Telecoms

May 08, 2019
International mobile phone call traffic fell by 3.4 per cent in 2017 to 437.8 million minutes last year — the lowest since 2010. International mobile phone call traffic from Kenya…
May 02, 2019
WhatsApp is a pretty easy app to get. It is on all platforms from smartphone operating systems to the rudimentary operating systems you find on feature phones. However you still…
Apr 26, 2019
Social media giants, Facebook said it could face a fine of up to $5 billion as the result of an investigation by the Federal Trade Commission, US Today reports. The agency…
Apr 27, 2019
In a bid to fulfil requirements to be listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange, MTN Nigeria has changed its status from a private company to a public liability company (PLC).…
Apr 25, 2019
The campaign period is reaching its climax, on May 8 South Africans are heading to the polls for the elections. For everyone that wants to discuss the election on Twitter,…
Apr 25, 2019
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), on Monday, said telecommunications operators carried out 14,639 Mobile Number Portability activities in February 2019. The NCC made this known in its “Incoming and Outgoing…
Apr 24, 2019
The The Nigerian Communications Commission has declared that registration of 95.7 million invalid subscribers are fuelling crimes like kidnapping in the country. According to the Commission, a total of 151,449,837…
Apr 20, 2019
A suit filed by Spectrum Wireless Communications Limited (SWCL) challenging the sales of telecommunications firm, 9mobile has been dismissed by a Federal High Court in Lagos. The presiding Judge, Justice…
Apr 20, 2019
Angola’s President João Lourenço annulled the winning tender for the country’s fourth telecoms operating license and ordered it be re-run to ensure “a clean and transparent process,” his office said.…
Apr 18, 2019
Search engine giants Google has opened its first African artificial intelligence (AI) centre in Ghana’s capital Accra, one year after announcing the project, CNN reports. The research laboratory will host software engineers…
Apr 15, 2019
Down Detector, which monitors online services said many Users around the world can no longer access WhatsApp, Facebook and Instagram, the second time that the popular social media platforms would…
Apr 13, 2019
Facebook has dominated the tech news for months with a variety of privacy issues, from hacked accounts to user data stolen to Russian bots spying on us. But now the…
Apr 11, 2019
WhatsApp has added a new update to the beta version of its app which shows that it is working on a new feature concerning archived chats, WABetaInfo reports. Currently, chats…
Apr 10, 2019
Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc’s Google unit on Tuesday defended their efforts to remove hate speech from social media sites amid questions from lawmakers in an appearance before the U.S.…
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