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.
Gionee Excites Smartphone Users with Gionee S Plus
GIONEE, a renowned and global Chinese phone manufacturer and China’s largest mobile manufacturer has introduced a new phone into the Nigerian market.
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.
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.
Google Unveils 2015 Top Search List for Nigeria
CURIOSITY drives us all-to ask, to feel, to delve, to discover- and with the touch of a button or by swiping a mobile device, we satisfy that ever-present itch to know.
Stakeholders Applaud NIPOST on Customers’ Forum
Stakeholders have showered encomiums on Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) for its maiden Customers’ Forum showcasing its capabilities as outstanding venture for the Service’s transformation.
FG Insists on Payment of $3.9Bn fine by MTN
MR Adebayo Shittu, minister of Communications, said that the federal government would neither be cowed nor threatened by MTN’s court action against the N1.4trn (about $5.2 billion) fine which was later reduced to N780 billion ($3.9 billion), insisting that the telecommunications company risks another fine if it fails to pay on deadline.