MTN Assures Trade Partners of Support

Posted by - January 23, 2020

MTN Nigeria has appreciated its trade partners for their alliance at an event tagged: Y’ello Partners Appreciation Day (YPAD). The series of events, which began on January 15, 2020 in Abuja, followed by another in Lagos on January 17, is an offshoot of the 2019 xenophobia reprisal attacks that swept across major states in Nigeria,

SIM Registration Inadequate for National Identity, Stakeholders Insist

Posted by - January 23, 2020

Stakeholders in the information and communications technology sector have said it is out of place for government and the general public to consider the registration of subscriber identification module (SIM) cards as part of national identity system for the country. According to them, SIM cards cannot serve as permanent identities because they are not owned

TECNO Consolidates Collaboration with Google

Posted by - January 16, 2020

TECNO Mobile, took its latest Camon 12 Pro Smartphone, powered by Google’s Android 9 Pie operating system and equipped with the Google Assistant Button, to CES 2020. TECNO Mobile has joined a partnership with Google to bring the latest Android operating system to customers. As Google is making improvements to Android for a smooth experience

NCC Lauds Sweden’s ICT Capacity Development Initiatives

Posted by - January 16, 2020

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) recently hosted the Swedish Ambassador to ECOWAS, Ghana, Cameroon and Nigeria, Carl Michael Grans, in Abuja. Discussions at the meeting focused on enhancing ICT capacity development and broadband penetration in Nigeria. The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, while receiving the ambassador, noted that the meeting was

Social Media Bill Will Stifle Innovation, Creativity, NCS Insists

Posted by - January 16, 2020

The Nigeria Computer Society (NCS), has opposed the proposed Social Media Bill, insisting that if passed into law, will stifle the power of innovation and creativity among Nigerian youths that are very active on various social media platforms. The proposed Social Media Bill, which was first introduced on November 5 2019, at the upper house

South Africa’s best mobile network revealed

Posted by - January 13, 2020

MTN has the best mobile network in South Africa – according to the Mobile Network Quality report by MyBroadband Insights. The report is based on 310,649 speed tests which were performed by thousands of MyBroadband Android Speed Test App users across South Africa between 1 October and 31 December 2019. The research shows that South

Samsung Introduces Galaxy XCover Pro

Posted by - January 13, 2020

Samsung Electronics today unveiled the new Galaxy XCover Pro, a smartphone designed and engineered for frontline workers across a variety of industries around the world. The Galaxy XCover Pro completely re-imagines the enterprise-ready smartphone, delivering a rugged, yet stylish device for both field and customer-facing settings. The Galaxy XCover Pro builds on Samsung Galaxy smartphones’

Apple News hits 100 million users

Posted by - January 9, 2020

Apple News has racked up more than 100 million active users, the Silicon Valley giant revealed Wednesday as it works to get its news subscription service off the ground. The Apple News user base has grown from more than 85 million around this time in 2019. The news-aggregation app currently serves readers in the US,

Abubakar Resumes as MD/CEO of Galaxy Backbone

Posted by - January 9, 2020

President Muhammed Buhari recently appointed Prof. Muhammed Bello Abubakar, as the new Managing Director/Chief Executive of Galaxy Backbone (GBB). He resumed at his new position recently and replaces Mr. Yusuf Kazaure, who had been at the helm of affairs at Galaxy Backbone for over five years. Galaxy Backbone is the digital Infrastructure and shared services

Minister explains reasons for digital economy drive in Nigeria

Posted by - January 6, 2020

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, has justified the necessity, appropriateness and significance of the re-designation of the Federal Ministry of Communications as Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy (FMoCDE) in October 2019 by President Muhammadu Buhari, as he recalled the modest strides of the ministry and strategy for accomplishing the