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MTN and Airtel Africa among bidders for Nigerian 5G licences

Reading Time: 2 minutes Nigeria’s telecoms regulator, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has picked MTN Nigeria, Airtel Africa. and Mafab Communications to bid for 5G licences at an auction set for Dec. 13, it said on Thursday. NCC had said in July that it expected to start auctioning spectrum for the next-generation 5G network in the fourth quarter of this Read More…

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Nigeria ready to deploy 5G technology with impending auction of 3.5GHz telecom spectrum

Reading Time: 4 minutes It is no longer a question of if but when Nigeria will unbundle the 5th Generation mobile network (5G technology). This reality is coming with the impending auction of the 3.5GHz spectrum band. On Thursday, a stakeholder engagement forum was held at the Marriott Hotel, Ikeja, on the draft Information Memorandum (IM) on the auction Read More…