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ITU assigns frequency band for mobile broadband

The ITU World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-15) underway in Geneva has allocated frequency band for mobile broadband across the world to extend affordable service to underserved communities. WRC-15 holding at the International Convention Centre Geneva (CICG) took the key decision that will provide enhanced capacity for mobile broadband in the 694-790 MHz frequency band in ITU Region-1 covering Europe, […]

Avanti, iWayAfrica deal taps satellite broadband stakes

Nigeria heads ITU radio council

Nigeria has become the first African country to head the World Radio Communications (WRC) Council, an arm of the 150 year old International Telecommunications Union (ITU). Engr. Festus Daudu, Director Spectrum Administration at the Federal Ministry of Communications Technology, is the Nigerian who chairs the ITU’s World Radio Communications Council. Daudu in his inaugural speech […]

IDC: Nigeria, emerging markets fuel world smartphone growth in Q1 2015

Smile Telecom lands $365m to fund 4G LTE expansion

Smile Telecoms Holdings Ltd, a provider of broadband services in Nigeria says it has raised $365 million in financing to accelerate its 4G LTE Network expansion across its operations in Africa. Smile Telecoms, which owns and operates mobile wireless 4G LTE broadband networks in the 800MHz band in Nigeria, Tanzania and Uganda says the package […]

Jovago spots online hotel booking gold in Ghana

Updated: President Jonathan issues Nigeria’s Digital Dividend spectrum to Adenuga

Editor’s Note: This report has been reviewed. Please check end of story for details.  President Goodluck Jonathan has given Nigeria’s Digital Dividend spectrum gained by telcos following switchover from analogue to digital broadcasting to Dr Mike Adenuga Jnr Mr. Jim Ovia, billionaire owners of Globacom Limited and Visafone Communications Limited respectively. The Digital Dividend spectrum, which are […]

Nigeria power cuts driving diesel generator sales to $41billion by 2018, forecast says