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- Abuja-based Backbone Connectivity Net work (BCN) Limited, has began laying fibre optic cables to connect the Northern region of Nigeria including Abuja, Kano, Katsina, Sokoto and other Northern towns. The project aimed at providing the region with bandwidth for easy access to internet connectivity and other support services for cellular will cost about $200 million (about N25.6 billion) when completed.