Stakeholders seek infrastructure build out to connect the rural areas
Information and Communications Technology stakeholders have reemphasized need to bridge the digital divide between the connected and unconnected in our society.
Telecoms operators decry over-regulation from NITDA’s operations
Telecommunications operators have decried the increasing over-regulation of the sector with particular emphasis on the recent incursion of the National Information and Technology Development Agency (NITDA).
Nigerians count losses as SIM swap fraudsters empty bank accounts
In the mid-day, she walked into the newsroom. The young mother clad in a dark colour linen gown was overwhelmed with anguish. Sadness was written on her face as she sat perplexed. Her countenance, which was not welcoming, reflected the agony in her. Sawari Bolanle is a victim of Subscribers Identification Module (SIM) swap fraud.
Telecommunication sector impacts economy by 90%, creates jobs
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Rack Centre, Ayotunde Coker, has said that Nigeria’s Information Communications Technology (ICT) sector contributes...
‘Non-passage of CNI bill may hinder 70% broadband penetration target’
As operators look to achieving 70 per cent broadband penetration in another five years, failure of the National Assembly (NASS), to pass the Critical National Infrastructure (CNI) Bill, might become a major hindrance. Having crossed the 30 per cent target set for 2018, as enshrined in the National Broadband Plan 2013 to 2018, operators…
NCC tasked to secure $70 billion investments in telecoms sector
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has been charged to fashion out new ways of increasing the current $70 billion investment...
Many plans, slow implementation in communication sector
Head, Communications and Technology Desk, ADEYEMI ADEPETUN, reports that in the last four years, the communications sector saw many written plans, but little or no successful implementation. After forming his cabinet, some six months after inauguration as the president in 2015, the charge, Muhammadu Buhari handed his ministers was for them to go and make…
Policies, environment as stimulant to telecom investment
As focus in telecommunications services are shifting towards data which requires investment in infrastructure, stakeholders have urged...
Telecoms sector needs $30b investments to bridge access gaps
Nigeria’s telecommunications sector urgently requires an additional $30 billion investments to bridge the current access gaps and other challenges in the sector.