May 20, 2024
NCC: Application for 2023 Telecommunications-Based Research Innovation from Academics in Tertiary Institutions ends March 12
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By Eyo Nsima
The Nigerian Communications Commission’s application for 2023 Telecommunications – Based Research Innovation from Academics in Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria would end next week.
The Nigerian Communications Commission, the Regulator of the telecommunications industry in Nigeria, had recently called on applicants to submit their applications in order to attract telecommunications-based innovations and research from tertiary institutions for the sustainable development of the telecommunications industry.

Checks by The Daily, www.thedaily-ng.com, weekend, showed many scholars have already responded while others were still making efforts to meet the March 12, 2023, target.

In its Request for Proposal (RFP), obtainable from NCC website, the Commission, stated: “Pursuant to this objective the Commission invites proposals from academics in tertiary institutions to submit research proposal in any of the research topics stated below. It is envisaged that the initiative will help build capacity in the tertiary institutions and promote Nigeria’s contribution to the pool of technologies in use in the communications industry.
Areas of Research/Research Topics
It stated: “To improve the quality of the submissions, the Commission has included the specific topics in each of the Focus Areas of Research that should addressed in the responses to this Request for Proposal as shown below:
“Development of sensors for smart city applications such as traffic management systems, smart parking, smart grid, smart homes, smart institutions and smart network management.
“Innovative Smart city applications for broadband penetration. Areas including but not limited to smart parking, smart grid, smart home, smart institutions, smart network management etc.

Use Case
It stated: “Smart network management: This could include applications such as network optimization tools for improving efficiency and capacity, as well as cybersecurity solutions for protection against threats.

“Smart parking: This could include applications such as real-time parking availability information, dynamic pricing for parking spots, and smart parking garages with automated vehicle guidance.
“Smart grid: This could include applications such as real-time monitoring and control of electricity distribution, integration of renewable energy sources, and demand response systems for managing energy usage.

“Smart public services: This could include applications such as online portals for accessing government services, as well as connected systems for managing public utilities and infrastructure.
“Public safety and emergency response: This could include applications such as connected cameras for public surveillance, emergency notification systems, and real-time crime mapping tools.”
Kindly use the link below to see the complete Request for Proposal

https://www.ncc.gov.ng/media-centre/public-notices/1317-request-for-proposal-rfp-telecommunications-based-research-innovation-from-academics-in-nigeria-tertiary-institutions-2

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