Telecoms

Jan 19, 2019
Windows 10 Mobile will not receive any support or updates by the end of the year, spelling the death of Microsoft’s iOS and Android alternative.   The last version of…
Jan 19, 2019
The Minister of Communications, Mr Adebayo Shittu has disclosed plans by the Federal government to acquire $100 million to develop rural broadband connectivity across the country.   Shittu made this…
Jan 14, 2019
Vodafone said Thursday it planned to cut up to 1,200 jobs in Spain as it streamlines its organisation to cope with a drop in revenue and profits in a fiercely…
Jan 13, 2019
MTN Nigeria Communications Limited, and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) have settled their differences over the $8.1 billion demanded by the apex bank, out of court.   The telecommunications…
Jan 05, 2019
Chinese phone giant Huawei has reportedly demoted two employees for tweeting from an iPhone. Huawei's official account tweeted "Happy #2019," but the tweet was marked "via Twitter for iPhone." According…
Dec 27, 2018
The Central Bank of Nigeria has announced the resolution of its dispute with MTN Communications Limited, saying the company will now atone only for the illegal remittances on preference shares…
Dec 26, 2018
* Pays $53 million to settle dispute * Nigeria is MTN biggest, most lucrative market * MTN says its tax affairs in Nigeria are up to date (Adds MTN statement,…
Dec 20, 2018
The attorney general for Washington, D.C. said on Wednesday the U.S. capital city had sued Facebook Inc for allegedly misleading users about how it safeguarded their personal data, in the…
Dec 15, 2018
Facebook's secretive research lab, where the company developed new hardware like its Portal speakers and researched moonshot projects like brain computer interfaces, is no more. Building 8, the division Facebook…
Dec 15, 2018
Google published its "Year in Search 2018" report on Wednesday, and unsurprisingly, the global results are topped by the biggest sporting event of the year, the World Cup. Sports, elections,…
Dec 10, 2018
The bitter truth buried in recent headlines about how the political consulting company – Cambridge Analytica – used social media and messaging, primarily Facebook and WhatsApp, to try to sway…
Dec 05, 2018
Telecommunication firm, MTN Nigeria Communications Limited, on Tuesday, asked the Federal High Court in Lagos for a further adjournment in the suit it filed to challenge the $8,134,312,397.63 being demanded…
Nov 27, 2018
Econet Wireless founder Strive Masiyiwa says spinning off Cassava Smartech from the telecoms business will attract a different type of investor to the ones who have traditionally invested in the…
Nov 21, 2018
Tecno Mobile has announced the launch and availability of its new smartphones, the Camon 11 and the Camon 11 Pro, in Kenya. The 2 devices have notches and also come…

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