A Memorandum of Understanding to commence the 5th generation of telecommunications connectivity popularly known as 5G network has been signed by the Nigeria Communications Commission and the Communications Satellite, NIGCOMSAT.
Signing the agreement in Abuja, the Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigeria Communications Commission, NCC, Professor Umar Danbatta said the 5g spectrum is necessary for socio-economic development.
Professor Dantta said all areas of concern and controversy on 5G network health implications have been carefully checked and verified and the Commissions’ findings have indicated that the network is safe and not harmful to human health.
The Executive Vice Chairman said the commission was enthusiastic about the agreement as it would further enable it to achieve its mandate on digital inclusion.
He commended NIGCOMSAT for providing the spectrum which will enhance the digital economy eco-system.
The Managing Director of NIGCOMSAT, Mrs Abimbola Alale said the provision of the spectrum band for the network was part of the mandate of supporting the Digital Nigeria drive of the present administration.
She assured stakeholders of the safety and efficiency of the band spectrum.
The event featured the public presentation of the documents, assessments and signing.