Danbatta says spectrum auction will democratize broadband for Nigerians, as NCC receives Regulator of the Decade award

WorldStage Newsonline– The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said the ongoing process to auction two additional lots in the 3.5GHz spectrum for Fifth Generation (5G) is part of efforts to further democratise access to high-speed mobile broadband for all Nigerians.

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Nigeria: FG approves N16.7b broadband project for 18 higher institutions, as Minister unveils book

WorldStage Newsonline– The Federal Government of Nigeria has approved N16.7bn for the provision of unlimited broadband infrastructure to 18 selected higher institutions of learning with three universities each from six geo-political zones, as part of plans to deepen broadband penetration across the nation’s institutions.

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Danbatta receives EFCC’s ambassadorial badge

WorldStage Newsonline– In recognition of his effort toward entrenching a culture of anti-corruption in the communications industry, the Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta has received an ambassadorial badge from the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Abdulrasheed Bawa.

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Pantami to launch NCC ‘s landmark broadband projects, presents book

WorldStage Newsonline– Nigeria’s Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, will on Thursday, November 24, 2022, in Abuja, preside over the commencement of landmark broadband initiatives to be implemented by the Nigerian Communications Commission, (NCC) to accelerate broadband penetration in Nigeria and advance the course of digital economy projections for the nation.

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NCC announces publication of final information memorandum for 3.5GHz spectrum auction

WorldStage Newsonline– The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has announced the adoption and publication of the final version of the Information Memorandum (IM) to guide the upcoming auction of the remaining lots of the 3.5 gigahertz (GHz) Spectrum for the deployment of Fifth Generation (5G) services in Nigeria.

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Nigeria: Danbatta  says 5G auction driven by pursuit of better quality of life, not revenue

WorldStage Newsonline– Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Professor Umar Danbatta, has said that the efforts by the Commission to timely auction available spectrum for 5G services in Nigeria, is primarily driven by the pursuit to join the global community to advance digital services and enhance quality communications infrastructure for the benefit of the citizenry, and not by the need to attract revenue for government.

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Nigeria: Media holds the ace in promoting credible elections – Danbatta

WorldStage Newsonline– As the campaigns and build-up to the 2023 general elections thicken, the Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, has said that the media holds the ace in making a difference in promoting credible elections in Nigeria.

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NCC convenes stakeholder forum on fresh 5G auction 

WorldStage Newsonline– The proposed auction of two lots in the 3.5GHz Spectrum for the deployment of 5G services, set to take place in December 2022, is gathering steam and the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has concluded arraignments to host an engagement session with stakeholders to discuss and provide more insight into the Draft Information Memorandum that will guide the process.

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