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ITU assigns frequency band for mobile broadband

The ITU World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-15) underway in Geneva has allocated frequency band for mobile broadband across the world to extend affordable service to underserved communities. WRC-15 holding at the International Convention Centre Geneva (CICG) took the key decision that will provide enhanced capacity for mobile broadband in the 694-790 MHz frequency band in ITU Region-1 covering Europe, […]

Andela CEO sees African techies solving ‘world most pressing problems’ amid $40m fundings

ACE undersea cable extended to tap African broadband stakes

Alcatel-Lucent Submarine Networks, the undersea cables subsidiary of Alcatel-Lucent is set to roll out Phase II of the Africa Coast to Europe (ACE) submarine cable system to serve the continent’s broadband sector. The ACE 5,000km extension will run from the Gulf of Guinea island of Sao Tomé-et-Principe to South Africa, according to the company. Alcatel-Lucent says […]

Andela CEO sees African techies solving ‘world most pressing problems’ amid $40m fundings

Nigeria’s CWG pushes online malls to boost e-business

Computer Warehouse Group (CWG Plc), a leading Pan-African ICT company from Nigeria, has launched www.openmall.ng, an online marketplace that aggregates products for Nigerian businesses. The online mall featuring products from different stores on Openshopen.ng for ease of navigation for buyers will also enhance sales of store owners, the Nigerian technology company promoting the service says. Openmall was launched […]

Andela CEO sees African techies solving ‘world most pressing problems’ amid $40m fundings

‘Merge NBC and NCC now’, ATCON tells new Minister

The Association of Telecoms Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) has called on Barrister Adebayo Shittu, the new Minister of Communication Technology to merge the two agencies of government responsible for regulating the telecoms and broadcasting industries. Engineer Lanre Ajayi, President of ATCON asked the new Minister, who was sworn in last week by President Muhammadu Buhari […]

Andela CEO sees African techies solving ‘world most pressing problems’ amid $40m fundings

Stellar Data Recovery, Phoenix Distribution explore Nigeria software stakes

Stellar Data Recovery, a data recovery solution provider has appointed Phoenix Distribution, a software distributor, under a plan to explore software market stakes in Nigeria. Stellar Data Recovery says the appointment is part of its and Phoenix Distribution will be its business to business (B2B)  software distributor in Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa. Under the agreement, […]

Andela CEO sees African techies solving ‘world most pressing problems’ amid $40m fundings