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10 Mar 2020
The New Year started well for the telecommunications operators in Nigeria as about 2.6 million people were brought online in January. Statistics from the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) obtained by The Guardian at the weekend, showed that the quartet
21 Feb 2020
Telecommunications operators are waiting for government policy direction based on recommendations of the National Broadband Penetration committee on the deployment of fixed-line service
10 Jan 2020
Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has described the listing of telecom operators on the Nigeria Stock Exchange (NSE), as one of the heights of regulatory excellence it achieved in 2019. The Commission in a document noted that the listing of the telcos last year went down in history as memorable achievements in the country’s telecom industry…
6 Dec 2019
Though advertising expenditure dropped in the Above-the-Line (ATL) segment of the media last year to N81 billion, as against previous year’s spending of N88 billion, advertising budgets remain focused on television and newspapers...
26 Nov 2019
Telecom operators have said the drop in consumer purchasing power and the Average Revenue Per User (ArPU) rates were responsible for the downward trend the sector’s contribution witnessed in third quarter of 2019
16 Jul 2019
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), is currently investigating some Nigerian banks, financial technology companies (Fintechs), and telecommunications companies (telcos) for alleged breach of data privacy rights.
15 Feb 2019
Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has fined the four major network operators in the country a total of N74m for various infractions.The NCC had in 2018 highlighted some noncompliance by the network providers .....
1 Feb 2019
Guaranty Trust Bank otherwise GTB has said that the decision of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to license telecommunications companies for payment services is a threat to banks operating in the country.
30 Jan 2019
Service providers under the aegis of the Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON), are working to ensure the country’s broadband penetration hits 70 per cent by 2023.
3 Oct 2018
Dr Olayinka David-West is an information systems (IS) professional with over two decades experience in the Nigerian Information Technology industry. She is currently a senior fellow in the Operations, Information Systems and Marketing Division of Lagos Business School (LBS). She is also academic director at both the LBS and Enterprise Development Centre (EDC). In this…
4 May 2018
Digital banking services are here in Nigeria and it is only a matter of time before the traditional banking institutions are swept away. That is if they refuse to innovate. Today, more than half of consumers in major cities across the county own a debit card, and a growing proportion are using online portals to…
13 Apr 2018
Global data Telcos are becoming interested in the potential revenue streams related to virtual and augmented reality (VRAR), since it is not only a vehicle for 5G monetization, but can also bring growth opportunities in connectivity, content innovation and service platforms, says leading data and analytics company GlobalData. The company’s report, ‘Telcos and Virtual and…

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