Frontline mobile phone makers, Nokia, at the weekend announced that it was targeting to use the next few years to connect the next one billion people that are yet to be connected to mobile communications.Read More
Mobile Week with GSM
THE United State of America’s Federal Communications Commission, FCC, has commended the giant strides recorded in the Nigeria’s telecom industry, with credits to the Nigerian telecom regulator, NCC, for bringing Nigeria at par with several advanced nations of the world.Read More
Perhaps, eventually, internet users in the country may be able to heave a sigh of relief as Spectrum Networks, an internet service provider in the country recently introduced a new surfing technology that ensures browsers are secured with backups coming from three broad band cable networks.Read More
AS part of its commitment to extend its products and services across the nation, Indigenous smart phone producers, Anabel Mobile has opened an ultra modern experience center in Abuja capital territory, underscoring the commitment of the brand to give users world class products and services.Read More
IN its resolve to empower MTN has unveiled a new service called MTN Group Connect. According to Derek Appiah, Chief Enterprise Solutions Officer, MTN Group Connect will make it possible for telephone users to have seamless conference calls at no extra cost beyond the cost of normal telephone calls.Read More
MTN Nigeria, last week dismissed any speculation that its sponsorship of 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa was for profit. The company said the reason behind its dolling multi million dollars to light up the world event was to articulate the can do spirit of Africa before the visiting countries, thereby justifying its brand management philosophy of selling Africa to the wider world.Read More
Considering the plenty harvests of good and bad, progress and retrogression in the telecom sector in 2009, one can only ascribe the Man of the year award bestowed on the Chairman of Globacom Limited, Dr. Mike Adenuga Jr, by the Silverbird group, to the plus of a telecom sector development.Read More
THE Executive Vice Chairman, EVC of Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC on behalf of the commission has joined other legions of Nigerians who mourn, the demise of former First Lady of Nigeria, Mrs Mariam Babangida, to commiserate with the Babangidas over the passing away of the Better Life for Rural Women crusader.Read More
A campaign for change has to be sustained for it to permeate existing stereotypes and idiosyncrasies, especially when certain habits have been institutionalized over several years. In view of this, the intention of my Ministry is to be on point and stay on the message till we achieve the desired outcomes.Read More
THE Nigerian Communi cations Commission last week in Abuja issued new set of Interconnect rates for the telecom industry, to take effect from Wednesday, December 31, 2009.Read More
By Prince Osuagwu WITH unfolding events in recent time, it could not have been an accident that the Nigerian telecommunications market zoomed past that of South Africa, which has dominated the lead for decades. Although, easily dubbed the dumping ground of unwanted foreign technologies, what no one would deny the market is its liberal stature
By Nnamdi Ojiego Subscribers of different telecom networks in the country are crying foul over the collapse of network in the face of a growing promotional activities by almost all the operators. The subscribers say, that for the operators to keep dishing out one form of promo after another even when they know that their
By Nnamdi Ojiego IT is believed that everyÂ good innovations come with its attendant problems or shortcomings. This is true of electronic gadgets like cameras, mobile phones, etc. One of the major problems experienced in the use of hand-sets is battery failure. It is particularly so in Nigeria where electricity supply is erratic. This sorry
With the introduction of Broad Access, Glo has brought fixed line telephony back to gloryâ€, he said.
What these statements meant was that the government knew that a lot of relief would come the way of Nigerians if the traditional fixed line telephony resurfaces. The government also knew all the while that a large chunk of the economy was going down the drain since the absence of fixed line telephony in Nigeria.