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16 Jul 2015
VISA Cards has announced its plan to launch tokenisation and mPOS services customized for the needs of the Nigerian market. Tokenisation technology, Nigeria Communication gathered, will be at the heart of new mobile payment solutions and will become one of the best data protection and fraud prevention methods available. The new service already available for…
16 Jul 2015
ISON Group, the leading Customer Experience Management provider in the Africa, Middle East and ASEAN region, offering systems integration, managed services, BPO and strategic outsourcing solutions using end-to-end IT services, has further reinforced its presence in Nigeria with the announcement of three additional ISON BPO Call Centres. The Company which provides Call Center Outsourcing services,…
ecommerce
16 Jul 2015
NEW data from Juniper Research has revealed that global eRetail sales are expected to reach $1.7 trillion this year, up by more than 17% on 2014’s total. It argued that while recent growth had been buoyed by factors such as public Wi-Fi deployments and 4G rollout, in the medium term sales would receive a strong…
16 Jul 2015
ASSOCIATION of Telecommunication Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) has urged the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) to set guidelines for the transition from Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4) transition to v6 to ensure Nigerians enjoy the improvements to addressing, configuration and maintenance, and security of the internet. Engineer Lanre Ajayi, ATCON, while speaking during network engineers’ training…
16 Jul 2015
Smile Communications Nigeria Limited has received accolades from corporate chieftains in Nigeria for providing unequalled 4G LTE broadband services in the country. The corporate chieftains made up of Chief Executives as well as Chief Information and Chief Technology Officers of large and medium organisations drawn from banks, oil & gas corporations, insurance companies, e-commerce, logistics…
16 Jul 2015
THE federal government appears to be planning a fresh move to coerce major companies in the oil and gas, telecommunications and power sectors of the Nigerian economy to list on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE). The latest initiative to mandate telecommunications services providers to map out 30 per cent of their equities to Nigerians is…
16 Jul 2015
ACCORDING to a new forecast by global analyst firm Ovum, the revenue generated each year by digital consumer publishing – the electronic versions of books, magazines, and newspapers – will grow to US$74bn in 2019, up from US$41bn in 2015 which is a compound annual growth (CAGR) rate of 13%. This is despite a fall…
16 Jul 2015
Stakeholders from around the globe, in the African Domain name business gathered recently in Nairobi, Kenya, for the third edition of the Africa Domain Name System Forum 2015, to discuss the challenges, opportunities and the future of Africa’s Domain Name Industry. This annual event enables Registries, Registrars and other stakeholders share experiences, interact and learn…
26 Jun 2015
AS part of its commitment to foster an HSE- focused culture at Weco Systems International Limited, the management of the innovative and leading Systems Integration company in Nigeria put together an HSE sensitization Fitness Walk tagged “WALK FOR PRODUCTIVITY” over the weekend across its Head office and branch locations. Mr. Obinna Ekwonwa, chief executive officer,…
26 Jun 2015
MTN, Opera Software and Naij, an online platform have announced a partnership that offers every mobile subscriber on MTN network in Nigeria the opportunity to enjoy free internet access. Goke Olaegbe, country group head at Naij.com, said the platform purchased one million web passes on Opera Mini browser to be delivered to subscribers on the…
26 Jun 2015
KONGA Online Shopping Limited (Konga) has finalized its acquisition of Zinternet Nigeria Limited (Zinternet). The transaction was finalized upon consent from the Central Bank of Nigeria with Konga now owning 100% of Zinternet’s assets, including its mobile money license. Given its stated motto of being an engine of commerce for Nigeria, Konga constantly seeks to…
26 Jun 2015
MOHAMMED Rudman, managing director, Internet Exchange Point of Nigeria (IXPN), has said that keeping local traffic local and avoiding international links, would help local operators and users reap substantial cost savings, provide substantial local bandwidth and significantly improve local internet performance. Rudman who spoke to Nigeria CommunicationsWeek expressed worries that only 10 percent of internet…

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