Deployment of 5G network will foster economic development


NCC building in Abuja

By Sheila Offiong

Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has called for regulations and successful deployment of 5G network to foster economic development.

Danbatta made the call on the side-lines of a workshop themed “Future of Industry, Driving Innovation and Growth’’ organised by Global System Mobile Association (GSMA) in collaboration with NCC in Abuja.

The workshop brought together leaders from across the telecommunications industry and policymakers to discuss future regulations in the industry and push for consensus on reforms.

“The telecom industry is a key enabler of productivity across economies and societies.

“It is not only a significant contributor to economic activities of a Nation, but also towards the growth of other sectors of the economy.

“The proposed 5G networks are the next generation of connectivity in the telecommunications industry, offering faster speeds and…

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