The Federal Government directed security agencies to protect Nigeria’s telecoms infrastructure as the nation faces moves to contain the spread of the deadly Coronavirus. The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it is in contact with law enforcement agencies to constantly protect telecoms infrastructure across the country, Henry Nkemadu, Director, Public Affairs of the telecoms regulatory […]
Top-selling mobile phones below ₦5,000 in Nigeria.
The deadly coronavirus called COVID-19 sweeping across the globe may derail smartphone shipments to African market, according to International Data Corporation (IDC). Last year was a good one for the overall African mobile phone market which grew 3.8% year on year (YoY) in Q4 2019, according to the latest figures from global technology and consulting […]
Jaiz Bank says Nigeria’s ongoing plans to deepen broadband services is of interest to the country’s first Islamic non-interest commercial bank. Because banks now rely on broadband Internet to provide efficient and effective services through seamless connectivity for provision of intra and inter-banking services, efforts by the Nigerian telecoms regulator to deepen access to broadband […]
Samsung has released two variations of its Gear S3 smartwatch to appeal to a greater niche of wearable technology users. The Gear S3 the outdoor version of its sleeker brother the Gear S3 Classic, is big, thicker and wider than its predecessor the Gear S2. “The Samsung Pay on your Samsung Gear S3 allows you […]
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has approved frequency spectrum trading among telecoms operators under a plan to grow investment in the sector and boost economic growth of Nigeria, Professor Umar Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman at the telecoms regulatory agency says. Danbatta disclosed this while presenting his scorecard to media executives in Lagos and says the […]
Dr Reuben Abati, Social Commentator and former Special Adviser, Media and Publicity to former President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria, speaks on how social media has democratised news dissemination in Nigeria in this presentation at Technology Times Outlook 2017 held by Technology Times in Lagos. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CXj3zJVawQE (6) Related posts: Experts at Social Media Week Lagos: Social […]
The world is now a digital space where ‘innovation’ is becoming something of a buzzword in the Information and Communications Technology (“ICT”) industry. But the hype is real. Technology experts predict that smart technology and connectivity will soon redefine and reshape how urban life is lived. The Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI) and […]
Olusola Teniola, President, Association of ATCON, on how ICT ecosystem can collaborate to drive growth of ICT in Sub-Sahara Africa.
Let us review this current charge that MTN wants to start charging its customers as of Oct 21, 2019. This is the banking transaction access charge for customers using the Telco’s USSD (Unstructured Supplementary Service Data) access of 4 Naira per 20 seconds. I am also aware that MTN is claiming that it is charging […]