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“Our Plan is to Facilitate the Accomplishment of 120,000 Kilometres of Fibre by 2023″
- NCC EVC Danbatta

IT NEWS NIGERIA: The Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta has said NCC is poised to facilitate the laying of 120,000 kilometers optic fibre infrastructure by 2023. He noted that when this is done there will be an exponential increase in the contribution of telecom to GDP which presently stands at ...

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TechEconomy.ng receives Enextgen’s support on BroadbandRoundTable’ series

IT NEWS NIGERIA TechEconomy.ng has started a “Broadband RoundTable” Thought Leadership Series; an all-inclusive opportunity for the telecoms Subscribers/Consumer, Service Providers, Investors and the Regulator to bare their minds with regards broadband infrastructure deployment in the country. Enextgen Wireless is also supporting the Thought Leadership Series which is open to telecom industry stakeholder to make factual submissions (thought leadership piece) aimed at ...

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Breaking: Nigerian Senate Pass N8.91trillion 2019 Budget

IT NEWS NIGERIA: The Nigerian Senate has passed the 2019 Appropriation Bill, following the presentation of the bill by the Senate Committee on Appropriation. The chairman of the Committee, Danjuma Goje, announced an increase in the budget to 8.91 trillion – N10 billion be provided to assist victims of Zamfara State crises and should be added to the total figures. ...

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MainOne announces plan to build data centre in Cote D’ivoire, on course to land submarine cable in October 2019

IT NEWS NIGERIA: Following the issuance of a submarine cable landing license to MainOne by the government of Cote D’Ivoire, the company has announced that it is on schedule to land the cable and launch services in Abidjan by October 2019. MainOne has made significant progress in the project implementation process.  All critical surveys have been completed, and work is ...

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NCC ready for 70% broadband penetration, says Danbatta

IT NEWS NIGERIA: The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof Umar Garba Danbatta, has said that the Commission is ready to drive the process of attaining 70% broadband penetration in the next couple of years, if that is set as the new target by the Federal Government. Speaking while delivering a goodwill message at an investment ...

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Time’s Now To Harness Opportunities In TV White Space For Broadband Penetration – NCC’s Danbatta

IT NEWS NIGERIA: Despite achieving the target of 30 percent broadband penetration by end of 2018, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) this morning held a stakeholder consultative forum on Television White Spaces (TVWS) as part of its efforts to expand the geography of access to broadband Internet in Nigeria’s rural areas. The Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive of NCC, ...

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Nigeria Achieves 33% Broadband Penetration February – Danbatta

IT NEWS NIGERIA: The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta has revealed that the country achieved 33% broadband penetration as at the end of February this year. Danbatta was speaking in Abuja Thursday when the Executive Management of Bharti Airtel Group paid a courtesy visit to the Commission. “Nigeria already achieved 33% broadband penetration ...

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Broadband Challenges: NCC, ALTON To Brainstorm @ NITRA Forum

IT NEWS NIGERIA:   All is now set for the Fourth and last in the series of this year’s Nigeria Information Technology Reporters’ Association (NITRA) Quarterly Forum billed for December 14, 2018, at the CitiHeight Hotel, Opebi Link, Ikeja, Lagos. NITRA, under the supervision of the Nigerian Union of Journalists, is an umbrella body for journalists reporting information and communications ...

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Broadbased Communications Bags 2018 Telecom Wholesale Company Award

IT NEWS NIGERIA:   Broadbased Communications Ltd has won the Telecom Wholesale Company of the year 2018 Award at the Nigeria Tech Innovation and Telecom Awards 2018 held on Friday 12th October 2018 organized by Association of Telecom Companies of Nigeria (ATCON). Broadbased Communications operates a non- compete, non-discriminatory, open access Metropolitan Fiber Optic Network covering all the major business ...

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