Google Records First 10m Internet Users in Nigeria
Google has disclosed the geometric progressions in the number of internet users in Nigeria, as about 10milion visited the internet for the first time in 2014. Caesar Sengupta, vice president, Product Management at Google, made the disclosure during AndroidOne launch in Nigeria, adding that, globally, there are 3billion people connected online and the number is…
Towers Operators Spend N175m Daily to Power BTS
Telecommunications tower operators spend some N175 million every day on diesel which is used to power generators at their towers housing base transceiver stations (BTS) that make it possible for Nigerians to use GSM service to make and receive calls. Telecom towers house base stations that Global System for Mobile communications (GSM), Code Division Multiple…
Konga.com to Host Seller Summit for SMEs
Then get ready for the biggest Seller Summit specially organized for small and medium business owners in Nigeria. The theme for the event is The New Marketplace: Tapping into the Ecosystem. As an entrepreneur in Nigeria’s fast evolving trade environment, you must constantly adapt your business strategy and channels to ensure you stay relevant in…
ITU Announces Telecom World Entrepreneurship Awards
ITU has launched the ITU Telecom World Entrepreneurship Awards 2015, a new awards programme for the most innovative start-ups
Venture Garden Nigeria gets $20m Investment Fund from CPCIF
CONVERGENCE Partners has announced an investment of $20m by the Convergence Partners Communications Infrastructure Fund (CPCIF) for a strategic, minority stake in Venture Garden Nigeria (VGN), a diversified fintech company with significant operations in Nigeria.
Lagos Mulls Mobile App for Traffic Jams
LAGOS State government is to launch mobile apps on different operating systems as part of traffic management plans for the state, according to Adulahmed Mustapha, director general, Lagos State Financial Systems Management Bureau.
Software Practitioners Worry as Pirates Eat Ideas, Profits
LOCAL IT services are not improving in the country because of the high piracy rate. The local software companies have to compete with their pirated products and the pirated products of global competitors, Nigeria CommunicationsWeek has learnt.
Samsung, Tecno & Apple
Samsung, Tecno, and Apple were the leading smartphone vendors in Africa during the quarter, with Huawei being ousted from the top three. The three leading vendors accounted for a combined 55% share of Africa’s smartphone shipments in Q1 2015. Middle East and Africa (MEA) smartphone shipments are set to total 155 million units in 2015…
Insurers & Digital Consumers
Insurers who are able to innovate when it comes to the design and delivery of products and services will not only be fostering greater loyalty amongst their consumers, but they will also be helping to change the perception that the insurance industry is still playing catch up. “African insurers have a great opportunity to improve…
Dstv Eutelsat Star Awards
The 2015 edition of the DStv Eutelsat Star Awards is now open. The Organisers are now calling all learners between the ages of 14 - 19 to write an essay or design a poster on how satellites have helped us to understand and take care of our planet. The DStv Eutelsat Star Awards is part…