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IDC: Algerian mobile phone brands rise in wake of import freeze

Locally-made mobile phone brands in Algeria are now growing following a government policy that restricted the importation of devices, which is now encouraging assembling in the country, the International Data Corporation (IDC) has announced.   Algeria’s mobile phone market recovered from an extremely turbulent 2017 to post strong growth for the first three months of […]

Nigeria’s Telnet close to selling mobile money unit to Opera

Telnet Nigeria Limited, the Nigerian technology conglomerate, is near closing a deal to sell stakes in its mobile money business subsidiary, Paycom to the maker of popular Opera Mini browser, Opera Software. Technology Times checks reveal that barring any last-minute change, Telnet and Opera will this month sign the dotted lines of an agreement by […]

IDC to CIOs: Business models facing unprecedented disruptions

Businesses have been told that current models are undergoing unprecedented levels of disruption digital revolution continues to gather pace across the globe. The disruptive influence underway for businesses was one of the key takeaways when the International Data Corporation (IDC) hosted the sixth annual edition of its West Africa CIO Summit at the Radisson Blu […]

Nigeria targeted in Israeli company’s cryptocurrency deal

Nigeria has come within radar as one of the target growth markets in a deal by an Israeli technology company for the distribution of cryptocurrency services. Virtual Crypto Technologies Limited, an Israeli developer of software and hardware for the purchase and sale of crypto-currencies through ATMs, tablets, PCs and or mobile devices, says that Nigeria […]