Telecom

New Study Reveals Costly Impact of $47.4Bn Counterfeit Smartphones Market

The effect of counterfeiting on smartphone sales worldwide is estimated at 184 million units, valued at 45.3 billion EUR (approximately $47.4 billion) or 12.9% of total

Smartphone Volumes Expected to Rebound in 2017 with 3.8% Growth Rate

Coming off the smartphone market's lowest year-over-year growth of 2.5% in 2016, a new forecast from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile

Ministry, CPC Move to Protect Consumers from Abuses

Barrister Adebayo Shittu, minister of Communications Technology, has said that his ministry and the Consumer Protection Council (CPC) need to collaborate to save

Internet Subscribers Decline to 91.2m in January – NCC

The number of internet subscribers in Nigeria’s telecommunications networks declined to 91, 274,446 in January, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) said. The

Sliide Airtime Named Most Innovative Mobile App At GSMA Awards

Sliide Airtime has today been named as the World’s Most Innovative App at the Global Mobile World awards, dubbed the ‘Oscars’ of the global telecom industry. Beating off

Huawei to Launch P10 Devices in Africa by April

Huawei Consumer Business Group has scheduled the Africa launch of its newest devices in the P series, the P10 and P10+, within the next ten weeks. Global sales of the

Kwara Assembly Summons MTN over Mast Installation

The Kwara State House of Assembly on Monday summoned the management of MTN Nigeria over alleged “wrong installation’’ of mast at Budo Egba area of Ilorin. The summon was

GSMA Estimates Global Mobile Subscribers to Surpass 5Bn this Year

The number of unique mobile subscribers around the world will surpass 5 billion later this year, according to a new GSMA study. The 2017 global edition of the GSMA’s ‘

Tecno: Mobile Giant Behind Africa’s Growing Smartphone Adoption

In various mobile markets around the world, different mobile brands dominate different regions. So while Apple’s iPhone is the undisputed champion in America for

(L-r): Olumide Ojo, director, Information Technology and Mobile; Emmanouil Revmatas,, director & Business Leader, Information Technology and Mobile, both of Samsung Electronics West Africa; Hip-Hop artiste and Samsung Brand Ambassador, Reminisce; Ms. Jumoke Okikiolu, head, Product Marketing, Information Technology and Mobile, and Hungbae Kim, business manager, both of Samsung Electronics West Africa during the launch of Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime+ Limited Edition at Reminisce’s The Street Concert which held

Samsung Introduces Galaxy Grand Prime +, Limited Edition Pack

Hip-hop artiste and Samsung brand ambassador, Remilekun Abdulkalid Safaru, popularly known as Reminisce, recently held the maiden edition of his brainchild, “The Street

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