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3 Mar 2015
AIRTEL Nigeria has taken further steps to deepen customer service delivery through its retail footprints, with the commissioning of an ultramodern showroom in Lagos yesterday.   The new showroom which is located in the Apapa Mall, along Park Lane, is a walk-in service centre that offers customers the convenience and ease of access to Airtel’s…
3 Mar 2015
LARGE companies realize that the big data bell tolls for them, not just for startups. 2015 will be a big year for big data in the enterprise. Here are Oracle’s top 7 predictions:    Corporate boardrooms will talk about data capital, not big data. Data is now a kind of capital. It’s as necessary for…
3 Mar 2015
A survey of U.S. and German consumers by Gartner found that 60 per cent of consumers are replacing their smartphones because they are interested in additional functionality, or they “just want” a new device.       Consequently, the worldwide market for refurbished phones that are sold to end users will grow to 120 million…
3 Mar 2015
COMPLUSTECH Nigeria Limited has introduced Church+ v2 solution, which will assist churches, fellowships and ministries to overcome administrative and management challenges.    The Chief Executive Officer of the company, Peter Ihesie, said the application was aimed at facilitating churches build better relationship with members, manage full administrative operations, improve communications and connections and measure performance…
ICT-pix
3 Mar 2015
AN international ICT expert and the Managing Partner/CEO of Hartford Green Consulting Limited (HGC), Adebayo Akinwunmi has described lack of data as a serious problem presently facing the Nigerian economy.    In a recent pre-event press briefing to mark HGC’s 10th anniversary, Akinwunmi said that for the country to record huge success and experience quantum…
Mobile-devices
24 Feb 2015
. Industry has potential to create 14.9m jobs in five years THE rapid pace of mobile adoption in Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya, Egypt and other sub-Saharan Africa may have delivered about $32 billion in earnings to the region or about 4.4 per cent of GDP in the last 10 years.    This, according to the…
Jega-ok
24 Feb 2015
. Seeks prioritization of ICT sector’s growth among candidates’  PROFESSIONALS in the country’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector under the aegis of Nigeria Computer Society (NCS), has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) not to underestimate the importance of ICT in the forthcoming general elections.      Speaking through its president, Prof.…
Omobola-Johnson
24 Feb 2015
 The issuing of Infrastructure Company (InfraCo) licences to two telecommunications companies shows that the country is set for pervasive broadband infrastructure expansion, but the challenges before the licencees, though surmountable, but huge. ADEYEMI ADEPETUN writes UBIQUITOUS Broadband, faster speed, reliability and affordability of services are capable of driving increased participations in the digital economy, translating…
24 Feb 2015
THE Internet of Things (IoT) is beginning to grow significantly, as consumers, businesses, and governments recognize the benefit of connecting inert devices to the Internet.    In an all-new report from BI Intelligence, it examines what is currently driving growth in the IoT and how various sectors of the economy will embrace its innovations.   …
24 Feb 2015
STUDENTS of Adeleke University, Ede, Osun State are set to join their counterparts in other private universities across the country to  benefiting from international certifications in information and communications technology and e-business following the commissioning of a N50million ICT resource centre at the school by New Horizons, a global private IT training institute at the…
24 Feb 2015
TO strengthen privacy and compliance protections for its customers in the cloud, the global Information technology ecosystem has recorded a major milestone as Microsoft has become the first major cloud provider to adopt the world’s first international standard for cloud privacy.    The new development ensures that enterprise customers can move with confidence to the…
GSM
17 Feb 2015
   . 149,139 subscribers seek new operators within a year DESPITE the low tempo that has greeted the Mobile Number Portability (MNP) service lately, about 149,139 mobile subscribers in the country ported out of their respective networks between November 2013 and November 2014.     According to statistics from the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), which…

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