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GSMA appoints new chief regulatory officer

The GSM Association (GSMA) has announced the appointment of John Giusti as its new chief regulatory officer with effect from November 1, 2015. According to the organisation representing the interests of mobile operators worldwide, Giusti will be responsible for leading its public policy and industry advocacy agenda with governments, regulators, international institutions and development organisations. […]

KoboRent technology to ‘crash real estate rental costs’ in Nigeria

Nigeria’s Bassey wins ITU Telecom World 2015 Young Innovators Competition

Ogbonnaya Bassey (from Nigeria) and Ugur Can Bastik (from Turkey) have been announced by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and Intel as the winners of the of the final ITU Telecom World 2015 Young Innovators Competition challenge. The duo are expected to take part in ITU Telecom World 2015, the global ICT innovation platform for government, corporates and […]

EFCC: Nigeria, Australia to combat online scams as Internet fraudster bags six -year jail term

Report: Sponsored data gains traction among Nigerian telcos

Sponsored data, the business model where third parties companies buy mobile data from mobile phone networks for use by their consumers or employees, is on the upswing in Nigeria, a new report has shown. Sponsored data provides a useful business model for bringing mobile data to new users in emerging markets and to new device […]

MTN, Visafone, others top up for ‘generous’ Nigerian Diaspora