Telcos send SoS to NCC, say we are dying

Broadband companies – Tier II telecoms operators have urged the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to save the industry from imminent collapse.They also warned that factors crippling their operations could also derail the National Broadband Plan (NBP) of the federal government, if not addressed. The operators made this known when they visited Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta,… Read more Telcos send SoS to NCC, say we are dying

Ikokuonline.com Launches to be Nigeria’s Biggest eCommerce Platform for Car Parts

Ikokuonline is an ecommerce platform that claims to be an online shop for all ‘your car needs’. Ikokuonline is currently providing this service to just Port Harcout residents, with plans to expand to other states. According to the founder, “the auto parts market in Port Harcourt, can boast of at least N25million a day and… Read more Ikokuonline.com Launches to be Nigeria’s Biggest eCommerce Platform for Car Parts

Smile, Spectranet, Swift, Others The broadband Internet industry is really struggling right now

Broadband internet service providers (ISPs) are not finding it easy as Nigeria’s economy continues to hurt businesses. The lead cause in this case is that the ISPs are not making enough money to expand or improve their services while their cost of operation continues to rise. In 2016, the number of licensed ISPs dropped from… Read more Smile, Spectranet, Swift, Others The broadband Internet industry is really struggling right now

GTBank launches GTWorld, Nigeria’s first fully biometric mobile banking app

Built on the back of the bank’s customer-centric digital strategy, GTWorld (available for download from the Google Playstore for Android phones and the Apple App Store for iPhones) features biometric authentication such as facial recognition and fingerprint, which recognizes a customer and adapts to how and when they want to bank Foremost African financial institution,… Read more GTBank launches GTWorld, Nigeria’s first fully biometric mobile banking app

New Nokia 3310 Goes On Sale For N18K

The newly refurbished Nokia 3310 is now available for sale in Nigeria for N18,000, the General Manager, HMD Global, West, East and Central Africa, Joseph Umunakwe has said. “The Nokia 3310 has been available in Nigeria from the 29th of May 2017. Click here to view complete post at thewhistler.ng

MTN prepares to acquire MultiChoice Africa – owners of DSTV and GoTV

There are strong indications that telecoms giant, MTN is edging towards making an official announcement on rumored plans to acquire MultiChoice Africa and a decision could be reached as early as this month. It revealed that MTN and MultiChoice have been discussing since the last quarter of 2016 on the acquisition deal and it is… Read more MTN prepares to acquire MultiChoice Africa – owners of DSTV and GoTV

The “Silicon Valley” of Lagos is facing tough questions about its future as a tech cluster

For the past few years, the biggest question over Yaba, the old Lagos neighborhood that has grown to become Nigeria’s ground-zero for startups and techies, has been what to call it. Some settled on “YabaCon Valley”, but in truth, Yaba faces a much bigger question about its validity as a tech cluster for startups. The… Read more The “Silicon Valley” of Lagos is facing tough questions about its future as a tech cluster