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MEST eyes Nigerian tech entrepreneurs

The Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) has announced recruitment of Entrepreneurs-In-Training (EITs) from four African nations including Nigeria. MEST says that Nigerians, South Africans, Ghanaians and Kenyans and Nigerians who wish to spend a year at MEST in Accra to take part in its intensive training programme and launch their own software company, with […]

BSA: South Africa is software piracy capital of Africa

ACE undersea cable extended to tap African broadband stakes

Alcatel-Lucent Submarine Networks, the undersea cables subsidiary of Alcatel-Lucent is set to roll out Phase II of the Africa Coast to Europe (ACE) submarine cable system to serve the continent’s broadband sector. The ACE 5,000km extension will run from the Gulf of Guinea island of Sao Tomé-et-Principe to South Africa, according to the company. Alcatel-Lucent says […]

MTN Group: Why we clicked African broaband pact with Liquid Telecom

MTN Group: No deal yet with Nigeria on ₦1.04 trillion fine

  South Africa’s MTN Group has confirmed that the mobile phone giant is yet to resolve the N1.04 trillion fines imposed on its Nigerian subsidiary, MTN Nigeria, with the government of Nigeria. Technology Times had on Sunday November 1, 2015 exclusively broke the news of the N1.04 trillion fines imposed on MTN Nigeria by the […]

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

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