5G Consultation Ongoing –NCC

NCC fights for Nigeria’s share of $13.2trn 5G economic gains

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) recently published the Draft Consultation Document on the Deployment of Fifth Generation (5G) Mobile Technology in Nigeria and wishes to draw the attention of the general public to the fact that the Commission has not concluded plans for the deployment of Fifth Generation (5G) network. The Draft Consultation Document for deployment of the 5G in Nigeria has been produced and uploaded on the Commission’s official website (www.ncc.gov.ng). This document defines the implementation plan for the deployment of 5G in Nigeria. It provides a background into…

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NCC fights for Nigeria’s share of $13.2trn 5G economic gains

NCC fights for Nigeria’s share of $13.2trn 5G economic gains

Nigeria’s Telecoms regulator, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has continued to advance efforts towards ensuring that Nigeria does not miss out on the huge economic benefits promised by 5G technology. This played out again on Tuesday in the address of Umar Danbatta, the executive vice chairman of the NCC, while addressing the Abuja chapter of the Nigeria Information Technology Reporters Association (NITRA) at a capacity-building training the NCC organized for the tech journalists. Danbatta disabused the mind of Nigerians of misinformation about 5G which could deny the country its fair…

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NCC moves to develop policy framework for 5G deployment

NCC, FIRS sign MoU for ascertaining VAT elements of telcos’ transactions

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has commenced the process to developing policy for deployment of 5G technologies in Nigeria. Towards this end, the commission has called for stakeholders’ participations in putting the policy framework in place. According to the commission in document signed Thursday by Henry Nkemadu, its Director of Public Affairs, the commission is doing this in line with the provisions of by the Section 4(q) of the Nigerian Communications Act 2003 (the NCA). The section empowers the NCC to prepare and implement programmes and plans that promote and…

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