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Broadband | Experts point ways to drive data explosion

Experts at the International Telecoms Week conference in Chicago have underscored the need to accelerate investment in Africa to facilitate the continent’s broadband data explosion. Based on the theme ‘Achieving A Connected Continent: Leading The Data Explosion Across Africa’, the expert panel session with participation from Google, Facebook, WIOCC, Liquid Telecom and Angola Cables discussed strategies for achieving improved […]

Digital Rights | Presidency, civil society to hold talk

GoOnline Nigeria to empower SMEs for Digital Age

GoOnline Nigeria has announced the imminent roll-out of its business growth programme for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) across Nigeria that will equip the ecosystem lead competitiveness in the Digital Age. GoOnline Nigeria is a business growth programme for SMEs in Nigeria delivered by an alliance of Programme Partners and SME Growth Drivers across the […]

NIGERIA| Phone users can sue for ‘fraudulent’ SIM replacement

Privacy of Nigeria Telecoms Users | Regulator’s perspective

By Professor Umar Danbatta T[/dropcap]echnological advances give insights into what constitutes consumer’s needs, wants and behaviours. Businesses collect data in order to deliver personalized services to meet consumers’ yearnings and behaviours. However, as technologies become more intelligent and intrusive, there is an increasingly higher risk of consumer’s personal data being misused or compromised. The Federal […]

Virtual Reality | How it may affect your health

Telecoms masts ‘poses no health hazard’, NCC says

Exposure to electromagnetic field emanating from telecoms infrastructure do not pose health risk to humans, the industry watchdog has said to allay fears of Nigerians. Professor Umar Garba Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman at Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), says that the electromagnetic filed coming out of telecoms base stations are not enough to pose any health […]

Digital Rights | Presidency, civil society to hold talk