Friday December 19th, 2014
Friday December 19th, 2014
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Eaton signs deal with Somotex Nigeria

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Global power management company, Eaton has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with provider of electrical and electronic equipment in Nigeria, Somotex Limited to warehouse and distribute the company’s leading products to retailers across Nigeria’s power sector.

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‘Don’t overlook camera surveillance as yuletide draws near’

  /   in Technology 8:04 pm   /   Comments

CCTV Cameras

Business Development Manager, Axis Communications MEA, Roy Alves, has advocated the use of camera surveillance solutions to keep criminals away from shopping malls this yuletide season.

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Most Nigerians use more than one network – Report

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The latest Telecommunications Special Edition poll results released by NOIPolls Limited have revealed that a higher proportion of Nigerians use 2 phone lines either registered under one network provider or under two different ones.

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Ericsson partners Econet on network upgrade

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Ericsson has signed an agreement with the Econet Wireless Zimbabwe for the company’s core network upgrade program

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FG adopts .gov.ng unified email platform

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economy

The federal government has adopted the .gov.ng unified email platform for the federal civil service of Nigeria.

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African mobile apps will drive affordable access

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Terragon-Chief

At the just concluded GSMA Mobile 360 held in Cape Town, South Africa, the Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Terragon Group, Elo Umeh, was among the discussants during a session on ‘Delivering Affordable Access to the People of Africa’.

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Let your talents inspire youths, Juwah charges MTN Ambassadors

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NCC boss, Juwah

The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Dr Eugene Juwah last week took to memory lane, to explain to the Musical ambassadors of telecom giant, MTN Nigeria, who visited him, how telecommunications sector became the first genuine platform that has taken over virtually every aspect of human development since the revolution began after the Digital Mobile Licences in 2001.

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TECNO deepens penetration in android segment with Phantom Z

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Techno

Powered by Android 4.4 Kitkat operating system while delivering cutting edge features at retail-friendly price, TECNO Mobile has deepened penetration in the android segment with the introduction of its latest flagship, Phantom Z.

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ICT sector grows economy by 11.6% in Q3, 2014

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A quarterly survey conducted on the composition of Gross Domestic Product, GDP in the third quarter of 2014 shows that Nigeria’s Information and Communication Technology, ICT sector grew the Nigerian economy by 17.66 percent, year-on-year, in the third quarter of 2014.

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InfoWARE: African companies should aggregate critical information to attract investments

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Africa

The inability to aggregate critical information, inability to monitor markets and portfolios in real time, inability to measure the effects of market risk and potentials are all major factors said to have contributed in undermining African companies from attracting huge investments.

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Rack Centre shortlisted for international Data Centre industry awards

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Premium collocation data centre services provider, Rack Centre, appeared as finalist in the Data Centre Dynamics Awards, Modular Deployment category for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Region for 2014.

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CWG boss highlights Nigeria’s business potentials at CBS 

  /   in Technology 8:13 pm   /   Comments

At the just concluded Columbia Business School, CBS, annual Entrepreneurs in Residence week held recently in New York, the Chief Executive Officer of the Computer Warehouse, CWG, Austin Okere highlighted the potentials of the Nigeria’s business competitiveness.

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Nokia ends three decades of smartphone ecosystem

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BY EMEKA AGINAM Apparently, after three decades of leading the smartphone ecosystem, the introduction of Lumia 830 flagship may be the last smartphone to wear the iconic Nokia logo. One thing is certain. Once  the branding switch to Microsoft Lumia is completed, it will bring to an end  nearly three decades of Nokia phones, a

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Africa clinches 880m in mobile subscriptions in Q3 2014- Ericsson

  /   in Technology 6:11 pm   /   Comments

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As the proliferation of mobile technology continues grow in geometric progression, latest comprehensive update on mobile trends leveraging big data from live networks worldwide by Ericsson Mobility has revealed that Africa has topped 880 million in mobile subscriptions for Q3 2014.

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Eutelsat, Spacecom to drive digital entertainment in Africa

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Eutelsat communications, one of the world’s leading satellite operators has signed a partnership with Spacecom that would drive expansion of digital entertainment in Africa.

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Pan African Prize for Innovation: Etisalat supports two innovative Nigerian youths with $35,000

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Two Nigerian youths, Messrs Anthony Oniwon and Abdulganiyu Onabanjo were the cynosure of all eyes, Wednesday week, Night in Cape Town as they carted away a whopping $35, 000, approximately, N6 million, as winners of Etisalat Pan-African Prize for Innovation 2014.

