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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 […]

UBA lifts card spending limits

United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc says it has reviewed monthly international spend limit on its debit and prepaid Naira cards from $100 to $2,000. The upward review, which represents a marked increase by 1,900 per cent, allows customers to withdraw up to $2,000 per month as against prior limit of $100. Chukwuma Nweke, Executive […]

Internet of Things market heads for $185.9b by 2023

Worldwide Internet of Things (IoT) markets are poised to achieve significant growth with rising use of technology innovation in that space surging the industry into the $185.9 billion mark by 2023. This is forms highlight of a key study underscoring the growing use of sensors, cameras, and platforms that are used to help implement precision […]

Nigeria | Broadband campaign for ITU Telecom World 2017

  Nigeria is taking its broadband Internet campaign to ITU Telecom World 2017 holding September in South Korea. Tony Ojobo, Director, Public Affairs at Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) announced that the participation of Nigeria at the yearly International Telecommunications Union (ITU) conference will focus on deepening the growing broadband segment of the market in the […]