LTE and public safety communication system
There is little doubt that the mobile/wireless technology continues to change the way people communicate and conduct business on the African continent.It is now time to use the same technology to transform the public safety systems.
Yahsat to launch YahClick across West Africa
Global satellite operator, Yahsat, says it is showcasing its flagship broadband service named YahClick to partners and potential customers in the West African region this week, including at West Africa Com ahead of a launch in the next few weeks.
FG budgets N2.6bn for NigComSat-1R
Nigeria is to spend additional N2.57 billion for maintenance, upgrade and insurance of NigComSat -1R, her communication satellite, this year.The expenditure represents 50 per cent of the total funds allocated to the Nigerian Communications Satellite (NIGCOMSAT) Limited, government’s company managing the satellite.
Call masking persists as telcos avoid costs
Call masking, a technique used to hide numbers when making calls or sending messages; especially international calls, in order to evade the international call rates has continued unabated, and the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is waxing worriedly.
MTN Nigeria yet to file IPO application, Securities Exchange Commission insists
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has said that neither MTN Nigeria Limited nor any of its advisers or representatives has filed any application with the SEC regarding an Initial Public Offering (IPO). The commission, in a circular issued in Abuja at the weekend signed by its management, said its attention had been drawn to…
How to sell anything using the Nigerian football jersey model
Not mentioning that over 3 million people pre-ordered the jerseys before its release.Granted that Nike has a stellar global marketing team and distribution network that is arguably unrivalled, it is a pleasant surprise to see how the new kit deign has captured the imagination of football fans across the world.
NCC, CPC collaborate to investigate call masking
Nigerian Communications Commission and the Consumer Protection Council this week held a meeting to investigate call masking in Nigeria on the directive of the National Assembly. The meeting was also to review the existing Memorandum of Understanding between the two government organizations and discuss how to work together to improve complaints resolution of telecommunications consumers.…
Shittu says china has invested $16 billion in Nigeria telecoms
Barr. Abdur-raheem Adebayo Shittu, minister of Communications, said Chinese companies have invested over $16 billion in Nigerian telecommunications industry. He disclosed this in Abuja at a one-day conference on “Africa-China Cooperation in Information Technology and Digital Economy: Prospects and Challenges”, organized by the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs, in association with Chinese Embassy and Huawei…
Mindless, brazen IP theft by government agencies
Unless stealing and lying being consciously put together in brazen manner in government circles are stemmed; the current fight against corruption is meaningless. Majority of Nigerians continue to be crushed under the merciless weight of poverty because the same government whose job it is to protect the intellectual property of its citizenry is usurping other…
Yabatech acquires software for detecting plagiarism
The Governing Council of Yaba College of Technology (Yabatech) has acquired a world-class security software capable of detecting any act of plagiarism in write-ups submitted by students and lecturers. Mr. Lateef Fagbemi, chairman, Governing Council of the college stated this at the 11th International Science, Technology, Education, Arts, Management and Social Sciences (iSTEAMS) Conference in…