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ECA Launches Africa Communication and Information Platform (ACIP) for Health and Economic Action

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has launched a ground breaking mobile based public communications platform to provide more than 600 million users across the continent with the latest public health advice. At an Online Live Event hosted by the Commission, it said that the  Information Platform will also furnish national and regional COVID …read more →

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NCC Unveils Strategic Management Plan 2020-2024

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has on Tuesday 23rd of June, 2020, unveiled a five- year (2020-2024) Strategic Management Plan, SMP in line with the objective of creating a seamless strategy to augment its effective management and regulation of the telecommunications sector. While unveiling the plan through a virtual launch, the Minister of Communications and …read more →

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MainOne begins Work at MDXi Data Center in Appolonia City, Ghana

MainOne has commenced work at the 4,047 square meters MDXi Data Center site located in the Appolonia City of Ghana following the successful acquisition of relevant construction and environmental permits for the project and the easing of the government-imposed lock-down restriction in the West African country due to the wake of COVID 19 pandemic. The …read more →

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Facebook, China Mobile, MTN, Others To Construct New Sub-sea Cable ‘2Africa’ for Better Connectivity

Facebook, and a group of telecom companies including China Mobile International, MTN Global Connect, Orange and Vodafone Facebook, and a group of telecom companies including China Mobile International, MTN Global Connect, Orange and Vodafone have begun plans to construct a new subsea cable dubbed ‘2Africa’, the most comprehensive subsea cable to serve the African continent, …read more →

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NCC to Boost Digital Transformation of Nigeria with 6 fully-functional Tier- 4 Digital Industrial Complexes

The Nigerian Communications Commission NCC is currently constructing and equipping fully-functional Tier-4 Digital Industrial Complex (DIC) in each of the geo-political zones in Nigeria with four of the packs already underway in Abeokuta, Enugu, Maiduguri and Kano. According to the Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of NCC, Mr. Umar Danbatta the North Central and South geo-political …read more →

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Sabotage As Submarine Cable Cuts Disrupt Economy

Acts of sabotage of the West African Cable System (WACS), the submarine cable systems on the high seas in Europe which serves the Nigerian market and some West African countries, has led to disruptions in the Nigerian economy payment and communication system with Customers complaining about not being able to surf the web, use internet …read more →

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NBC to Complete DSO Signal Infrastructure May 2021

National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has assured that the Digital Switch Over from analogue broadcasting to digital will be completed by May 2021. The acting Director General of the agency, Prof. Armstrong Idachaba gave the assurance while chatting with journalists. He also said the agency will be issuing a definite statement on the roll out soon. …read more →

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Intel Announces New 5G Chip Offerings

Intel Corp. has announced that it was launching new chips to support 5G networks. The company introduced its new 10-nanometer Intel Atom P5900 system-on-a-chip for wireless base stations and currently expects to be the “leading silicon provider in base stations by 2021, a year earlier than first predicted.” Intel also announced its second-generation Xeon Scalable …read more →

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5G Technology: Why the US Can’t Stop Huawei

US government officials, including presidential economic advisor Larry Kudlow and Attorney General William Barr, expressed alarm recently over Huawei’s dominance of 5G technology, which promises to give its customers – in China and globally – a decisive edge in a wide range of new technologies. In order to compete, new technologies are being proposed by …read more →

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5G: Huawei unveils new infrastructure products aimed at Europe

The Chinese telecommunications company aggressively pitches the suitability of its 5G portfolio for European markets. As European governments consider the level of Huawei’s involvement in their 5G infrastructure, the Chinese telecommunications company has made it clear that Europe needs Huawei’s 5G products. During a press conference in London, the message from executive director Ryan Ding …read more →