Tuesday, January 23, 2018

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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...

FG woos foreign investors for Nigeria’s ICT sector, smart cities — Technology — The...

Minister of Communications, Adebayo ShittuThe Federal Government says it is discussing with investors from Russia and other countries on the need to invest in the development of Information Communication Technology (ICT) infrastructure and...

South Africa: ‘No Time for Trial and Error’ As Cape Town’s Mayor Leads Green...

By Laurie GoeringLondon — LED streetlights, roof-top solar water heaters, and a push for Cape Town to get a fifth of its energy from renewables by 2020 National leaders may have been the ones...

Etisalat Nigeria changes name to 9Mobile — Technology — The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper –...

Emerging Markets Telecommunication Services Ltd. (EMTS) trading as Etisalat Nigeria has informed its customers and workers that a proposed change of brand name would not affect its operations. NCC not officially briefed on new...

Ericsson says mobile broadband boosts global GDP by 2.8% — Technology — The Guardian...

EricssonAs mobile broadband penetration increases by 10%, it causes a 0.6% to 2.8% rise in gross domestic product (GDP).This is according to Ericsson’s report titled “How Important Are Mobile Broadband Networks for Global...

Africa: TLcom Wants to Put Its U.S.$40 Million Fund Into African Start-Ups With a...

TLcom has just finalized the raising of US$40 million for its TIDE Africa fund. It's looking for start-ups that can scale across several countries. Russell Southwood caught up with Ido Sum, Partner and...

Shittu wants internet stakeholders to prepare against cyber attacks — Technology — The Guardian...

Adebayo Shittu, Minister of CommunicationThe Minister of Communications, Mr Adebayo Shittu has called on internet stakeholders to put measures in place to tackle all forms of cyber attacks in the country. Shittu told the...

Onyeama calls for private investment in ICT infrastructure, smart cities — Technology — The...

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Geoffrey OnyeamaThe Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, has stressed the need for Public Private Partnership (PPP) in driving Information Communication Technology (ICT) and development of...

Botswana Grants Globalstar’s First International Terrestrial Spectrum Approval

By Baraka JefwaGlobalstar, Inc. announced that the Botswana Communications Regulator Authority (BOCRA) has granted terrestrial authority to Globalstar's Botswana subsidiary to provide terrestrial mobile broadband services over 16.5 MHz of S-band spectrum at...

document — Technology — The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and World News

EU finance ministers are set to discuss changing rules so that tech giants such as Google or Facebook are on the hook to pay more taxes in Europe, according to an EU document...