Briefs: Nigeria to launch city-wide wireless

November 28, 2005

Nigeria's first city-wide wireless network is scheduled for launch this week in Abuja.

Suburban Broadband Ltd., and the country's Federal Capital Territory Authority expect the low-cost service to begin on Wednesday.

According to a report in The Independent, Suburban holds 80 percent of the project with the authority covering the other 20 percent.

The project is based on a single integrated infrastructure offering seamless service for multiple mobile applications.

Copyright 2005 by United Press International

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