Airtel rolls out 4G network

The Managing Director, Airtel Nigeria, Mr Segun Ogunsanya, has said the telecommunications company rolled out Fourth Generation (4G) wireless mobile telecommunications technology in Nigeria. “Airtel and ZTE’s collaboration to roll out 4G service plan in Nigeria will dramatically improve mobile internet experience for telecommunications consumers across the country. Click here to view complete post at… Read more Airtel rolls out 4G network

AfriOne launches first Nigerian-made smartphones

Headquartered in Lagos, AfriOne serves as a pioneer in the manufacture and assembly of high-end communication technology in the African space. The assembly plant is expected to be inaugurated by Governor of Lagos State Akinwunmi Ambode along with the founder and CEO of the company, Sahir Berry, Roheen Berry (MD, Contec Global), Hemang Kapur (AfriOne… Read more AfriOne launches first Nigerian-made smartphones

Africa: Mobile Subscriptions Hits 1 Billion Soon

The continued rollout of 3G and 4G networks, as well as an influx of low-cost smartphones, is changing the face of the African telecoms market by making the latest mobile innovations accessible and available to African citizens. In light of the continent’s often underdeveloped broadband infrastructure, this is particularly significant as it finally brings African… Read more Africa: Mobile Subscriptions Hits 1 Billion Soon

Telcos Decries High Tower Rentals Cost, Data Tariff

High cost of tower rental as well as unregulated data price have conspired to hobble internet service delivery, according to some telecommunications operators and internet service providers. Tower rental is a business strategy adopted by telecommunications industry where telecommunications infrastructure companies own and maintain towers and allow operators to use at a fee which are… Read more Telcos Decries High Tower Rentals Cost, Data Tariff

Seven ways mobile phones have changed lives in Africa

A little over a decade ago there were about 100,000 phone lines in Nigeria, mostly landlines run by the state-owned telecoms behemoth, NITEL. Today NITEL is dead, and Nigeria has close to 100 million mobile phone lines, making it Africa’s largest telecoms market, according to statistics by the Nigerian Communications Commission. Click here to view… Read more Seven ways mobile phones have changed lives in Africa