High Internet cost forces people with 4G network coverage offline
High Internet cost is forcing nearly half of the people with 4G network coverage to remain offline, especially in developing countries.
Telecoms body decries low digital skills as Internet access drags in LDC
United Nations arm in charge of global telecommunications, the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) has frowned at rising dearth of digital skills.
Telcos seek free movement during lockdown to maintain infrastructure
Under the aegis of the Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON), the operators said the request became necessary because of the essential nature of telecommunications infrastructure in managing the entire situation and the need for maintenance and repairs that may arise during the possible lockdown.
ICT targets 45 per cent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030
A new International Telecommunications Union (ITU) standard highlights that compliance with the Paris Agreement will require the information and communication technology (ICT) industry to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 45 percent from 2020 to 2030.
ITU tasks Nigeria, others on inclusive ICT growth
United Nations arm in charge of global telecommunication development, the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) has charged member countries on inclusive information and communications technology (ICT) growth.
Nigeria ranks behind Mauritius, Seychelles, 13 others in ICT development
Fourteen countries have been ranked ahead of Nigeria in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) development in Africa.
Start-ups get $109 million investments, grants
Houlin Zhao, while encouraging Nigerian SMEs, especially those in technology related fields; he urged them to take a cue from Korean SMEs in order to compete favourably.
Telecoms union to complete 5G standardisation by 2019
UN seeks governments’ focus on broadband penetration
The United Nations (UN) is seeking the attention of various governments in ensuring that broadband is deepened in their respective countries.
75% of Nigerians, South Africa, Egyptians still offline
Despite the over $20 billion investments in various sub marine cable systems across sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) targeted at bridging the Internet gap in the Continent, about 75 per cent of the population in Egypt, South Africa, Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya...