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Chinese Mobile Phones Dethrone Samsung – IDC

International Data Corporation anniunced in a report recently that Chinese Mobile Phones have dethrone Samsung from  top position in India.   India is the fastest growing market for smartphones with a 14 percent annual growth in 2017. The collective share of China-based vendors reached 53 percent in 2017, compared to 34 percent a year ago. Sputnik reports that  Chinese mobile ...

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NCC Hosts 3rd Forum On Code of Corporate Governance For Telecoms Industry In Kano

IT NEWS NIGERIA:   The Nigerian Communications Commission hosts the 3rd Forum on Code of Corporate Governance for Telecommunications Industry in Kano. Consistent with its industry- wide Consultative approach at stakeholders engagement for effective regulatory oversight, the NCC today hosted a Sensitization Workshop on Code of Corporate Governance for the Telecommunications Industry with the Theme: “Telecommunications at the threshold of ...

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Usman Malah CoS to EVC/CEO NCC Bags Royal Peace Ambassador Prize Award

  IT NEWS NIGERIA: The Commonwealth Students Youth Federation for Peace honoured Mr. Usman Malah, the Chief of Staff (CoS) to the Executive Vice Chairman/ CEO of NCC, Professor Umar Garba Danbatta, with a Royal Peace Ambassador Award. The Organization described the Chief of Staff as a personality with distinguished character, humble, peaceful, focused and worthy of emulation, which informed ...

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Data Pricing: Estream Networks CEO Applauds NCC

IT NEWS NIGERIA: The Managing Director and the Chief Executive Officer, Estream Networks Ltd Muyiwa Ogungboye has applauded the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on the recent move by the commission for determination of cost based pricing for retail broadband and data services in Nigeria Ogungboye in a statement said, “I want to specifically drum support for the move that the ...

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Curbing N127bn Cybersecurity Annual Losses Via Tardigrade’s ERA Roadmap

With cyber attacks on the rise, organisations across the globe are contending with loss of reputation, loss of customers, potential financial liabilities, regulatory notification requirements and sometimes, litigation. To address this menace, however, Tardigrade, a Nollysoft’s Enterprise Risk Assessment (ERA) solution, has been identified by experts as a veritable roadmap that would provide better understanding of the cybersecurity space and ...

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Data Centre Operators Urge Strong Regulation On Local Data Hosting

IT NEWS NIGERIA:   Nigeria Data Centre operators has called on Federal Government to come up with a strong Local Data hosting regulation in the country to justify investment and reduce cost customers pay.   This was the unanimous agreement at the Nigeria Information Technology Reporters Association (NITRA)’s February 2018 Edition of the monthly interactive session themed: ‘Breakfast Meeting With ...

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NITDA Commences Registration And Licensing Indigenous IT Contractors

*NITDA has begun Registration and Licensing of all Indigenous Information Technology Contractors in Nigeria IT NEWS NIGERIA: National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has announced in statement today that it has begun Registration and Licensing of all Indigenous Information Technology (IT) Contractors in Nigeria. According to a statement signed by Director General/CEO, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, “NITDA would like ...

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Opeke, Coker, Nnamani To Brainstorm @NITRA Breakfast Meeting

*The Theme: Data Centre Operation In Nigeria: Impacts, Benefits And Challenges In a Knowledge Economy IT NEWS NIGERIA: Chief Executive Officers of Nigeria’s leading Data Centre Service providers- MainOne, Medallion Communications, and Rack Centre will be guests to the Nigeria Information Technology Reporters Association (NITRA)’s February 2018 Edition of the monthly interactive session with ICT industry helmsmen tagged: ‘Breakfast Meeting ...

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NCC Berths 91st Consumer Outreach Programme In Mangu, Plateau State

IT NEWS NIGERIA: In keeping with the Commission’s mandate of educating consumer, the Commission held the 91st Edition of its Consumer Outreach Programme (COP) in Mangu, Plateau State, under the theme: Information and Education as Catalyst for Consumer Protection The NCC’s Deputy Director Consumer Affairs Bureau, Ismail Adedigba, who represented the Director Consumer Affairs Bureau, Abdullahi Maikano, stated that the ...

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