Isa Pantami, pastor of correspondence and advanced economy, says the fifth-age (5G) cell organizations will be sent in January 2022.
The priest made the declaration at an official Q&A event in Maiduguri, Borno state, on Thursday.
The gathering examined approaches to address the defacement of force and media communications framework.
In May, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) consented to an arrangement with the Nigerian Communications Satellite Limited (NigComSat) on the utilization of the C-band range for 5G administrations in the country.
Fourteen days prior, the government leader chamber (FEC) approved the arrangement of 5G organizations for Nigeria’s computerized economy.
The clergyman was addressed by Ubale Maska, NCC magistrate for specialized administrations.
He said that the 5G innovation would support reconnaissance against criminal components vandalizing public resources the nation over, adding that different measures ought to be set up to capture them and carry them to book.
Pantami disclosed that the need to convey the cutting edge framework was because of the more than 50,000 media communications locales the nation over and around 16,000 blackouts recorded by versatile organization administrators (MTN, Glo, Airtel, 9mobile) between January 2021 and July 2021.
He said the blackouts were brought about by fiber cuts, access forswearing and robbery, prompting administration disturbance in the influenced regions.
He censured circumstances where telecoms establishments were annihilated in psychological oppressor assaults which had not been supplanted because of the serious security issues and strains in north-east states.
Pantami requested the public get together to accelerate the section from the Critical Infrastructure Protection Bill for forward accommodation to Muhammadu Buhari for consent.