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Nigeria Achieves 33% Broadband Penetration February – Danbatta

IT NEWS NIGERIA: The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta has revealed that the country achieved 33% broadband penetration as at the end of February this year. Danbatta was speaking in Abuja Thursday when the Executive Management of Bharti Airtel Group paid a courtesy visit to the Commission. “Nigeria already achieved 33% broadband penetration ...

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Broadband Challenges: NCC, ALTON To Brainstorm @ NITRA Forum

IT NEWS NIGERIA:   All is now set for the Fourth and last in the series of this year’s Nigeria Information Technology Reporters’ Association (NITRA) Quarterly Forum billed for December 14, 2018, at the CitiHeight Hotel, Opebi Link, Ikeja, Lagos. NITRA, under the supervision of the Nigerian Union of Journalists, is an umbrella body for journalists reporting information and communications ...

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Broadbased Communications Bags 2018 Telecom Wholesale Company Award

IT NEWS NIGERIA:   Broadbased Communications Ltd has won the Telecom Wholesale Company of the year 2018 Award at the Nigeria Tech Innovation and Telecom Awards 2018 held on Friday 12th October 2018 organized by Association of Telecom Companies of Nigeria (ATCON). Broadbased Communications operates a non- compete, non-discriminatory, open access Metropolitan Fiber Optic Network covering all the major business ...

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Nigeria 30% Broadband Target: End in Sight to Right of Way Issues?

*Nigerian Government insists it is possible to hit 8% broadband in 6 months and that 54 million citizens must have access to high speed internet by year end   Isaiah Onwuanumba Apex industry regulator, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has revealed that there is a solution in sight to the lingering Right-of-Way issues in the country and insists that 30% oof ...

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Tejas Networks Unfolds ICT Products Plan For Nigeria Market

IT NEWS NIGERIA: Tejas Networks Limited, a global optical & data networking company of Indian origin with over 400,000 products deployed in over 65 countries around the world, has unfolded its grand plan for the Nigerian market. Mr. Arnob Roy, Co-founder, Tejas Networks Limited, elaborated on the company’s plans while speaking on the sidelines of the 4th Indo-African ICT Expo, ...

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Indo-Africa ICT Expo 2018 : India’s First 4G LTE Telecom System Berths In Lagos

IT NEWS NIGERIA: Vihaan Networks Limited (VNL), a leading global telecom equipment manufacturer, today announced the launch of its LTE based communication portfolio for the African markets in Lagos. . The products are being showcased for preview at the Indo-Africa ICT Expo 2018, Lagos, Nigeria, at booth numbers 3B &4B, Eko Hotel & Suites. The rugged systems have been designed ...

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Internet Access: Poor Terrestrial Fibre Links Major Bottlenecks In Nigeria, Others

IT NEWS NIGERIA:   Experts at the Africa Session of the International Telecoms Week conference in far away Chicago have described terrestrial fibre constraints as the mother of all bottlenecks hindering increased Internet penetration on the continent. During his presentation on the theme “Enabling Content on the African Continent”, Chief Executive Officer of research firm, Xalam Analytics, Guy Zibi analyzed ...

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MainOne Secures Operations License In Cote D’Ivoire

MainOne says its  West Africa expansion gets boost with Cote D’Ivoire license   IT NEWS NIGERIA: MainOne announced today it has secured a license to expand national and international connectivity services in Cote D’Ivoire, according to a statement. It added that the C1B license, received from Minister Bruno Koné, the country’s Minister for Communication, Digital Economy and Postal Services, will ...

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MainOne CEO Highlights Data Centre Hosting, Cloud investment At TMT Finance Africa 2018

IT NEWS NIGERIA:   Chief Executive Officer of MainOne, Funke Opeke has highlighted the opportunity for increased investment in shared fiber network infrastructure and data center and cloud computing infrastructure in Africa. This, she said was key to further unlocking the gains in the digital transformation of the continent. She spoke at the 2018 TMT Finance Africa Conference, a forum ...

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