NCC To Engage Stakeholders On Final 5G Auction Process
Stakeholders’ engagement on the draft information memorandum (IM) for the auction of two lots of the 3.5GHz spectrum for 5G services.

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) will on Tuesday 15th November hold a dialogue with telecommunications stakeholders on the final document for its planned auction of two more lots in the 3.5GHz Spectrum for the deployment of fifth-generation (5G) services.

The regulator had earlier announced the plan to license additional lots in the 3.5 GHz spectrum band for the deployment of the 5G Global System of Mobile communication). The stakeholder interactive session will take place at the Marriot Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos, by 9:00 am prompt on the 15th of November 2022.

The auction which is set to take place in December 2022, would see the commission and the stakeholders discussing and providing more insight into the Draft Information Memorandum (IM) that will guide the process.

The engagement session will feature comments and submissions made by the different stakeholders on the Draft Information Memorandum. The outcome of the submission will be taken into consideration by the Commission in publishing the Information Memorandum for the auction.

The process for the auction of the proposed lots of frequencies for 5G services, commenced on 21 October 2022 with the publication of the Draft Information Memorandum on the Commission’s website.

Stakeholders have been advised, in an earlier statement and subsequent advertisements, by the Commission to study the Information Memorandum and make their comments and questions available to the Commission.


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