From The Guardian findings, the process of erecting a BTS has become ensnared by bureaucracy such that it could take up to six months or more to erect a single base station. Perhaps, this should put in perspective the enormity of the logistic challenge that has entailed erecting 29,000 disparate BTS across the country including… Read more Telecoms’ challenges persist
Once again, Nigerian telcos are beating the tired drums of how services like WhatsApp calls (voice and video) and others are eating into their revenue. Apparently, those of us who buy data from your network to make voice and video calls on WhatsApp, Skype, BBM and others are costing the telcos a whopping NGN 20tn.… Read more Here’s what will happen if Nigerian telcos block WhatsApp calls
This is a very common perspective in Nigeria where I come from as a result of scam activities peddled by fast money thirsty men. Asides the popular ways of making money online like owning a lucrative gossip blog, breaking or political news blogs or being a social media overlord, every other form of online money… Read more MAKING MONEY ONLINE IS FOR SCAMMERS. PERIOD!
How many fraudulent unsolicited mails do you receive daily? While for some it’s just a few, for others, the mails come in torrents with some defying all logic. That the obvious reason behind these mails is a ploy to defraud unsuspecting Nigerians does not make it any better. Today, the world has become that of… Read more Clipping cybercrime wings in Nigeria
I could recall we never had this epic table phone but i always cherished each moment given to me to hear my uncle speak to me from the Uk over it. It was really funny because , we practically had to visit the neighborhood and wait for some minutes in anticipation for the call from… Read more Telecommunication Evolution In Nigeria With PIctures.
Following the drive to enhance whistle blowing in Nigeria, the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), has introduced a mobile application that will create a link between the general public and the anti-graft agency. Click here to view original post at www.naij.com
Nigeria’s web hosting and domain name system (DNS) industry has been tipped to witness massive growth in the year 2017. Sunday Folayan, president, Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NIRA), said his organisation is working on the possibility of hosting a local version of HTTPS to boost the country’s internet security and adoption. Click here to view… Read more HTTPS, Ng Adoption to increase this Year
With, especially, Ugandan youth facing unprecedented levels of unemployment, Byarugaba said the future will not necessarily bring jobs, because they will be eaten by technological advances. Click here to view original post at allafrica.com
This is all new, and just evolving. I have always held the belief that the Tech industry will one day have its day in the sun after Nollywood and the Music industry. The indigenous tech industry has the potential to dominate Africa and beyond just as Nollywood and the […] Click here to view original… Read more Nigeria Tech: Are we in a bubble?
The Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NIRA),the custodian of Nigeria’s .ng domain names recently announced plans to slash the cost of .ng domain names as from April this year, to mark the tenth anniversary of the body. Click here to view original post at technologytimes.ng
Technology will continue to significantly affect business models in Nigeria over and beyond the next decade. While new businesses may be quick to adopt new technologies, older businesses will need innovation and major changes in their processes to succeed in the digital economy. Click here to view original post at socialmediaweek.org
Despite infrastructure constraints, Nigerian banks have done an excellent job of helping people move money around digitally. Instant transfers between banks is still a dream even in some advanced countries. Some services provided by Nigerian banks have also started to create that kind of dependence seen with MPesa. It becomes very frustrating when security tokens… Read more Banks, technology and experience