NCC Says 5G Network Deployment Underway In Nigeria

The Executive Vice Chairman of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) Prof Umar Danbatta has restated the commission’s readiness of deploying the Fifth Generation (5G) network in Nigeria.

He affirmed Spectrum licenses for the companies that will roll out services have have been issued.

In May, the NCC handed over the final letters of award of 5G spectrum licences to winners of the December 3.5GHz spectrum auctions.

MTN Nigeria on Thursday confirmed that it would roll out 5G network by August 24.

The mobile Operator disclosed this at the 90th edition of the telecom consumer parliament, organised by the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC in Lagos

They were mandated to roll out services in August by NCC.

5g technology is expected to bring substantial network improvements, including higher connection speed, mobility and capacity, as well as low-latency capabilities.

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