Nigerians may pay more for data, voice calls in some states
Telecom companies acting under the aegis of Association of Licensed Telecoms Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) said they may have no choice but increase tariffs for voice calls and data over
Operators lose 725,037 users as Internet subscription falls by 0.58 per cent
Despite the on-going fierce data price war, which has crashed prices of megabytes in the country, operators lost about 725,037 Internet subscribers between October and November 2019
Petroleum Ministry to address pipeline vandalism, data, gas flaring challenges
A total of N1.4 billion has been voted by the Ministry of Petroleum Resources to address critical challenges affecting Nigeria’s oil and gas sector, especially pipeline infrastructure as well as inadequate data.
Ghana to benefit from Nigeria’s data centre operations
The Ghanaian information and technology space is set to benefit from Nigeria’s data centre operations, as operators begin exchange services.
NITDA, SEC plan standardized data for capital market transactions
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) have commenced move to develop a standardised form that would aid investors to get access to capital market data and information to facilitate their investment decisions in the country
Global technology partner ecosystem, extends risk-adaptive protection
Forcepoint is strategically investing in the creation of a human-centric technology partner ecosystem that enables customers to achieve their digital transformation outcomes by enabling secure migration of data, applications, and business operations to the cloud.
Skyroam Simo, Smile Telecom partner to provide improved mobile data services
This is a great partnership that will enable more Africa mobile users to seamlessly connect to the best 4GLTE mobile network with improved coverage, faster speed, and more flexible plans. Explaining what informed the partnership, Ahmad Farroukh, Smile’s Group CEO, stated that Smile is a leading 4GLTE carrier in Africa and we are always open…
Glo launches daily data splash for heavy users
Globacom, one of Nigeria’s telecommunication companies has introduced a new product to address the requirements and needs of heavy data users. According to a release made available to The Guardian, the package, called Glo Daily Data Splash, is a new offering that gives subscribers on the network the most competitive rate in the country’s telecoms…
Stakeholders seek legislation to force federal MDAs to host data in-country
Worried by continued disregard of federal government guidelines to its ministries, departments and agencies to host their data in the country, stakeholders in the data security ecosystem have urged the federal government to enact an act of parliament to support its guideline to ensure its full adherence. This is coming against the backdrop of a…
Telecoms, identity agencies partner to harmonise data
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) yesterday said it was working with the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) to hamonise data nationwide. The telecoms regulator also dismissed insinuations that 95.7 million Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) data had been invalidated. It stressed that it was a continuous exercise because new SIMs “are added daily to the networks.…
How Nigerian languages could be promoting gender bias
It is not meant for women So when are you getting married? Don’t you know you are a woman? Let boys be boys I have your type at home! Act like a lady Conversations around women’s rights in Nigerian has been on the rise. Movements reclaiming women’s ownership of their own bodies like the #YabaMarketMarch…