Internet of Things
‘Retail banking under siege from new techs, consumer expectations’
New technologies, such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, blockchain, the Internet of Things (IoT), and other technologies underpinned by data and advanced analytics, alongside changing consumer behaviour will continue to force financial institutions to modify their business models; latest Digital Banking Report has shown.
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.
Tier 2 operator taps Nigeria on $14.6 billion IoT opportunities
IoT has delivered a big growth opportunity for the telecoms industry due to the volume of connections expected and experts have projected the market will reach $14.6 trillion global market size by 2020.
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.
Nigeria needs 40,000 BTS to strengthen 4G services
The 4G technology is needed to drive the Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence, Smart Cities and various smart innovations technology can avail.
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.