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NCC says report on nationwide broadband plan due out soon

Friday 11 May 2012 | 12:29 CET | News
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says a report on plans to roll out broadband will soon be ready, the Daily Trust reported. The NCC said it had engaged reputable internationally acclaimed consultants to drive the strategy and design the processes. The aim is to provide cheap and easy access to the internet. Executive Vice-Chairman Eugene Juwah said the NCC was deploying the open access model for broadband deployment, and has visited countries like Singapore, Australia, and Sweden, where it has been successfully adopted, to study the implementation process. The President of the

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