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27 Jan 2015
SYSTEMSPECS, a Nigeria-based Information and Communications Technology firm, has introduced e-collection module to boost the Central Bank of Nigeria’s cash-less policy drive.    Basically, e-collections is a multi-channel funds collection platform that supports all types of Biller organisations such as educational institutions, insurance companies, e-commerce sites, utility companies, clubs and associations, religious organisations, Government agencies,…
27 Jan 2015
TECHNOVATION 2015, a mobile software development competition specifically meant for the girl child is now open for registration till February 15. As a program of iridescent, the mission of Technovation is to empower young women to use technology to make the world a better place.      Iridescent is a science-education non-profit that helps engineers;…
27 Jan 2015
HUGE benefits are assured for all stakeholders in the telecoms industry, if value-added services (VAS or mVAS) are run and overseen properly, companies offering VAS in Nigeria have said.    The companies, in a joint release made under their trade body, Wireless Applications Service Providers Gte (WASPAN), said in order for 2015 not to mirror…
27 Jan 2015
MTN Business, the business-to-business division of MTN Nigeria, is rolling out a series of awareness campaigns in major open markets across Nigeria on MTN Y’ello Biz.    MTN Y’ello Biz is the recently launched insurance service, offered in collaboration with Mansard Insurance plc, to protect small businesses against flood, fire and other risks.    The…
27 Jan 2015
INFORMATION security management firm, Digital Encode, has introduced a monitoring solution that will remotely monitor the cyberspace of organisations and report or stop unauthorised access to database in Nigeria.    According to Digital Encode, the monitoring solution is expected to monitor vulnerable ports, servers, Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, cyber threat maps, which shows the line…
Mast
20 Jan 2015
AFRICA Finance Corporation (AFC) has called on governments at all levels of governance in Nigeria to act fast by resolving several challenges confronting the country’s telecommunications sector, if further investments are to be witnessed in 2015 and beyond.    AFC, a $1.4 billion investment corporation, established in 2007 as a private sector-led investment bank and…
OMONIYI
20 Jan 2015
BITFLUX Communications, winner of the 2.3GHz spectrum license last February is hoping to roll out services by the end of this quarter.     According to the company, which poses a national license, the roll out will be in phases with Lagos coming first and others later.     Speaking at a post-event Interview with…
3310
20 Jan 2015
THE world has become a global village with communication being an indispensable tool in the entire globalization process. The roles of telecommunications and Information Technology (IT) have become highly essential in this process.       In Nigeria, development in this vital sector, though, not fully rosy, has been very phenomenal and the usage of GSM…
20 Jan 2015
WITH Nigeria home to three Data Centres and more in the pipeline, the Minister of Communications Technology, Dr. Omobola Johnson said such infrastructure, apart from adding to Information and Communications Technology growth, would fuel Nigeria’s planned digital economy and improve Internet traffic in the country.    Speaking in Lagos at the commissioning of MainOne’s data…
20 Jan 2015
GOOGLE Nigeria has over the weekend encouraged the media experts in the country on the use of modern data tools for effective reportage, especially of the forthcoming February general elections in the country.   Google’s Communications and Public Affairs Manager, Anglophone, West Africa, Taiwo Kola-Ogunlade,  made the appeal at the Google Data Tools for Elections…
20 Jan 2015
CAR theft is on the increase in most countries. Everyday, someone loses his car at gun point. Cars parked in public parks are not safe either as thieves employ ingenious methods of breaking into parked vehicles. Stopping your car from being stolen is almost impossible in today’s world.     The active GPS tracking device that…
Data-Centre
20 Jan 2015
STUDENTS in Nigeria’s tertiary institutions will soon have access to digital text books of their choice through collaboration between Kortext Ltd, a United Kingdom based international digital textbook platform provider and Universal Bipolar Consults Ltd, Nigeria’s Networking and Data information technology solution company.   Kortext’s agreement with Universal Bipolar is to distribute digital textbooks in…

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