3G, 4G Telecom Towers in Nigeria now 53,460 — Danbatta

3G, 4G Telecom Towers

…Receives Ministry’s New Perm Sec applause The third generation (3G) and fourth generation (4G) base transceiver stations (BTS) deployment in Nigeria has increased from 30,000 to 53,460 while Fibre Optic Transmission cables expanded from 47,000km to 54,725km in the last five years, resulting in improved broadband/telecoms service delivery to Nigerians. These were parts of industry growth data reeled out by the Executive Vice Chairman of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta at a briefing for the new Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy, Engr.…

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605,511 Nigerians lost 3G, 4G internet connections in April

70% broadband penetration

Decline drags broadband penetration to 39.58% Nigerian broadband penetration closed on a negative note in April after some 605,511 internet users on 3G and 4G networks lost connections in the month, BusinessMetricsNG can reliably report. Consequently, broadband penetration suffered blow to settle at 38.58 per cent with a total of 75,558,163 total high speed internet connections, down from 39.90 per cent it peaked in March with a total of 76,163,674 connected users. Ironically, the decline recorded in April dragged down the figures to February’s record of 38.58 per cent penetration…

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