Nigeria on Tuesday recorded another major step forward in a five-year plan underway to raise broadband penetration to 70%. Ms Funke Opeke, Chair of the National Broadband Plan Committee 2020-2025, yesterday presented Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, a draft report of the team that is charting a roadmap […]
OPPO, the Chinese smartphone makers says new photography-enhancing features in the OPPO Reno2 smartphones will delight mobile photography lovers.
The Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON), the frontline telecoms pressure group in the country, will next month gather experts to review the state of the industry and broader ICT sector. Mr Olusola Teniola, President of ATCON says the so-called “National Dialogue on Telecoms and ICT Sector in Nigeria” themed, “Harnessing the Digital Resources […]
Technology company, PayJoy Inc and four smartphone makers operating in Nigeria are targeting the consumer finance market for smartphones in the country. PayJoy Inc, a provider of consumer finance to the next billion via smartphones, says it has launched its compatibility program for smartphone original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), starting with agreements with four key smartphone […]
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. Related posts: Experts at Social Media Week Lagos: Social media has […]
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 […]