NCC approves trial 5G spectrum

29 Aug 2019

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has announced it has approved spectrum for the trial of 5G mobile services in the country. Without providing further details, the regulator’s Executive Vice Chairman Umar Garba Danbatta revealed the development in Abuja at the ITU’s ‘First Digital African Week’ event. He acknowledged the evolving trends in the ICT ecosystem, giving rise to technologies such as IoT applications and smart cities, adding that the NCC was well positioned to embark on the trial of 5G in the country.