Category Archives: Technology

Broadband infrastructure crucial to economic growth — NCC

The Executive Vice-Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission, Prof Umar Danbatta, says extensive broadband infrastructure across the country has the capacity to improve economic growth. Danbatta, who was represented at the fourth Nigeria Innovation Summit in Lagos by the Director,

Huawei unveils Harmony operating system

GLOBAL technology giant, Huawei Technologies, at the weekend, unveiled a new operating system (OS), HarmonyOS ostensible to counter the pulling of its Android licence by Google. It said it is microkernel-based, distributed OS designed to deliver a cohesive user experience

THERE’S NEED FOR MORE DISRUPTION IN AFRICA’S TECH SCENE

Olukayode Kolawole For most people living outside Africa, they imagine the continent as the home of poverty, corruption, internet fraud, infrastructure deficit, and everything that describes under-development, marginalization, oppression, bad leadership, insecurity, diseases, and many more. Although the continent is

Five Super Apps For Cleaning Your Android Phone

Five Super Apps For Cleaning Your Android Phone.                                         A good number of people only think about cleaning up their phone

MTN Nigeria Announces Slash in Data Prices

MTN Nigeria on Wednesday announced a price slash across all its data plans and offerings, barely two weeks after launching 4G+, which offers customers faster data speeds. The Chief Marketing Officer, Rahul De, who disclosed this at a news conference,

The Role of Fintech in Accelerating Financial Inclusion in Nigeria

The Nigerian financial sector has significantly grown in leaps and bounds; thanks largely to technology. Currently, banks’ services have been automated. Customers are no longer required to visit their brick and mortar branches to perform any transaction.With their smartphones, they

China Issues 5G Licenses In Timely Boost For Huawei

SHANGHAI/HONG KONG (Reuters) – China granted 5G licenses to the country’s three major telecom operators and China Broadcasting Network Corp on Thursday, giving the go-ahead for full commercial deployment of the next-generation cellular network technology. The approvals will trigger investment

NCC To Fight Cyber Crimes With Internet Code Of Practice Initiative

Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it will establish “Internet Industry Code of Practice” for service providers in the country to mitigate the effects of cyber crimes on broadband consumers. Alhaji Ismail Adedigba, Deputy Director and Head, Information and Reference Unit,

Whatsapp Confirm Status Ads Launch For 2020 -VIDEO

WhatsApp have confirmed that status updates will begin showing ads in year 2020, Techmachos Reports. At an annual Facebook Marketing Summit in Rotterdam, Netherlands, Facebook offered a first look at how its ads would look once implemented.

How Mobile Devices Are Impacting eCommerce

In the earliest days of the internet, people had to do their shopping and transactions on desktops and laptops. Now, mobile phones have high market penetration in Nigeria that a large chunk of transactions is now performed on mobile devices: