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The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), National Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) and IHS Nigeria, on Tuesday made a strong case for private-public partnership (PPP) to drive innovative solutions that will enable the country to meet its growing demand for broadband connectivity.
As part of the Association of Telecommunication Companies of Nigeria’s (ATCON) mandate to continuously advocate for the development of the Nigerian telecoms industry through research and innovation and pro-active engagement of both the regulators and operators in the industry, the association has concluded plans to embark on an evaluation exercise of the Nigerian telecoms industry. The exercise is expected to cover between 2015 to 2019.
Stakeholders in the telecommunications industry, last week decried challenges impeding effective telecommunications service delivery in the country.
The Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, said that Africa provided fertile ground for 5G investment.
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says robust telecommunications/broadband infrastructure is fundamental baseline to engender innovations that will drive economic growth in Nigeria.
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it is working on ensuring the availability of spectrum to boost broadband deployment and penetration in the country.
The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC), Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Prof Umar Garba Danbatta, yesterday warned that the digital transformation of Nigeria into a network society is under threat due to the activities of cybercriminals.
The Kaduna State Government has retained its 14 ministries in the state despite additional three new ones.
The African Union (AU) has signed a memorandum of understanding with Huawei to strengthen their cooperation in information and communication technologies, the Chinese telecom giant announced on Friday.
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has expressed its preparedness to drive the process of attaining 70 per-cent broadband penetration in the next couple of years.
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 Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, has disclosed that the next national Broadband plan will see the country achieving 70 per cent broadband penetration by 2024.
Principal players in the nation’s entertainment space, Nollywood, have intensified calls for government to make bundled broadband internet service widely available in its quest to diversify the economy and boost the emergence of local digital content.
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.
Nigerian Communication Satellite Ltd has expressed concern over inability to achieve its earlier intended 30 per cent broadband penetration to ease internet access in the country.
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Mr Chijioke Obi, Director, Education and Advocacy Services, Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB), has advised public office holders to consider public interest first in the discharge of their duties.
Nigerian descent Ike Opara named 2019 Major League Soccer (MLS) Defender of the Year for the second time in three years.
President Muhammadu Buhari participates in the Plenary Session of the Russia-Africa Economic Forum in Sochi, 23rd October 2019.
The Nigerian Citizens Association in South Africa has condemned fresh attacks on Nigerian-owned businesses located in Witbank Mpumalamga in South Africa, saying it is worrisome.
The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, ordered the Inspector General (IG) of Police, Mohammed Adamu, and the Police Service Commission (PSC) to maintain status quo on the ongoing recruitment of 10, 000 officers.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has ceded his cap to a curious toddler — even if for a brief moment.
Mr Olusegun Runsewe, Director-General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), on Tuesday, rewarded Mrs Florence Robinson’s hard work, as she bagged contract to fry “akara” for NAFEST tourists.
A judge of the Federal High Court, Akure, Justice Abdul Dogo, has been kidnapped.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari on his approval of the immediate implementation of cost-saving measures aimed at instilling financial discipline and prudence, particularly on government trips.
Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo gave coach Maurizio Sarri a vote of confidence on Monday when he said he was happy with the “more attacking” approach the club had adopted since Sarri came on board in the summer.