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Insecurity threatening over $80b investment in telecom sector

Insecurity threatening over $80b investment in telecom sector

By Prince Osuagwu, Hi-Tech Editor Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, says investment in the telecommunications sector has risen to over $80 billion.  The Nigeria  Bureau of  Statistics NBS  also explained that foreign capital investment in the sector rose by 725 percent in 2019 from the $114.43 million recorded in 2018; which was the lowest annual investment […]
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UNIFIED SMART HOME : ITUapproves G.hn as standard for wired home networking

IT seems as if the International Telecommunications Union, ITU, is bench marking the growth of world technological improvements with activities in the Nigeria ICT sector. This is as the world telecom body, at the weekend, approved new standard tagged G.hn, for wiring new digital offerings like High Definition TV (HDTV) and digital Internet Protocol TV (IPTV) in homes.

Arguments, doubt, surprises as Glo presents N8m, 21 cars to winners in Lagos

THE Expo centre, Eko Hotels Lagos, venue of the Glo Lafta Fest show, which also served as prize presentation ground for Globacom’s promo winners, was lighted up last week. The beehive of activities the venue turned out to become, that weekend, was apparently for two reasons and perhaps, for three classes of people.

Starcomms introduces alternative data subscription payment

CDMA operators, Starcomms at the weekend, announced that it has provided its data subscriber with the latest initiative designed to make renewal of data subscriptions more convenient. It said that subscribers now have three easy options to renew and pay for their data connections. They are, online renewal by using recharge cards, by SMS through direct airtime debit or through subscribers’ Interswitch debit/ATM cards. The new payment initiative is available to the company’s subscribers using either Izap or 1x internet services.

Etisalat denies board room quibbles

Etisalat Nigeria, has described as baseless rumour, a story in one of Nigeria’s ICT publications alleging that its board was having quibbles over control of equity and investments in the company. According to the company, it was unfortunate that such a baseless and unsubstantiated rumour would come from the vibrant Nigerian media.