Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, will on Thursday, November 24, 2022, in Abuja, preside over the commencement of landmark broadband initiatives to be implemented by the Nigerian Communications Commission, (NCC) to accelerate broadband penetration in Nigeria and advance the course of digital economy projections for the nation.
A book entitled “Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami: Advancing Nigeria’s Drive Towards a Digital Economy” was unveiled at the ongoing Digital Nigeria Conference and Exhibitions. The book was written by Mr. Obiora Nzekwu and the Foreword was written by President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR.
Federal Government has said it will soon deploy 5G network in the country to increase connectivity.
The State Governors under the auspices of the Governors’ Forum, resolved to address the lingering issue of Right of Way (RoW) charges in a bid to deepen broadband penetration in the country and promote a Digital Economy for a Digital Nigeria.
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami) FNCS, FBCS has reiterated government commitment to minimum of 70% Broadband Penetration in Nigeria by 2025.
The Federal Government has faulted the hike of Right of Way charges by some state governments.