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Fiam WiFi launches in Lagos

Published 27 Mar 2020 10:40 CET | Nigeria

Nigerian ISP Fiam WiFi has launched services in Ajegunle, a suburb of Lagos, after a three-month pilot. The company is focusing on high-density, low-income areas and rural ...

FiberOne Broadband expands in Lagos

Published 26 Mar 2020 11:04 CET | Nigeria

Nigerian operator FiberOne Broadband has expanded its fibre provision to homes and offices to meet the needs of its growing customers, ThisDay reports. More families and ...

MTN Nigeria scraps fees for Cash2Cash transactions for 4 weeks

Published 25 Mar 2020 10:38 CET | Nigeria

Y'ello Digital Financial Services (YDFS), a subsidiary of MTN Nigeria, has waived user fees for the Cash2Cash local money transfer service offered by its MoMo Agent Network, ...

Konga offers NGN 10 mln in vouchers for up to 10,000 customers during Covid-19 crisis

Published 25 Mar 2020 09:44 CET | Nigeria

Nigerian e-commerce Konga will provide a NGN 10 million fund for a least 10,000 shoppers to cushion the effects of the coronavirus, to be disbursed to customers through ...

Airtel Nigeria donates phones to airport authority to check passengers arriving from overseas amid Covid-19

Published 24 Mar 2020 13:52 CET | Nigeria

Airtel Nigeria has begun a national coronavirus awareness campaign and has donated 40 mobile phones set up for a Closed User Group (CUG) to the Port Health Services to track ...

MTN, Zenith Insurance begin mobile insurance service

Published 24 Mar 2020 13:16 CET | Nigeria

Zenith Insurance has partnered with Prudential and MTN Nigeria to create a mobile insurance service in Nigeria using an USSD code, CommunicationsWeek reported. Some of the ...

MTN Nigeria staff to start working from home, store operations likely to be limited

Published 24 Mar 2020 11:14 CET | Nigeria

MTN Nigeria said its employees have started working from home under precautionary measures to stop the spread of Covid-19. Senior manager for external relations Funso Aina ...

KaiOS says most Nigerians do not exploit full potential of mobile internet, regard it as status symbol

Published 20 Mar 2020 11:30 CET | Nigeria

The majority of Nigerians fueling the growth of mobile internet and devices underuse the technology as they lack knowledge of the tools and features, says a study by KaiOS ...

MTN Nigeria deploys 108,000 mobile money agents since August

Published 20 Mar 2020 09:24 CET | Nigeria

MTN Nigeria says it has registered about 108,000 mobile money agents across the country since August 2019 when it began the super-agent service, reports The Punch. The agent ...

Smile Nigeria debuts unlimited internet plan

Published 20 Mar 2020 09:08 CET | Nigeria

Smile Nigeria introduced its UnlimitedPlatinum monthly plan for unlimited internet service. It offers a speed of up to 6Mbps, with no data cap, FUP or throttling, and a ...

Konga, Samsung unite to halt grey market consumer products

Published 19 Mar 2020 16:30 CET | Nigeria

Nigerian e-commerce firm Konga has inked a deal with Samsung to expand access to genuine Samsung products within the West African country's e-commerce space and reduce the ...

StarTimes Nigeria runs Stellar Win Online football quiz

Published 19 Mar 2020 10:59 CET | Nigeria

StarTimes Nigeria has introduced the football guessing game 'Stellar Win Online' through its Facebook page and StarTimes ON mobile app. Subscribers watch and participate in ...

Nigerian operatives shut down pirate TV stations

Published 18 Mar 2020 10:05 CET | Nigeria

Three facilities engaged in pirate broadcasting of signals from Star Times, Communications Trends Nigeria (CTL) and MultiChoice Nigeria (MCN) have been closed down in joint ...

NCC says 31 mln Nigerians lack access to telecom services

Published 18 Mar 2020 09:32 CET | Nigeria

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says about 31 million people living in rural areas struggle to use telecommunication services for lack of access and ...

Nigeria and Ghana smartphone markets surge in Q4, Covid-19 to hit shipments

Published 17 Mar 2020 10:56 CET | Ghana, Nigeria

Nigeria's smartphone market grew 5.3 percent quarter on quarter (QoQ) in Q4 2019, according to the latest report by the  International Data Corporation (IDC). This follows a ...

NCC committee on e-fraud meets, discusses Sim swap, telecoms security

Published 17 Mar 2020 08:45 CET | Nigeria

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has inaugurated a 26-man committee to work on how public and private organisations can collaborate to combat electronic fraud ...

Airtel Nigeria offers cash rewards in AirtelThanks programme

Published 17 Mar 2020 08:32 CET | Nigeria

Airtel Nigeria is offering cash rewards under the new CashToken offer in the AirtelThanks programme. Customers are eligible for cash tokens that can be used to buy airtime ...

Paga ties up with Flutterwave for merchant payments

Published 16 Mar 2020 11:13 CET | Nigeria

Nigerian digital payments provider Paga has announced a partnership with Flutterwave to support one-click payments for Paga wallet users at any merchant using the Flutterwave ...

YouTube Music and YouTube Music Premium launch in Nigeria

Published 13 Mar 2020 13:55 CET | Nigeria

YouTube has announced the launch of YouTube Music and YouTube Music Premium in Nigeria. YouTube Music is free but supported by advertising. YouTube Music Premium costs NGN ...

MTN Nigeria ties up with Forbes for entrepreneurship video service Forbes8

Published 13 Mar 2020 10:29 CET | Nigeria

MTN Nigeria and Forbes have announced the availability of Forbes8, a service offering more than 3,500 videos on the topic of entrepreneurship. Forbes8 provides information, ...

Airtel Nigeria cuts prices of most weekly and monthly data bundles

Published 13 Mar 2020 10:22 CET | Nigeria

Airtel Nigeria says its offering huge discounts on its monthly and weekly data bundle plans. MTN is offering customers 15 GB for a month at NGN 5,000 monthly and 6 GB for a ...

MTN Nigeria NGN 300 mln ringtone copyright case reaches High Court

Published 12 Mar 2020 13:56 CET | Nigeria

MTN Nigeria has closed its case over an alleged NGN 300 million copyright infringement suit involving Liberty Williams, an Abuja-based musician. MTN staff members Nkeakam ...

NCC set to meet with operators over 15% charge on borrowed airtime

Published 12 Mar 2020 10:18 CET | Nigeria

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has promised to look into the 15 percent charge by telecommunications operators on borrowed airtime, with a view to reducing it, ...

Nigerian govt to enforce 70% local content in radio, TV production

Published 12 Mar 2020 10:06 CET | Nigeria

The Nigerian government says it will enforce 70 percent local content in radio and television programmes as part of efforts to reform the broadcast industry, reported ...

Netflix signs deal with John Boyega's UpperRoom Productions

Published 11 Mar 2020 11:12 CET | Nigeria

Netflix has signed a deal with John Boyega's UpperRoom Productions, an independent company founded by the British-Nigerian actor to develop non-English language films. ...

 

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