Nigerian Govt To Deploy 5G Network By January 2022 – Minister Pantami

The Nigerian Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Ali Pantami, has disclosed that the fifth generation (5G) of cellular network would be fully deployed for operation by January 2022. reports

Pantami who was represented by NCC commissioner for technical services, Ubale Maska, made this known while speaking at a town hall meeting in Maiduguri, Borno state, on Thursday.

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Speaking on the security benefit of the 5G network in Nigeria, he noted that the deployment of the fifth generation of cellular network would aid the surveillance against criminal elements vandalising public/government assets across the country.

He further stressed that the need to deploy the 5G network across Nigeria was necessary due to the over 50,000 telecommunications sites operating across the country and about 16,000 outages recorded by mobile network operators (MTN, GLO, Airtel, 9mobile) between January and July 2021.


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