Tuesday, January 23, 2018

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‘Airtel, nTel get more Internet subscriptions in Q3 2017’ — Technology — The Guardian...

ntelThe duo of Airtel and nTel raked in the highest number of Internet subscriptions in the third quarter, 2017.   According to the Nigeria Bureau Statistics (NBS) report for Q3, 2017, released last weekend, the...

ISPs market shrinks as operators lose 60% earnings to tower, connectivity charges

Except urgent measures are taken, the Internet Service Providers (ISPs) market in Nigeria, which has been on a steep decline, may eventually collapse. Already, 90 per cent of ISPs in the country have gone...

NCC to develop new pricing structure for broadband, data services

NCC Building Ahead of the revolution expected to happen when broadband services become more ubiquitous in the country, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is to develop a new and proper pricing structure for high...

Government decries influx of fake phones to Nigeria — Technology — The Guardian Nigeria...

The influx of substandard and fake mobile phones has been described as a bad omen, and an economic sabotage for Nigeria, which requires urgent attention to reverse the trend. The Minister of Communications, Adebayo...

All set for WCF forum in Geneva — World — The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper...

Geneva. Photo: euruniCommunications experts, top managers, and local market leaders, and many others will be identifying the power of communication and its influence on the modern world at the 2018 World Communications Forum...

Facebook, Twitter, YouTube pressed over terror content — Technology — The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper...

Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube were pressed in Congress Wednesday over their reliance on artificial intelligence and algorithms to keep their powerful platforms clear of violent extremist posts. In a Senate Commerce Committee hearing, executives...

Kenya: ICT CS Mucheru Says He Invested in Bitcoin and Reaped Big

By Ken MachariaNairobi — Information, Communication, and Technology Cabinet Secretary Joe Mucheru has said he had invested in cryptocurrency bitcoin. "I exited and I am not complaining," said Mucheru, during the opening of the...

‘Nigeria needs cheaper 4G handsets to deepen broadband penetration’

Spectranet OfficeNigeria’s quest to meet and surpass the 30 per cent broadband penetration target set for 2018, would among others, require the adoption of cheaper but stronger 4G/LTE and VOLTE handsets.   Spectranet, which gave...

Tecno Mobile launches first full-screen display smartphone

TecnoTecno mobile phone brand under the Transsion Holdings, has released its first frameless full-screen display smartphone, known as TECNO CAMON CM.   The device is the latest in the CAMON Series family and reemphasises the...

Africa: Some Fear That E-Learning Will Erode African Knowledge. This Isn’t True

analysis By James Njenga, University of the Western CapeWhen people discuss the challenges related to e-learning (the use of electronic...