Truecaller Ranks Telcos Highest Sources of Unsolicited Calls, SMS

[ad_1] By Emma Okonji Having ranked South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya and Egypt among the top 20 countries in the world being plagued by unwanted spam calls in its recent survey, Truecaller has further narrowed its survey result on industry sectors, and has ranked telecommunications companies (Telcos) as the highest sources of unsolicited spam calls in… Read more Truecaller Ranks Telcos Highest Sources of Unsolicited Calls, SMS

Nigeria: MTN Restates Commitment to List On NSE in Six Months

By Emma Okonji with Agency Report MTN Group in South Africa has reiterated its commitment to list its Nigerian subsidiary on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) in the next six months as part of the settlement of the $1 billion fine imposed on it in 2015 by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) over the failure… Read more Nigeria: MTN Restates Commitment to List On NSE in Six Months

Best African App 2017

The Best African App Award recognises the best applications successfully launched in Africa on any platform to either consumers or businesses across the continent. – Maria Ukpere Carter – SA Carter is the future of new car buying and an application that saves you money and time by getting you quotes from top South African car…… Read more Best African App 2017

Recharge card vendors, cab operators groan as mobile apps take over

[ad_1] The unceasing foray of mobile applications into the business terrain in Nigeria is giving owners of some small scale business a tough time, writes TOFARATI IGE Within five minutes, Adejoke Badru hissed more than 15 times. Her business has been experiencing a lull for some time. It was past 3pm and she hadn’t even… Read more Recharge card vendors, cab operators groan as mobile apps take over

Technology can be distracting if not checked

[ad_1] Chukwuemeka Fred Agbata Jnr. (CFA) With improvement in technology by the day, tonnes of new tech gadgets, devices, games and other related innovations to keep us informed and entertained are being developed. No doubt, one of the expectations from the improvement in technology is increased productivity. If not checked, however, the productivity of the… Read more Technology can be distracting if not checked

Modern tech, rising middle class drive cinema revival in Nigeria, Africa

[ad_1] Like the plot in an old-fashioned movie, cinemas in Africa are making a third-reel comeback after years of worrying decline. Willis Ikedum and Godwin Dixon, cinematographer for “Mummy Dearest.” In many countries south of the Sahara, digital technology, strong investment and modern theatres are bringing about a major revival of movie-going, ending years of… Read more Modern tech, rising middle class drive cinema revival in Nigeria, Africa

Tech Company to grow Nollywood penetration on more devices in Africa

[ad_1] There are plans to help broaden the availability of Nollywood video content to more people in Africa and beyond with efforts by Envivo Communications and Cisco Infinite Video Platform to enable subscriber’s access more ‘Nollywood’ and international video content on more devices. With video streaming fast becoming the norm for watching movies, shows and… Read more Tech Company to grow Nollywood penetration on more devices in Africa

Enterprise messaging is getting a lot smarter because of IM apps, social media, artificial intelligence and chatbots

[ad_1] Enterprise messaging, i.e. messages exchanged between businesses and consumers, is about to make a quantum leap into the digital world. So far, SMS was the only mobile messaging channel available to enterprises. But now, many more digital channels are emerging: apps such as Facebook Messenger, Whatsapp, Skype, Viber and more. Even voice channels are…… Read more Enterprise messaging is getting a lot smarter because of IM apps, social media, artificial intelligence and chatbots

A closer look at the capabilities and risks of iPhone X face mapping

[ad_1] On Friday Apple fans were queuing to get their hands on the newly released iPhone X: The flagship smartphone that Apple deemed a big enough update to skip a numeral. RIP iPhone 9. The shiny new hardware includes a front-facing sensor module housed in the now infamous ‘notch’ which takes an unsightly but necessary… Read more A closer look at the capabilities and risks of iPhone X face mapping