NBC to Host African Digital Broadcasting Switchover Forum Next year
NATIONAL Broadcasting Commission (NBC) will host the African Digital Broadcasting Switchover Forum 2016, following the signing of a hosting agreement with the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO) last week.
Globacom Unveils Details of Agreement with Vodafone
GLOBACOM has unfolded the details of its strategic partnership with Vodafone, assuring its subscribers of a new phase of innovation-leadership and unrivalled quality of service.
Digital Broadcasting Migration is Nigeria’s Hope to Fight Content Piracy
PRELUDE to June 2017 digital broadcasting migration and with an estimated 26 million households in Nigeria in need of set-top boxes to connect to the envisaged digital broadcasting, National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) technical partners said the technology will help fight content piracy in the country.
NgREN Faces Eminent Collapse as Paucity of Funds Hits the Network
The Nigerian Education Research Network (NgREN) is faced with system collapse as Nigerian Universities Commission (NUC) the owners of the network could not afford the financial muscle needed to purchase bandwidth for the network to operate, Nigeria CommunicationsWeek has learnt.
Weco, Microsoft Partner to Boost Businesses Through Cloud Solution
WECO Systems International, an Innovative and a leading Systems Integration company in Nigeria has partnered Microsoft Nigeria, to reiterate the need for companies to adopt Microsoft Cloud solutions through a workshop tagged: “Deliver Rapid Time to Value” recently held Victoria Crown Plaza Hotel. Victoria Island, Lagos.
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.