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Active mobile phone lines in Nigeria rose to 144 million in December – NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, said the number of active mobile phone lines in the country rose to 144 million in December 2017. This showed an increase of 2,731,273 lines, from 142 million recorded in November 2017. NCC disclosed this in its monthly Subscribers Operator Data...

BBM Messenger Driving Instant Messenger Growth in Nigeria

Youth market dominate growth statistics The United Nations predicts that by 2050, Africa will have the largest population globally. With 15,5 million smartphone users in Nigeria, the market is burgeoning with growth opportunities, particularly in the youth segment. Creative Media Works, operating as BBM...

Your AirPods Will Die Soon

The surprisingly short life of new electronic devices Two years ago, Desmond Hughes heard so many of his favorite podcasters extolling AirPods, Apple’s tiny, futuristic $170 wireless headphones, that he decided they were worth the splurge. He quickly became a convert. Hughes is still listening to...

Africa’s Mara Corporation set to introduce Mara X, an Android One phone in partnership with Google

With unlimited high quality photo storage from Google Photos and a carefully curated set of pre-installed apps, the Mara X makes sure African users have enough space for the apps they love MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS, Spain, March 1, 2018/ -- In partnership with Google, Mara...

AfriOne’s Made-in-Nigeria phones will boost ecosystem for local app developers – CEO, Sahir Berry

Speaking at the commissioning of its manufacturing plant in Lagos, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, AfriOne, Sahir Berry, said the inauguration of the plant serves as a pioneer in the manufacture and assembly of high-end communication technology in the African space. Berry said the software...

6 Great Tips For Working On A Plane

Despite the fact that you are on board a plane, you may have multiple things to do as well as deadlines to meet. Unfortunately, very few bosses or line managers will accept excuses for not meeting the date an exercise should be completed. Even...

How collaborative robotics revenue will reach $1.23 billion

While we continue to see reports about the growing fear of job loss due to robotics in the workplace, more industry analyst reports shed light on the apparent upside opportunities for vendors. ABI Research identified 'collaborative robotics' as one of the fastest growing market...

Big tech companies building an Apple AirPods competitor

  Todd Haselton Microsoft is reportedly planning to launch a pair of earbuds that rival Apple AirPods. The earbuds are reportedly called Morrison internally. Amazon is also planning to enter the market, according to a report. Samsung recently released the Galaxy Buds, and Google is said to be working...

Gartner: 10 Ways Technology Will Change What It Means to Be Human

By Rhea Kelly, Executive Editor for Campus Technology "The human condition is being challenged as technology creates varied and ever-changing expectations of humans," according to research firm Gartner. That's the theme behind 10 strategic predictions it has made for 2020 and beyond: ways that...

How smartphone boom will drive Africa’s data explosion

Cheap smartphones could drive a data revolution in Africa, according to the CEO of one of Africa's biggest cellphone operators. Vodacom chief executive Shameel Joosub says that the availability of low-cost handsets opens up huge markets for media and financial products on a continent that...
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