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Spectranet picks Nokia to provide FTTH to home and business users in Nigeria

Published 12 Nov 2019 10:18 CET | Nigeria

Nokia announced that Nigerian ISP Spectranet will bring broadband access to customers in Lagos and Abuja by deploying Nokia's GPON platform as part of an extensive FTTH ...

Nigerian govt extends deadline for NCC to deal with illegal data cost deductions

Published 11 Nov 2019 10:09 CET | Nigeria

The ICT ministry has extended the deadline given to the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) to reduce the cost of data, and stop illegal deductions from subscribers by ...

Tizeti launches 4G network in Port Harcourt

Published 11 Nov 2019 10:00 CET | Nigeria

Nigerian ISP Tizeti has launched its first 4G network, reports TechCrunch. The Y Combinator-backed start-up, which uses solar-powered towers to deliver net connectivity, has ...

NCC tells operators to attend to customer complaints within 24 hours

Published 11 Nov 2019 09:55 CET | Nigeria

The Nigeria Communications Commission, (NCC) says it will punish telecoms operators who fail to attend to customer complaints within 24 hours, Premium Times reported. ...

MTN Nigeria launches MoMo Agent network in Imo

Published 11 Nov 2019 09:52 CET | Nigeria

MTN Nigeria's Y'ello Digital Financial Services (YDFS) has brought its MoMo Agent network to Imo State. The MoMoAgent service had already been launched in Lagos, Port ...

Google expands Google Maps public transport information for Lagos

Published 08 Nov 2019 10:37 CET | Nigeria

Google Nigeria has launched a new traffic tab in Google Maps for Lagos, reports the Daily Trust. Until now, Google Maps has provided information for users of cars, ...

Huawei P30 Lite goes on sale in Nigeria

Published 07 Nov 2019 10:55 CET | Nigeria

Huawei has introduced the Huawei P30 Lite to the Nigerian market at NGN 99,000. Customers are currently being offered a digital wristband and Airtel Double Data with the ...

Nigeria orders telecom firms to slash data prices

Published 06 Nov 2019 08:55 CET | Nigeria

Isa Ali Pantami, minister of Communications and Digital Economy, said his office has been inundated with complaints from concerned Nigerians about the exorbitant cost of data ...

MTN Nigeria offers NGN 1 million prize in academic research challenge

Published 05 Nov 2019 14:37 CET | Nigeria

MTN Nigeria is inviting entries for the Academic Research Development & Innovation Challenge (ARDIC).  ARDIC is a platform to assist postgraduate researchers at Nigerian ...

MultiChoice Nigeria signs up new loyalty scheme partners

Published 05 Nov 2019 14:34 CET | Nigeria

MultiChoice Nigeria has announced new partnerships for its DStv Thanks loyalty scheme. They include airlines KLM and Air France as well as Silverbird cinemas, Kilimanjaro ...

MultiChoice's GOtv Max offers 4 new channels

Published 05 Nov 2019 14:03 CET | Nigeria

MultiChoice said that from 13 November, customers on GOtv Max package will get four new channels, namely TNT Africa, Discovery ID, Da Vinci Kids and Cartoon Network. Cartoon ...

Pineapple TV launches on StarTimes

Published 05 Nov 2019 11:15 CET | Africa, Nigeria

Pineapple TV, a dedicated African children's and family television channel, has launched on Startimes Network Channel 129. It claims to offer safe, fun, and quality ...

NCC grants 20 firms ISP licenses

Published 04 Nov 2019 12:59 CET | Nigeria

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has licensed 20 new internet service providers (ISPs) this year, bringing the total number of operators in the segment to 120, ...

Globacom signs up almost 2 mln new customers in September

Published 04 Nov 2019 11:30 CET | Nigeria

Nigerian operator Globacom says it became the preferred network for almost 2 million new subscribers in September,  according to the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). ...

Interswitch acquires health service platform eClat

Published 04 Nov 2019 11:23 CET | Kenya, Nigeria

African digital payment company Interswitch has announced the acquisition of eClat Healthcare, a Nigeria-based company, CommunicationsWeek reported. The company said the deal ...

NCC plans NGN 65 bln subsidies for infrastructure companies

Published 04 Nov 2019 11:10 CET | Nigeria

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it plans to seek the Federal Executive Council's (FEC) support for granting and disbursing NGN 65 billion in planned ...

MultiChoice concludes share exchange offer to Phuthuma Nathi shareholders

Published 04 Nov 2019 09:54 CET | Nigeria

The MultiChoice Group (MCG) has concluded its offer to Phuthuma Nathi (PN) shareholders to exchange up to 20 percent of their PN shares for MCG shares. PN shareholders in ...

MTN Nigeria launches music streaming platform with Simfy

Published 04 Nov 2019 09:49 CET | Nigeria

MTN Nigeria has announced the launch of a music-streaming platform called MusicTime! to offer a choice of millions of songs. It was developed in partnership with Simfy Africa ...

Nigeran IXP upgrades core switches to support 25GE, 40GE ports

Published 04 Nov 2019 09:44 CET | Nigeria

The Internet Exchange Point of Nigeria (IXPN) has acquired switches capable of supporting 25GE (Gigabit Ethernet) and 40GE ports for its entire network in Lagos, as part of ...

Nigerian cable operators decry losses after raids by Economic and Financial Crimes Commission

Published 01 Nov 2019 10:25 CET | Nigeria

The Association of Cable Operators of Nigeria (ACON) said they have lost over NGN 500 million in revenue after a raid, seizure of equipment and arrest of some of their ...

Nigerian court adjourns hearing for MTN suit against Attorney General until January 2020

Published 01 Nov 2019 09:42 CET | Nigeria

The High Court hearing for the suit filed by MTN Nigeria against the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) has been adjourned until 30 and 31 January 2020, Nigeria News ...

MTN Group in talks to sell towers in Ghana, Uganda

Published 01 Nov 2019 09:19 CET | Ghana, Nigeria, Uganda

MTN Group is in advanced talks to sell stakes in tower assets in Ghana and Uganda worth as much as ZAR 8 billion as it seeks to accelerate a broader disposal plan, Bloomberg ...

StarTimes completes satellite TV installation In 1,000 Nigerian villages

Published 31 Oct 2019 14:05 CET | Nigeria

StarTimes said it has completed satellite television installations in 1,000 villages across Nigeria in its effort to get information to local communities, The Tribune ...

YouTube partners MTN to promote Nigerian creators

Published 31 Oct 2019 12:03 CET | Nigeria

YouTube has introduced two new initiatives to support the growth of YouTube creators in Nigeria. The first is a YouTube-driven promotional campaign that features upcoming ...

Xiaomi brings Redmi Note 8 series to Nigeria

Published 30 Oct 2019 15:50 CET | Nigeria

Xiaomi has launched its Redmi Note 8 Pro, Redmi Note 8, Redmi 8 and Redmi 8A in Nigeria, following the launch of the devices in China. The Redmi Note 8 Pro will come in ...

 

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