1Market.ng to create 500,000 jobs in five years
To help in growing Nigerian economy and create jobs by closing the gap between Manufacturers of Made-In-Nigeria products and Global buyers, 1market.ng is shopping for one million manufacturers...
NBC urges broadcast stations to pay N4.2 billion debt
National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has warned broadcast stations that have not paid their broadcasting licences to pay up or risk closing down.
Nigeria connects 93.3 million unique telephone subscribers
Although there are about 240 million telephone connections in Nigeria, with no fewer than 160 million active lines, the country has 93.3 million unique mobile phone subscribers. Unique subscribers mean individual connections to a device, but Nigeria has a multi-Sims culture, which has fueled the exponential growth in telephone connections in the country in the…
Telecoms industry pays N450b taxes annually – ATCON chairman
The telecom industry annually contributes N450 billion in form of taxes to Nigeria’s economy, Mr Olusola Teniola, President, Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON), has said. Teniola told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Friday that the industry had been paying the sum in the last five years to the three…
LTE and public safety communication system
There is little doubt that the mobile/wireless technology continues to change the way people communicate and conduct business on the African continent.It is now time to use the same technology to transform the public safety systems.
Yahsat to launch YahClick across West Africa
Global satellite operator, Yahsat, says it is showcasing its flagship broadband service named YahClick to partners and potential customers in the West African region this week, including at West Africa Com ahead of a launch in the next few weeks.
FG budgets N2.6bn for NigComSat-1R
Nigeria is to spend additional N2.57 billion for maintenance, upgrade and insurance of NigComSat -1R, her communication satellite, this year.The expenditure represents 50 per cent of the total funds allocated to the Nigerian Communications Satellite (NIGCOMSAT) Limited, government’s company managing the satellite.
Call masking persists as telcos avoid costs
Call masking, a technique used to hide numbers when making calls or sending messages; especially international calls, in order to evade the international call rates has continued unabated, and the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is waxing worriedly.