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Nigeria’s broadcast regulator envisions N260 billion Digital Migration Dividends

Nigeria is on path to gaining an estimated N160 billion from new opportunities and possibilities to be unlocked in the economy with the ongoing Digital Switchover from analogue to digital broadcasting. Emeka Mba, the Director-General of Nigeria Broadcasting Commission (NBC), the nation’s broadcasting industry regulator tells Technology Times in an exclusive interview that government expects […]

Govt offers 14 licences for N130.5b in 2.6GHz spectrum auctions

Implementing Data Protection and Privacy in Africa

F.Franklin Akinsuyi, CEO at DataLaws canvasses the need for Data Protection Professionals in Africa to enable the continent participate in the Digital Economy Personal information can be defined as any piece of information that can be used to identify an individual. This not only constitutes obvious identifiers such as name, address, date of birth, credit card, national […]

Nigeria ‘urgently needs broadband roadmap plan’, ATCON President says

Again, Govt postpones Nigeria 2.6GHz spectrum auctions ‘until further notice’

The Federal Government has again shifted the Nigeria 2.6GHz spectrum auctions “until further notice” in what marks the second interruption of the planned sale of key national broadband licences. In announcing the shift, Dr. Eugene Juwah, the Executive Vice Chairman/CEO, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), the telecoms regulator that is also responsible for the 2.6GHz spectrum […]

Govt offers 14 licences for N130.5b in 2.6GHz spectrum auctions

Govt offers 14 licences for N130.5b in 2.6GHz spectrum auctions

The Federal Government of Nigeria has placed 14 licences on offer at N130.5 billion in the 2.6GHz spectrum auctions planned to begin May 5 in Abuja. According to the auctions rules released by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), a reserve price, representing the lowest amount the licence is being offered, has been pegged at N3,184,800,000.00 […]

Again, Govt postpones Nigeria 2.6GHz spectrum auctions ‘until further notice’