The Cross River State in Nigeria has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Chinese tech giant Huawei to roll out 3G and 4G network across Calabar city. In the understanding, Huawei is also expected to lay down fibre optic cable to homes.
Present during the inking of this contract at the government house in Calabar was the State Governor Ben Ayade who said he was excited by the deal. An agreement that will see the digitization of Calabar and by extension the entire Cross River State. He zeroed in on the benefits constituents will get from the availability of affordable Wi-Fi services.
“This will be the first time that data would be provided from the cloud. With this digital cloud, it will offer opportunity to get information with ease and comfort, including boosting research and academic works,” said Ayade.
“The project is in partnership with Huawei of China, the equipment manufacturer, and Sino Infrastructure Development Company Limited, as the technical partner in Nigeria for the project. This partnership will provide cheap access to connectivity. Cross Riverians will know that Huawei is bringing the best technology to …read more