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NNPC to Commercialize ICT Infrastructure

In its bid to become a viable commercial entity, Nigeria’s NNPC is looking to commercialize some of its ICT infrastructure.

“Our look-ahead plan is to commercialize our Fibre-Optics Cable Network utilizing NNPC pipeline Right of Way that cuts across the entire country,” NNPC’s managing director Maikanti Baru said during a meeting between with Adebayo Shittu, the minister of communications.

The infrastructure to be commercialized includes the over 960 km of fiber optic cable laid between Lagos-Benin and Warri to Kaduna on the NNPC Pipeline Right of Way; 52 remote VSAT stations nationwide and 2 Network Centers connecting all NNPC Depots and Pump Stations across the country.

Source: Petroleum Africa

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