Internet of Things
Many plans, slow implementation in communication sector
Head, Communications and Technology Desk, ADEYEMI ADEPETUN, reports that in the last four years, the communications sector saw many written plans, but little or no successful implementation. After forming his cabinet, some six months after inauguration as the president in 2015, the charge, Muhammadu Buhari handed his ministers was for them to go and make…
AFICTF targets two-year developmental plan for region
The African ICT Foundation, (AFICTF) has unveiled a two- year digital inclusion development plan for the continent targeting policy and infrastructure issues on Internet of Things (IoTs), Artificial Intelligence and Big Data. The Foundation is non-governmental organisation established in 2009 but recently reawakened to urgently address critical issues that bothers on Africa’s digital inclusion. The…
NCC wants new investments in digital technology, puts teledensity at 116%
Fresh investments in digital technologies would enable Nigeria to actively play in the fourth industrial revolution. The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), which raised this view yesterday in Lagos at the 2018 Information Communications Technology and Telecommunication (ICTEL) Expo, organized by the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), informed that thus far, about $70 billion…
Facebook wants Nigerian students to build new solutions
Social media giant, Facebook has beckoned on Nigerian varsity students to build and develop technology solutions that can help the country move forward.
Operators eye mobile IoT, want barriers to BTS deployment removed
Mohammed Rudman, managing director, Internet Exchange Point of Nigeria (IXPN), said that a smart water metering solution enables the automated collection of utility meter data...
Dell unveils new IoT strategy, division, solutions
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Dell Technologies, Michael Dell said, “IoT is fundamentally changing how we live, how organisations operate and how the world works.
Minister wants smart teachers for ICT-compliant students
The minister, who anticipated that the students and teachers would definitely take advantage of the benefits offered by the IoT centre, encouraged all to ensure that the aim of the project is not thrown overboard.
Gionee boosts competition with IoT ready device
The latest smartphone from Chinese technology firm, Gionee will offer varying Internet of Things (IoT) services, a proposed development of the Internet in which everyday objects have network connectivity, allowing them to send and receive data.
IoT as solution to traffic congestion, other challenges
There is need for Nigeria to leverage Internet of Things (IoT) to meet challenges of its growing population, particularly traffic congestion and parking.