Nigeria’s teledensity peaks as telcos record 2.47% Q1 growth
Telecoms operators recorded 2.47 per cent growth in quarter one (Q1) 2020, but the rate fell by 0.62 per cent compared to what was recorded in Q4 of 2019. Statistics obtained by The Guardian from the Nigerian Communications Commission ...
On World Communications Day, journalists urged to enhance skills through technology
The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Anambra Broadcasting Service (ABS), Awka, Chief Uche Nworah, has said that the technology skill gaps was the reason non-professionals were profiting from a democratized media industry and called on journalists to raise their skills level in order to maximise the opportunities and values offered by technology. Nworah,…
Smile Nigeria commends MainOne, Globacom
Smile Nigeria, West Africa pioneer 4G LTE broadband service provider has commended MainOne and Globacom for helping the company overcome the challenge in a less hurtful manner.
Competition heightens as telcos lose 121,154 customers in MNP
Poor services both in voice and data offering in 2019, which saw, especially prices of data crashing by as much as 70 per cent, must have forced some subscribers to dump their networks for another.
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.
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.
NCC moves to deepen ICT growth, local content
Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has put structures in place to deepen the growth of Information and Communication Technology...