Nigeria: NCC Assures of Pervasive Broadband Penetration

6 September 2019

Internet

Conscious of the pivotal role pervasive broadband penetration will play in actualizing deployment of Internet of Things (IoT) devices and smart services in any economy, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has developed a framework to facilitate the deployment of broadband infrastructure in the country.

The executive vice chairman (EVC) of the NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta dropped the hint at the opening session of the First Digital Africa Week organized by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and hosted by the NCC in Abuja.

He told the gathering of global Information and Communications Technology (ICT) experts, that the NCC framework for broadband infrastructure had led to the licensing of six infrastructure companies (Infracos) for North East, North West, South East, South West, South-South and Lagos. Read the full article on Leadership here.