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Ohuabunwa: Nigeria can make N1.2 trillion from digital broadcasting

odfrey Ohuabunwa Chairman, Set Top Box Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (STBMAN) believes that over N1.2 trillion can be unlocked from digital broadcasting switch over underway in the country. Ohuabunwa, who also doubles as the Chairman Multimesh communications says that sales of spectrum channels alone can service 50 percent  of the country’s annual budget deficit. Nigerian […]

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 […]

Infinix lands Nigeria smartphone deal with Zinox mobile unit

Infinix Mobile has signed a partnership distribution agreement with a subsidiary of the Zinox Technology Group, TD-Mobile, to raise its stakes in the Nigerian smartphone market. Regarded locally as a fast growing mobile phone brand, Infinix expects to leverage TD-Mobile’s nationwide network to increase the market share of its range of smart phones in the […]

GSM networks to offer 30% ownership to Nigerians

Plans are underway to make the nation’s biggest mobile phone companies using the Global Satellite Mobile Telecommunications (GSM) technology, the leading standard used worldwide for delivering mobile telephony, to cede 30 per cent shareholding in their businesses to the people of Nigeria. The privately-owned ‘Big Four’ GSM networks, MTN Nigeria, Globacom, Airtel Nigeria and Etisalat […]