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18 Mar 2015
NIGERIA’s growing subscriber base has been linked to the continued drop in quality of mobile telephone services in the country. The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) stated this in Lagos, at a media briefing on the planned 2.6GHz Spectrum band auction. Indeed, the country, whose teledensity has crossed the 100 per cent mark at 100.59 per cent, currently has over 192 million connected lines, out of which 140 million are active.
17 Mar 2015
THE Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Senator Anyim Pius Anyim has said that the Ultimate purpose of government investment in the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector is to bridge the digital divide, improve the human capacity to liberate people from ignorance and equip Nigerians with skills that would help them face the challenges of globalisation.
17 Mar 2015
This apart, the digital dividend resulting from the switching off all analogue transmitters cannot be effectively utilized in Nigeria. The Switch-off of analogue transmitters should release a total of 168 MHz. of premium spectrum that can be deployed for mobile broadband
17 Mar 2015
Meanwhile, on Saturday, in Lagos, at a media briefing, the Director of Spectrum Administration at NCC, Austin Nwaulune, said the 2.6GHz spectrum auction process would be out soonest, stressing that the whole process is to ensure the creation of pervasive broadband and enable ubiquitous Internet access in the country.
14 Mar 2015
Though, Nigeria has about 184 ISPs, 115 of them are expected to update the commission with their current business contacts/addresses before the end of March, in order to ensure seamless correspondences.
12 Mar 2015
LOCAL content development in the software sub-Sector of Nigeria’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector can be driven to a greater height if the industry can take a cue from the successes recorded in the oil and gas sector.
12 Mar 2015
GLOBAL mobile phone display module shipments in 2015 are expected to rise just four per cent year over year to reach two billion units, leading to even stronger competition among mobile phone manufacturers.
3 Mar 2015
FOUNDED in January 1994 by Stanford University electrical-engineering graduate students David Filo and Jerry Yang, who originally called the site “Jerry and David’s Guide to the World Wide Web.” Filo and Yang renamed their web directory Yahoo three months later and officially incorporated the company on March 2, 1995.    Today, the Internet giant is…
3 Mar 2015
THE Computer Professionals (Registration Council) of Nigeria (CPN) has denied report in some section of the media, not The Guardian that the Federal Government planned to scrap it.    Refuting the story on Monday in a statement signed by the Registrar of CPN, Sikiru Shehu, he claimed that the story was false and misleading.   …
3 Mar 2015
MASTERCARD has sealed a pact with eTranzact International plc, a leading pan-African mobile banking and payment services company, to make international remittance services available to millions of consumers in Nigeria.
3 Mar 2015
BOLFYNG has launched a new innovative electronic procurement solutions that will bridge the gap between purchasers and suppliers, aiding the process of tendering, pre-qualification and contract bidding to be done electronically .    The new eProcurement Portal could be best described as a pace setting and another information technology revolution in Nigeria, which is already…
3 Mar 2015
FRENCH multi-national electronics company, Archos Soicete Anonymes Plc, has entered the Nigerian market with the launch new sets of smartphone, tablet and connected gadgets usage.    Archos was established in 1988 by Henri Crohas and has developed a variety of products, including digital audio players, portable video players (PVP), digital video recorders, a personal digital…


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From Lagos to Enugu and Kano to Port Harcourt, there seems to be a breather, at last, for cash-strapped Nigerians, as part of the hitherto withheld banknotes made their way to Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) and banking halls for those who need cash for transactions.
11 mins ago
With the rise of many startups in the technology and creative industries in Nigeria and the continent, Africans have been urged to work more on providing solutions to problems, rather than rely solely on remittances and grants from the diaspora.
20 mins ago
Industry operatives are apprehensive that the new interest rate introduced by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) would impact property prices, cost of investment and the entire construction value chain.
20 mins ago
Cellulant, with physical operations in 18 African countries, has emerged as a Pan-African fintech and a major driver of the emerging ecosystem.
21 mins ago
After a surprise victory over the Super Eagles on Friday, Guinea Bissau are confident of another shocker in the second-leg encounter, which holds today.