Smartphone sales in Nigeria increases despite downturn
While the total mobile phone shipments to Africa declined by 6.0 per cent year on year (YoY) in Q3 2020, shipments to Nigeria grew due to a shift from vendors to entry-level and mid-range devices.
5G fuels smartphone growth, as NCC sees technology bridge digital divide
International Data Corporation (IDC), an analyst firm has expressed optimism on smartphone market growth pointing to rising demand for 5G models as a main driving force.
IDC predicts uncertainty in IT spending over Coronavirus
The International Data Centre (IDC), said worldwide IT spending will increase by five per cent this year, but with a few caveats. For one, the Coronavirus is front and centre this year, as businesses keep a tight grip on short-term investments.
Cross River reads riot act to perpetrators of domestic violence
Worried about the rising incidence of violence against girls and women across the globe, the Cross River government has warned perpetrators in the state to desist forthwith from the despicable act.
Nigeria, South Africa, Egypt Smartphone markets lift Africa’s growth
While market saturation and U.S.–China tensions are placing the global Smartphone market under intense pressure, new research from International Data Corporations shows that the African Smartphone....
‘Why smart phone market is on decline in Nigeria, others’
Latest insight from the International Data Corporation (IDC), has revealed that shipment of smartphone in Nigeria, and other parts of Africa dropped by 7.1 per cent in the first quarter (Q1) 2019, quarter on quarter (QoQ), to 21.5 million. The global technology research and consulting firm’s recently published Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker showed the…
Industry bigwigs list measures to improve ease of doing real estate business
In apparent bid to overcome obstacles limiting Federal Government’s ease of doing business in the real estate sector, global experts and bigwigs met in Lagos at the weekend to review its implementation in the industry. They agreed that the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business index has impacted positively on the market, but a lot…
Nigeria’s slow IT market growth hinders West Africa’s expansion
The slow growth seen in Nigeria’s Information Technology (IT) market, is posing serious challenge to the West African IT ecosystem expansion.
Nova boosts operations with banking solution
Nova Merchant Bank Limited has announced the adoption of a new banking solution, the Intellect Digital Core (IDC) Banking platform to boost its operations and enhance its product offerings to its customers.