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Expert Calls on Ministry of Communications to Review National Broadband Plan

A telecom expert and former chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission, Dr Ernest Ndukwe has called on the Ministry of Communications to review and update the National Broadband Plan 2013 – 2018 for digital literacy initiatives and public access targeted at populations that are unconnected, especially women and girls in urban-poor/rural settlements. Dr Ndukwe made this call at a Workshop ...

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FG approves tax reduction for telecom firms in #Nigeria

  The Federal Government on Tuesday said that it had resolved to reduce taxes payable by telecommunications operators in order to enable them to expand their services to the hinterland. It stated this through the Minister of Communications, Mr. Adebayo Shittu, at the 2017 Information Communications Technology and Telecommunication Expo in Lagos, which was organised by the Lagos Chamber of ...

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NCC set to increase broadband penetration in Nigeria

The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commissions, Prof. Umar Danbatta, said on Friday that the commission would increase broadband penetration in Nigeria from 6.5 per cent to 10 per cent. Danbatta made the announcement at an interactive session with newsmen in Kano to present the commission’s eight-point agenda. He said the increase in broadband penetration was at the ...

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