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16 Feb
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.
11 Feb
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.
4 Feb
Pilgrims and visitors from Nigeria and other parts of the globe to Makkah, Saudi Arabia for the yearly pilgrimage and visits are to experience improved communication services as the country is increasing its investments in information and communications infrastructure.
27 Jan
Telecommunications operators have allayed fears of possible interference of Fifth-Generation (5G) network in aviation operations in Nigeria.
21 Jan
Nigerian international travellers, among others, were yesterday stranded as some foreign airlines withdrew flight services into the United States, citing safety concerns over 5G rollout.
20 Jan
Telecom giants AT&T and Verizon began 5G service in the United States Wednesday without major disruptions to flights after the launch of the new wireless technology was scaled back. The firms spent tens of billions of dollars to obtain 5G licenses last year, but aviation industry groups have raised concerns about possible interference with airplanes'…
22 Dec 2021
Despite not emerging as one of the winners of the 3.5GHz spectrum for the deployment of Fifth-Generation (5G) network in Nigeria, Airtel has reiterated its commitment towards the enthronement of a robust broadband regime in the country.
14 Dec 2021
After 11 rounds of bidding for two lots of 100MHz of the 3.5GHz spectrum for the Fifth Generation (5G) network, MTN Nigeria and Mafab Communications, yesterday, emerged winners...
13 Dec 2021
After 11 rounds of bidding, two operators, MTN and Mafab Communications have emerged winners of 100 MHz lots each in the 3.5GHz spectrum for the Fifth Generation (5G) network. They are to pay $273.6 million between now and February 2022.
13 Dec 2021
Currently, at Round 10, the auction price for the 5G Network has increased to $263.1 million with none of the three bidders, MTN Nigeria, Airtel and Mafab Communications ready to back down. The reserved price, which is the entrance price, was $197.4 million. The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), which is organising the auction, is offering…
13 Dec 2021
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Pantami, has assured that by 2022, Nigeria would have the largest Fifth Generation (5G) coverage in Africa.
13 Dec 2021
With three operators currently slugging it out in Abuja for Nigeria’s Fifth Generation (5G) network license, the current bid price per lot of the 3.5GHz spectrum auction has now hit $209,497,962.50 as Round Four begins. The price per lot of 100MHz band of the spectrum on offer was $204, 388,256.10 for Round Three. For Second…

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