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National Broadband Plan
Conscious of the pivotal role pervasive broadband penetration will play in actualising deployment of Internet of Things (IoT) devices ad Smart Services in any economy, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has developed a framework to facilitate the deployment of broadband infrastructure in the country.
Telecommunications firm, MTN, has notified the Nigeria Stock Exchange of a substantial change in its board structure. Pioneer board chair, Pascal Dozie, is stepping down along with five other directors.
The impact of world’s leading communication giant, Huawei Technologies, has made noticeable impacts in Nigeria, the country’s Federal Government has said.
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.
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.
In order to address the bottlenecks identified to be hindering broadband penetration at the State and Local Government levels in the country, Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC) has harped on the need to harmonise Right of Way charges on State Government highways with the Federal at the cost of N145 per metre.
The Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) has said that Infrastructure Companies (Infracos) must roll out visibly in one year after issuance of the licence, or they have their licences withdrawn.
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) board has approved two additional infrastructure company (infraco) licences for the south-east and north-east regions of the country.
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is set to develop a new and proper pricing structure for high speed Internet services in Nigeria, in expectation of when broadband services become more ubiquitous in the country.
Oil prices rose on Thursday, recouping some of the previous session’s losses after OPEC forecast a supply deficit next year and the U.S. Federal Reserve said the economic outlook was favorable.
Some 30,000 drivers have made down payments for Porsche’s first electric car, according to the high-end automaker’s chief executive.
World heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua has expressed appreciation to the Consul General of Nigeria in New York, Mr Benaoyagha Okoyen, for psyching him up to reclaim his titles.
Nigerian striker Rinsola Babajide was the heroine for Liverpool Ladies in their Women Super League Cup 3-1 win over Durham FC at Prenton Park.
Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike has called on on leaders of Kalabari ethnic group inn the State to prevail on the Amanyanabo of Kalabari, King Theophilus J.T. Princewill, not to allow himself to be used by external forces to create disunity in the State.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of Mr. Adedamola Adekunjo as the new Managing Director with immediate effect.
The House of Representatives has set up an inquiry into allegations that the management of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) pilfered N2.3billion of workers’ funds. The motion to probe the agency was sponsored by Rep. Francis Ejiroghene Waive.
The Enugu State Internal Revenue Service, in compliance with court orders, on Friday, carried out distrainment of some commercial banks, hotels, schools and other properties in the state for refusal of their owners to pay withholding taxes, PAYE tax, Land Use Charge and other development levy to the state government.
Cross River Cocoa Processing Factory located in Ikom is scheduled to begin a test run early next year following ninety-five percent work completion by the contracting firm A A Universal.
Former Nigerian Chief of Army Staff, multi-millionaire businessman and philanthropist, General Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma, GCON, has made what can be the single largest donation of 5 Billion Naira to the Diocese of Lagos Centenary City project.