UK dismisses 5G/coronavirus claims as 'nonsense'
The British government on Wednesday dismissed a TV presenter's claim that there could be a link between 5G technology and coronavirus as "complete nonsense".
How poor communication, poverty, others fuel fake news on COVID-19
Since the first case of Coronavirus (COVID-19) was recorded in Nigeria on February 27,2020, the country has been awash with a lot of misinformation about the pandemic, which albeit, may have provoked fears among citizens.
YouTube Bans All Conspiracy Theory Videos Claiming 5G Causes Coronavirus
YouTube has made the decision to ban all conspiracy theory videos that falsely claim ‘5G causes coronavirus ’. Despite having absolutely no science to back it up, the conspiracy theory has gained popularity over the past week, with several celebrities even endorsing the claims as reported by The Mirror. This decision is a result of a live-streamed…
NCC clears doubts over 5G, COVID-19 and Security
In view of the recent development in which misleading materials with no proven evidence being circulated to link CORONAVIRUS or COVID-19 with 5G Technology, it has become imperative...
No licence has been issued for 5G deployment in Nigeria, says Pantami
The Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Mallam Isa Ali Pantami has said no licence has been issued for the deployment of 5G in Nigeria.
Nigeria will take 'informed decision' on 5G, says Pantami
Nigeria's minister for communications and digital economy Isa Ali Pantami Saturday said the country has not approved any 5G - the fifth generation of wireless communications technologies - license. Pantami made the clarification in the wake of growing rumours that 5G is responsible for coronavirus. "The National Frequency Management Council (NFMC), of which I am…
Nigeria benefits as 5G adds $2.2tr to global economy over next 14 years
The 2020 global edition of the GSMA’s flagship ‘Mobile Economy’ report has informed that mobile technologies and services generated 4.7 per cent of GDP globally in 2019
Roadblocks to 5G technology in Nigeria
Most Nigerians are not paying much attention to the rollout of 5G because they are deeply skeptical of the latest technology and are already angry with their service providers.
Power challenge threatens Nigeria’s 5G commercialisation
Commercialisation of fifth-generation (5G) networks in Nigeria will be impacted negatively by power infrastructure gaps that currently exist in the country. Besides, the current state of fibre infrastructure, which remains inadequate in the country