In line with its commitment to bring latest cutting edge technologies to Ghana, Surfline has raised the bar with the introduction of 1st 4G LTE service to Ghanian ICT market.Read More →
The introduction of online advertising tool known as YouTube Masthead by Google Nigeria would retool the country’s brands to the international market, Juliet Ehimuan-Chiazor, Country Manager, Google Nigeria, has said.Read More →
Everyday, a new invention is born. Tech hungry occupants of the global village are quick to exchange their old phones for newer models. But what happens to the waste?Read More →
The present Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Dr Eugene Juwah clocked four years in that saddle a few weeks back after Dr. Ernest Ndukwe’s 8 year tenure ended.Read More →
Microsoft Devices Group has introduced a new device, the Nokia X2, which it said has bolstered the Nokia X family.Read More →
As part of efforts to increase e-learning capabilities and transform education in Nigerian institutions, Access Bank in collaboration with Intel and Chips, Bits & Bytes Limited has declared support for e-learning by providing e-education solutions for pupils and teachers of Command Children’s School, Yaba, Lagos. Country Manager, Intel, Mr. Olubunmi Ekundare said that “Intel’s unrelenting commitment to innovation and education empowers billions of people every day.Read More →
Sage ERP Africa has announced that Sage ERP X3 version 7 is now available in Nigeria. This latest version of Sage ERP’s global business management solution for midsized companies includes a range of enhancements that address Nigerian companies’ challenges of winning new customers, reducing operating costs and growing revenue.Read More →
Technology is a problem solver and there is no other place technology solutions are needed more than in Africa.
However, smart Africans, mostly Nigerians have taken the opportunity presented by technology to move the continent as several initiatives geared towards placing Africa permanently on the global map sprout every day.
In a committed effort to solve the recycling and e-waste challenge in Africa, Microsoft Mobile Devices Group in partnership with German based company, Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer International Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH have entered into a partnership agreement to research the current practices of repairing, reusing, refurbishing, trade of parts and material processing regarding old mobile phones in Kenya, Morocco and Nigeria.Read More →
Why should we care
The mission of making the world’s information accessible doesn’t preclude mobile – in fact, mobile searches are an important part of the search experience. On high-end smartphones, the types of searches that people are doing are surprisingly similar to the kinds of searches they do on their desktop – it isn’t just people looking for directions or looking for sports scores, people are doing complicated searches and looking intensely for information.
Unless a sustainable national electronic response centre is immediately established in all the African states where the dreaded Ebola virus is ravaging people and economies, controlling it may be a wild goose chase.Read More →
Many stakeholders have
expressed fears that Nigeria may not meet the June 2015 deadline for countries to switch over to digital broadcasting, as stipulated by the International Telecommunications Union, ITU.
In view of the unstable se-
curity situation in the
country, the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, says security agencies will soon commence monitoring of all calls to enhance their operational activities in the country.
Efforts to redirect Nigerian youths and arm them with IT skills and knowledge for global competitiveness have started yielding the expected results as the Federal Government in partnership with Huawei Nigeria have invested over one million dollars into a six-month vocational training for forty-one Niger Delta youths.Read More →
Systems Applications and Products, SAP, yesterday in a world press at the World Trade Centre, Johannesburg, South African announced plans to invest up to $500 million through 2020 to up-skill local African talent and drive sustainable innovation and growth in five African countries.Read More →
Facebook said on Monday that it is testing a way to let members know when articles posted to the social network are tongue-in-cheek instead of hand-on-heart.Read More →
Effort to create enabling environment for the deployment of communications infrastructure across the nation has started yielding the expected result as Anambra state has joined the league of states in the smart state initiativeRead More →
Coremobile has released its latest creation, www.quickairtime.com, a simple, secure and smart online application for airtime recharge, mobile top-up and prepaid re-up. Designed on the basis of simplicity, Quick Airtime provides the fastest and simplest online recharge platform in the world.
Like the FIFA World Cup held in Brazil in June, Microsoft 2014 Imagine Cup successfully ended last month in Seattle, Washington,USA, with a call to technology students to turn their innovative ideas into reality.Read More →
With growing fear on the possible health implications of mobile handset on end users, the Minister of Communication Technology, Dr. Omobola Johnson at the weekend has allayed fears, saying that the use of mobile phone does not cause cancer..Read More →
NOKIA at the weekend partnered with Technology Distribution, TD Mobile, to introduce the long awaited Nokia Lumia 2520 Smart Phone into Nigerian IT market to service the blooming tech service market.Read More →
Efforts to retool software in Nigeria to fit the global market have started yielding expected results as Malaria Destroyer Game (MDG) , a highly Innovative Technology App developed by Mobile Software Solutions to fight the Malaria Pandemic in Africa and the rest of the world has been selected as one of the 454 App games to compete at the UN-based World Summit Award Mobile scheduled for Abu Dhabi, UAE February, 2015.0Read More →
The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communication Commission, NCC, Dr. Eugene Juwah says the guiding principles of the commission which are to be fair, firm and forthright in all transactions are responsible for successes recorded so far by the commission since its establishment fifteen year ago.Read More →
Stiff Punishment awaits Value Added Service, VAS, Providers and Mobile Network Operators, MNOs, who derive pleasure in exploiting consumers on unsubscribed products without their consent.Read More →
Etisalat Nigeria at the weekend says the active subscriber base in its network is now 19.5 million. Chief Executive Officer, Etisalat Nigeria, Mr. Matthew Willsher disclosed this at the formal opening of Etisalat experience centre at Robb House, Wuse Abuja.Read More →
Committed to the growth of ultra-affordable mobile phones to end users, Microsoft Devices Group on Monday introduced Nokia 130 into smart phone ecosystem.Read More →
With information communication technology (ICT), changing the sociology-economic lives of people globally, more Nigerians are leveraging on Palmchat as a mobile messenger application used in sending, receiving voice messages, pictures and text messages via dataRead More →
Mrs Omobola Johnson, the Minister of Communications Technology, on Thursday in Abuja cautioned the public on the risks which go with the use of mobile phones.Read More →
With more Nigerians getting access to the worldwide web by the day in geometric progression as a result of liberalization of the economy , search engine, Google has released 10 top most goggled stories by Nigerians in the month of July, 2014.Read More →
An Austrian waging a battle against Facebook’s privacy policies said Wednesday that 25,000 users of the social networking giant have signed on to his class action lawsuit.Read More →
New study by Terragon Group released for the second quarter of 2014, has revealed tremendous growth in the state of digital media and users’ online behavior in Nigeria over the past twelve months.Read More →
By Prince Osuagwu A group of Nigerian reporters in Information and Technology, ICT sector, under the aegis of Information Technology Media Alliance has concluded plans to bestow President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan and other eminent Nigerians with honours at a forthcoming event tagged the Nigeria Broadband Business Forum and ICT Centenary awards billed for October, 2014Read More →