Battling new challenges of expansion 17 years after GSM revolution
Telecommunications revolution is daily transforming the Nigerian society in diverse ways since the dawn of the new millennium.
Nigeria’s tech startups raise $114.6m in 2017
Out of the $560 million technology startup investments that entered Africa in 2017, Nigeria earned $114.6 million.
Consumers bear high spectrum costs in Nigeria, Ghana, others
Telecommunications consumers in Africa are said to be the ones bearing the brunt of high spectrum fees in the region, as untold cost are passed to them.This is even as it has been revealed that about four billion people across the globe are still very much offline.
‘Why Nigeria should not miss fourth industrial revolution’
Having missed opportunities that came with the first, second and third industrial revolutions, it would be a tragedy for Nigeria and other sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries to miss the fourth revolution.
‘GSMA against multiple taxation, encourages ICT sector as enabler’
Akinwale Goodluck is Head of Africa, Global System for Mobile Communications Association (GSMA), a trade body that represents the interests of mobile network operators worldwide. A solicitor of the Supreme Court, he has had a career spanning investment banking and legal practice. In the last 15 years, Goodluck has been engaged in the information and…
GSMA launches global mobile money certification scheme
The GSMA announced the launch of the GSMA Mobile Money Certification, a global scheme for mobile money providers to offer safer, more transparent and more resilient financial services to millions of mobile money users around the world.
GSMA tasks Nigeria on spectrum trading policies
To fully unlock the potential of the mobile ecosystem in Nigeria, the Global System for Mobile Telecommunications Association (GSMA) wants the country to streamline licensing...
Nigeria, four others to account for 40 % of new smartphone connections by 2020
Currently, Nigeria’s smartphone penetration as at 2016 stood at 30 per cent, but there has been more adoption, especially as new and cheaper devices are entering the market, almost on a monthly basis.
GSMA highlights mobile industry progress in achieving SDGs
In addition to measuring the progress that the mobile industry is making against the SDGs, the report also noted several commitments and initiatives that the GSMA and its members will focus on delivering over...
GSMA highlights $1.8 trillion IoT revenue opportunity for MNOs
The GSMA has announced that mobile network operators are set to benefit from an estimated US$1.8 trillion Internet of Things (IoT) revenue opportunity by 2026 boosted by the early deployment of commercial Low Power Wide Area Networks in licensed spectrum,....