Internet connections hit 93.9m in Oct

  Nigeria’s Internet connections stood at 93.8 million as at end of October last year, according to the latest industry data released by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC).The nation’s $70 billion telecommunications industry recorded its highest Internet subscriptions of 97 million in November 2015 before declining consistently to as low as 89.9 million in March…… Read more Internet connections hit 93.9m in Oct

NSE, Fintech Nigeria partner on innovation growth policy formulation

The prospects for a strategic collaboration that will deepen the penetration of technology firms in the Nigerian capital market, received a boost with the recent engagement between the Nigerian Stock Exchange and Fintech Nigeria Association. This is coming on the heels of earlier engagements between the Stock Exchange and Fintech Nigeria. Chairman of the Fintech… Read more NSE, Fintech Nigeria partner on innovation growth policy formulation

70% of government websites hosted abroad – NiRA – Punch Newspapers

Ife Ogunfuwa About 70 per cent of government websites designated as either gov.ng or mil.ng are hosted in other countries, according to data from the Nigeria Internet Registration Association. The data showed that majority of the sites were hosted in the United States, about 59 per cent; 3.4 per cent in Great Britain; 3.3 per… Read more 70% of government websites hosted abroad – NiRA – Punch Newspapers

A look back at the year that the Sub-Saharan African startup scene found its stride

African tech in 2017 was about the normalization of market events mostly absent even a decade ago. There were acquisitions, multiple investment rounds, lots of expansion, big strategic partnerships, and some surprise failures. Africa is fast becoming home to a dynamic tech sector. Here’s a snapshot of the news that shaped that transition over the… Read more A look back at the year that the Sub-Saharan African startup scene found its stride

Commissions.ng allows Nigerians to launch e-commerce stores

Nigerian startup Commissions.ng is enabling users to start businesses selling products and services in return for commission, offering each subscriber a complete, personalised e-commerce platform that comes preloaded with items they can start selling within minutes. Fully launched in September, Commissions.ng saves subscribers the hassle of worrying about web hosting,… Source link

Technology trends that will dominate 2018 – Punch Newspapers

Ife Ogunfuwa Gadget lovers have witnessed the unveiling of new brands of smartphones and wearable such as smartwatch and fitness trackers in 2017. Regardless of whether you are a diehard tech fanatic, always after the latest devices, or a laid-back consumer, you can’t help but look forward to the tech developments and trends that lie… Read more Technology trends that will dominate 2018 – Punch Newspapers

‘Government must prioritise broadband in 2018 to lift Nigeria’

Bosun Tijani The Chief Executive Officer of the Co-Creation Hub (ccHub), Bosun Tijani, speaks to ADEYEMI ADEPETUN on the need to intensify efforts on the national broadband plan, its role as enabler bringing in FDI into Nigeria among other issues in 2018. Excerpts: CcHUB has remained a light for incubation hubs in Africa. As a stakeholder, what would you… Read more ‘Government must prioritise broadband in 2018 to lift Nigeria’

What does Google’s N13,000 smart phone offer Nigerian users – Vanguard

  What does Google’s N13,000 smart phone offer Nigerian users Vanguard In addition, the device will come pre-loaded with the latest Google apps. Vice President, Product Management at Google, Cesar Segunutpane disclosed that: “Android is the largest tech ecosystem in the world today. In nine years, it grew from one phone … and more » Source… Read more What does Google’s N13,000 smart phone offer Nigerian users – Vanguard