The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) has revealed today Monday that the trial of 5G, the fifth-generation network technology, would be set for three months trail in Nigeria prior to its actual approval.
Prof. Umar Danbatta, the Executive Vice Chairman of NCC made this statement during the mobile and Disruptive Technology (MoDITECH) forum 2019 titled, The Power of Digital Service” held in Lagos.
Danbatta disclosed the trial of the 5G technology would enable the commission to see what it is made of before giving it a final node.
The executive vice-chairman, who was represented by Engr. Banko Wakil, a Director at NCC during the forum said the 5G was like a proof of concept to be carried out by operators with the existing frequency and spectrum.
Wakili said the proof of concept would be tested by all NCC major vendors in the country.