Minister fears proposed ICT tax bill may harm sector
Barrister Adebayo Shittu, Minister of Communications, has called on stakeholders in the communications sector to discuss the proposed Communications Tax Bill to avoid scaring investors.
PoS transactions record N4Bn increase in value for July
The value of transactions merchants across the country recorded through point of sale (PoS) terminals increased by N4 billion in July this year, according to report from Nigeria Inter –Bank Settlement System (NIBSS).
I-Naira founder decries Nigeria startups’ failure rate
Nodding in agreement, Mr. Hillary Nwaukor, founder & CEO, I-Naira Integrated Resources Ltd, told Nigeria CommunicationsWeek that, start-ups exit the market, because “people going to market very quickly with ideas”.
ATCON clears self of Apapa road construction delay
Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) has refuted reports that telecommunications fiber optic cables are part of huddles delaying constructions works on Apapa roads in Lgaos State.
Government to leverage power of broadband for economic recovery
For Nigeria’s economy to recover and bounce back to good health, the present administration of President Mohammadu Buhari should shift its attention away from oil and work assiduously on how to leverage the power of broadband technology.
Nigeria ahead india, South Africa as most mobilized country
A new report has placed Nigeria ahead as the most mobile telecommunications induced nation, with 76% of the internet traffic comes through mobile.A “Nigeria 2016 Mobile Trends Report” released by Twinpine at its fifth anniversary...
ANCO backs new PMG, says courier summit inevitable
The Association of Nigeria Courier Operators (ANCO) has applauded the recent inauguration of Mr Bisi Adegbuyi as the new post master-general (PMG) of the federation (PMGoF) and the chief executive of the Nigerian Postal Service...
‘Right of way’ delays Lagos infraco operator’s take-off
The inability of Lagos State government and MainOne Cable, licensed infrastructure company (infraCo) for Lagos to reach an agreement on right of way has delayed the take of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) ...
Telcos in trouble over multiple taxes- NCC
Prof. Umar Danbatta, executive vice chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has lamented that multiple taxation and regulation, constraints in securing approval for right of way (RoW) and others were taking tolls ...