ALTON fumes as Rivers seals 9mobile office over tax
Association of Licensed Telecommunication Operators of Nigeria (ALTON), has decried the unilateral closure of 9mobile Port Harcourt Regional Office by officials of Rivers State Internal Revenue Service (RIRS).
Firm unveils forum to address skills gap among organisational leaders
To drive organisational growth and deliver excellent results, leaders need to be empowered with requisite skills for the development of relevant, essential and actionable frameworks leading to operational efficiency.
ICT sector seeks policy implementation to spur local content
Stakeholders in the information and communications technology (ICT) have called for proper implementation of policies to enhance local content development.The executive orders 003 and 005 signed by the President Muhammed Buhari and the renewed vigour in pursuance of local content development by National Information Technology Development Agency...
Whatsapp, other OTTs slash 81% of operators’ revenue in 13 years
Operations of the Over the top (OTT) players, including WhatsApp, WeChat, Viper, Skype, Google, have slashed about $17.8 (81%) from the Average Revenue per User (ARPU) of the Mobile Network Operators...
Telecom operators seek regulation of OTT services
Gbenga Adebayo, Chairman, Association of Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria (ALTON)Telecommunications operators in Nigeria recently called for licensing and regulation of over-the-top services such as YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp Messenger to generate more money for the country.
Fear as OTT threatens everyone’s lunch
Despite the new and exciting capabilities offered by over-the-top (OTT) services; there are also risks to the content owners and service providers. And watch out! with bad regulation of OTT services, citizens’ rights are at risk.OTT also referred to as “value added” is a service use over the network services of your service provider.
Telecoms operators lose 19 firms to economic meltdown, competition
Operatives in Nigeria’s telecommunications market lost 19 of their members to economic meltdown, forces of competition and other business and environmental challenges.
Telcos threaten to abandon closed towers over taxes
Telecommunications operators have warned that they will no longer engage any state government over closure of their towers over unapproved taxes...
UK hits 95% broadband penetration as Nigeria struggles at 21%
The United Kingdom Government has disclosed that 95 per cent of premises within the country now have access to superfast broadband.