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FinTech companies pose no threat to banks, Ovia says

The upsurge in the entry of companies into the FinTech sector poses no threat to the banking sector, Jim Ovia, Chairman of Zenith Bank, a leading Nigerian financial institution says. Ovia believes that contrary to popular assumptions, FinTech is not a threat to the banking institutions but rather sees, he sees a strategic partnership to better […]

Regulators step up process to close 9mobile sale

Exclusive: Ovia returns controversial spectrum issued by ex-President

Mr Jim Ovia, Chairman of mobile phone company, Visafone, has returned a controversial telecoms frequency spectrum issued his company on the directive of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan to the Nigerian government. Technology Times can exclusively confirm that Ovia, the billionaire owner of Visafone quietly requested to return the 900MHz spectrum issued to Cyberspace, his fully-owned ISP business […]

Regulators step up process to close 9mobile sale

Updated: President Jonathan issues Nigeria’s Digital Dividend spectrum to Adenuga

Editor’s Note: This report has been reviewed. Please check end of story for details.  President Goodluck Jonathan has given Nigeria’s Digital Dividend spectrum gained by telcos following switchover from analogue to digital broadcasting to Dr Mike Adenuga Jnr Mr. Jim Ovia, billionaire owners of Globacom Limited and Visafone Communications Limited respectively. The Digital Dividend spectrum, which are […]

Regulators step up process to close 9mobile sale

Former Multi-Links Nigeria CEO named CEO of Mobilink

Jeffrey Hedberg, the former CEO of Multi-Links Nigeria has been named the new Chief Executive Officer of Mobilink in Pakistan. VimpelCom Ltd., a leading global provider of telecoms services, announced the appointment of Hedberg, who succeeds Rashid Khan, who has decided to retire after over 14 years in leading positions with Mobilink and banglalink. Rashid […]

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