Telecoms

A woman walks past a 9 mobile outdoor billboard in Abuja, Nigeria's capital, August 30, 2017. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde

9mobile to reward customers in newly launched promo

9mobile has announced the commencement of its newly launched reward scheme- Magic Hour promo- to reward customers for three months. According to a statement by the company, beginning from this month, the network would be celebrating and rewarding its customers with amazing prizes such as free airtime, smart phones and cash prizes running into millions […]

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A customer leaves an MTN shop in Johannesburg, file. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

MTN signs deal with Oracle to drive digital transformations in telecom industry

South Africa based mobile telecommunications major; MTN has sealed deal with Oracle Cloud Applications to drive one of the largest digital transformations in the global telecom industry across all its core business operations. The implementation is expected to help MTN drive efficiency, scale operations and integration across its local and regional operations. “MTN and Oracle […]

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Globacom Partners Huawei Technologies To Empower 30 Institutions, 150 Students In Nigeria

Globacom, Huawei Technologies partner to empower 30 institutions, 150 students in Nigeria

With the rise in broadband penetration in Nigeria, it is without doubt that internet data services make up a huge part of creating ease in daily life and activities. A lot can be done online now – academic and corporate research, booking cabs, movie tickets, paying utility bills, mobile banking, publicity for businesses of all […]

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Nigeria targets 70 pct broadband penetration by 2024

There are strong indications that Nigeria is planning to challenge itself with a pragmatic plan of attaining 70 per cent broadband penetration by 2024. This is after surpassing its earlier five-year target of 30 per cent set between 2013 and 2018, by December 2018. Hi-Tech gathered authoritatively that stakeholders in the telecom sector will tomorrow […]

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Segun Ogunsanya Airtel Ceo Calls For Increased Csr Initiatives

Airtel CEO Calls for Increased CSR Initiatives

The Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Airtel Nigeria, Mr. Segun Ogunsanya, has called on well-meaning Nigerians and corporate organisations to do more to support underprivileged individuals as well as communities. He made the appeal at the fifth edition of Airtel’s Corporate Social Responsibility initiative – Airtel Touching Lives. The CEO explained that the initiative […]

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Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC

NCC kicks against buying preregistered SIM

The Deputy Director, Consumer Affairs (Protection Advocacy Group), National Communications Commission (NCC), Mr.Bamiji Ojo, has warned against engaging in buying Preregistered SIM cards, saying the dangers inherent in it are enormous. He also warned that anybody who used preregistered SIM which had been used to commit crime would pay dearly for it if caught. He […]

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Nigeria’s 31 pct broadband penetration claim is empirical – NCC

Nigeria Communications Commission, NCC, yesterday, stood its ground that the nation attained up to 31 per cent broadband penetration between 2013 and December 2018 even though its data was based on growth of mobile broadband subscriptions. The commission dismissed arguments that the 31 percent claim was bogus considering that penetration was around 22 per cent […]

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MTN Nigeria unveils survey to drive businesses

MTN Nigeria in partnership with Communication and Marketing Research Group Limited (CMRG), has launched a business tool for customer insight, focusing on delivering a better business experience. Christened ‘MTN Smart Survey,’ the service offers survey delivery through the USSD channel to MTN subscribers that have been profiled based on specific attributes, such as age, gender, […]

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A woman walks past a 9 mobile outdoor billboard in Abuja, Nigeria's capital, August 30, 2017. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde

9mobile commends Nigerians, promises better services in 2019

9mobile, a telecommunications company, on Friday expressed gratitude to its customers and Nigerians for their steadfast, support and loyalty in 2018. The Acting Managing Director, of the company, Mr Stephane Beuvelet, offered the gratitude in his end-of-year message in Lagos. He said the management was also deeply grateful to customers and other stakeholders for their […]

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Spectranet reiterates commitment to better service

Against the backdrop of the information that some networks are indebted within the industry, which might disrupt service offering soon, Spectranet 4G LTE has state that the network is not affected by the issues raised in the recent publication. The Chief Executive Officer, Spectranet 4G LTE, Ajay Awasthi, who spoke on the commitment of the […]

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How Nigerians browsed the Internet in 2018

The Internet is a globally connected network system that uses Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) as one of the main Internet protocol suite. The TCP originates in the initial network implementation and complements the Internet Protocol (IP). Therefore, the entire suite is commonly referred to as TCP/IP to transmit data via various types of media. Internet […]

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Forceful subscription: NCC set to order mobile operators to refund ₦36 billion

The Nigerian Communications Commission is set to order mobile operators to refund more than ₦36 billion illegally deducted from mobile telecommunications subscribers through forced subscription to Value Added Services. In a statement made available to our correspondent in Abuja on Wednesday, the telecommunications regulator said that it had uncovered a large volume of forceful subscriptions […]

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