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Internet Governance: Nigeria Government Calls For Synergy To Protect 122million Users

IT NEWS NIGERIA: Nigeria’s Internet users, whose database hit 122 million in May this year, will be more protected online through a synergistic collaboration among various organisations and agencies of government to enthrone  effective Internet governance in the country. The Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive (EVC/CE) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, stated this  at the ...

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Nigeria: Group Makes Case For Accessible, Affordable Broadband, Urges Govt Action

IT NEWS NIGERIA: *Federal Government and stakeholders should ensure current broadband penetration is accessible and  affordable to all Nigerians  To tackle the menace of cybercrime in the country, the Federal Government, regulators, and industry stakeholders have been urged to examine the state of broadband in Nigeria and map out creative ways to ensure broadband penetration is accessible, available and affordable ...

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Nigeria Internet Governance Forum invitation to dialogue on Enabling Digital Commonwealth for Development

IT NEWS NIGERIA: For the past seven years, The Nigeria Internet Governance Forum (NIGF) has evolved into an inclusive Internet policy dialogue mechanism contributing to national development.  In a bid to Shape the digital future in Nigeria, the Nigeria Internet Governance Forum Multi-stakeholders Advisory Group (NIGF-MAG), comprising of the Federal Ministry of Communications (MoC), National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), ...

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300Mb/s Internet Speed: VDT Communications Launches Advanced 4G LTE Data Service In Lagos

IT NEWS NIGERIA: VDT Communications announced today the launch of retail data network – 4G LTE Advanced service – that will offer internet speed of up to 300Mb/s s (megabyte per second) into the Nigeria market. Speaking at the ceremony in Lagos, Managing Director, Biodun Omoniyi said VDT is known for the provision of premium quality services to enterprise customers, ...

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NIGERIA: 119 Million Connect To Internet

IT NEWS NIGERIA: The Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive (EVC/CE) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta has declared that 119 million subscribers now access the Internet in Nigeria as at April 2019. He made the declaration to emphasize that broadband services are transforming the way and manner people live, work and play, and in patterns ...

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Glo Data Splash: 1GB for N300, 2GB for N500

IT NEWS NIGERIA: Globacom has introduced the Glo Daily Data Splash, which offers subscribers attractive rate in the country’s telecoms market. The new plan takes care of heavy data users by offering them a whopping 1GB of data for just N300 and 2GB for N500. It also addresses the concerns of subscribers who desire access to reliable internet service at ...

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Internet Governance: Danbatta, Rudman, Krish To Brainstorm @ 2019 DigitalSENSE Forum

IT NEWS NIGERIA:  The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta to lead speakers to the 10th Nigeria DigitalSENSE Forum on Internet Governance for Development (IG4D) and Nigeria IPv6 Roundtable slated for Thursday, June 20, 2019 in Lagos. Danbatta, would give a keynote on the main theme: Connecting Nigerians for Enhanced Internet Governance, while Rudman, ...

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Spectrum Auctions Fail When Poorly Designed, Can Harm Consumers – GSMA Warns Regulators

IT NEWS NIGERIA: *The most important objective of awarding frequencies should not be about making the most money, but rather about ensuring consumers benefit from the best mobile connectivity As 5G spectrum auctions pick up pace globally, the GSMA warns regulators Thursday and raised concerns into some auctions’ design artificially inflating prices, or inefficiently distributing already scarce spectrum resources, which ...

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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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