FG Sets Date To Deploy 5G Network In Nigeria

Isa Pantami, minister of communication and digital economy, says the fifth-generation (5G) cellular networks will be deployed in January 2022. 

The minister made the announcement at a town hall meeting in Maiduguri, Borno state, on Thursday.

The meeting discussed ways to address the vandalism of power and telecommunications infrastructure.

Pantami explained that the need to deploy the modern system was due to the over 50,000 telecommunications sites across the country and about 16,000 outages recorded by mobile network operators (MTN, Glo, Airtel, 9mobile) between January 2021 and July 2021.

He said the outages were caused by fibre cuts, access denial and theft, leading to service disruption in the affected areas.

-TheCable

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