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ALTON seeks equitable revenue sharing between OTT, MNO operators

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Considering the changing trend in the use of telecoms services from the traditional voice and sms to Over The Top (OTT) services including WhatsApp, WeChat, Skype, Facebook, Viber, Imo, etc., the leadership of Association of Licensed Telecommunication Operators of Nigeria (ALTON), has called for immediate review of the situation so that Mobile Network Operator (MNOs) can remain in business. Chairman ...

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MainOne, others seek greater investments tailored to drive data market in Africa

Experts at the International Telecoms Week conference in Chicago have highlighted the need to accelerate investment in Africa to facilitate the continent’s broadband data explosion. Data center operators lead by MainOne Cable Company said the best thing to happen in Africa is to drive massive investments in data segment. Others that joined the Chief Executive of MainOne, Ms. Funke Okpeke ...

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EU explains fine of 110mn euros on Facebook over ‘misleading’ info in WhatsApp takeover

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The European Commission on Thursday fined US social media giant Facebook 110 million euros ($120 million) for providing incorrect and misleading information on its takeover of WhatsApp. EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said in a statement said “Today’s decision sends a clear signal to companies that they must comply with all aspects of EU merger rules, including the obligation to ...

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Facebook concludes plans to ease out websites with deceptive advertisements

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New report from AFP has given an indication that Facebook is planning to intensify its crackdown on so-called click bait websites, saying it will begin giving lower prominence to links that lead to pages full of deceptive or annoying advertisements. Andrew Bosworth, Facebook’s vice president of ads and business platform, told newsmen that the downgrade of the links was expected ...

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