FG sets up committee for new National Broadband Plan 2020-2025
The Federal Government has inaugurated a committee to develop a new National Broadband Plan 2020-2025, to help reposition the country for a digital economy.
South south stakeholders seek partnership on broadband, digital economy
Experts have called on tech founders in the Southern region to see the 11 states as their primary market as they represent over 60 million people.
Local telecoms operators may lose $1b fibre cable market
The submarine cable system operators in Nigeria and the rest of Africa risk losing the region’s $1 billion markets to foreign players if they failed to unite against the operations of the Over The Top (OTT) firms which are bringing in new cables to the continent.
ASCON seeks collaboration with NCC towards protection of submarine cables in Nigeria
Association of Submarine Cable Operators of Nigeria (ASCON) is seeking the partnership of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) towards the protection of submarine fibre optic cables as critical infrastructure in the telecom industry. The Association noted that the cost of repairing damage to submarine cables was huge and could range from $1million to $3million to…
MainOne supports UniBen’s ICT programme
MainOne, West Africa’s leading connectivity and data centre solutions provider, on the heels of the expansion of its network into Edo State...
MainOne Pledges N25b to digitisation of Lagos
MainOne has launched its “Digital Lagos: Broadband for All” campaign initiative to enable the digital transformation of Lagos...
MainOne to extend submarine cable in Cote d’Ivoire by October, plans data centre
Nigeria’s submarine cable company, MainOne, is expected to extend submarine cable to Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire by October, after the President Alassane Ouattara...
MainOne, Facebook invest $20m on Edo fiber
Godwin Obaseki, governor, Edo State, has disclosed that MainOne and Facebook have invested $20m for the development of terrestrial fiber infrastructure in the state. Obaseki made the disclosure in Dubai, United Araba Emirates (UAE), after attending the ninth edition of the Annual Investment Meeting (AIM), themed, “Mapping the Future of Foreign Direct Investment: Enriching World…