Galaxy Backbone completes phase one of NICTIB at federal secretariats

Monday 6 August 2018 | 10:51 CET | News
Nigeria's Galaxy Backbone has completed phase one of the National ICT Infrastructure Backbone (NICTIB) Project for Federal Secretariats, reports CommunicationsWeek. Phase two is under way, with Galaxy Backbone targeting March 2019 for overall completion. NICTIB is a government project delivered through Galaxy Backbone and financed by a China Exim Bank facility. Yusuf Kazaure, managing director of Galaxy Backbone, said that the critical national infrastructure connects all the state secretariat complexes. 

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