October 27, 2020
  • October 27, 2020

Nigeria seeks Public-Private Partnership to achieve 70% broadband penetration

by on October 20, 2020 0

By GFDNews Correpondent Nigeria’s Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Ali Ibrahim Pantami has called for collaboration between the public and private stakeholders to achieve the national target of 70 percent broadband penetration, as provided in the country’s Nigerian National Broadband Plan (NNBP). Pantami, who spoke at stakeholders’ consultation with the industry players sought...

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Ban on Chinese 5G vendors could worsen costs of network upgrades

by on October 16, 2020 0

A business group representing challenger telecoms operators in Europe warned on Friday against banning Chinese equipment vendors, saying that doing so for political reasons would force up costs and delay network upgrades. In a strongly-worded statement, the European Competitive Telecommunications Association (ECTA), said it “denounces any bans of Chinese 5G suppliers for geopolitical reasons...

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Nigeria is committed to fight cybercrime, kidnapping ~NCC

by on October 12, 2020 0

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) said seven people have been convicted for illegal SIMcard registration in a bid to curb the use of such cards to perpetrate cybercrime, kidnapping and other criminal activities in the country. In a statement, the telecoms industry regulator said through concerted enforcement efforts with the Nigeria Security and Civil...

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NCC lifts suspension on Spectrum trading guidelines 2018

by on October 2, 2020 0

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) said it has considered lifting the suspended Spectrum Trading Guidelines (STG), 2018, pending the conclusion of the ongoing review of the Guidelines. In a statement issued by Ikechukwu Adinde NCC Director of Public Affairs, the commission said the lifting of the suspension followed deliberations on the subject by the...

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