A Letter To The EVC Of NCC On 5G Trial in Nigeria

by Olayinka Oduwole The Executive Vice Chairman of NCC (Nigerian Communications Commission) recently reported  that Nigeria would be ready to roll out 5G networks in 2020 by making spectrum within the 26GHz, 38GHz and 42 GHz available. The EVC also noted that…
Goodbye GSM

By Olayinka Oduwole I recently attended a conference on 5G and there was an interesting concern raised about the impact of re-farming older technologies like GSM on consumers who may be unwilling to switch onto newer generations. Yet in developing…
Last Mile Connectivity in Nigeria

By Olayinka Oduwole I recently wrote a piece on the global outlook on 5G and there was an interesting comment about meeting the last mile connectivity in Africa. In this new piece, I address some of the barriers towards achieving…
5G Global Outlook

5G has often been pitched as a race among countries to attain technological superiority and global dominance. Even though, this view may not necessarily be true, indications point to a competitive atmosphere across the globe, in the deployment of 5G…
Why Cyber Security matters for IoT?

With Internet of Things (IoT), it is anticipated that there would be ubiquitous connectivity between machines/devices and this would give us the opportunity to transfer certain tasks to these machines e.g. send your car to pick up groceries instead of…