Govt Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Fee (NCC), Umar Danbatta, on Thursday, disclosed that the launching of the fifth-generation know-how (5G) would happen in August this 12 months.
Mr Danbatta made this recognized to reporters on the ninetieth version of Telecom Client Parliament hosted by the Client Affairs Bureau of the Fee in Lagos.
“The Fee has set out the regulatory devices wanted for quick deployment of the brand new versatile know-how for the advantage of the shoppers and the stakeholders,” mentioned Mr Dambatta.
The NCC boss additional urged all stakeholders to assist the 5G mission in Nigeria to make sure that the know-how is deployed within the nation in a manner that will be useful to all telecom customers.
Mr Danbatta added that the deployment of the know-how would strengthen the Digital Financial system Coverage of the Federal Authorities of Nigeria.
In December 2021, MTN Nigeria and Mafab Communications Ltd received the bid for the three.5GHz spectrum in an public sale. The businesses acquired every lot of 100 MHz TDD for $273.6 million.
Mr Dambatta confirmed the duo will herald the nation’s 5G section
“We’ll proceed to collaborate with stakeholders throughout sectors to make sure quicker deployment of 5G companies, and speed up the expansion of Nigeria’s broadband infrastructure,” he assured.
This improvement comes after one tech entrepreneur Elon Musk, on Could 30, introduced by way of his Twitter deal with that the Nigerian Communications Fee (NCC) has issued Web Service Supplier (ISP) license to his agency, Starlink, to function quick web service in Nigeria.
Supply: Peoples Gazette.