By Tony Nwakaegho, Daily Times Indication has emerged that the planned push by the licensed Infrastructure Companies (InfraCos), MainOne Cable and HIS are on the verge of having improved broadband services to link Lagos and about 60 other cities in the North Central zone of Nigeria.

MainOne Cable is in charge of Lagos and IHS is focusing on the North Central states of the country and Abuja.

MainOne, which landed a submarine cable in the country, about four years ago and recently unveiled a Tier III data centre in Lagos, will provide InfraCo service to about 20 million people in the state.

Industry analysts believed that Lagos offers huge investment returns because it is the commercial capital of Nigeria, where expansive and affordable broadband access would impact significantly on more than 12 per cent of the population and nearly 60 per cent value of corporate Nigeria.

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