Telecom

NCC, Security Agencies Partner to Protect Telecom Infrastructure

Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) has opened a partnership arrangement with law enforcement agencies in the country to step up regulatory activities of the

Poor Use of Spectrum for IMT Worries ATU

Africa has the highest amount of spectrum available for International Mobile Telecommunications (IMT) systems, but has been using it, on average, at half its capacity

5 Mistakes You’re Making While Charging Your Phone

Many phone users tend to complain that their device’s batteries discharge quickly. They also typically blame the product manufacturer for this issue; however the

MainOne Says Improved Investments to Drive Data Explosion in Africa

Ms. Funke Opeke, CEO of MainOne joined experts at the International Telecoms Week conference in Chicago who highlighted the need to accelerate investment in Africa to

Gartner Says Worldwide Sales of Smartphones Grew 9% in Q1 2017

Global sales of smartphones to end users totaled 380 million units in the first quarter of 2017, a 9.1 percent increase over the first quarter of 2016, according to

Why First Generation Telecom Investors Hold Back on Colocation- ATCON

Following growing number of industry calls in favour of colocation as the panacea to overcoming infrastructure deficit among telecoms operators, the Association of

Spectranet Bags Double Awards

Spectranet 4GLTE, premier internet service provider, has been recognised with two awards by BusinessDay and Nigeria CommunicationsWeek for its innovative drive in the

Glo Posts Largest Data Penetration in Q1 2017

Latest data on internet growth in the country has indicated that Nigeria’s data grandmasters, Globacom, has remained the preferred telecommunications company in terms of

Nigeria Plans To Launch Africa’s First Nanosatellite

Nigeria is to launch Africa’s first nanosatellite (an artificial satellite with a wet mass between one and 10 kg 2.2–22 lb)  into the orbit, Prof Seidu Mohammed,

Regulator Fines MTN $8.5m over Breach of License

Telecom industry regulator in Rwanda has fined MTN Rwanda, a division of South Africa’s MTN Group, 7 billion francs (8.5 million dollars) for running its IT services

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