Interswitch Partners Edo State on Health Improvement Programme

Posted by - January 6, 2020

Interswitch Limited has announced that eClat Healthcare Limited, its subsidiary, has partnered Edo State to improve healthcare delivery through technology and innovation. The announcement followed the recent launch of the state’s compulsory healthcare insurance scheme, under the direction of Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki. This followed the launch of the first phase of disbursement of

Furst Salvo Launches Savings App

Posted by - January 2, 2020

Financial business advisory and investment company, Furst Salvo Limited, has launched a savings and investment mobile application. The automated savings platform, Salvo, which is powered by Xslnce Microfinance Bank was launched in Lagos recently. The Marketing Director, Furst Salvo Limited, Omawumi Jeyema, while unveiling the product explained that the platform was created to encourage a

Mobile Games on WhatsApp Debuts in Nigeria

Posted by - January 2, 2020

An innovative mobile game on WhatApp known as the PREWIN Games, has been introduced in Nigeria. The mobile game comes in a trivia platform that educates and rewards players on different subject areas of interest. The platforms include WhatsApp, Web and Mobile App. The game comes in several knowledge categories such as sports, fashion, politics,

Smile Introduces Innovative Products

Posted by - January 2, 2020

Smile Communications, Nigeria’s broadband service provider, has introduced an innovative Voice and SMS Only product, dubbed eSIMVoice. Early adopters, industry watchers and technology enthusiasts have hailed the latest product as “the future of seamless access”. Smile disclosed that the eSIMVoice would come as a free downloadable application, and when activated the consumer can enjoy 10

Oppo releases Reno3 and ‘thinnest 5G smartphone’ Reno3 Pro

Posted by - December 30, 2019

Oppo has released its first dual-mode 5G smartphone series, the Reno3 and Reno3 Pro, its third Reno generation. The devices sport new features such as stronger signal capacity, a longer battery life and heat dissipation, but are especially aimed at video aficionados, with Ultra Steady 2.0 helping users capture steady videos both indoors and out.

OPPO to Invest $7bn in Technology in Three Years

Posted by - December 30, 2019

OPPO, a smartphone, has said it will invest over $7 billion in research and development, for the production of smartphones and accessories in the next three years. The mobile phone company made the disclosure at the recently concluded OPPO INNO DAY 2019, with the theme: ‘Create Beyond Boundaries’, where it revealed its insights and initiatives

Safaricom Beats Zuku Internet for First Time

Posted by - December 30, 2019

Safaricom has overtaken Wananchi Group-owned Zuku in fixed internet connections and now controls 34 per cent of the market, latest data shows. The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) in its report for the first three months to September shows that the giant telco had 154,603 fixed home and office connections, edging out Zuku, which has

Vodafone partners with Nokia to deliver 5G

Posted by - December 30, 2019

Vodafone Hutchison Australia customers will soon enjoy the benefits of 5G technology with the announcement today that Vodafone has partnered with Nokia to commence the roll out of its 5G network in the first half of 2020. Vodafone’s Chief Executive Officer, Iñaki Berroeta, said the new partnership paved the way for VHA to deliver 5G

Amazon’s Ring cameras are vulnerable to hackers

Posted by - December 27, 2019

Amazon.com Inc and its Ring home security camera unit have been sued by an Alabama homeowner who said the cameras’ defective design leaves purchasers vulnerable to cyberattacks. In a proposed class action filed recently, John Baker Orange said an unknown hacker recently accessed his Ring camera while his children, ages 7, 9 and 10, were

Afri Ride launches in South Africa

Posted by - December 25, 2019

Ride-sharing mobile app, Afri Ride is now available in South Africa. Joe Moyo, managing director, describes the app as simple to use. “All that users have to do is to upload their travel details such as the start and end location, travel date and the number of empty seats that are available; this then allows