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NIGCOMSAT cautions internet users against dangerous sites

By Olasunkanmi Onifade Abuja, Oct. 7, 2020 The Nigeria Communication Satellite (NIGCOMSAT) Ltd. has advised internet users to be cautious of the internet fraudsters because of the existence of some dangerous sites. Its Managing Director, Dr Abimbola Alale, gave the advice on Wednesday in a statement...

Nigeria @60: FG can gain more by increasing Telecom broadband

By Okuanwan Offiong Lagos, Sept. 30, 2020 Key players in the telecommunication industry say Nigeria can attain greater height in digital penetration if it can increase its broadband. The experts, in interviews with newsmen on Wednesday in Lagos, were x-raying the achievements of the country...

Orange improves access to mobile internet in Africa supported by Google

Orange announced the Sanza touch - an exclusive Orange smartphone and the most affordable 4G Android (Go edition) device globally PARIS, France, September 29, 2020/ -- Affordability of devices remains one of the most significant barriers to smartphone adoption in Africa. The average cost of...

NCC set to commence cost-based review of new rates for international voice calls

By Jessica Dogo Abuja, Sept. 21, 2020 The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is set to commence a cost-based review to determine new pricing regime for mobile International Termination Rate (ITR) for inbound international voice calls in the country. Dr Ikechukwu Adinde, Director, Public Affairs, NCC, made...

Stakeholders call for data, privacy laws to safeguard Nigerians against abuses

By Ahmed Ubandoma Abuja, Sept. 14, 2020 Stakeholders on Monday called for data and privacy laws to safeguard Nigerians from abuses in cyberspace. They made the call during a stakeholders’ workshop on a Draft Data Protection Bill 2020 Validation. The workshop was organised by the National Identity...

Data Protection Bill ‘Il ensure protection for all internet users in Nigeria- NITDA

By Ijeoma Olorunfemi Abuja,Sept. 10,2020 The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) says the proposed Data Protection Bill 2020, would provide protection for all internet users in Nigeria when passed into law. NITDA Director-General, Mr Kashifu Inuwa, said this on Thursday at an online workshop...

US accounts for 47% of all global public cloud hosting revenue in 2020

Data presented by Buy Shares indicates that in 2020, the United States is set to account for almost half of the public cloud hosting revenue. According to the data, the US will account for 47.21% of the global revenue of $95.47 billion. 5 countries dominate...

Lagos, Ogun, Kano leads in 189.2m active voice subscribers as Nigeria’s internet customers spike 17%

  As expected, Lagos State, Nigeria’s sprawling commercial capital has the highest number of subscribers in terms of active voice per State in Q1 2020 and closely followed by Ogun and Kano States respectively while Bayelsa and Ekiti States have the least number of subscribers....

Nigeria’s “Broadband penetration remains weak at 37.8 percent as Experts calls for 4G network infrastructure upgrade

Even with $70 billion total investment in Nigerian telecom industry in 2019. Nigeria's “Broadband penetration remains weak at 37.8 percent as Experts urges Nigeria to upgrade to 3G and 4G network infrastructure to attract moree investment to be able to compete with Peers in...

Steady Rise in Internet Subscription; Stood At 138.3m in Q1 2020

The latest data released by the NCC, the industry regulator, show that internet subscriptions stood at 138.3 million in April, representing y/y growth of 16%. The figure implies density of 70% in a population estimated at 198 million, placing Nigeria well above the African...
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