Prof. Umar Danbatta
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...
How data price war hurts telecoms service quality
Data price ‘war’ among telecoms operators is one of the major causes of poor service quality faced by Nigerian subscribers, especially in the download and upload of content.
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.
‘Why 5G is critical to Nigeria’s development’
Amid concerns of Nigeria’s readiness for the Fifth Generation (5G) technology, stakeholders have stressed the need why the country cannot wait any longer to embrace the revolution.
NCC to approach FEC for N65b InfraCo subsidy disbursement
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), is to seek the Federal Executive Council’s support in granting and disbursement of the planned N65 billion subsidy for Infrastructure Companies (InfraCos) in the country.
EU wants swift roll-out of 5G
The European Union should become the leading market for deployment of 5G mobile networks and its developments because it is key for enhancing the bloc’s competitiveness...
Danbatta tasks academia on indigenous tech solutions to drive telecoms growth
The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof Umar Danbatta has urged the academia to come up with indigenously created technology innovations and solutions that will impact positively on the development of the telecommunications industry, and its role in the growth of the Nation’s economy.
‘Broadband penetration will aid economic growth, unlock new businesses’
Calling on Nigerians to protect telecommunications infrastructure in the country, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said that broadband penetration would aid economic growth and spur innovations through Internet of Things (IoT) technologies.
InfraCos to access N65b broadband subsidy
Infrastructure Companies (infraCos) expected to drive broadband penetration in Nigeria would have access to the N65 billion subsidies over the next four-years.