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Jumia report rules out rise in fixed broadband, sees mobile jumping by 2025

Latest revelation coming from Africa’s foremost online shopping website, Jumia has shown that not much may be achieved by Nigeria in years to come on areas of fibre optic cable driven last mile delivery in terms of broadband access. Rather,…

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Fashola lied saying telcos are laying fibre across Nigeria with ease—ALTON

Contrary to the multiple challenges that have crippled licenced telecoms Infrastructure Companies (Infracos) in rolling out fibre optics cables to drive broadband penetration, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola on Thursday, claimed laying of fibre cables are…

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Why telcos QOS is bad and will continue to be so in Abuja—ALTON

…As NCAA demands Aviation Height Clearance approval from networks The Association of Licenced Telecoms Operators of Nigeria (ALTON), has opened up on the main reason behind the endless disruptive quality of telecoms services in the nation’s capital, Abuja. This is…

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Next Level: Buhari pledges internet access, silent on way out of industry worries

More details have continued to be deciphered from the recently released President Muhammadu Buhari’s ‘Next Level’ Campaign Document for the 2019 Presidential election. The document assured the administration’s commitment to granting increased internet access to the poorest in the society….

Gbenga Adebayo

How ALTON is leading resolution of RoW, crazy fees in states for Infracos—Awonuga

For several years, since the telecoms regulator, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) came up with Open Model Access (OPM) to drive the nation’s march to broadband stardom; it encouraged investors to register special purpose vehicles to be known as Infrastructure Companies…

Leading African nations in mobile money traffic great merit for Somalia—WB

New report on African nations’ Economic Update complied by the World Bank (WB) has spotted Somalia’s economy as emerging leaders in the continent’s drive to mobile money transactions, saying the economy is projected to grow at an annual rate of…