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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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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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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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MainOne’s 2018 ‘Nerds Unite’ To Headline “Radical Digital Transformation”

IT NEWS NIGERIA: MainOne has announced that the 2018 ‘Nerds Unite’ event will focus on digital disruption with the theme “Radical Digital Transformation”. The Cable Company also assed in statement that, the third edition will feature a keynote address from the author of Disrupting Africa: The Rise & Rise of African Innovation, Nnamdi Oranye supported by speakers from companies including ...

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Zinox, Brinks Get NCC Infraco Licences

The two new Infraco licencees are Zinox Technology Limited for South East and Brinks Integrated Solutions Limited for North East IT NEWS NIGERIA: The Board of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) recently approved two additional Infrastructure Company (Infraco) Licences. According to a statement signed by Tony Ojobo, Director, Public Affairs, NCC, the move is aimed at deepening broadband penetration in ...

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No Power Constraints For MainOne Data Centre – MDXI General Manager

IT NEWS NIGERIA: Though power availability in Nigeria may be the bane for other data centers and enterprises, General Manager of the MainOne Data Center subsidiary, MDXI, Mr. Gbenga Adegbiji has said that the MDXI data center is achieving almost 100% power uptime availability, with a surmountable over 90% of that power coming directly from the national grid. He stated ...

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Nigerians To Get New Data Pricing In 16 Weeks As NCC Engages Stakeholders On Appropriate Broadband Retail

IT NEWS NIGERIA: Nigerians will get new data pricing in 16 weeks as Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has commenced broad-based engagement with stakeholders on appropriate pricing for retail broadband in the country. Executive Vice Chairman of NCC , Professor Umar Danbatta revealed this at a stakeholders’ forum on the study for the determination of cost-based pricing for retail broadband and ...

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Nigeria: NITDA Repeats Call For Local Data Centres Patronage

*Today Nigeria boasts of highly reliable Tier III Data Centers *Centres certified by various international organizations and guaranteeing almost 100% availability as well as multiple layers of security *NITDA decries Continued Offshore Data Hosting, Urges IT NEWS NIGERIA: National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has again urged Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) as well as private sector organizations on the ...

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National Broadband Plan: Group Expresses Worry On 2018 Target

… urges speedy policy implementation   IT NEWS NIGERIA:   Worried about the slow rollout of broadband infrastructure across Nigeria, advocacy group, Broadband 2018 Coalition has called on the Federal Government to expedite the implementation of the country’s five year broadband plan that was developed and submitted by the presidential committee on broadband in 2013.   In a statement released ...

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