Nigerian NEC clears harmonisation of telecom right of way charges

Monday 24 July 2017 | 10:07 CET | News
The National Economic Council (NEC) has approved a policy to harmonise right of way charges payable by telecommunications companies and related public utility infrastructures on local governments, states and federal highways. Adebayo Shittu, Minister of Communication, said that the new policy will encourage co-location of companies' fibre optic cables, reports CommunicationsWeek. Just as telecommunication masts were harmonised after long years of defacing the environment, he said, the government wants to do the same for laying fibre optic cables, which is becoming a burden on Nigerian

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