There is an emerging niche trend in counterfeits, especially mobile phones and it threatens to destroy the telecommunications industry. Counterfeit sales have never been higher, costing the mobile phone industry billions of dollars in lost sales every year.
CBN set to deepen digital transformation culture
Stakeholders have called for the adoption of a changing culture in the workplace to match the evolving technological demands of the 21st century, boost innovation and productivity. This drive, they said, would deepen digital transformation and ensure global competitiveness.
‘Internet disruptions, power outages limit digital opportunities’
Two hydra-headed challenges of erratic power supply and constant Internet disruptions have been identified as major limitations stifling the economy, especially digital opportunities.
Gbajabiamila extols impact of ICT in addressing poverty in Africa
Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, speaker of the House of Representatives, has said that the effective deployment of Information Communication Technology (ICT) tools in rural communities would help empower...
GSMA lists barriers to Mobile Money adoption in emerging markets
With more than 866 million registered mobile money accounts globally and $1.3 billion processed daily, mobile money serves as a critical infrastructure for start-ups looking to increase...
Imo targets jobs through ICT
At least 500 youths in Imo state are currently undergoing a three -month internship on Information Communications and Technology (ICT), and software development courses organised...
Pinnacle, GatesAir Ink pact on expanded Digital TV switch over
Pinnacle Communications, Nigeria’s leading digital broadcast technology company has signed an agreement with GatesAir, top American firm, to continue the digital TV build-out across the nation.
Local telecoms operators may lose $1b fibre cable market
The submarine cable system operators in Nigeria and the rest of Africa risk losing the region’s $1 billion markets to foreign players if they failed to unite against the operations of the Over The Top (OTT) firms which are bringing in new cables to the continent.
‘Broadband penetration will aid economic growth, unlock new businesses’
Calling on Nigerians to protect telecommunications infrastructure in the country, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said that broadband penetration would aid economic growth and spur innovations through Internet of Things (IoT) technologies.
NITDA, SEC plan standardized data for capital market transactions
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) have commenced move to develop a standardised form that would aid investors to get access to capital market data and information to facilitate their investment decisions in the country