Telecoms

Aug 11, 2018
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), said it has made available N3 billion subsidy budget to assist Infrastructure Companies (InfraCos) in the deployment of services in the country.   The N3…
Aug 10, 2018
Tanzania’s telecommunications regulator intends to suspend the licence of Multichoice, owned by Naspers, for continuing to carry free-to-air channels. A notice issued by Tanzania’s Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA) said Multichoice…
Aug 09, 2018
StarTimes have announced planned reduction in subscription fee for its classic bouquet from N2,600($7) to N1,900($5.25) come September 1, with the inclusion of Ebony Life TV, ST Nollywood Plus and…
Aug 03, 2018
Telkom Mobile has been suffering a "system failure" over the past 24 hours. Its four million South African subscribers have been struggling to connect.  Telkom’s website and app have also…
Aug 02, 2018
Akwa Ibom State Government has flagged-off a State-wide Fiber Optic Broadband project exercise in partnership with a Last Mile Carrier Grade Provider for Optical Transmission connectivity requirements of Telco’s, ISP’s…
Aug 02, 2018
Google’s recent record €4.3 billion (£3.9 billion) fine is the latest action in a growing movement to tackle the dominance of big tech firms. Until now, most attention has been…
Aug 02, 2018
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) said the number of internet users in the country dropped in June by three hundred and forty seven thousand, six hundred and four (347,604) subscribers…
Aug 01, 2018
It is now possible to simultaneously video chat with up to four friends on WhatsApp.   The company made the announcement in a blog post on Tuesday.   It said,…
Jul 27, 2018
Web search engine, Google, has unveiled Google Station aimed at providing free high-quality, high-speed Wi-Fi hotspots to millions of Nigerians.   The launching made Nigeria the fifth country to get…
Jul 11, 2018
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said that active mobile lines in Nigeria has increased to 162 million. It said in its monthly Subscribers Operator Data posted on its website…
Jul 08, 2018
To enhance customers’ experience and effectively manage consumers’ challenges, telecommunications firm, MTN Nigeria has adopted new advanced technology in analytics, data science and automation.The firm said the Customer Experience Management…
Jul 05, 2018
Facebook announced it will notify 800,000 people about a bug that unblocked accounts those users had previously blocked. The bug was active between May 29 and June 5. In a…
Jun 20, 2018
The recent announcement of the Ethiopian government to sell share of the state monopoly Ethio Telecom includes liberalization of the sector, says Prime Minister of Ethiopia. “We are not moving…
Jun 16, 2018
Google has announced that it will open an artificial intelligence (AI) research center in Africa, its first on the continent.   The Silicon Valley giant said that the new research…

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