Uneven Playing Fields Nigeria and the Digital Divide

For a country already suffering from grave socio-economic inequalities, harnessing technology may not translate positively for Nigeria’s future if active steps are not taken to address the digital divide. Earlier this year, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), among its efforts to bridge Nigeria’s current digital divide, granted a permit to Avanti Communications Group, a UK-based satellite firm, to provide commercial satellite communication services in Nigeria. Austin Nwaul

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