The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has extended the submission of bids for the 5G technology spectrum.

It said in a statement by its Director of Public Affairs, Dr. Ikechukwu Adinde that the extension was due to challenges posed by air travels in recent times.

“The public to note that the submission of responses in respect of the 3.5 Gigahertz Spectrum Band auction was scheduled to close on Wednesday, 24th November 2021.

“However, due to the challenges posed to air travels as witnessed recently and considering that it may have some impact on intending bidders regarding the submission of their bids, the Commission hereby extends the deadline for submission of bids and Initial Bid Deposits (IBDs) to 5.00 pm on Monday, 29th November 2021”.

It said all other events as scheduled in the Information Memorandum remain unchanged.