What we do

Deployment of telecommunications infrastructure such as base transceiver stations (BTSs) and fiber optic cables.

Provision of subsidies to telecommunications operators cover the costs of infrastructure deployment, operating costs, or the cost of providing services to low-income customers.

Supports capacity building programs to help rural communities and service providers develop the skills and knowledge needed to operate telecommunications services.

Funds Research and Development Projects to develop new technologies and solutions to improve the delivery of telecommunications services in rural and underserved areas.

The USPF's work has helped to improve access to telecommunications services for millions of Nigerians in rural and underserved areas. The USPF is committed to continuing its work to ensure that all Nigerians have the opportunity to benefit from the social and economic benefits of telecommunications services.


Why we do

  1. To Increase economic productivity and growth by connecting businesses to markets and customers.
  2. To improve access to education and healthcare by providing remote learning and telemedicine services.
  3. To promote social inclusion and empowerment by connecting people to information and communication networks.
  4. To reduce poverty by providing access to financial services and other economic opportunities.


For whom

Individuals: The USPF enables people in rural and underserved areas to stay in touch with loved ones, have access to information and services, and participate in the digital economy.

Enterprises: The USPF assists rural and underserved enterprises in reaching new markets, increasing productivity, and creating jobs.

Schools: The USPF assists schools in rural and underprivileged areas in providing digital learning resources and opportunities to their pupils.

Healthcare Providers: The USPF assists healthcare providers in rural and underserved areas in delivering telemedicine services and improving patient access to healthcare.

Government Agencies: The USPF assists government agencies in rural and underserved areas in providing citizens with e-government services.