NCC set to drive broadband penetration to 70 per-cent

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has expressed its preparedness to drive the process of attaining 70 per-cent broadband penetration in the next couple of years.

Prof. Umar Danbatta, the executive Vice Chairman of NCC in a statement in abuja, said that the commission would attain the 70 per cent if it was set as the new target by the federal government.

The statement said he made this known while delivering a goodwill message at an investment summit organized by the Kaduna state government.

He noted that he was optimistic about the commission’s commitment toward taking the broadband penetration to the next level.

According to him, Nigeria attained it 30 per cent broadband target in 2018 through measures and strategies put in place by the NCC under the present leadership, a development that has attracted industry-wide commendations.

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