Nigeria plans laying additional 120,000km of fibre by 2024


Nigerian authorities have said that the country working on a target to lay additional 120,000 fibre optics telecoms infrastructure by 2024. The authorities have explained that this will deepen telecoms access, broadband penetration and accelerate the country towards digital economy. Speaking recently at a media parley, Umar Danbatta, the executive vice chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), said the commission is access gap in the country by facilitating deployment of required telecoms infrastructure. Danbatta said on assumption of office, there were 47,000 kilometers of fibre optic cables laid across…

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