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NCC, NITDA Showcase Nigeria @ITU World 2017 In Korea

…seek more investment IT NEWS NIGERIA: International Telecommunications Union (ITU) event tagged ITU World 2017 begins today in  Busan, South Korea. ITU is United Nation’s telecommunication arm. The event is a gathering of highest decision makers in telecoms across the globe. Nigerian delegates is led by the Minister of Communications Adebayo Shittu, EVC/CEO of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) Prof ...

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Ogwashi-Uku, Delta State Hosts NCC CONSUMER CONVERSATION Forum

IT NEWS NIGERIA: Consistent with the spirit of the key drivers of the declaration of 2017 as the Year of the Nigerian Telecom Consumer, the train of the Consumer Conversation forum piloted by the Port Harcourt Zonal Office of the Nigerian Communications Commission arrived Ogwashi-Uku, Delta State recently to engage a section of the telecom consumers in a special conversation. ...

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Nigeria Telecoms Regulator Remits N133.4bn To Govt Account

IT NEWS NIGERIA: Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has announed that it has remitted a total sum of N133,426,062,786 to the consolidated revenue fund of the Federal Government in the last two years, according to a statement.     A statement signed Wednesday by Director of Public Affairs at NCC, Tony Ojobo, also added that although NCC’s primary role is not ...

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Google Launches Ice 2 Smartphone In Nigeria Today

IT NEWS NIGERIA: Google has Launched Ice 2, an affordable smartphone for Nigeria market in Lagos today. IT NEWS NIGERIA gathered that the device designed specifically for the Nigerian market is the latest Google. Recently, Sundar Pichai, the Chief Executive Officer of Google, is quoted as drawing attention to the new phone.   The deivce is expected to have a ...

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Meet World’s First $1000 Mobile Device, iPhone 8

IT NEWS NIGERIA:   Apple Inc. has unveiled the long awaited iPhone 8. The latest device is said to boast of face recognition and wireless charging technology. Most importantly, it marks the entry of over $1000 device in global mobile market.   IT NEWS NIGERIA gathered that the names will be iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus.   ...

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Nigerian Lawmaker Says Mobile Phones Not For Children

IT NEWS NIGERIA:   A House of Representatives member, Rep. Joan Mrakpor (Delta-PDP) has cautioned against the purchase of cell phones for kids especially those in primary schools.   Mrakpor told newsmen on Wednesday in Abuja that parents should ensure that their children or wards do not take phones to schools as it would serve as a form of distraction. ...

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Nigerian Telecoms Sector: Reforms and New Policies Will Enable Sustained Growth

CONTRIBUTED:   The liberalisation of the Nigerian telecommunications sector almost two decades ago, catalysed and opened up the sector to local and foreign direct investment (FDI) estimated at over $68 billion as at November 2016. Telecommunications is currently considered a key sector that contributes to economic growth and one that can help lift Nigeria out of recession.   It has ...

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Renmoney Launches Bundled Offer Financing Initiative With Smile Communications

IT NEWS NIGERIA:   RenMoney, the simple money solutions company recently announced the launch of a flexible financing initiative in partnership with Smile Communications Nigeria Limited, the leading mobile broadband telecommunications service provider.   This initiative offers everyone the opportunity to own a Smile 4GLTE device that includes a data plan, especially for individuals and families.   This unique collaboration ...

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9Mobile Regrets Service Disruption, To Resolve Outage Soon

IT NEWS NIGERIA:   Emerging Markets Telecommunication Services Ltd. (EMTS), trading as 9mobile announced today it regrets service disruption at one of its data centre and efforts are underway to resolve it.   This is according to a statement signed by Ibrahim Dikko, Vice President, Regulatory & Corporate Affairs, at 9mobile.   Dikko noted that “9mobile would like to inform ...

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9Mobile Engineers Battle Downtime as Subscribers Groan

9Mobile quality of service (QoS) has fallen short of subscribers’ expectations as the Telecommunications Company experienced service disruptions in parts of Lagos State.   Investigations indicate the network started showing signs of downtime late evening, Thursday, last week, in some parts of Island- Ajah, VGC, Victoria Island and on the Mainland- Oshodi, Okota and GRA (Ikeja) and Alausa,.   As ...

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