The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC ) has completed arrangements to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Legend and other information and communication technology companies to facilitate growth in the sector.
Executive vice chairman of the commission, Prof. Umar Danbatta , disclosed this during the weekend at the launch of the Legend by Suburban new products in Abuja.
The new products launched by Legend By Suburban include: Legend TV, Legend Lite, Legend Internet (Legend lite, WIFI and call), Legend Voice, Legend Zone and Legend Home.
Danbatta said the main objective was to create a fix broadband and high speed fiber optic across the country.
“The line between broadcasting and telecommunication and ICT has become thinner and in realising the importance of broadband in this country, the NCC has taken steps to improve fix broadband across the country and this is also in line with agenda number one of the eight points agenda of Prof. Danbatta administration,” Danbatta who was represented by Engr. Bako Wakil stated.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, who was represented by Mrs Comfort Ajiboye commended Legend for striving to improve Nigeria’s economy and pledged continuous support to such kind of creativity.
He, however, assured Legend of adequate information dissemination to spur the sector.
The chief executive officer (CEO) of Legend Suburban, Mr Bruce Ayonote , who spoke on the significance of the new products said it has been tested and trusted before the product launch.
Ayonote said that the Legend new products, (Legend lite, Wi-Fi, call) would give customers unlimited access to movies, series, music videos, allow customers to automatically connect to high speed Wi-Fi hotspots and make audio, video and conference calls, send texts and share files respectively.
He noted that the company was currently constructing and developing a nationwide fiber optic network in collaboration with companies such Brains and Hammers to ensure adequate service delivery.