Telecoms

Jul 05, 2020
The Nigerian Government has revealed plans to end the monopoly enjoyed by cable television service providers, especially Digital Satellite Television, owned by MultiChoice, a South Africa-based company. The plan is…
Jun 29, 2020
In this second installment of a two-part series on the Galaxy Z Flip’s Hideaway Hinge, we will take a look at another key innovation, which helps to protect the device from…
Jun 29, 2020
Ethiopia’s communications regulator said on Friday it received twelve bids for the two telecom licences it plans to award to multinational mobile companies, breaking the state monopoly. Nine bidders are…
Jun 26, 2020
The House of Representatives has begun an investigation of cable and satellite television service providers in Nigeria over their high tariffs and monopolised bouquets. The House is specifically probing the…
Jun 26, 2020
Study shows Satellite TV reception increases by 23% in Nigeria and 19% in Ghana in 2019 since the last study, conducted two years ago; SES (www.SES.com) currently reaches 35 million…
Jun 17, 2020
Nigeria will find it impossible to place taxes on the transactions of foreign tech companies like Netflix, Facebook, Google, Youtube and other virtual firms without foreign help, Head of Research…
Jun 12, 2020
When the shares of Multichoice Group jumped by 8.5% to 102.62 rands on Wednesday at the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, South Africa, a lot of observers were shocked by the news,…
Jun 09, 2020
Insights from International Data Corporation (IDC) reveal that the COVID-19 pandemic has led to one of the largest quarterly dips in Africa's smartphone market since 2015. The global technology research…
Jun 09, 2020
GOOGLE MEET has previewed a brilliant new feature that sounds like it could revolutionise your next family catch-up or work meeting. Google clearly wants to tempt users away from the…
Jun 08, 2020
The Government of Nigeria plans to tax foreign digital service providers offering services to Nigerians and earning revenue in naira. Some of these service providers which are video streaming sites,…
Jun 01, 2020
Zoom is working on end-to-end encryption to protect privacy on its increasingly popular video chat service, but the company will make it a premium feature not available to free accounts.  Alex Stamos, a Zoom security…
May 26, 2020
Pay television service providers will no longer lock out competitors from using their set-top boxes to broadcast content to consumers. In a judgment that throws the subscription-based TV services sector…
May 26, 2020
Always on the lookout for permanent work, a job advert on Facebook for general workers at South African energy company Sasol seemed timely. But oddly, the post on the aptly named “Jobs Opportunities” page…
May 25, 2020
The HMS ecosystem is also integrated with Huawei’s EMUI10 operating system which runs on Android 10. It’s described as Huawei’s best interface to date, complete with an intuitive and easy-to-use…
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