Experts have called on stakeholders to urgently address the dearth of Artificial Intelligence (AI) capacity, or risk going into a cycle of digital slavery, saying that having a local data science...
‘Telecoms subscribers lodged 19,977 complaints in 10 months’
Telecomunications subscribers nationwide lodged 19,977 complaints against Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) between January and October this year.
Between policy and regulation in telecoms industry over USSD
Although it has been temporarily suspended by the Federal Government, there are, however, several underlining factors that still surround the operations of the Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD).
How Telecom Subscribers in Lagos Select Their Network Providers
Nigeria is one of the largest telecom markets in Africa with only a few network providers. The industry is also the largest segment in the Information and Communication sector and in Q1 2019 it contributed N2 trillion to the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). MTN Nigeria, is the country’s largest network provider, with a subscriber base of 40.8%, Glo, a Nigerian multinational is second with 24.54%, Airtel and 9mobile are third and fourth with 24.51% and 9.8% respectively.
Opera launches OLeads in Nigeria, targets over 40 million SMEs
One of the world’s major browser developers and leader in AI-driven digital content, Opera Limited (Nasdaq: OPRA), has announced the launch of OLeads, a new online lead generation platform...
Non-release of N45b to NBC delays digital switchover
Thirteen years after flag-off of Digital Switch Over (DSO) by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the non-release of N45 billion by the Federal Government to the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has frustrated its take-off in the country.
Has Nigeria fared better in ICT penetration?
As Nigeria celebrates 59 years of independence, one sector that has distinguished itself remains the Information and Communication Technology (ICT).
Telecoms operators get marching order on falling telephony standards
Telecommunications operators in the country have been handed a new order to either improve telephony services or face fresh forms of sanctions.
One billion new mobile subscribers connected in five years
About one billion users were newly connected to the various mobile services in the last five years in Nigeria and other part of the globe.
FG moves against Truecaller over alleged breach of privacy in Nigeria
The Federal Government through the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) is looking into a potential breach of privacy rights of Nigerians by the social media platform, Truecaller.