Telecommunications operators in the country have identified areas government through the sector’s regulator Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) need to focus on to achieve the 30 percent broadband penetration target next year.
Airtel boosts broadband target with 4G service
In December 2012, Airtel became the first telecoms operator in the country to complete a successful 4G trial in Lagos, in line with its commitment to pioneer innovation and lead a mobile Internet revolution in Nigeria.
Airtel partners ZTE to roll out 4G services
Airtel Networks Limited has announced a strategic partnership with ZTE, Chinese multinational telecommunications equipment/systems Company and world leader in mobile Internet hardware and solutions, to launch 4G (fourth generation of wireless mobile telecommunications technology) in Nigeria.
ICT heavyweights lineup for BoICT Lecture/Awards
Some of the biggest names in country ICT industry will headline the 2017 Beacon of ICT Distinguished Lecture/Awards Series, widely regarded as the most prestigious annual event available in the ICT industry in Nigeria.
MTN delights Nonagenarian in Asaba
It was a special moment at the home of nonagenarian and MTN customer, Pa Paul Ijeh in Igbuzor, Aniocha South Local Government Area, Delta State, during a courtesy visit by officials...
Etisalat telecom programme at Zaria varsity gets fresh batch of students
The Etisalat Telecommunications Engineering Postgraduate Programme (ETEPP) at the prestigious Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria has commenced a new academic session with 16 students. The new set of students makes it the fifth batch of intakes since Etisalat launched the programme in 2013.
Be sober, circumspect, Glo urges Nigerians
Telecoms giant, Globacom has sent felicitations to Nigerian Christians on the occasion of this year’s Easter celebrations. In a statement to commemorate the occasion, the telecommunications company encouraged the Christian faithful...
Telecom masts, towers constitute no health hazards – NCC
Danbatta said that such belief and claim were mere imagination and myth, adding, “it has no scientific base”. “There are some individuals who still believe that telecom masts and towers constitute health hazards to humans.
Telecom masts, towers constitute no health hazards, says NCC
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says there is no health issue surrounding telecom masts and towers mounted anywhere in the country.
Pakistan hotline offers safe space for women harassed online
Nighat Dad, a human rights activist who founded Digital Rights Foundation, which advocates for free speech and against harassment, said her phone began ringing off the hook with women seeking advice, fearing they could be targeted next.