Consumer Technology

Interview | From BuyRight to buying Konga, LeoStan Ekeh on e-commerce foray

Leo Stan Ekeh, Chairman of Zinox Group, the Nigerian technology conglomerate that bought e-commerce giant, Konga in a key e-commerce drive sees a thriving Nigerian market landspace, after his pioneering effort over a decade ago with BuyRight. The Zinox Chairman tells Technology Times in an exclusive interview, ahead of the announcement of the Konga acquisition, […]

NBC: Why broadcast stations were fined N11m

Nigeria market lights up Lumos solar power devices

Solar power company Lumos Global says it last year recorded rapid growth in its alternative power devices in the Nigerian market. In 2017, Lumos more than doubled device sales from 2016, with total deployments reaching more than 73,000 systems in Nigeria at the end of December, the company announced. The company also more than doubled […]

NBC: Why broadcast stations were fined N11m

NCC, mobile operators in deadlock over VAS Aggregator plan

A meeting summoned yesterday by the telecoms regulator on planned licensing of value added service (VAS) Aggregators in Nigeria has hit a deadlock following stiff opposition by mobile network operators (MNOs). Technology Times learnt that MNOs stiffly resisted the VAS Aggregator plan by NCC citing several reasons including revenue erosion; substantial investments they have made […]

NBC: Why broadcast stations were fined N11m

‘Computers have eyes’ and other tech trends of 2018

Computers now understand images without any help from us apart from comprehending our words, and this will radically shape trends in 2018, according to Accenture. Accenture has released Fjord Trends 2018, the consulting company’s 11th annual report that examines seven emergent trends expected to impact business, technology and design in the year ahead. Rapid technological […]

NBC: Why broadcast stations were fined N11m