Consumer Technology

Telecoms | Airtel-Glo race for Nigeria’s number two spot switches gear

Number two mobile phone company by subscriber base, Airtel Nigeria has seen its position coming under threat from rival Glo Mobile, the number three player which is inching closer as the Nigeria telecoms market crossed the 148,398,117 active phone connections mark. The intense competition for market share among Nigerian telcos is coming amid gradual growth broadband […]

Telecoms Nigeria: ‘Huge debt burden’ sparks concern, NCC chief says

Digital TV | Shape up or risk sanction, Nigeria tells Set Top Box makers

The Federal Government says that Set Top Box (STB) manufacturers to deliver on the technology used for delivering signals to Digital TV consumers or risk punitive sanctions. The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) says that claims that seven out of 13 authorised STB makers are yet to set up their factories for the manufacturing of the […]

Telecoms Nigeria: ‘Huge debt burden’ sparks concern, NCC chief says

Tecno woos selfie lovers with Camon X and Xpro cameras 

Tecno Mobile, makers of Tecno phones has sparked a new selfie passion among its smartphone fans with the launch of Camon X and Xpro sporting 24 megapixel front camera to deliver higher picture resolution. The Chinese device maker pitches that the new Camon X and  Camon X Pro also sport “enhanced” cameras compared to their […]

Telecoms Nigeria: ‘Huge debt burden’ sparks concern, NCC chief says

Lagos transit payment system taps contactless card

Daily commuters on the Lagos Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system can now board buses using a contactless card payment system, the Lagos State Government says. The newly-introduced system enables travelers that ride on BRT buses to make payments using the so-called Lagos Connect contactless cards that can either be pre-loaded or linked to a funded-bank […]

Telecoms Nigeria: ‘Huge debt burden’ sparks concern, NCC chief says

Vandalism, forex may sabotage Telecoms Nigeria, ATCON warns

The Association of Telecommunication Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) weekend warned that vandalism and forex exchange difficulties may sabotage the telecoms sector and undermine optimal service delivery to millions of subscribers in the country. The wake-up call comes from Mr Olusola Teniola, President of ATCON, who says that “vandalism, theft and sabotage of our base stations’ […]

Telecoms Nigeria: ‘Huge debt burden’ sparks concern, NCC chief says