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Nigerian telecoms investment exceeds $68b

Despite the economic challenges facing the country, Nigerian telecoms investments has crossed the $68 billion mark at July this year. This figure was disclosed at the ITU Telecom World 2016 held last week in Bangkok, Thailand, when Dr. Hamadoun Toure, the immediate past Secretary General of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), delivered a keynote speech […]

Uncovered: Nigerian telecoms Blietkrig as regulator unbans ‘Big Three’

Unprecedented: Watchdog imposes N1.4 trillion fine on MTN Nigeria

Professor Umar Danbatta, the new chief of Nigeria’s telecoms industry watchdog, has approved punitive sanctions totaling one trillion and forty billion naira (N1.04 trillion) against MTN Nigeria, over alleged breach of SIM registration rules by the mobile phone company, Technology Times has authoritatively confirmed. Technology Times checks reveal exclusively that the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) […]

Facebook: MTN Nigeria hits 3 million fans mark, retains lead

New CTO chief, Shola Taylor promises ‘improved access to ICTs’

Shola Taylor, the reputed Nigerian telecoms engineer, who has been appointed the secretary-general of the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO), has promised that on his watch, the body will pursue improved access to ICTs by member countries. Nigeria is a key member of CTO, an international treaty organisation headquartered in London. Following the announcement of his […]

Shola Taylor: CTO to strengthen coordination role for ICTs in Commonwealth”

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