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Spectranet deepens convergence of lifestyle with fresh campaign


Foremost 4G LTE services provider, Spectranet has launched Phase 2 of its marketing campaign, designed to celebrate technology as an enabler of a quality family lifestyle in the 21st century. During the lunch, Mike Ogor, head of marketing, said “what we are doing is an extension of the first campaign which was used to launch the new proposition in the ...

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MTN’s recent experience in profit off take contrary to Minister’s position at ITU


Observers in the nation’s telecoms industry have reacted to the call on investors by the Minister of Communications, Barr. Adebayo Shittu, to come to Nigeria, stressing that many investors are still confused on how best they can move their return on investment back to their country of origin. The minister is the leader of the Nigerian delegation to ongoing 2016 ...

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El-Rufai opens up on Vodaphone game, says it’s a blessing in disguise

Former Director General of Bureau for Public Enterprises (BPE) and current Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has revealed what transpired in the cause of getting the first set of foreign investors in Nigeria’s telecoms sector. Addressing Nigerians at the stand of the ongoing International telecoms Union (ITU) conference and exhibition in Bangkok, Thailand, the former Minister of the ...

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GSM operators in W/Africa highest targets for SS7 attacks –Report

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Apprehension has gripped major players in African mobile telecoms services as a new research shows that mobile operators in West Africa are the highest target for SS7 attacks on the continent. Experts say SS7 is a set of protocols allowing phone networks to exchange the information needed for passing calls and text messages between each other and to ensure correct ...

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African telecoms subscriber base to cross billion mark next month—Ovum report


Indications have emerged that come December 2016, Africa is expected to cross one billion mobile subscriptions to hit about 1.02 billion. A market research conducted by a global market research and advisory firm, Ovum, said the total number of mobile subscriptions on the continent will rise to 1.33 billion at the end of 2021. But Ovum was quick to add ...

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With technology, CAC to register a company in 6 hours from 2017

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Registrar General of the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Bello Mahmoud has assured prospective Nigerians and international investors planning to register a new business that come January, next year, it will take the commission not more than six hours to complete the registration of a new company provided all needed documents are intact. It would be recalled that the commission has ...

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High-end smartphones most hit by recession as sales drop in Nigeria

Dealers in choice smartphones in major retail outlets are now worried on the geometric drop in sales in the last four months. Checks by Business Hilights across key outlets and markets show drop in the sales of choice smartphones, especially those that are in the range of over N100,000 before the federal government pronounced the economy as in recession. Additional ...

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Senator raises alarm on air crash, cries out on #AccidentWaitingToHappen

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Media magnet, social media expert and Senator of the Federal Republic, Mr. Ben Murry Bruce has deepened his campaign on impending air crashes owing to lack of forex by airline operators to service their aircrafts. In his campaign, now trending on social media, tagged: #AccidentWaitingToHappen, he narrated the challenges faced by the aviation industry and warned that disasters loom if ...

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MainOne’s SME-In-A-Box driven by cost efficiency

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Senior partner at Peritus Technologies, Mr. Ikechukwu Anumba has said that one of the key driving factors in the rush for SME-In-A-Box, a premium product of MainOne Cable Company is the cost effectiveness of the solution. He said although no operator offers 100% uptime, they were satisfied with the “very minimised downtown” SME-In-A-Box offers with fair cost implication. The solution ...

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UBA bags SERAs best CSR company award in W/Africa

Pan African banking Group, UBA has emerged the best institution in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in West Africa.   Its CSR arm; UBA Foundation won the best CSR/Sustainability, West Africa Award at the 10th SERAs (Social Enterprise Report Awards) ceremony held in Lagos.  UBA Foundation beat other nominees in its category, including; Lafarge, MTN, Nestoil, P&G, Exxon Mobil and Shell ...

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