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.
Fake cell phones ringer danger, losses
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.
Abuse of consumers in Nigeria
Consumer advocacy is very low in Nigeria to the extent that consumers do not appropriate their rights in most cases.
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...
TETFund, Galaxy Backbone partner to strengthen research
Mr. Yusuf Kazaure, managing director/CEO, Galaxy Backbone and his executive management team, recently played host to Professor Suleiman Elias Bogoro, executive secretary (ES), Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND)
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.
Ekeh, Zinox boss says Ndukwe led MTN board is best in new Africa
Leo Stan Ekeh, serial digital entrepreneur and chairman of Zinox Group, has described the composition of the new board of directors of MTN chaired by Dr. Ernest Ndukwe as a pride to Africans...
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.