Telecoms

Aug 29, 2018
No fewer than 40 million Nigerians in 200 communities across the country are being deprived access to the internet, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) said on Monday. The Executive Vice…
Aug 21, 2018
A Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday restrained Multichoice Nigeria Limited from going ahead with its recent decision to increase the subscription tariffs for DSTV, its satellite cable television…
Aug 21, 2018
In a bid to ensure the wellbeing of the citizenry, the Dukan Group has launched the CarXie Mobile app aimed at curtailing the spate of kidnapping and other criminal activities…
Aug 20, 2018
South African mobile group MTN will compete for the fourth telecom operator license in Angola, the group’s chief executive told South African daily newspaper Financial Mail. “Angola has started the…
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…

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