2018, would among others, require the adoption of cheaper but stronger 4G/LTE and VOLTE handsets. Spectranet, which gave this advice, noted that in India, one of the operators, Reliance Jio, actually pioneered this revolution, which enabled it to garner…
Government to review national broadband plan in Q2
Barring unforeseen circumstances, the Federal Government would begin the review of the National Broadband Plan (NBP), by April.
Experts seek clear policy for broadband penetration
According to them, the major problem in broadband penetration especially taking bandwidth to the hinterland is availability of affordable transmission link which is today mainly provided by GSM operators.
Stakeholders blame lack of investment in network for narrow band
More so, they are not investing in the network to be able to deliver 4G LTE service because they don’t see the prospect of return on their investment with the prevailing economic situation in the country’.
Firm trains startups on social, digital media
Hinging on a statistic that, an average person spends about four to six hours online daily scrolling, double clicking, tweeting, facebooking and a whole lot of other things, the bodies believe the opportunity remains immense.
‘InfraCo can help Nigeria overcome infrastructure challenges’
InfraCo means Infrastructure Company, and it is one of the initiatives of the telecommunications regulator, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to actualize the National Broadband Plan.
Pushing broadband penetration through InfraCos
The Information and Communications Technology (ICT) is the most transformative innovation of our present generation and its development, even from the earliest days, has benefited from close partnership between government and various private sector companies....
ATCON urges more focus on deepening broadband penetration
The Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) has again appealed to the Federal Government to look into deepening broadband penetration in the country.
Stakeholders fault proposed telecoms tax
Should the bill on Communications Service Tax (CST) be passed into law, about 50 million subscribers might not be able to afford basic broadband services.