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    Huawei sues Samsung for IPR infringement


    Shenzhen (China) – Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. has filed lawsuits against Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. for alleged infringement of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR), the Chinese firm said on Wednesday.

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    Harsh economy: Only one qualified bidder for NCC’s2.6GHz spectrum licence

    THE present economic realities occasioned by the dwindling oil revenue and scarce foreign exchange may have come down hard on the telecommunications sector of the economy. “This appears more dangerous considering that the sector has continuously been described as the mainstay of the economy after oil. “Practitioners in the sector, have however, asked the government to act fast to arrest the drive before the major hopes of stabilizing the economy diminish to leave it further down the woods.

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    Govt can generate over N4.5b annually through IT regulations- CPN

    THE Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria (CPN) has made a startling revelation over the huge revenue the government of Nigeria has been losing to non regulation of Information Technology businesses. President of the Council, Mr Vincent Asor said that if the federal government can check activities of non registered IT professionals, the council could raise over N4.5 billion yearly.

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    SMEs from Nigeria, Malawi, others get Microsoft seed grant

    To help scale their solutions to increase affordable internet access in communities in underserved markets, Technology giant, Microsoft yesterday disclosed that it has awarded seed grants and resources to 12 small businesses in 11 countries including Nigeria, Botswana, Malawi, Rwanda and Uganda.
    Microsoft’s Affordable Access Initiative aims to democratize access to the Internet through grants, commercial partnerships, connecting new leaders and community engagement.

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    Buying through mobile phone will grow e-commerce in Nigeria — Dirk Henke, MD, emerging Markets, Criteo

    Dirk Henke, is the Manging Director, Emerging Markets, Criteo. At the just occluded Mobile West Africa 2016 conference held in Lagos, he unfolded the company’s plans for the African markets and explained that while buying online with desk top is declining, buying online through the mobile phone will help a lot in driving the growth of e-commerce in Nigeria.

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    Uzonna Izugbokwe; Senior Regional Sales Manager, Africa, Motorola Solutions, Laurent Tribout; Director of Sales Channels, Africa, and Maor Aharoni; Communications Manager, Israel & Sub-Saharan Africa, Motorola Solutions at the Channel Partners engagement sessions and training organized by Motorola Solutions in Lagos

    Motorola boosts Nigerian market with game changing solutions

    Committed to building local knowledge and understanding in the Nigerian market, one of the leading provider of innovative mission-critical communication solutions and services, Motorola Solutions, Inc has given boost to the Nigerian industries with the launch of next-generation communication solutions. The solutions showcased in Nigeria during the Channel Partners engagement sessions held yesterday in Lagos offers suite of new communications tools for Nigerian market including radios, software and services.

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