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.
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
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
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?
In Nigeria, the revolution is moving at a progressive pace. Suffice to say that a movement that started in Yaba is now gradually expanding and finding roots in other places across the country. So we made a comprehensive list of tech hubs from across Nigeria. The sheer number outside Lagos might shock you. Click here… Read more The definitive list of tech hubs in Nigeria
The need to become less dependent on imported products has never been more critical than now that our major import which is crude oil has been on a free fall in the global market and making our currency the most unstable, resulting in a current exchange rate of N485 to $1 (at parallel market) and… Read more CONSUMER TECH Spotlight | What hope for Made-in-Nigeria phones?
According to NCC’s head of Enforcement Unit, Salisu Abdu, the commission had issued this directive to all telecom operators since November 2016 to stop their representatives from registering SIM cards in the open, under umbrellas and kiosks. This directive was intended to be effected as from February 1, 2017. Click here to view complete post… Read more Due to new NCC regulation, umbrella and kiosk SIM registrations are about to become a thing of the past
The smaller screens are where the action is – banks have been marketing their mobile apps aggressively over the past few years, and now collectively claim that 11 million customers have adopted this channel. This adoption of the mobile phone for banking marks the fastest and most pervasive technology adoption in the history of banking.… Read more Is it all over for internet banking?
Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA), managers of .ng, the country’s code Top Level Domain (ccTLD), has taken down the website of India-based .ng ccTLD Accredited Registrar, DomainKing over customers’ complaints. DomainKing customers had contacted NiRA via emails and phone calls to complain about the company’s failure to render them services even after they’ve made the… Read more NiRA takes down DomainKing website over customers’ complaints
Few days ago, Don Jazzy and Dele Odufuye, Managing Director & CEO of Tsaboin, launched a free Wi-Fi Internet service in Lagos known as Flobyt. Swift Networks Limited has also gone on to launch a similar service. Called RED CHEETAH, the broadband Wi-Fi service is completely free of charge and has no download limits. It… Read more Swift Networks launches free broadband Wi-Fi service in Lagos
Did you know that 1 gigabyte of data represents almost 18 percent of the average African’s monthly income? African governments are literally holding back African citizens from the true reach and potential of the internet. So, we need private individuals to provide these internet services. Click here to view complete post at www.konbini.com
It looks like the telecommunications providers have resumed their data wars. you will remember when they were at their highest last year; during that period, all the networks kept slashing the price of their data. Up until the period when the Nigerian Communications Commission decided to increase the price of data. All of a sudden,… Read more New data subscription: Glo and Etisalat launch midnight plans