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FirstBank Convenes SMECONNECT Webinar, Promotes Growth Of The Educational Sector

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IT News Nigeria: First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s premier and leading financial inclusion services provider, has announced the convening of a Business Clinic to promote the growth and sustainability of the educational sector, especially in the light of the coronavirus which is having an adverse effect on the operations of schools across the world. The event is scheduled to ...

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Exciting Innovation: MainOne Marks 10 Years of Enabling West Africa’s Digital Revolution

MainOne, West Africa’s leading provider of Wholesale and Enterprise connectivity and data center services marks 10 years of delivering digital revolution innovative, world-class service in West Africa IT News Nigeria: Ten years ago, the company launched its operations with the commissioning of the first private submarine cable on the West Coast of Africa. The company has played a critical role ...

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Placing Ekiti ahead: Why Gov Fayemi slashes Right-of-Way Charges from N4,500 to N145

IT News Nigeria: There are strong indications that placing Ekiti State ahead of others in terms internet connectivity is the very reason governor Kayode Fayemi crashed Right of Way charges from N4,500 to N145 per meter in a much publicised executive order N0 007 of 2020 Thursday. Recalled, 14 states government increased RoW charges for laying internet fibre optic cables ...

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Harnessing UNUSED BROADCAST SPECTRUM for grassroots internet: NCC’s TVWS Framework to boost Digital Economy – Pantami

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IT News Nigeria: Television White Space is the unused broadcasting spectrum which can be deployed to provide affordable broadband services to people at the grassroots Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, has said that the Television White Space (TVWS) framework being developed by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), under the ministry’s supervision, will enhance the ...

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NCC Authorises 55 Space Stations in Nigeria

IT News Nigeria: The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) announced that, to date, the Commission has issued Landing Permits to 55 Space Stations providing coverage over Nigeria’s territory. In a statement signed by Director, Public Affairs at NCC, Henry Nkemadu, it added that, the regulator, in exercise of its functions enshrined in the Nigerian Communications Act NCA-2003, developed the Commercial Satellite ...

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Rural Broadband Connectivity: NCC Releases Draft Guidelines On Television White Space

IT News Nigeria: The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), in conjunction with the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), has developed draft Guidelines for the use of Television White Spaces (TVWS) for rural broadband connectivity in Nigeria, and is organising an Industry consultation to present the draft Guidelines to all Industry Stakeholders. This is according to a release signed by  Director, Public Affairs ...

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5G Trials reflects the Federal Government’s commitment to deepening broadband access in Nigeria – NCC

IT News Nigeria: Ahead of the 2020 launch of the Fifth Generation  (5G) telecommunications services in Nigeria, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) this afternoon (25/11/2019), enthusiastically supervised the execution of the proof of concept trial of 5G telecom services by MTN Communications, a leading network operator in Nigeria. The demonstration, which took place at the Regional Office of MTN in ...

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