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Nigerian govt to roll out 18,000 km of fibre optic cable

Friday 10 November 2017 | 11:13 CET | News
The Nigeria Industrial Policy and Competitiveness Advisory Council, set up in March 2017 and running under the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, has commenced initiatives to accelerate the country's industrialisation by installing 18,000km of fibre optic cable nationwide to improve broad band penetration.

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