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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 […]

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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 […]

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Nigeria | More phone ‘porters’ switching to 9mobile

Majority of mobile phone portings have gone the way of 9mobile, despite the fourth largest mobile phone company’s troubles. 9mobile, the mobile phone brand formerly known as Etisalat Nigeria, has sustained the largest porting attractions in the telecoms industry, market information by the industry regulator has shown. Technology Times review of latest market information by […]

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9mobile | Etisalat Nigeria ‘officially’ ports name, CEO says

tisalat Nigeria owners have officially swapped the brand identity to 9mobile, CEO of the nation’s fourth biggest mobile phone company, Boye Olusanya says. Olusanya says that Emerging Markets Telecommunication Services Limited (EMTS), which previously traded as ‘Etisalat Nigeria’ is informing its over 20 million subscribers and other stakeholders that the name change is now official, […]

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Government bans hosting of websites outside Nigeria

The Federal Government has said that all Nigerian government websites must be hosted in Nigeria. The mandatory requirement for local hosting of government websites is one of the highlights of standards and guidelines on Nigerian Government Websites by National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA). Technology Times review of the guidelines show that government institutions are […]

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