Connectivity

Google Join Other Partners To Provide Free WiFi In Nigeria, Rest of Africa

Global Internet behemoth, Google, has announced that it will be helping resolve the connectivity challenges that most African countries face.

At a recent event in Lagos, Nigeria, Google made it known that it has finalised plans to offer around 200 WiFi hotspots to residents, to allow them to connect to the internet free-of-charge.

The company also promised that subject to the successful implementation of the Lagos pilot; the programme will be rolled out across major Nigerian cities such as Port Harcourt, Kaduna, Ibadan, Enugu and the Federal Capital Territory of Abuja.

Implemented as part of the Google Station programme, it is confirmed that Nigeria will become the first African country to be classified under the plan, which, it is hoped, would enable the Internet giant to achieve its goal of connecting the next 1 Billion Internet user.

 

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