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21 Jul 2021
As of the first quarter of 2021, licensed Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in the country have connected some 338,028 users. Out of this figure, 182, 093 users are active, while 155,935 have remained inactive.
16 Mar 2021
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has issued licences to six new firms to operate as Internet Service providers (ISPs) in the country.
24 Feb 2021
Internet Service Providers (ISPs) need to be encouraged to improve their general business processes practices, long-term growth and sustainability to create new revenue streams...
16 Oct 2020
Service providers, including Internet service providers (ISPs), and fixed wired players generated N18.6 billion more in 2019 than their 2018 collective earnings.
1 May 2019
As part of efforts aimed at ensuring security of the cyber space and protecting telecoms consumers from activities of criminals, the Nigerian Communications Commission...
15 Mar 2019
Data Economy, one of the world’s most prestigious publications devoted to the global data industry has selected Dr Ayotunde Coker, the Managing Director of Rack Centre as one of its 200 “Power List” individuals transforming the world of data. The United Kingdom based publication, showcased the personalities and executives around the world who are leading…
22 Jan 2019
As the New Year dawned, conveying with it promise of new things to come, an unprecedented new wave of internet shutdowns hit Africa. On the 21st December 2018, the Sudanese government ordered for restricted access to social media sites in an effort to prevent the free flow of information and communication. This was during countrywide…
17 Oct 2018
The Internet Exchange Point of Nigeria (IXPN), has grown traffic on its network by over 10,000 per cent in the last five years, and currently exchanges over 110 gigabits per second of traffic.
3 Oct 2018
About 42 per cent of countries in Africa current lack Internet Exchange Points (IXPs), which means that most of their domestic Internet traffic is exchanged through points outside their respective country. This is usually through satellite or submarine fiber across multiple international hubs to reach their destinations. While Nigeria has about five IXPs, spread across…
8 Aug 2018
The growth profile of licensed Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in the country has continued to plummet.Statistics obtained by The Guardian from the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) confirmed this.
15 Dec 2017
There are indications that telecommunications operators and traditional internet service providers (ISPs) in the country are frustrating adoption of Internet Protocol version six (IPv6) by other networks, Nigeria CommunicationsWeek has learnt. IPv6 is touted as the latest level of the Internet Protocol (IP) and is now included as part of IP support in many products…
14 Jun 2017
Nigeria may have achieved about 80 per cent compliant to the International Ships and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code, with about 114 port facilities complied with the international convention.

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