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NYSC: How automated registration makes orientation stress-free

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*NYSC members

Nigeria definitely is moving, even if it seems that there is no movement. It is believed it seems there is no movement simply because substantial and critical operators and institutions in the country are yet to properly key-in to the use of ICT as an enabler in whatever their business is.

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Concerns mount over poor data service delivery by operators

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NCC boss, Juwah

From dropped calls, unsolicited commercial text messages to undelivered text messages, poor data service delivery in the country has remained unabated among service providers despite policies and regulations put in place by the regulator.

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Galaxy Note 4: Samsung raises bar in smart phone ecosystem

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Galaxy Note 4

Apparently, what began as an oddity three years ago has now evolved into an innovative powerful tool at the top of its class in the smart phone category.

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ICT sector grows economy by 11.6% in Q3, 2014

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economy

A quarterly survey conducted on the composition of Gross Domestic Product, GDP in the third quarter of 2014 shows that Nigeria’s Information and Communication Technology, ICT sector grew the Nigerian economy by 17.66 percent, year-on-year, in the third quarter of 2014.

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CWG boss highlights Nigeria’s business potentials at CBS

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At the just concluded Columbia Business School, CBS, annual Entrepreneurs in Residence week held last month in New York, the Chief Executive Officer of the Computer Warehouse, CWG, .Austin Okere highlighted the potentials of the Nigeria’s business competitiveness.

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Ebola: GSMA launches video, calls on more operators, governments for support

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In response to the deadly Ebola Virus Disease spreading like wild fire across the world, the GSMA has launched a new video, calling on more operators and governments to commit their support for the Ebola Mobile Response initiative.

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Ericsson 2014 report index ranks 40 cities, measures ICT maturity

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Opening Spectacle •••Animals and actors enter the stadium for the  the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 27 .AFP PHOTO

Latest report by the Ericsson 2014 Networked Society City Index has ranked forty cities, measuring their ICT maturity in terms of leverage from ICT investments in economic, social and environmental development: the “triple bottom line” effect.

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Ericsson, IRC provide support on ebola , refugee with mobile tech

  /   in Ebola Outbreak, Technology 10:57 pm   /   Comments

Ericsson in partnership with the International Rescue Committee (IRC) have joined forces to provide support to improve disaster and crisis response using mobile technology.

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Microsoft brings Office experience for iPhone, iPad, Android tablets

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Again, Microsoft Corp has taking the next step to bring productivity of Office to everyone with new Office apps and experiences for the iPhone and iPad.

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Aflix storms AfricaCom Exhibition with Samsung pre-installed Aflix app

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Africa’s leading Video-on-Demand streaming service, Aflix is at the 2014 AfricaCom Exhibition in Cape Town, South Africa, showcasing its services including a Samsung Smart TV pre-installed Aflix app.

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Nigeria rates high in new tech, has no legacy systems to upgrade

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Last week, total IT solution company, Cisco, gathered over 150,000 IT technocrats from around the world, in the cozy and serene environment of Sun City, South Africa.

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GSMA Mobile 360 Series:Reflecting on policies to shape Africa’s digital, financial inclusion

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Despite sustained growth of the mobile industry in the Sub-Saharan Africa, in the recent years, the biggest impact of mobile in the region is yet come. Just last week, the GSAM Mobile 360 Series Africa conference held in Cape Town, South Africa had convened key stakeholders to examine the practical steps to be taken to help bring about collaboration, including, coordinating and enabling policies that would promote digital and financial inclusion in the Sub-Saharan continent.

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NCC releases technical details of 2.6Ghz spectrum auction

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NCC boss, Juwah

In an apparent bid to provide relevant information to guide people on the modalities of selling the slots in the 2.6 gigahertz spectrum band next month, the Nigerian Communications Commission has released some of the technical details of the planned auction as contained in the recently-released Information Memorandum (IM) .

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Oracle fingers cost of broadband in Nigeria’s low trust on public cloud

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The Wired World: A graphic representation of the Internet

Different reports have indicated that Nigeria’s trust on the security of public cloud, rates far lower than countries such as South Africa and Kenya which benchmarks Nigeria in technological growth.

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NITDA to unveil national eGovernment framework at eNigeria

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The National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, says it will make a formal presentation of the much anticipated Nigeria eGovernement Framework at this year’s eNigeria conference and exhibition, slated to hold between 18th to 20th November, 2014, in Abuja.

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Microsoft 4Afrika, Skrill tie up with MNOs on e-commerce portal

  /   in Technology 6:31 pm   /   Comments

In partnership with mobile network operators (MNOs), Microsoft 4Afrika and Skrill have launched e-commerce portal to bring Africa’s economies online.

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