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Data Centre Key To Improve Consumers online experience – MDXi Chief

*MDXi joins Data Centre leaders and Uptime Institute to discuss Africa’s digital transformation IT NEWS NIGERIA: West Africa’s leading data centre company, MDXi has reiterated the importance of edge data centres to enable African consumers enjoy improved online experiences with much reduced latency, while significantly reducing transit costs. The company’s General Manager responsible for its West African expansion, Gbenga Adegbiji ...

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Urgently Incorporate Digital Inclusion Into National ICT Policy – NCS Advises FG

Isaiah Onwuanumba Nigerian Computer Society (NCS) has advised the Federal Government to come up with new national ICT policy that will large population the country into the global internet ecosystem. President of the NCS, Prof. Adesola Aderounmu said this during a well address at the ongoing 27th National Conference organised by the Society at international Conference centre, University of Ibadan. ...

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2018 .NG Awards : NiRA Extends Nomination Till 30th April

IT NEWS NIGERIA: The Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA) has decided to extend the Nomination period for the 2018 .ng Awards to ensure active participation of all stakeholders.   Nomination for the .ng Awards by the general public has been extended to midnight Monday 30th April, 2018. Members of the public are invited to nominate worthy organizations based on laid ...

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Why Digital Economy Needs Strong 5G Foundation – Expert

IT NEWS NIGERIA:   5G will position service providers at the center of the digital ecosystem, said President and CEO Börje Ekholm in a keynote fireside chat at the 2018 Mobile World Congress.   Ekholm talked with Karen Tso, co-anchor of Squawk Box Europe on CNBC, during the day’s first keynote session called The Foundations of The Digital Economy.   ...

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2018 Awards: NiRA Calls For Nomination

IT NEWS NIGERIA:   Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NIRA) said it is pleased to inform the general public that the 2018 .ng Awards is scheduled to hold at 6:00pm on Friday, 27th April, 2018 in Lagos, and that nomination for the .ng Awards by the general public will commence on Friday, 16th March, 2018 and close at midnight on Friday ...

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MainOne Supports Social Media Week With Free Wifi

IT NEWS NIGERIA: MainOne Cable Company has announced that it has provided internet connectivity to participants at Social Media Week Lagos as the exclusive technology partner for the third consecutive year, according to a statement.   It added that in a partnership targeted at delivering true value to the organizers and event guests MainOne designed and installed an advanced managed ...

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NCC Bags Best Website

Phillips Consulting Nigeria ranks Nigerian Communications Commission Website the best IT NEWS NIGERIA: The Nigerian Communications Commission received a Web-Jurist Award for best performing website in the Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDA) Category 2017. The Web Jurist Assessment, an annual award event in which Organizations websites are assessed and ranked by Phillips Consulting Nigeria adjudged NCC’s Website to be the ...

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NCC Hosts Forum On Cost Based Pricing For Retail Broadband And Data Services

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) will in Lagos this week on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 host stakeholders in the telecommunications industry and the general public to a consultative forum on determination of cost based pricing for Retail Broadband and Data Services in Nigeria. This is in consistent with gthe commission’s consultative approach and stakeholders’ engagement for effective regulatory oversight of ...

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Nigeria: 2.3% .NG Websites Hosted Locally – Says Web Hosting Company, HUB8

*15% registered .ng websites often characterized by errors ‘connection time-out’ *72% revenue losses to the country   IT NEWS NIGERIA: A report on Nigeria’s domain names system (DNS) ecosystem has revealed that only 2.3 per cent of .ng websites are hosted locally why the majority are dociled overseas.   Web hosting company, HUB8, stated in its December findings that out ...

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OAU Varsity Student Bags Data Bootcamp Award

Obafemi Awolowo University Undergraduate, Adeola has won Data Science Nigeria Bootcamp Hackathon IT NEWS NIGERIA: Adeola Balogun, a young female 400-level Computer Science undergraduate from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, has won the Data Science Nigeria (DSN) bootcamp hackathon.   The bootcamp included very intensive hands-on classes, group learning sessions, and three individual hackathons, featuring a hands-on focus on ...

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