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Facebook, Eutelsat to deliver Internet from space in Sub-Saharan Africa

Facebook has announced its partnership with Eutelsat to launch a satellite into orbit that will connect millions of people in Sub-Saharan Africa. According to Facebook, part of the collaboration include the development of a new satellite called AMOS-6 is going to provide internet coverage to large parts of Sub-Saharan Africa. The AMOS-6 satellite is under […]

Smile, Samsung in Nigeria’s LTE voice service on smartphone pact

Smile, Samsung in Nigeria’s LTE voice service on smartphone pact

Smile Communications Nigeria Limited, a provider of broadband service in Nigeria has joined forces with Samsung Electronics West Africa to launch its first Long Term Evolution  (LTE) voice over broadband service on smartphones. According to the companies the new product promise to offer high quality and improved voice and video communications, enabling faster, better video calls, […]

CEO: Etisalat Nigeria gained market leadership with mobile Internet

Frost & Sullivan’s recognition for MainOne unit

MainOne’s data centre business unit, MDX-I, has been recognised with the 2015 Nigerian Frost & Sullivan Award for Customer Value Leadership. Frost & Sullivan says the MainOne unit is being recognised for offering superior customer value to drive the growth of a digital economy across West Africa. MainOne commenced operations in 2010 with an undersea […]

Nigeria Technology Forecast 2015 to be launched Monday

NCC: UNN student wins broadband contest

Odonoekuma Onyebuchi Ekuma of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) has been named the winner of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) 2014 National Essay Competition on Broadband. Abdulkareem Ibraheem of the University of Ilorin was named first runner-up while Asogwa Chijioke Peter of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka came third, according to the Nigerian telecoms […]

Govt offers 14 licences for N130.5b in 2.6GHz spectrum auctions