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    • Ministry of Communication Technology DRIVING BROADBAND AND TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION AS A POLICY MAKER Presentation made at the: 11TH ANNUAL COMMONWEALTH TELECOMMUNICATIONS ORGANISATION (CTO) FORUM by THE HONOURABLE MINISTER OF COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY MRS OMOBOLA JOHNSON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 08, 2013
    • Inclusive Development An unacceptably high number of people are excluded from infrastructures that can meet their basic needs. Increasing the spread of ICTs (mobile phones in particular) can be a means through which this can be corrected. ICTs contribute to increasing social welfare and security. By being applicable in the delivery of education, health, security and other “basic needs. © 2013. Federal Ministry of Communication Technology 2
    • Expansion in Infrastructure: situation as at 2010 and improvements up to 2013 MICROWAVE TRANSMISSION # of Base Stations FIBRE-OPTIC UNDERSEA Capacity (Tb/sec) © 2013. Federal Ministry of Communication Technology FIBRE-OPTIC TERRESTRIAL Distance (Km) SATELLITE # of Satellites Covering country 3
    • Base Stations are Concentrated in Urban Areas Expanding scale and scope of ICT use requires good telecommunications connectivity About 50% of rural Nigeria does not have mobile coverage - map1 shows scale of coverage that still needs to be attained (particularly in rural areas) There is no incentive to own a phone where there is no mobile coverage - Survey (by Min of Agric) of 426,000 farmers across 13 States found that 71% did not have mobile phones 1Source: © 2013. Federal Ministry of Communication Technology Universal Service Provision Fund (2012) 4
    • National Backbone Network Pace of deployment influenced by amount operators have available for actual construction once permits and levies have been paid for © Hamilton Research Ltd., 2013 © 2013. Federal Ministry of Communication Technology 5
    • Build Cost – Short Haul (“Intra-State”) Right-of-Way Taxes & Levies Civil Works, Fibre & Equipment 40% 30% 30% Procurement of right of way in States ranges between N690,000 to N6.5m per linear km 5 10 BEFORE Includes: Yearly Operating Levy, Ecology Tax, Sanitation Levy, Town Planning Fee etc. 85% AGREED Percentages are indicative** © 2013. Federal Ministry of Communication Technology 6
    • Public Access Venues (PAVs) Implementation of guidelines on deployment of PAVs is resulting in better coordination and more efficient and equitable spread of resources Community Communication Centre Community Centre Post Office Post Office Library Approx. 2,380 PAVs established, however not evenly distributed across the country. Some in very close proximity to one another School Rural ICT Centre Clinic/Health Centre © 2013. Federal Ministry of Communication Technology 7
    • Ideation and Innovation Information Technology Developers Entrepreneurship Accelerator (iDEA) Lagos State | Cross River State TechLaunchPad © 2013. Federal Ministry of Communication Technology 8
    • Growing Local Participation in ICT Industry Value Added Services • • • • • • • MyPaga Wakanow Dealdey Konga.com Jobberman BudgIT Mairuwa Infrastructure Service Providers • iWatch • Pledge 51 (online constitution) • Ticketmobile • Nairalist • Iroko • uConneckt • Efiko • Asa • Wayopedia • Veda Computers • Encipher Inye • Websoft - Vantium • Interra • Console • CNSS Ltd Research & Development Software Maintenance & Support Software Installation & Customization Call Center Operations • • • • • • Co-Creation Hub Cinfores Varsoft Technologies Mobiqube Tavia technologies Rightclick Nigeria Software Development Software Distribution & Sales © 2013. Federal Ministry of Communication Technology Access Provision SLOT Network Service Providers • Oxygen Broadband Networks • OTG Playa Device Assembly Device Sales & Distribution Device Maintenance & Repairs • Computer Village, Ikeja • Computer Village, Abuja • Banex Plaza, Abuja Infrastructure Services Equipment Assembly Equipment Maintenance & Repairs Equipment Sales & Distribution Support Services Local representation in the ICT industry is growing with new wave of industry leaders (most below 40 years old and running companies on the average under 5 years). 9
    • Better Governance Connectivity Job Creation Infrastructure New Economy © 2013. Federal Ministry of Communication Technology 10
    • Ministry of Communication Technology DRIVING BROADBAND AND TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION AS A POLICY MAKER Presentation made at the: 11TH ANNUAL COMMONWEALTH TELECOMMUNICATIONS ORGANISATION (CTO) FORUM by THE HONOURABLE MINISTER OF COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY MRS OMOBOLA JOHNSON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 08, 2013