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Nigerian Communications Commission Approves Spectrum For 5G Trial

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The Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive, Nigerian Communications Commission, Prof. Umar Danbatta, has revealed that the country will soon start using the  Fifth Generation service network in the country.

Mr. Danbatta who gave the details at the opening of the maiden International Telecommunications Union (ITU) Digital African Week on Tuesday in Abuja said the agency approved the spectrum for the trial of 5G services in the country.

Speaking further, Mr Danbatta said that Nigeria had exceeded the 30 percent penetration target set by the National Broadband Plan of 2013 to 2018 and stood at 33.31 percent at the end of June 2019.

He also assured that the NCC would continue to drive and implement policies, projects, and programmes aimed at facilitating digital revolution and digital inclusion in Nigeria.




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