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BCN gets United States Trade and Development Agency grant to upscale Nigeria’s Digital Economy from South-South Nigeria

Backbone Connectivity Network, Nigeria’s leading digital communications service company was recently awarded a grant by The United States Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) to conduct a subsea landing station feasibility study in the South-South (SS) oil producing r

BCN will continue to invest in both our people, our assets to ensure that we are able to provide the necessary platform as the engine for this, says Ibrahim Dikko (CEO)

The CEO of BCN in a just concluded interview mentioned that in addition to investing in people and assets. BCN will continuously improve and invest in infrastructure to make it relevant. Click link for the full interview

BCN listed among companies to inspire Africa 2019 BY London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG)

We are proud to be listed among the “Companies to Inspire Africa 2019” by the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG). The report is a celebration of Africa’s fastest-growing and most dynamic businesses, with 361 companies selected from 32 African countries; this listing affirms BCN’s role in

Osinbajo inaugurates Google Station Initiative at Wuse Market


Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday, inaugurated the Google Station Initiative at Wuse Market, Abuja, aimed at providing free public Wi-Fi service. Osinbajo said that the event was a very exciting one for him.

He added that a couple of months ago, he was at

Notice and Agenda of BCN 11th Annual General Meeting

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Eleventh Annual General Meeting of the members of Backbone Connectivity Network (Nigeria) Limited will be held on Tuesday 9th October 2018 at the Treasure Suites Plot 66, 1st Avenue, Off Shehu Shagari Way, Central Business District, Abuja

BCN, USTDA Partner on Broadband for North-west Nigeria


The United States through the United States Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) is partnering Backbone Connectivity Network Limited of Nigeria to bridge broadband access gaps in the country, especially in the North-west

FG to license new broadband providers, says Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has announced plans by the Federal Government to expand the broadband coverage of the country through the licensing of private broadband providers.

He said this while inaugurating the Google for Nigeria event at the Landmark Centre, Lagos, on Thursday.


Reverse Trade Mission of the United States Trade Development Agency

 The BCN team was part of the Reverse Trade Mission of the United States Trade Development Agency hosted at the US Consular General’s residence in Lagos on 11th July, 2018 where a grant award was announced in favour of BCN’s fibre broadband infrastructure expansion project

Nigeria's Telecom Industry Trade Mission

Source: CNN 

Backbone Connectivity Network's Chief Executive Officer, Ibrahim Dikko was part of the delegates from Nigeria's Telecom industry that toured the U.S. on a

Nigeria American Chamber of Commerce Event

The M.D of  BCN Mr. Ibrahim Dikko attended the Nigeria-American chamber of commerce, where he was one of the guest panellist that addressed the talking point; “Aggressive Broad Band Penetration” and National Development. He touched on the issue of infrastructure being in the deficit whic