NCC says 123m Nigerians now have Internet access
Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says the number of Nigerians with access to the internet has increased to 123.5 million in October.
State governors agree to address right of way impasse
State governors under the auspices of the Governors’ Forum (NGF), have resolved to address the lingering issue of Right of Way (RoW) charges, to deepen broadband penetration in the country...
FG asks states to reverse increased RoW charges
Isa Pantami, the minister for communications and digital economy, has urged states that increased their right of way (RoW) charges to reverse their decision because the additional cost will be transferred to customers.
Federal Government urges states to honour RoW agreements
The Federal Government has called on all state governors to honour the agreement on a unified and hamonised Right of Way (RoW) levies in the country.
New broadband plan ready March as unserved areas get FG’s attention
The Federal Government has said that the 2020-2025 Broadband Plan is expected to be ready within the first quarter of 2020. According to the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Pantami
States’ RoW demands may cripple FG’s digital economy plans
The demand by some states to charge far above the agreed Right of Way (RoW) levies is now seen as a move that will cripple Federal Government’s broadband plan and digital economy’s drive.
Data tariff slash will surely happen, minister assures
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Pantami, has insisted that data tariff in the country will be reviewed downward. Pantami said this is necessary to ensure that more Nigerians have access to affordable and ubiquitous Internet, and broadband services in the country.
Teniola: Price of data must be affordable for those below poverty line
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) in consultation with all stakeholders in the industry, who are impacted by the decisions made regarding the business model they execute under the commission’s licence they hold.