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NCC Lists Over Ten 5G Network Benefits Nigerians Should Expect

FG Gives Update On 5G Network Installation, Lists Advantages
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The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has insisted that the proposed fifth-generation technology in Nigeria comes with mouthwatering benefits.

According to the Executive Vice Chairman of the commission, Prof. Umar Danbatta, the benefits that comes with the 5G network are not limited to expressions in gigabytes in a second, robust voice and real-time digital social mediation.

He listed other benefits as massive Internet of Things like smart city and smart homes (connectedness of appliances and home security), pervasive 3D videos and Ultra High Definition screens, augmented reality, self-driving cars, industrial automation, high-speed trains, lifeline and ultra-reliable communications in telemedicine and natural disasters that will deliver successful services using critical applications.

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Naija News understands that Danbatta gave the hints while responding to questions during a webinar, titled: “Unlocking 5G potential in Africa”, held on Monday.

Danbatta while emphasizing Nigeria’s readiness to deploy 5G in the country, mentioned in a press statement delivered to newsmen on Wednesday, November 24 that there is ongoing training, sensitisation of stakeholders and collaboration to deploy 5G effectively in Nigeria.

Danbatta emphasised Nigeria’s readiness to deploy 5G and highlighted some of the steps taken by the commission towards deploying the technology in the country.

The statement read, “Danbatta indicated that Nigeria continued to receive visitations by countries who wished to benchmark their operations, just as Nigeria has also visited other countries to explore how 5G and associated technologies can be deployed effectively because 5G technologies are not just valuable, they are so significant due to their derivable social and economic benefits.

The EVC explicated how to unlock the potential of 5G, using a triangulated framework pivoted on Enhanced Mobile Broadband, Massive Machine Type Communication, and Ultra-Reliable Low Latency Communications.

“The above scenarios will find expressions in gigabytes in a second, robust voice and real-time digital social mediation, massive Internet of Things like smart city and smart homes (connectedness of appliances and home security), pervasive 3D videos and Ultra High Definition screens, augmented reality, self-driving cars, industrial automation, high-speed trains, lifeline and ultra-reliable communications in telemedicine and natural disasters that will deliver successful services using critical applications,” the statement noted.

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