Telecoms

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.…
Apr 07, 2019
An Abuja High Court has nullified the sale of Etisalat Nigeria, which is now 9mobile, to Teleology Nigeria Limited. Justice Binta Nyako, in her judgment, invalidated all moves taken with…
Mar 21, 2019
The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Wednesday, said the country has achieved 33 percent broadband penetration in the telecommunications industry as at February, 2019.   This was announced by the Executive…
Mar 18, 2019
O&O Networks Limited, Special purpose vehicle owned by the Ecobank Group says contrary to certain media reports, there is no forfeiture order of the Federal High Court of Nigeria in…
Mar 14, 2019
MTN Group plans to push ahead with an initial public offering of its Nigerian unit once Africa’s biggest wireless carrier resolves a $2bn tax dispute in the country. When the…
Mar 11, 2019
WHATSAPP dark mode is one of the chat app’s most highly anticipated features, and fans have been delivered good and bad news about it. WhatsApp dark mode is arguably the…
Mar 05, 2019
The deported chief executive officer (CEO) of telecommunications company MTN Uganda, has sued the country's attorney general. Mr Wim Vanhelleputte, a Belgian national married to a Ugandan, is challenging his…
Mar 01, 2019
The government of Rwanda has caught the attention of the world after it announced earlier this week, through the Ministry of ICT and Innovation, that the country will launch a…
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