Tech training to enhance participation of girls in ICT
AN independent fibre optic infrastructure and telecommunications services provider across West Africa, Phase3 Telecom, is soliciting for early education and consistent technology training for the girl child in order to sustain them and active in the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) space.
Glo targets 22 Nigerian airports with Wi-Fi facilities
NIGERIA’s National Telecommunications Carrier, Globacom, has launched the country’s first ever-comprehensive airport Wi-Fi facility in collaboration with the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN).
NCC plans N8b intervention fund for varsities, others
The NCC, which set standards and rules for telecommunications regulation in the country, said its intervention in Nigerian schools is to help prepare the country for the digital economy being unleashed by a growing telecommunications ecosystem that will further be enriched by an unfolding broadband regime.
Ukodie marks 30 years of ICT journalism with three books
VETERAN and pioneer ICT journalist, Aaron Ukodie, will in July, launch three books to mark 30 years of his journalism career in the Information and Communication Technology sector. The books are The Privatisation of NITEL: An Archetypal Government Agency, Nigeria’s Path to ICT Development and The Lead Story.
Transforming Osun into leading technology hub
THERE are many spin-off success stories and sub-plots to the unfolding technological revolution unfolding in Osun State. State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, has described the ICT journey his state embarked upon last year in partnership with emerging tech giant, RLG Global, as “a historic monument to the power of vision”.
BlackBerry Classic gives new definition to mobile phones
HAVING weathered the difficult times in business, BlackBerry has reinforced its focus on business, aiming to put devices in the hands of its security-conscious users. With the launch of the BlackBerry Classic, which is a nod to the BlackBerry Bold, it’s aiming to put the device BlackBerry fans want back into their hand.
Etisalat to improve service delivery with new data centre
TO further improve its service offerings in Nigeria, Telecommunications Company, Etisalat has launched its Data Centre in Abuja. Etisalat added that the berth of the facility was part of its commitment to providing the highest quality of service and targeted at addressing the network’s growing demand for colocation, cloud and disaster recovery services.
TD partners EMC to expand technology space
TECHNOLOGY Distributions Ltd. (TD) has announced that they have been appointed as EMC Distributor in Nigeria. Technology Distributions joins EMC’s global Business Partner Program to expand access to cutting-edge technology for various end-users through TD’s wide network of solution providers/resellers as well as its presence in major Nigerian cities and key African capitals.
Africa’s telecoms sector to see further M&A activities
AFRICA’s telecommunications sector will undergo more Mergers and Acquisition activities as its markets continue to consolidate as they mature, Moody’s Investors Service said in a recent report. The report expected more consolidation within markets as existing operators - particularly smaller third or fourth tier companies - look for ways to cut costs and expand their market share.
FG boosts Ondo City Vision with ICT centres
THE Federal Government has commissioned five Information and Communication Technology centers (ICT) in Ondo, as part of its transformation agenda and human capacity development of the youths.
Sorry, Pirates: Microsoft Says No Free Windows 10 For You
"Non-Genuine Windows is not supported by Microsoft or a trusted partner," Terry Myerson, Microsoft's executive vice president of operating systems, explained in a blog post on Friday. He also mentioned that non-genuine Windows 10 installs will get a nice watermark on the desktop to warn you of the situation.