Broadband Penetration, key in promoting Digital Economy- Pantami

By Oluwaseun Sonde

The Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami has said that Digital economy can not be promoted without broadband penetration as it’s the key in promoting a digital economy for digital Nigeria.

He made this known while addressing journalist shortly after attending the industry consultations workshop on the use of television white space in Nigeria which was held at the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) Corporate Headquarters, Abuja on Tuesday.

He said the whole world today is about a Digital Economy while added that the World Economic Forum predicts that over 60% of global GDP will be digitized by the year 2022. He maintained that NCC under his supervision has the Mandate to improve broadband penetration in Nigeria.

Present at the gathering includes individuals from both the public and private sectors, representative of state governments, among others.

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