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The 1970s marked a change in the advertising industry where adverts shifted from just paper prints to multimedia modes. In 1970, two successful ad companies: Rosabel Advertising and Insight Communication changed the game of adverts by introducing new creative approaches to the promotion of goods and services. By the end of that decade, different companies…
Telcos claim N15tr contribution to economy, demand protection
Telecoms operators have contributed over N15 trillion to the Nigerian economy since the revolution started 18 years ago, latest data from the Association of Licensed Telecoms Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) have shown.
Telcos record 2.27m new subscribers, NCC licenses 20 ISPs
Amid complaints of falling telephony standard in the country, about 2.27 million new subscribers were added to the telecoms network in September. Telephone users still contend with an increase in drop calls, illegal credit deductions, unsolicited short message service (SMS), among others.
NCC grants Airtel permission to disconnect GLO network
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has granted Airtel Networks Limited an approval to partially disconnect Globacom from its network. “The Commission having examined the application and circumstances surrounding the indebtedness determined that the affected operator does not have sufficient reason for non-payment of interconnect charges,” NCC spokesman Henry Nkemadu said in a statement. “All subscribers…
Nigeria records 61.6% Internet penetration in 19 years as Africa’s growth slows
Although improving at 39.6 per cent, Africa’s Internet penetration is still low when compared to the rest of the world, which has 62.7 per cent growth. Statistics obtained from Internet World Stats showed that between 2000 and 2019, Internet penetration grew to 61.6 per cent in Nigeria
ISPs struggle for patronage
Within the last one year, Internet Service Providers (ISPs), in the country have been able to add about 14, 247 new users to the network.
Oshiomhole’s foot in mouth
The National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) recently beckoned on President Muhammadu Buhari to take steps to immediately nationalise telecommunications giant, MTN and other South Africans investments in the country.
Sell-off persists, indices fall further by 0.3 per cent
Investors continued to dump the shares of highly capitalised stocks in the equities sector of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) last week, especially Airtel Africa, apparently taking advantage of their relatively high prices to make a profit in the form of capital gains.
Telcos, banks, agencies face sanctions over illegal use of 5.4GHz band
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has accused some 63 companies and agencies of government in 11 states of illegal occupation on the 5.4GHz frequency band in the country.
MTN, Orange, two others dominate African market
Four major mobile network operators (MNOs) currently dominate the African market. The quartet collectively has about 617 million collectively across Middle East and Africa...