YouTube is a $15 billion-a-year business, Google reveals for the first time

Posted by - February 4, 2020

[sg_popup id=”1″ event=”onload”][/sg_popup]YouTube generated nearly $5 billion in ad revenue in the last three months, Google revealed today as part of parent company Alphabet’s fourth quarter earnings report. This is the first report under newly instated Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai, who took over as the chief executive of the entire company late last year after

Update: Government to Launch “Universal QR Code” Payment System in December

Posted by - February 3, 2020

Update: The Ghana Interbank Payments and Settlements System (GhIPSS) says they will officially roll out the Universal QR code system in Ghana in March. According to Chief Executive of GhIPSS, Archie Hesse, explained that the QR code solution will enable merchants to receive payment from various consumer funding sources on any platform. “This Universal QR

‘MainOne’s Submarine Cable Ready for Service in Cote d’Ivoire’

Posted by - December 5, 2019

MainOne has announced that its submarine cable in Cote d’Ivoire is live and ready for service. The project, notable for being the first commercial cable system in service to deploy spectrum sharing capabilities, will offer capabilities to deepen infrastructure sharing and lower the cost of delivering broadband services to the region. MainOne’s entry into the

Phase3 Telecoms Assures Customers of Quality Service Delivery

Posted by - October 31, 2019

Phase3 Telecom, West Africa’s independent fiber optic infrastructure company, has attained 16 years of service excellence in the telecommunications industry. The company that began operations in 2003 pioneered optic fiber services over power lines, to provide backbone, broadband, and converged services across Nigeria. In 16 years, Phase3 has expanded the scope of its operations beyond

Phase3 celebrates 16 Years of Service Delivery with Milestones

Posted by - October 29, 2019

Phase3 Telecom, West Africa’s independent fiber optic infrastructure company, today, attains 16 years of service excellence in the telecommunications industry. The company that began operations in 2003 pioneered optic fiber services over power lines, to provide backbone, broadband, and converged services across Nigeria. In 16 years, Phase3 has expanded the scope of its operations beyond

MTN Launches Mobile Money Transaction Service in Kano

Posted by - October 28, 2019

A new service for transfer of funds approved by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) called Mobile Money transaction (MoMo) was launched at Dambatta in Kano by MTN. Addressing reporters at the event, a Senior Manager at MTN Kano Office, Mr. Kumar Abubakar, explained that the system was aimed at easing the demands of their

New streaming service to launch in Africa

Posted by - October 10, 2019

In September 2019, video compression technologies company V-Nova announced a new partnership with OTT TV company Simpestream to launch new streaming service MVMO. This new streaming service is set to launch in Africa in late 2019. The service, according to V-Nova, will combine the V-Nova P+ codec-agnostic enhancement and easy-to-deploy Simplestream streaming platform to provide

Google plans to shut down Google Hire service in 2020

Posted by - August 29, 2019

Google announced that it is shutting down its online service Google Hire. The company made this announcement on 27 August 2019 via a Google Support document. “We’ve made the difficult decision to sunset Hire by Google on September 1, 2020. While Hire has been successful, we’re focusing our resources on other products in the Google

CWG Gets NERC Recognition on Metering Service

Posted by - June 27, 2019

CWG smart metering venture has gained the recognition of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), for metering service offering, using latest technology. NERC recently conferred the Metre Service Provider (MSP) Certification on the technology company. CWG’s achievement of MSP certification came at a point in the nation’s economy when potentials abound within the metering business

VDT to Boost Retail Broadband Service with 4GLTE Technology

Posted by - June 27, 2019

VDT Communications has concluded arrangements to launch its retail data network 4G LTE Advanced service into the market in July, beginning with Lagos, before extending the retail broadband service to four other states before the end of the year. With the theme: Live the Life, the VDT retail broadband service was expected to enhance premium