SGF Urges ICT Practitioners’ Participation in Politics
BABACHIR Lawal, secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), has called on Information Communication Technology (ICT) practitioners not to shy away from politics.
FG Commits to ‘e-Government Master Plan 2020’
ADEBAYO Shittu, minister of Communications has reiterated Federal Government commitment to implement ‘e-Government Master Plan 2020’.
ITU Releases Annual global ICT Data, Development Index Country Rankings
ITU’s flagship annual Measuring the Information Society Report, has revealed that 3.2 billion people are now online, representing 43.4% of the global population, while mobile-cellular subscriptions have reached almost 7.1 billion worldwide, with over 95% of the global population now covered by a mobile-cellular signal.
Microsoft, Shoemakers to Empower Youths through Employability Portal
TOWARD continuing its commitment to empower individuals and organisations to achieve more, technology giant, Microsoft through its Citizenship Program has struck a strategic partnership with leading Nigerian footwear and leather products manufacturing company, Shoespeed and Italian Shoemaker, Scali Shoes to empower 100, 000 Nigerian youths with shoemaking skills.
Experts Blame NAT for low Internet Consumption
THE use of network address translation (NAT) by service providers is slowing down the country’s consumption of the internet as well as adoption of Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6), according to experts.
Airtel’s $9Bn ‘Project Leap’ to Reinforce Network
BHARTI Airtel has reportedly announced a $9.04 billion network expansion plan to drive mobile broadband access to villages and fixed broadband to towns across Asia and Africa over the next three years.
ICT Missing as Govts Chase Shadows
NO modern economy can exist without fundamental information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure because these are the tool for national and economic development.
Ndukwe, Others Seek Secondary Market for Spectrum
STAKEHOLDERS in the Information Technology (IT) industry have called for the creation of secondary market for spectrum trading to ensure ubiquitous broadband, access and affordability.
Internet Society Collaborates IXPN to Train Internet Service Providers
THE Internet Society in partnership with the Internet eXchange Point in Nigeria (IXPN) have just concluded an “Internet Routing Technologies and IXP interconnection” workshop.