The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC)has introduced that it is was on the verge of deploying the Fifth Generation (5G) network in Nigeria, with the issuance of spectrum licences for the companies that can roll out providers already concluded.

The NCC Executive Vice Chairman, Prof. Umar Dambatta, made the disclosure throughout the NCC Day at the 33rd Enugu International Trade Fair complex, in Enugu State.

“Though the deployment will begin from the state capital and step by step extends to different areas throughout the state, it is important to state that, not like 1G, 2G, 3G, and 4G, the 5G community will carry substantial community enhancements.

“The advantages will embrace greater connection velocity, mobility, and capability, in addition to low-latency capabilities to communications companies in Nigeria for enterprise and assist to additional open up Nigeria within the merging world market,” he mentioned.

The NCC boss, who was represented by the Enugu NCC Zonal Controller, Ogbonnaya Ugama, mentioned the commission would continue to drive the exceptional digital transformation being witnessed within the economy whilst it might also pay better priority to how customers are handled by the service providers.