NCC develops numbering plan for telephone networks

The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) says it has developed National Numbering Plan (NNP) to set up uniform numbering scheme for easy calls to subscribers and operators. It said the NNP would provide a uniform dialing procedure for local, national long distance, international calls and calls to emergency, special services, independent of where the call was… Read more NCC develops numbering plan for telephone networks

Cameroon’s Crackdown Is Creating Internet Refugees

The internet blackout and accompanying violence is creating internet refugees, as anglophone Cameroonians undertake perilous journeys dodging checkpoints and roving police gangs into francophone regions in order to acquire internet access – “I am a refugee in my own country” notes one anonymous community manager. Internet access is no longer considered a luxury, with many… Read more Cameroon’s Crackdown Is Creating Internet Refugees

Nigeria’s mobile phone technicians ‘make N40 billion monthly’

Mr Apara Kehinde Ige, National President of AMCODET tells Technology Times in an exclusive interview in Lagos that members of the umbrella body of mobile technicians nationwide are raking growing revenue from fixing mobile phone handsets and allied devices for the nation’s growing mobile phone users. Click here to view complete post at technologytimes.ng

So you think your octa core can beat the quad core? Think again.

Every time you look at smartphone’s specifications, you find that processors are labelled either dual core, quad core, octa core or deca core. These names indicate the number of cores available. However, more cores does not necessarily translate to more power, there are a lot more considerations. We will go through the major types of… Read more So you think your octa core can beat the quad core? Think again.

N541.8 billion debt: Three Nigerian banks set to take over Etisalat

Despite the intervention of the Nigerian Communication Commission, NCC, to broker a peaceful resolution between Etisalat Nigeria and a consortium of banks, it appears the effort may not have yielded a truce, as the banks are set to take over the telecoms firm today (Wednesday), PREMIUM TIMES learnt The consortium of some foreign and Nigerian… Read more N541.8 billion debt: Three Nigerian banks set to take over Etisalat

Rumoured Tecno Phonepad will come with 7-inch Screen, fingerprint sensor and possibly 3GB RAM

Are our phones getting smarter or computers simply getting smaller? The thing is, these days, our computers have not only moved away from desktop to laptops but our laptops have also shredded most of its parts like the CD ROM, RJ45 and VGA Ports – in fact, it has further reduced its size by introducing… Read more Rumoured Tecno Phonepad will come with 7-inch Screen, fingerprint sensor and possibly 3GB RAM

Mobile Internet Prices In Nigeria Are Dropping, So Why Are Its User Numbers Falling Too?

At the start of last year, Nigeria seemed on course to clock an important milestone: hitting 100 million mobile internet users. But that’s no longer the case. New data from the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) shows a steady decline the country’s internet user numbers, despite a fall in mobile internet data prices. Since mid-2016, mobile… Read more Mobile Internet Prices In Nigeria Are Dropping, So Why Are Its User Numbers Falling Too?