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27 Oct 2021
With COVID-19 demonstrating how smartphones have become an essential device in meaningful connectivity, a new research has shown that people in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) are paying more to have access.
9 Sep 2021
Nigeria’s smartphone market grew two per cent in unit terms, quarter on quarter (QoQ) in Q2 2021, according to the latest figures from global technology and consulting services firm International Data Corporation (IDC).
7 Jul 2021
Following a back-to-back quarterly growth, the International Data Corporation (IDC) has raised its near-term outlook for the global smartphone market.
16 Jun 2021
Newly released data from IDC’s Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker shows that Africa’s overall mobile phone market enjoyed year-on-year (YoY) growth of 14.0% in Q1 2021 to total 53.3 million units.
19 May 2021
A New report by Ericsson ConsumerLab has revealed the impact 5G is already having on smartphone users worldwide and what they expect the technology to deliver in the future.
21 Apr 2021
The United Nations (UN) has credited the mobile sector for achieving a critical breakthrough towards its mission of combating climate change, as operators representing more than a third of the industry by revenue pledged to deliver net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.
4 Dec 2020
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.
7 Oct 2020
To cushion the effects of bad economy on their finances, more Nigerians are embracing smartphone financing schemes. The scheme allows intending users without adequate funding at hand to get a device of their choice after making an initial deposit
29 Jul 2020
Mobile phone sales are expected to remain flat for another two to three months, as smartphone makers, who have only recently overcome import hassles - face the prospect of fading pent-up
16 Feb 2020
West Virginia's disabled residents and overseas military personnel will be able to vote by smartphone in the US presidential election this year
3 Jan 2020
There was 54 per cent increase in data breaches in 2019 as compared to 2018 and 2020 will see significant rise in the number of mobile-focused malware and banking Trojans, a new report has predicted.
28 Dec 2019
Camera, Lights, Pose, Selfie time! We all love a good selfie, at least most of us do and rightfully so considering it was named the international Word of the Year 2013 by Oxford Dictionaries in both the UK and US. Selfie as it known is “a photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one…

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