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Surging Nigerian internet users may get stocked by weak broadband soon—BHIU

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With the recent report released by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on its website that Nigeria’s internet Users have hit 100.9m in February from 1.2 million in January, the indication is rife that very soon, available infrastructure will begin to have issues with carrying capacities of internet traffic. Business Hilights Intelligence Unit (BHIU), an independent research consultancy division of the ...

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Jonathan’s administration more serious in broadband penetration than now—ATCON

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The President of Association of Telecoms Companies of Nigeria (ATCON), Engineer Olusola Teniola has opened up on his observations considering the level of seriousness in driving Nigeria’s broadband penetration between former President Goodluck Jonathan administration and current government of President Muhammadu Buhari. In an interview, he said “For example, the Right of Way (RoW) is in the hands of the ...

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ATCON, ALTON give antidote to raise Nigeria’s ITU ranking in ICT

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The latest global ranking in this year’s ICT Development Index (IDI), the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has once again kept Nigeria at 143rd where it was last year. Otherwise, the country’s position remains unchanged, suggesting that not much was done within the period under review in Nigeria. The IDI is a feature of the Measuring the Information Society Report (MISR), ...

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Nigeria ICT in need of broad short, long-term plans for growth—ATCON

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The President of Association of Telecommunication Companies of Nigeria (ATCON), Engineer Olusola Teniola has argued that for Nigeria’s Information and Communications technology (ICT) potentials, there is the urgent need to immediately draw up a robust short and long-terms plans of engagements. In his presentation at the recent Indo-Africa ICT Expo in Lagos, he decried that since the inauguration of the ...

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Zinox Technologies deserves FG’s protection, waivers to deepen manufacturing—ATCON


Stakeholders are beginning to react to the recent feat achieved by pioneer computer company, the Zinox Technologies on the production and unveiling of world slimmest digital notebook, called Zinox GTX to the Nigerian market. In a telephone interview, the President of Association of Telecoms Companies of Nigeria (ATCON), Engineer Olusola Teniola, told Business Hilights that “Zinox GTX notebook is very ...

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ATCON joins sector experts to grow calls for creation of ICT Bank

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“Currently, it is very hard for a Nigerian bank to give you a more than three year tenure of facility and that means there is a mismatch in between how Nigerian banks deploy their funds and the type and terms of facilities required by Information and Communications technology (ICT) projects. And that is why we say, ICT bank should be ...

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ATCON highlights NITDA’s IT development initiatives, seeks partnership

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More details on the happenstances during the recent visit of officials of the Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) to the headquarters of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) have emerged. In his presentation during the visit, the president of TACON, Engineer Olusola Teniola said his association was happy on the way and manner the new Director General, ...

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QoS: Telecoms equipments still missing in new CBN’s list of 36 unbanned items for forex


Chances of improvements in the Quality of Service (QoS) by telecoms operators was further dimmed yesterday as the new list of items, for which importers can source foreign exchange (forex) failed to contain telecoms and IT related materials. The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Thursday published a list of items, for which importers can source foreign exchange (Forex) from ...

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NCC should first compel FG to ease forex for us before any new KPI for QoS—Operators

Some operators in the nation’s telecoms sector have challenged the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to first of all, prevail on the Federal Government to clearly remove telecoms equipment from the list of 41 restricted items before coming up with new Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). The president of Association of Telecoms Companies of Nigeria (ATCON), Engineer Olusola Teniola had during the ...

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ATCON plans roundtable meeting with NCC for way forward on Spectrum, Infracos


Rising from its 2017 Annual general Meeting (AGM) held recently in Lagos, the Association of Telecoms Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) has given indication that it will very soon engage the regulator, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) in a way forward discussion on how best to auction and manage spectrum so that the resources will be put to their best uses ...

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