What We Do

Our Core Objectives

Promoting Ubiquitous Connectivity in Nigeria
Empowering the Nigerian Youth
Promoting Universal Access to Telephone Services
Facilitating ICT Training in Nigerian Higher Institutions
Empowering the Nigerian Women
Facilitating Computer Labs in Nigerian Schools
Promoting Telecommunications Infrastructure Sharing (Co-Location)
Facilitating Community Communication Centers in Underserved and Unserved Areas of Nigeria
Empowering the Rural Dwellers


Published on October 3, 2013 by USPF

 The USPF has released the following tenders (RFP & EOI) for its 2013 Programmes

1. Establishment of Community Resource Center (CRC) formerly known as Community Communication Center (CCC)

 2. Invitation for Proposal for Stakeholder initiated Projects (Bottom-Up)

3. Invitation to tender for the implementation of School Knowledge Center (SKC) formerly known as School Access    Project (SAP) in selected schools across the country.

4. Invitation for Expression of Interest (EOI) for the development and deployment of Local Content Application in selected USPF projects across the country.

5. Request for Expression of Interest (EOI) for the provision of ICT and Assistive Technology solution to Institutions and Schools catering for persons with disabilities (PWDS)

6. Request for Expression of Interest (EOI) for consultancy services

7. Request for Expression of Interest (EOI) for provision of End-User devices and electronics at selected Universities and their respective Medical Colleges/Teaching Hospitals under the (UnICC) project.

Interested bidders should please, visit download section for the Invitation to Tender details.




Published on August 28, 2013 by Admin

The USPF has announced the following Projects for its 2013 Programme.

1.Backbone Transmission Infrastructure (BTRAIN) Project.

2.Base Transceiver Station (BTS) Project

Interested bidders should please, visit download section for the Invitation to Tender details.

Approved USPF Strategic Management Plan 2013-2017

Published on October 12, 2012 by Admin

USPF have published the Approved Strategic Management Plan 2013- 2017.

Please visit the download section.

USPF DRAFT SMP 2013-2017

Published on July 9, 2012 by USPF

The USPF has published the draft Strategic Management Plan for comments. Please visit the download section.

Vision and Mission

Published on June 9, 2011 by Admin



 Equitable ICT Access for All


To facilitate the achievement of universal access to ICT and universal service, through market-based investment, which stimulate development in rural, un-served and underserved communities

Core Values - "ICT TIPS"

Our activities are predicated on the values of:

  • Integrity
  • Collaboration
  • Team Spirit
  • Transparency
  • Inovation
  • Professionalism
  • Service Excellence

Policy Objectives

The major objective of the USP Fund is to ensure that public interest is attained in the provision of ICT applications and services in Nigeria. That is:

  • Promote greater social equity and inclusion for the people of Nigeria; and
  • Contribute to national economic, social and cultural development of Nigeria.  

The Universal Service Provision Fund

Published on April 28, 2011 by admin

USPF is a special fund set up by the Federal Government under the National Communications Act 2003, designed to provide telecommunications and ICT services to unserved, underserved and deprived groups and communities in the country. About 474 schools spread across the six geopolitical zones of the country, have so far benefitted from complete set of Internet tools and facilities provided by the Universal Service Provision Fund, USPF.


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Universal Service Provision Fund (USPF)
Nigerian Communications Commission Head Office Building
Plot 423, Aguiyi Ironsi Street, Maitama District, Abuja
Federal Capital Territory