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Nigeria partners Microsoft to boost internet, digital expansion

by on May 3, 2021 0
The Nigerian government and Microsoft have detailed several projects aimed at intensifying the nation’s move to become a more digital economy. Microsoft said Monday that after extensive consultations with the government, it identified three key pillars that will help to build strong foundations for a digital economy in Nigeria: connectivity, skilling and digital transformation. The partnership... Read More

Nigeria mobile phone subscriber base hits 208 million with 154.9 million internet connection ~NCC

by on January 21, 2021 0
By Samuel Bankole Nigeria’s mobile telephone subscriber base has grown to 208 million with active Internet subscriptions at 154.9 million by the end of November 2020, according to the Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the telecoms industry regulatory body. The EVC of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Umar Danbatta, who spoke in Abuja on... Read More

French telecoms, Orange launches high-speed internet in Nigeria, others

by on November 13, 2020 0
French telecoms company Orange move to improve broadband internet in West Africa as it launched a new fibre-optic network that will deliver superfast broadband and other high-speed telecoms services across Nigeria, Ghana and other parts of the region. The network, called Djoliba, couples a 10,000 km cross-border terrestrial fibre optic network with 10,000 km... Read More

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... Read More