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Missed timelines in Nigeria ICT Roadmap 2017-2020 worrisome

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Investigations by Business Hilights on the timelines of the approved Nigeria ICT Roadmap 2017-2020 have shown that the time for the delivery of key stages and actions in the rolling ...

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Ghana begins review of outdated national broadband plan

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As part of the build up to learn from Rwanda, Africa’s fastest growing e-governance nation, Ghana has started review of its moribund National Broadband Policy (NBP). First, the Broadband Communications ...

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Listing of MTN next year can’t spur others to the market—Survey

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Whereas it is becoming clear that MTN Nigeria will lead in the much awaited listing of telecoms giants in Nigeria before the end of first half of 2018, findings by ...

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Not patenting technology works killing commercialisation— DanAzumi

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Director-General of National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion (NOTAP), Dr. Ibrahim DanAzumi has revealed why several software developed by Nigerians fail to pass commercialization tests. In an interview, he ...

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Worried by multiple taxation, ATCON set to meet Govs over RoW


Rising from the 2017 edition of the Telecoms Executives and Regulators’ Forum (TERF) held weekend in Lagos by the Association of Telecoms Companies of Nigeria (ATCON), indications have emerged on ...

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Huawei unveils Solar Hybrid Power Solution for BTSs @ AfricaCom 2017


A new innovation that will change the narrative in power crisis hobbling telecoms in Nigeria has been introduced by Huawei at the AfricaCom 2017 conference in Cape Town, South Africa. ...

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Controversy trailing largesse of Ikoyi flat’s whistle-blower discouraging—Survey

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…However, Minister assures payment this month The controversy trailing the delay in settling the whistleblower that provided intelligence for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to swoop on the ...

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310m LTE subscriptions expected in Sub-Saharan Africa by 2023— Ericsson report

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LTE subscriptions will expand by 47 percent from 30 million in 2017 to 310 million by 2023 in Sub-Saharan Africa. Otherwise, sub-Saharan Africa mobile broadband subscriptions are predicted to grow ...

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All MNOs complied with Aviation Height regulations at airports—NCAA


The management of the lead regulatory agency at the nation’s airports, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has hailed all the telecoms operating in Nigeria and tower management companies for adhering ...

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SACS cable achieves 75% completion on Africa, South America connection

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South Atlantic Cable System (SACS), the first submarine cable system across the South Atlantic is in the final stretch of its installation between Africa and South America. Angola Cables, the ...

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