The session reviewed the state of broadband infrastructure and data traffic trajectories in different countries on the continent and made comparisons to other markets globally.
Poor use of spectrum for IMT worries ATU
IMT systems are comprised of technologies and architectures designed to support the evolution of mobile broadband to improve on spectrum efficiency and utilisation.
Glo claims highest data penetration in Q1
Globacom has posted the highest data penetration among other operators in the telecommunications industry.This was gathered from the report by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) covering the first quarter (Q1) of 2017.
Former MTN CEO to lead Smile Telecoms operations in Nigeria
Smile, a Pan-African telecommunications group with operations in Nigeria, Uganda, Tanzania, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, has appointed a former Chief Executive Officer of MTN Nigeria, Ahmad Farroukh to its Board as Executive Director, Operations, effective May 1.
Spectranet bags double awards
Premier Internet Service Provider, Spectranet 4GLTE has been recognised with two awards by BusinessDay and Nigeria Communications Week for its innovative drive in the Broadband and Internet Service sector of Nigeria’s economy.
Broadband penetration soars, as more Nigerians seek slash in data tariffs
Although it is still very low compared to some Africa countries, Nigeria’s broadband penetration has hit 21 per cent. It moved from 14 per cent in 2015 to 20 per cent last December.
At book launch, experts task government on ICT policies
Nigeria may not achieve its dream of becoming a digital nation, if the country's Information Technology (IT) policies are not effective enough to propel the growth of the sector.
Africa experiencing data growth, says Smile Telecoms
Farroukh said in a statement in Lagos on Saturday that he would lead the operations of Smile, the continent’s 4G LTE network to ensure that Africans enjoyed the data revolution.
Bharti Airtel posts $6m from Africa operations
Although, the home market appeared troubled due to intense competition, Bharti Airtel has however, posted a $6 million profit from Nigeria and other African countries where it has operations.
NCS tasks LASG on identity management
Nigeria Computer Society (NCS) has called for effective use of Lagos State Residents Registration Agency (LASRRA) as credible tool to achieve the state’s mega city agenda, especially in curbing insecurity in the state.