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Computer Village: DSS intervenes over plans to remove CAPDAN President

The Department of State Services (DSS) has waded into the crisis sparked by plans to remove the leadership of Computer and Allied Products Dealers Association (CAPDAN) by Board of Trustees of the umbrella body at Computer Village, Nigeria’s largest technology market. Technology Times learnt that the DSS invited some members of CAPDAN for questioning at […]

Broadband: Infracos to get N3b fibre subsidy, NCC says

Broadband: Infracos to get N3b fibre subsidy, NCC says

Infrastructure companies (Infracos) are getting a N3 billion subsidy for optical fibre roll-out in parts of the country to deepen broadband in Nigeria, the telecoms regulator has said. Professor Umar Garba Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), said that the N3 billion subsidy has “been budgeted to be paid piecemeal […]

Computer Village: DSS intervenes over plans to remove CAPDAN President

Avanti, iWayAfrica deal taps satellite broadband stakes

iWayAfrica, a pan-African telecoms service provider says it is spreading its wings to provide satellite broadband services across Sub-Saharan Africa. This followed a pact with Avanti Communications Group, a leading satellite operator and provider of satellite data communications services in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Avanti has signed a HYLAS 4 Master Distributor contract […]

Computer Village: DSS intervenes over plans to remove CAPDAN President

Govt widens oversight on lottery promotions by telcos

The Nigerian government plans to widen oversight on lottery services offered by telecoms companies in the country. To drive this forward the telecoms and lottery sectors regulators have signed a pact to work together to broaden their oversight over regulation of lottery promotion by telcos. The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), the telecoms watchdog and the […]

Computer Village: DSS intervenes over plans to remove CAPDAN President