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3 Ministries, visiting ILO-ITU team seal synergy on digital economy

Barring official inconsistency and individualistic tendencies inherent amongst MDAs, a new synergy is emerging between three Nigerian ministries to begin harmonization of duties and responsibilities to drive digital economy and limit cases of wastages from roles duplications. This is coming…

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CTO seeks International Organisations’ role to drive global digital economy

The Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO) on Wednesday in London called on International and regional Organisations to work towards the seamless delivery of joint efforts that will deepen the global digital economy. CTO addressed well over twenty different international and regional…


ITU partners WHO, develops safer earpiece for phone, music system users

Considering the rising cases of hearing challenges associated with regular use of phone audio devices including earpieces and headsets across the world, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) in partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO), have issued new international standard…

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NCC insists on conducting fresh integrity test on Teleology’s technical competence

…Claims Broadband penetration now 22% to hit 30% by year end The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof Umar Danbatta, on Monday in Lagos made it clear that no matter Teleology Holdings Limited may have emerged…

NCC boss, Danbatta plays host to chief scribe of ITU in Abuja

The Secretary General of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Houlin Zhao (centre) and EVC of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta at a meeting with Management of the Commission and Telecom Stakeholders in Abuja recently. Photo: Business Hilights

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

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…

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Like Nigeria, Ghana fails to meet its 2017 DSO deadline, shifts to next year

The Minister of Communication in Ghana, Mrs. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful has announced that it is no longer feasible for Ghana to carry out Digital Switch over (DSO) come September this year but next year. Explaining the miss at a  two-day National…