MediaTek , a player in the semiconductor industry together with telecommunications firm, Airtel Nigeria, are collaborating to drive technological advancements and improve mobile connectivity in Nigeria. The collaboration introduces MediaTek's T750-powered Customer Premises Equipment (CPE), a technology that enhances Internet connectivity. This advancement allows users to access high-speed 5G networks from the comfort of their…
• Ask Wike to intervene in Abuja roll-out challenge Telecommounications operators have welcomed the new Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Aminu Maida, with a mandate to urgently address the challenges confronting the $77 billion telephony industry. Under the aegis of the Association of Licensed Telecoms Operators of Nigeria (ALTON), the telcos,…
Subscribers have demanded improved Fifth-Generation (5G) network service. According to Swedish technology firm, Ericsson, in its latest ConsumerLab report, it found out that one in five 5G adopters is willing to pay a premium for a differentiated quality of service, highlighting another potential business case to help operators cash-in on the network technology. In total,…
The fast depletion of the indigenous telecommunications firms is unsettling Nigeria’s telecommunications market with fear that falling foreign capital inflow into the sector, high cost of energy and foreign exchange (FX) market crisis...
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has released new conditions for operators offering Closed User Group (CUG) services in the telecoms industry.
While lying within 30 kilometres of a fibre network or mobile broadband coverage area, 43% of schools in Rwanda – or 1,796 schools – still lack internet access. G.S. Nyagihunika, a school in the Bugesera District on the outskirts of Rwanda’s capital,...
• Ministry eyes 500% rise in broadband investment The Ministry of Communications, Innovation and Digital Economy is considering enacting the National Digital Economy Law, which is expected to see a drastic reduction in paper-based processes in the country in two years. According to the ministry, the National Digital Economy Bill will be designed as an…
The challenge posed by affordability has dragged the Digital Quality of Life (DGL) of Nigerians and ranked the country low among other nations.
Mobile connectivity has helped in fueling the attainment of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) across the globe.
Technology firm, MTN Nigeria, has announced its achievements in promoting workplace equality and implementing family-friendly policies.
9mobile has said it will partner the Cross River State government in building a data centre in the state to provide various solutions, particularly to better the security and digitalize government.
The duo of Internet eXchange Point of Nigeria (IXPN), a membership-based organisation, which provides a platform where networks interconnect directly within Nigeria and Medallion Datacenters, have canvassed for Internet peering and interconnectivity to boost integration.