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NIGERIA | Govt to fix mobile phone call rates

The Federal Government is reviewing termination rates among mobile network operators (MNOs), a move that will affect call rates paid by mobile phone consumers in Nigeria. The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says the planned review of mobile interconnection rates among MNOs is being considered following a study by consulting company, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, and will re-position “the […]

President stops ‘takeover’ of NITDA, NIGCOMSAT, Galaxy Backbone

NIGERIA | NIMC CEO dissects how to milk National ID ‘cash cow’

ngineer Aliyu Abubakar Aziz, Director General/CEO of National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) explains the dynamics and roadmap of National ID programme in Nigeria in this exclusive interview with Technology Times. Interview and photogaphy by Shina Badaru Technology Times: If we have to look at your mandate to deliver a world-class identity solution for Nigeria; so […]

President stops ‘takeover’ of NITDA, NIGCOMSAT, Galaxy Backbone

Phone or Tab? | Tecno PhonePad 3 phablet ‘arrives Nigeria’

ecno says it has launched its premium Tecno PhonePad 3 phablet in Lagos under fresh Nigerian consumer tech market expansion plans by the Chinese phone maker. According to the device maker, the Tecno PhonePad 3 phablet is made for the business elite to facilitate business communications and productivity for its users on-the-go. Equipped with a 13MP […]

President stops ‘takeover’ of NITDA, NIGCOMSAT, Galaxy Backbone

e-GOVERNMENT | FG wants to run on Made-in-Nigeria software

The Federal Government Wednesday said it is considering a proposal to run all tiers of government on only Made-in-Nigeria software to drive its e-government programme. Barrister Abdur-Raheem Adebayo Shittu, Minister of Communication, who dropped the hint in Abuja says the decision to adopt Made-in-Nigeria is one of the key recommendations of the National Council on […]

President stops ‘takeover’ of NITDA, NIGCOMSAT, Galaxy Backbone

NIGERIA | Telecoms consumer spendings top $6.6b in 2016, NCC says

igerian telecoms consumers spendings topped $6.6 billion in 2016, Professor Umar Danbatta of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said today in Abuja. The chief of the telecoms regulatory agency, who said that rising consumer spending continues to fuelling growth of the Nigerian telecoms industry gave the market trend overview at the flagging off of the […]

President stops ‘takeover’ of NITDA, NIGCOMSAT, Galaxy Backbone