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Glo Raises Data Volumes For N1000, Others, Introduces Gold, Platinum Plans

As part of efforts to remain atop the scale of best bundle access flexibility in the highly competitive Nigeria data market, leading telecoms giant, Globacom recently created two new bundle offer; Glo Gold and Glo Platinum and increased other volume of data bundles on its stable. For Glo Gold, subscribers on the offer will only pay N15,000 to get as ...

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We Did Not Pay Any Bribe For NCC To Reduce Fine—MTN

MTN Nigeria has cleared the air over reports that it gave bribe for the reduction of the N1.04 trillion fine slammed on it by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). It would be recalled that the NCC had slammed the N1.04 trillion fine on MTN in October 2015 after the operator failed to disconnect about 5.1 million subscribers it registered improperly ...

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Samsung Agrees To Replace Note7 For Nigerians Irrespective Of Place Of Purchase


Contrary to fears that owners of Samsung Galaxy Note7 in Nigeria are on their own while their likes abroad are getting new error-proof device, Samsung Electronics West Africa Limited (SEWA) in Lagos has announced its readiness to make the replacement program also available to Nigerian consumers who may own a Note7 regardless of where it was purchased. Accordingly, SEWA has ...

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LG Products Now Come With 10 Year Warranty


LG Electronics, a leader in home appliances and consumer electronics, recently achieved unprecedented technological advancements with the core technology designed for some of its products. These achievements came with critical acclaim along with the patent right. This core technology breakthrough gave LG the confidence to back it up with 10-year warranty, first of its kind in Home Appliance category in ...

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NCC Most Stakeholder-Friendly Agency—Danbatta

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said that it remains the agency of the Federal Government that is most stakeholder-friendly since inception to date. In his opening remarks, at a recent Seminar organized by the Nigeria Information Technology Reporters Association (NITRA) in Lagos, the Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta traced the activities of the agency since inception, ...

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Beyond Telecoms Regulation, Danbatta As A ‘diplomat’

By OKOH AIHE Prof. Umar Danbatta, Executive Vice-Chairman of NCC By Okoh Aihe That telecommunications services have gained traction in Nigeria can only be evidenced by the encouraging figures coming out of the industry. Apart from the monthly reports of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) which put subscription figures at 226,426,215 connected lines for the month of July, 2016, 150, ...

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AfICTA 2016 Summit To Review IoT Roles In Africa’s Growth

Adebayo Shittu

How best  the Internet of Things (IoT) phenomenon will help advance and sustain Africa’s development in the areas of health service delivery, e-government, e-commerce, job creation and overall improvement in the standard of living of the people  will   take center stage at the 2016 4th AfICTA Summit slated for next week  in Windhoek, Namibia. This event is part of AfICTA’s ...

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BlackBerry seals Joint Venture Deal with BB Merah Putih, ends device manufacture

BlackBerry Limited, a global software leader in securing, connecting and mobilizing enterprises, announced an agreement with newly formed joint venture PT BB Merah Putih to license BlackBerry software and services for the production of handsets for the Indonesian market.This partnership accelerates BlackBerry’s overall focus on driving software growth, specifically developing and licensing device software offerings, including security solutions and applications, ...

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MTN replies Melaye, Denies Illegal Transfer of $14 Billion from Nigeria

South African telecoms giant MTN on Wednesday denied an allegation that it had illegally repatriated $13.92 billion from Nigeria, saying the claim was without merit. Senator Dino Melaye had at plenary on Tuesday, opened up the allegation, fingering a senior minister in the cabinet in the huge money transfer. It would be recalled that Senators agreed to investigate the allegation ...

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ATCON Points Way forward on Local Content in Telecoms sector

The Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON), yesterday in Lagos gave panacea to the best way to deepen local participation in the growing telecoms industry in Nigeria. It his presentation at a one summit put together by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and Office for Nigeria Content Development in ICT (ONC) to galvanise stakeholders’ views towards addressing local content ...

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