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).
Ondo partners ATC on digital village infrastructure
The Ondo State Government is currently working with the American Tower Company (ATC) on the establishment of digital villages in the state.
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...
Telecos take NCAA to federal government over mast demolition plan
Telecommunications operators in the country have urged of the federal government to call the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) to order over its threat to decommission telecoms masts around airports.
‘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…
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.
Teledensity falls 33% as operators mull higher tariff in ‘hostile’ regions
Telephone density (teledensity) in Nigeria; fell by as much as 33 per cent between February and March, according to the latest subscription...
Layer3 wins best cloud solutions provider second year in a row
Layer3, a leading IT Solutions provider in Nigeria, emerged winner of the keenly contested Cloud Based Solution Provider awards at the 2019 Beacon of ICT Distinguished lecture / award series. Beacon of ICT Distinguished Lecture/Awards is widely regarded as the most prestigious annual event available in the ICT industry in Nigeria and is in its…