Signal Alliance, Galaxy Backbone, Microsoft Promote Tech for Efficiency
AS government begins to strategize and come up with policies that will transform the Nigerian economy in 2016, Signal Alliance, Galaxy Backbone, Microsoft and Link Development Company presented series of technologies that will improve government efficiency and investment potential. The international community through different governing bodies has introduced indicators that are used as guides to…
Experts Decry Low Patronage of Indigenous Software
SOFTWARE experts in the country have decried emphasis organizations in the country lay on certification for locally made software rather than seeking the ability of such programmes to perform assigned task, which has led to low patronage of indigenous software. This is coming against the backdrop of growing preference by big organizations and government agencies…
ATCON, NCS, Others Counsel FG on New ICT Policy
STAKEHOLDERS in the nation’s information and communication technology (ICT) industry are counselling the Federal Government on key areas to prioritise in the proposed new National ICT Policy. Engineer Lanre Ajayi, president of the Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) told Nigeria CommunicationsWeek that the Ministry of Communications should critically review the existing National ICT…
NCC Asks Court to Dismiss MTN’s Case over N1.04trn Fine
NIGERIAN Communications Commission (NCC) has urged the Federal High Court in Lagos to dismiss or decline hearing in the suit filed by MTN Nigeria Communications Limited challenging the N1.04trn fine imposed on it by the commission.
Omatek Boss Urges Govt to Drive Job Creation via Local Content Policy
MRS. Florence Seriki, chief executive officer, Omatek Ventures Limited, has stated that implementing local content policy in the IT/ICT sector remains critical in Federal Government’s drive to stamp out unemployment.
How Tech Helped Tower Operators Curb Generators, Diesel Theft
Some years back when Global System for Mobile (GSM) communications and code division multiple access (CDMA) operators were in control of their telecom towers there were outcries over incessant theft of generators and diesel even with security guards on duty.
Ogun Workers to Enjoy Free Phone Calls in 2016
THE Ogun Government has concluded arrangements to connect civil servants to Free Voice over Internet Protocol to enhance productivity and hitch-free communication in the discharge of their official duties.
HID Global, Botosoft to Authenticate 2.2m Students’ ID for WAEC
HID Global, a worldwide leader in secure identity solutions, said it has successfully launched a mobile student ID system in collaboration with Botosoft, the leading provider of technologies in Africa, to help the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) combat student identity fraud in Nigeria.
Artificial Intelligence to Overthrow Smartphone Screens –Report
THE latest edition of Ericsson ConsumerLab annual trend report has shown that most consumers expect artificial intelligence (AI) interfaces to start taking over from smartphone screen in the next few years.
Experts Urge FG to Rejig IT Curriculum
INFORMATION and Communications Technology (ICT) experts under the aegis of ICT Experts Round-Table 2015, have called on the federal government to immediately transform the country’s education system by ensuring that innovative IT Curriculum is deployed at all levels of education – with special focus on the training and retraining of teachers of IT at all levels.