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Until now, European and Asian mobile carriers have focused most of their 5G network development resources on so-called sub-6GHz radio frequencies — ones similar to what’s been used by 4G networks.
Leading telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria, has taken a definitive step to deepen broadband connectivity in homes and offices across the country as it announces the roll out of its Home Broadband value offering pan Nigeria.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday played a video clip at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal showing the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, expressing reservations on the possibility of deploying electronic transmission of results for the 2019 general elections.
MTN Nigeria, Wednesday, announced a price slash across all its data plans and offerings, barely two weeks after launching its 4G+, which offers customers faster data speed.
South Korea launches the world’s first fully-fledged 5G mobile networks Friday, a transformational leap that already has superpowers sparring for control of an innovation that could potentially change the day-to-day lives of billions of people.
The National Communication Commission has said that the Federal Government has targeted increase of the National Broadband penetration from 33 per cent to 70 per cent in the next five years.
The Internet speed in Nigeria has remained slow despite recording increasing subscriptions to third generation of wireless technology, 3G and fourth generation of wireless technology, 4G in the past one year.
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on Thursday disclosed that broadband penetration in the country has reached 30.9 per cent, thus surpassing the 30 per cent broadband penetration target by a margin of 0.9 per cent.
Global Systems Mobile Association (GSMA) says modernised regulation and policy reform are crucial to boosting Nigeria’s digital economy and accelerating internet access through increased mobile broadband penetration.
The Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Airtel Nigeria, Segun Ogunsanya, has said the telco is currently building the largest and most reliable 4G network in Nigeria.
Minister of Communications, Mr Adebayo Shittu, has called on Airtel Nigeria to take its 4G Lite service to all parts of the country to boost internet penetration in both the served and underserved areas.
In an effort to boost operations, Nigeria’s foremost 4G/LTE broadband operator, ntel, is planning to collaborate with 9mobile Nigeria and MTN Nigeria to roll out national roaming service in April.
Africa’s biggest mobile-phone firm, MTN Group Ltd, yesterday said its is doing a spring clean of its empire, conducting a review to decide whether it really needs to be in all 22 of its markets across Africa and the Middle East. Some of the markets are tiny, others are war-torn while still more have regulators desperate to curb the telco’s perceived dominance.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has sought collaboration of the Nigerian Communications Satellite (NIGCOMSAT) Limited on satellite coverage for successful electronic transmission of general elections results in 2019.
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The Speaker of Kogi State House Assembly, Hon. Mathew Kolawole, has formally received some members of the opposition parties who recently defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
There was drama on a major highway in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, when a young man suspected to be an Internet fraudster ran mad in full public glare on Sunday evening.
The peace efforts initiated by the Zamfara government have continued to yield more fruits with 30 additional captives released by bandits on Sunday, after eight months in captivity.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Sunday, prayed for peace and blessings for the people of Akwa Ibom as the state marked the 32nd anniversary of its creation.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has now got one member in the Akwa Ibom House of Assembly following the declaration of Mr Nse Ntuen of Essien Udim state constituency the winner by the House of Assembly Elections Tribunal, sitting in Uyo, on Sunday.
In the wake of the ‘Blue girl’ incident where a woman killed herself after being arrested trying to access a football stadium a FIFA delegation has demanded Iran allow women free unlimited access to stadiums.
As part of the ongoing efforts to curb illegal oil dealings in the Niger Delta, oil giant Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) said that it has introduced an advanced surveillance technology in tracking vandalisation of its joint venture assets.
Chinese experts arrived in Thailand to investigate the death of a beloved giant panda, zoo officials said Thursday, as millions of netizens in China questioned the cause of the male bear’s sudden demise.
A fire at a Koranic school near the Liberian capital Monrovia overnight killed at least 26 children and two teachers, the president’s office said Wednesday.
Rafael Nadal has pulled out of his Laver Cup matches on Sunday due to inflammation in his hand.