Mafab Communications has announced the launch of its 5G services in Abuja, Nigeria. This is part of the company’s plans to expand its services to five other cities. The company’s founder, Musbahu Bashir, stated that Mafab aims for nationwide coverage of voice and data services. He believes that this is an important step for people living in remote areas to have access to faster internet speeds and improved connectivity. Minister of Communications and Digital Economy Isa Ali Pantami also predicted that 5G deployments from Mafab and MTN would create 3.6-4.8 million jobs over the course of 10 years time. He believes this move will provide numerous opportunities for economic growth and prosperity throughout Nigeria. In November 2021 auction, Mafab won the 5G 3.5 GHz spectrum licenses along with MTN Nigeria and Airtel Nigeria.
The three telecom companies are now ready to provide faster internet speeds and improved connectivity within the country. This will be beneficial for businesses as well as individuals who need high-speed internet access on a consistent basis. Mafab Communications has made sure they are up-to-date with the latest technology trends in order to provide their customers with better access to communication technologies such as video streaming, online gaming, voice calls, and other digital services which require high bandwidths. The launch of 5G services by Mafab Communications is an integral step for bridging the digital divide within Nigeria where only certain parts of the country benefit from high-speed connections while others remain underserved or unconnected altogether due to infrastructure shortcomings or lack enough resources needed for widespread deployment .
Furthermore, this move is expected to improve overall coverage which means improved quality of service delivery across different regions in Nigeria in addition to providing more opportunities for educational advancement through online courses as well as better healthcare delivery through telemedicine systems. Overall ,the launch of 5G networks by Mafab Communications marks a significant change in telecommunications landscape within nigeria offering many benefits that should not be underestimated such as increased competitiveness among telecom providers leading further advancements in technology while streamlining costs related operations thus creating more value for customers .