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Regulators step up process to close 9mobile sale

egulators have stepped up plans to close the ongoing sale of 9mobile, raising hopes for the fortune of the fourth largest mobile phone company by subscriber base in Nigeria. Technology Times learnt that the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) that regulates the telecoms industry has opened talks with Teleology Holding Limited that emerged preferred bidder for […]

Minister: President approves call monitoring of mobile operators

Nigeria dials moderate mobile phone growth amid ‘flat’ African trends

Nigeria, one of Africa’s biggest smartphone market recorded modest performance as the continent’s mobile phone market in Q1 2018, according to technology research and consulting firm, International Data Corporation (IDC). Africa’s overall mobile phone market remained flat in Q1 2018 although smartphone shipments declined for the second successive quarter, according to IDC’s Quarterly Mobile Phone […]

Airtel Nigeria ‘still in 5G race’

IDC: Algerian mobile phone brands rise in wake of import freeze

Locally-made mobile phone brands in Algeria are now growing following a government policy that restricted the importation of devices, which is now encouraging assembling in the country, the International Data Corporation (IDC) has announced.   Algeria’s mobile phone market recovered from an extremely turbulent 2017 to post strong growth for the first three months of […]

Nigeria’s Tomi Davies named among 100 Most Influential Africans by New African Magazine

VOLTE market revenue to hit $280b by 2021, study says

VoLTE (Voice over LTE) will account for more than $280 billion in annual service revenue by the end of 2021, according to a new study on the technology. VOLTE technology allows a voice call to be placed over an LTE network, enabling mobile operators to reduce reliance on legacy circuit-switched networks and has been rolled […]

Nigeria’s Tomi Davies named among 100 Most Influential Africans by New African Magazine