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MTN partners Ericsson for first 5G customer trial deployment in South Africa

  MTN South Africa in partnership with Ericsson have announced the first 5G customer trial deployment in South Africa starting with a fixed wireless access site at technology company Netstar’s headquarters in Midrand. The field deployment in Midrand, situated between Johannesburg and Tshwane (Pretoria), is part of Ericsson’s continuing efforts to deliver

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FG sets targets for total broadband coverage of Nigeria

  The Federal Government has set ambitious targets for a national broadband network to harness the potential of the internet and digital access for jobs, education, healthcare, identity management and to increase productivity in the public sector. To this end, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), and the Nigeria Industrial Policy and Competitiveness

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US Consulate concludes robotics workshop for 187 students, 303

  The  United States Consulate General in collaboration with RoboRave International, a U.S.-based tech academy, has concluded a week-long robotics workshop for 303 teachers and 187 students from 29 public and private schools across Lagos, Ogun, and Edo states as well as the Federal Capital Territory. U.S. Consulate Public Affairs Officer Russell

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NCC, UK to partner on digital inclusion to bridge access gap

  The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and the Government of the United Kingdom (UK) have agreed to collaborate on digital inclusion, cyber security and capacity building to bridge digital  access gap in Nigeria. Mr Sonny Aragba-Akpore, Assistant Director, Public Affairs, announced this in a statement on Sunday in Abuja. According to him,

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World’s longest sea bridge opens in China as critics warn it will increase Beijing’s grip on Hong Kong

The Telegraph China's President Xi Jinping officially opened the world's longest sea bridge connecting Hong Kong, Macau and mainland China Tuesday, at a time when Beijing is tightening its grip on its semi-autonomous territories. The 34-mile (55-kilometre) crossing, which includes a snaking road bridge and underwater tunnel, links Hong Kong with the

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