Orange France contracts Nokia and Ericsson for 5G network technology

Posted by - February 3, 2020

Leading telco teams with Finish and Swedish comms tech giants as part of its ambition to realise a 5G network in France in 2020 In what could be a tour de force for the Nordic comms tech companies, Orange France has contracted Nokia and Ericsson to provide it with a range of products and services

Interswitch Limited Lists N23Billion Bond on Nigerian Stock Exchange

Posted by - February 3, 2020

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) was recently listed Interswitch Limited’s N23billion bond. Interswitch Limited is a leading technology-driven company with a focus on the digitisation of payments in Nigeria and other African countries. The Callable Senior Unsecured Bond, with a tenor of seven years, at a fixed rate of 15 per cent, is part of

Samsung Unveils New Smartphones

Posted by - February 3, 2020

Samsung Nigeria at the weekend in Lagos, launched two new Galaxy ‘A’ Series smartphones and the Galaxy Note10 Lite smartphone. The two new Galaxy ‘A’ Series smartphones, which are Galaxy A71 and Galaxy A51, are the latest additions to the popular Galaxy ‘A’Series. With the introduction of the smartphones, Samsung said it was highlighting the

Smile Seeks FG’s Intervention to Cushion Effects of Fibre Cable Cut

Posted by - February 3, 2020

Following the recent cut on West African Cable System (WACS) and SAT3 cables that resulted in the disruption of internet services in the country, the Group CEO of Smile Communications, Mr. Ahmad Farroukh, has appealed to the federal government to create an environment where all Nigerian and non-Nigerian cable providers will have active redundancy on

CeedCap Joins Global Startup Network

Posted by - January 31, 2020

CeedCap has revealed its official membership into the Global Startup Studio Network (GSSN), a network of venture builders, giving start-ups the power to create and grow powerful businesses and make a meaningful impact, wherever they call home. According to a statement, the company, the milestone is a major move for CeedCap on its mission to

9mobile, Google, Kirusa to Promote RCS Business Messaging

Posted by - January 30, 2020

9mobile, in association with Google, and Kirusa, a global leader in communication solutions on data networks for consumers and enterprises, recently hosted a workshop in Lagos for Mobile Network Operators (MNOs), aggregators, and brands to introduce Rich Communication Services (RCS), and to showcase how RCS Business Messaging (RBM) is revolutionising enterprise communication with their consumers.

Enyo Partners Cars45 on Automobile Sales, Servicing

Posted by - January 30, 2020

Enyo Retail and Supply has strengthened its partnership with digital vehicle trading platform, Cars45, to launch an auto centre. The site, which is located at Ogolonto, Ikorodu was unveiled recently to provide consumers with superior automobile services and improve the auto service industry in Nigeria. According to the management of the company, this initiative was

Quickteller Launches New Campaign

Posted by - January 30, 2020

Quickteller, the consumer payment platform of Pan-African integrated digital payments company, Interswitch, has launched a new campaign themed “Everything is Possible”. The campaign demonstrates the ubiquitous nature of the Quickteller platform. The commercials, which have just been released, are in two versions: ‘The Big Idea’ and ‘Possibility’. Both versions are in furtherance of the previous

FG Inaugurates Committee on e-Government Training Centre, NIGCOMSAT Board

Posted by - January 30, 2020

The federal government, through the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Pantami has inaugurated a governing committee for the e-Government training centre to facilitate training of civil servants in digital skills in the country. The committee which comprises members from relevant government agencies from Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy, National Information Technology

Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority to Switch Off 15m SIM Cards

Posted by - January 29, 2020

The Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA) says it will disconnect a total of 19 million subscriber identification module (Sim) cards whose owners are yet to register them via the biometric system. The regulator reiterated it will also take to task those who would use their National Identification Numbers (NINs) to register Sim cards for other