The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has issued final letters of award of the Fifth Generation (5G) spectrum licences to MTN and Mafab Communications as winners of the 3.5GHz spectrum auction conducted by the regulator on December 13, 2021.
MTN has revealed its readiness to roll out the fifth generation (5G) network service in the country by the second half of the year.
Key stakeholders in the Nigerian telecoms sector and beyond are set to brainstorm to actualise implementation of the National Policy on the Fifth-Generation (5G) technology in Nigeria to spur socio-economic gains.
Although the Fifth-Generation (5G) network is still in its early days and the full potential of the technology is far from being realised, the mobile industry is already preparing for what comes next given the typical 10-year technology cycle.
The Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC) says that it is targeting one billion devices for the Five Generation (5G) network in the next two years.
Winners of the Fifth-Generation (5G) network licenses are to be handed the spectrum between now and the next six months, after which deployment of the technology is expected to begin in earnest.
Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said provisional winners of the 3.5GHz spectrum licence, MTN Communications Nigeria Plc and Mafab Communications Limited...
Though Nigeria successfully auctioned the 3.5GHz spectrum for the deployment of the Fifth-Generation (5G) network, the deadline for the complete payment of the $273.6 million licence fees is due today, February 24, by MTN and Mafab Communications.
If Mafab Communications meets the February 24 deadline for the payment of the $273.6 million (N113.5 billion) 5G-auction fee, the Federal Government could get temporary relief from its revenue challenges...
The Federal Government has officially handed the 3.5GHz frequency band to the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) for onwards assignment to the winners of the 5G auctioning process.
The Nigerian Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (NIEEE) has said that the 3.5GHz bands are best suited for the Fifth-Generation (5G) network.
PAN-African corporate and investment bank, Absa, has fully aligned with the Federal Government’s aspiration of economic growth and development opportunity associated with the launch of 5G technology in Nigeria.