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NCC Says Over 100m Sims Produced Locally

The Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) says over 100 million  Subscribers  Identity Module (SIM) has so far been  produced locally within a year of the first Nigeria  Telecommunications  Indigenous  Content  Expo. This was made known by Aderonke Sola-Ogunsola, NCC’s Head of Financing and Stakeholders Engagement Team at this year’s AfricaNXT  in Lagos. Sola-Ogunsola spoke on: Mandate and Strides …read more →

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NCC Urges CSOs To Safeguard Telecoms Infrastructure in Nigeria

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has called for the support of Civil Society Organisations to help safeguard telecommunications infrastructure in the country. The Executive Vice-Chairman, Prof. Umar Danbatta said this during the 2023 Youth, Civil Society and Stakeholders Summit on Curbing the Destruction and Vandalisation of Telecom and other Critical National Infrastructure in Nigeria on …read more →

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ICT Drives Diversification Of Nigeria’s Economy

The drive for economic diversification of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government has been boosted by the milestone in the digital economy sector especially the Information and Communications Technology (ICT). Following this development, President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded the effort of the federal government over the $547 million generated from the sale of the 3.5 …read more →

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Huawei Technologies Co Unveils Mate 50 Series’ Satellite Communication Phone …. Apple responds with iPhone 14

Huawei Technologies Co unveiled its much-anticipated Mate 50 series smartphones on Tuesday that support satellite communication, becoming the first smartphone maker to roll out such a feature in the consumer market. The gadgets, supported by China’s Beidou Satellite Navigation System, have an emergency mode that works independently of battery power and allows users to send …read more →

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With National Policy on 5G, ABSA Sees Opportunity for Economic Growth in Nigeria

Given the success recorded last December in the auction of the two slots in the 3.5GHz spectrum, in preparation for 5G technology rollout in Nigeria, coupled with the commitment of the federal government on 5G rollout this month, Absa, a leading pan-African Corporate and Investment Bank has said it is fully aligned with government’s aspiration …read more →

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‘Africa Needs Smarter Investment in Digital Infrastructure’

Infrastructure is widely accepted as a fundamental limitation to growth in Africa. Governments in the region struggle to meet the basic needs of residents, including access to food, education, health, and livelihoods, much less invest in critical, reusable infrastructure that could provide long-term solutions to social problems. Philanthropy alone will not lead to the sustainable …read more →

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MainOne Expands Global Cloud Connect Services to Drive Business Digital Transition in W/Africa

MainOne, a leading provider of connectivity solutions for businesses in West Africa is empowering enterprises to adopt Cloud technology by connecting businesses across the region directly and privately to public cloud service providers. The MainOne Cloud Connect service ensures direct, secure, and reliable network connectivity between enterprise data centers or office locations and public cloud providers such …read more →

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Technical Glitches Hit Nigerian Identity Database, Disrupt Access to NIN Verification

Nigeria identity database suffered a glitch, which has disrupted transactions across the board nationwide with thousands of telecommunication subscribers seeking to retrieve their lost Subscriber Identity Module cards or acquire new lines temporarily have been left stranded. Also, people who want to renew their international passports, or obtain fresh one have been unable to do …read more →

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Underdeveloped Broadband Infrastructure Hampering Nigeria’s Digital Economy – W’Bank

The World Bank says Nigeria’s digital economy plan is being continually hampered by an underdeveloped fixed broadband infrastructure. The global bank disclosed this in its ‘Nigeria Development Update: Time for Business Unusual’ report. According to the bank, Nigeria’s digital economy can transform economic activities and improve government efficiency. The World Bank said, “Nigeria’s digital economy can …read more →