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MTN Nigeria earmarks over USD 1 billion to expand broadband, looks forward to 5G

Friday 24 September 2021 | 10:27 CET | News
MTN Nigeria said it is ready to participate in the 5G licensing process and has set aside USD 1.45 billion to expand broadband access, ITWeb reported. Mohammed Rufai, MTN Nigeria's chief technical officer, told ITWeb Africa that the operator is excited about the opportunities that 5G represents. It said its plans will rely on the Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC), describing the regulator as the major determinant of 5G roll-out.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: MTN Nigeria / NCC
Countries: Nigeria
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