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TD to Google: Nigeria has big tech potentials

Technology Distributions Ltd., Sub-Saharan Africa’s biggest Information and Communications Technology (ICT) distributors made a glowing case for more significant investments in Nigeria’s booming ICT sector as it showcased the huge potential of the market when it hosted a high-powered team of executives from the headquarters of global digital giants, Google. The event which held on […]

NIGERIA | 9Mobile seeks data price reviews by regulator

9Mobile, the number four mobile phone company has asked government for a basket of regulatory concessions including review of data pricing. 9Mobile, the company formerly called Etisalat Nigeria, that was taken over by creditors told the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) that the concessions will enable it repay its debt. Mr Tony Ojobo, Director, Public Affairs […]

NIGERIA | Glo, MainOne, five others bet on Wi-Fi spectrum

Globacom, Main One and five other players have secured key spectrum assets to key into the emerging Wi-Fi markets across Nigeria. Wi-Fi is projected to be a key growth market as Nigerian mobile subscribers demand always-on connection to voice, data and video services on the move. Technology Times review of spectrum assignments for 4.5GHz, the […]

Why Government ‘banned hosting of websites outside Nigeria’

Federal Government stopped hosting of public sector websites outside Nigeria to grow the local tech sector; official documents seen by Technology Times have shows. National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), the nation’s IT sector regulatory agency, had hinted that it is reviewing rules mandating government institutions to host their websites locally. The tech agency says […]

Nigeria to allow amateur radio, satellite operations

Nigeria is set to issue licences for non-commercial operation of amateur radio and satellite services in the country, the telecoms regulator has said. Government says the licence will be opened to Nigerians and foreigners hoping to operate amateur radio and satellite services during their stay in the country. Qualified persons or companies granted amateur radio […]