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Nigeria’s MainOne Shows Off Microsoft Cloud Partnership and Virtual Reality Solutions at Nerds Unite Event

LAGOS, Nigeria, February 21, 2017 /Naija247news/ -- For the first time in Nigeria, MainOne showcased Microsoft HoloLens, the world's first self-contained holographic computer running Windows 10 at MainOne's Nerds Unite 2017 event. Speaking during the event, Principal Group Manager, Microsoft Corporation, Robert Di Benedetto, highlighted...

CTO mulls new business model for telcos over $386bn loss

To cut down on losses being incurred and blend into the new ecosystem created by the proliferation of Over the Top (OTT) services, telecommunications companies in Nigeria may have to evolve into pure mobile broadband providers The new business model is being proposed by the...

Africa’s Helios ditches London IPO plans, Congo turmoil weighs

LONDON (Reuters) - African mobile phone mast firm Helios Towers on Thursday pulled its plans to list in London, with one banker saying the expected IPO price was too low for shareholders who had been valuing the firm at as much as 2 billion...

Airtel Nigeria Elevates Dosunmu to Regional Operations Director

LAGOS MARCH 27, 2017 – Leading telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria, has announced the promotion of Muhammad Bashir Ibrahim and Oladapo Dosunmu as Regional Operations Directors for North Region and South Region, respectively. In their new roles, Ibrahim and Dosunmu will ensure growth indices are...

Ericsson sees 310 million LTE subscriptions in Sub-Saharan Africa by 2023

  The report also announces that mobile subscriptions in Sub-Saharan Africa are expected to grow by six percent, between 2017 and 2023, from 700 million mobile subscriptions in 2017 to 990 million subscriptions by 2023 CAPE TOWN, South Africa, November 9, 2017/ -- LTE subscriptions will...

Nigeria’s Telecom Regulator Seeks ‘Amicable’ MTN Relations Amid $10 Billion Claims

Regulator seeks to facilitate smooth resolution to dispute MTN hit by duel allegations including illegal fund transfer Nigeria’s telecommunications regulator will strive to keep relations amicable between the government and MTN Group Ltd. as the two parties negotiate...

Kaspersky Lab Introduces New Partner Program in Africa to Drive Business Growth for Managed Security Services Providers

The program helps MSPs to address the growing demand for IT security services and enables them to attract new customers in the SMB markets, while satisfying existing customers looking to outsource all IT functions, including security, to a trusted third-party LAGOS, Nigeria, April 25, 2017/...

MTN Group perfects plan for Nigerian Listings

Lagos – MTN Group on Monday said it was perfecting the details of its proposed Nigeria Initial Public Offering (IPO), the Naija247news reports. MTN-Office MTN Group’s spokesperson, who pleaded anonymity, confirmed this in response to enquiries by our reporters on why the company was...

Sprint and T-Mobile end merger talks, saying they couldn’t reach an agreement

T-Mobile and Sprint are in active talks about a merger, according to people close to the situation. While T-Mobile CEO John Legere is expected to lead any combination that results from a merger, Softbank's Masayoshi Son has made it clear he wants a...

Workers resume at MTN Nigeria after days of labour unrest

ABUJA, July 13 - Workers resumed at MTN Nigeria on Friday after the country’s labour union picketed the South African telecoms company over the rights of workers to join unions, the company said. The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), the umbrella labour union in Africa’s...
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