High broadband rate, slow connectivity cut mobile phone shipment by 6.4%
Shipment of mobile phones to Nigeria in quarter one fell by 6.4 per cent, owing to two identified challenges of expensive broadband rates and slow Internet connectivity.
More studies link mobile phones to cancer, ill-health
A new study has revealed that cases of a malignant type of tumour in mobile phone users have doubled in the last two decades, suggesting that the device causes cancer.
Ecobank targets 100 million customers through mobile phones
Beyond its premier banking, Ecobank, has set a target of bringing a minimum of 100 million people into the financial system by the end of 2020, leveraging on mobile phone. The Group Executive for Consumer Banking, Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), Patrick Akinwuntan, stated this at the bank’s breakfast meeting held in Lagos. He noted that…
Government decries influx of fake phones to Nigeria
The influx of substandard and fake mobile phones has been described as a bad omen, and an economic sabotage for Nigeria, which requires urgent attention to reverse the trend. The Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, who stated this, while inspecting the Computer Village market, Lagos, at the weekend, said it has become necessary for…
Consumers and mobile phones
The Consumers’ assembly team has had to highlight what it considers critical considerations in evaluating the contribution of innovation in critical consumer product sectors, with special focus on the immediate character of disruption, at several forums.
Fresh concerns as mobile phones, long driving hours cause cancer
Contrary to earlier report published last week that gave mobile phones a clean bill of health, a major trial backed by the United States (U.S.) Government has found a link between mobile phones and cancer.
Again, study fails to link mobile phones to brain cancer risk
There is no link between increasing mobile phone use and brain cancer, claims a new study that found no rise in tumors over 30 years in Australia despite widespread use of the devices.