International Telecommunications Union
Nigeria, others to reach UN affordable broadband target
Nigeria, Botswana and Seychelles are likely to reach the United Nations Broadband Commission’s target of affordable broadband services of less than 2% of Gross National Income (GNI) per capita by 2023.
‘AI has potential to solve humanity’s biggest challenge’
From the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), came to the submission on Monday, that Artificial Intelligence (AI), has the potential to help humanity
‘Why 3G technology remains dominant in Nigeria’
Network coverage technology in Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya, and other parts of Africa, is still 3G, with 79 per cent penetration.
Sub-Saharan Africa lost $2.16b to Internet shutdown in 2019
Countries in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) lost about $2.16 billion in 2019 to the shutting down of the Internet and social media for 7,800 hours, mostly by government authorities
Nigeria, others need $100b to provide universal broadband by 2030
For Nigeria and other African countries to achieve universal, affordable and good quality Internet access by 2030, the region will require an investment of over $100 billion.
eWaste menace rises, only 20% gets recycled
Discarded electrical and electronic equipment (such as phones, laptops, fridges, sensors and TVs), which is referred to as e-waste is becoming a huge problem, needing urgent intervention globally.
ITU links improved wireless service to spectrum harmonisation
United Nations specialised agency for global Information and Communications Technology (ICT), the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), has said that to address...
Nigeria’s fight against cybercrimes ranked 57th globally
Nigeria’s campaign against the menace of cybercrimes in the country have been ranked 57th out of the 175 countries surveyed in 2018...
UN urges govts to prioritise ICT education for girls
The United Nations has called on governments across the globe to prioritise education of girls, especially in the area of information and communication technology (ICT). UN, through its specialised agency for ICT, the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), while marking the 2019 ‘Girls in ICT Day’ yesterday in Geneva, Switzerland, said it placed huge importance on…