Category: IT & Telecoms News

NCC contributes about 9.5% to Nigeria’s GDP in the second quarter of 2017 says Danbatta

To demonstrate the resilience of the telecommunication sector even in the face of challenging economic climate, Danbatta stayed that the sector contributed about 9.5% to Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product in the second quarter of 2017 and credited the Nigerian telecom consumers with the successes recorded because of their patronage. The rise in the tempo and…

Ericsson Group Visits NCC, Expresses Interest to harness the vast potentials of the market in the Nigerian 

Top management staff of  Ericsson – a multinational technology and networking services and equipment company, headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden – recently paid a courtesy visit to the Nigerian Communications Commission. The Ericsson team was led by Shitlesi Makkhofane, Head Government and Industry Relations of Ericsson Group; and  Peter Olusoji of Ericsson Nigeria, was received on…

‎Experts calls for commercialization of science, technology products

………Getting government regulatory agencies and research institutes to work hard is the way to go. Government agencies, research experts and corporate bodies have pushed for the full commercialization of science and technology products produced by Nigerians. That was the consensus reached yesterday at the breakout session on Commercialization of Science and Technology Products organized by the Ministry of Science and Technology…

Advertisement A new report by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) says online, mobile and digital currency payment systems are set to overtake credit and debit cards as the most popular ways to pay in e-commerce worldwide by 2019. The share of credit and debit cards in global payments is expected to…

NCC, Nigerian SMEs bag awards at ITU Telecom World 2017

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and three Nigerian Small and Medium Enterprises won several awards at the just concluded International Telecommunications Union (ITU) Telecom World 2017, Busan, South Korea. NCC was named the most Valuable Partner by the ITU for its commitment and participation at the events over the years.  The NCC was also awarded…

Over $60 Billion Invested in Nigeria’s ICT Sector- Shittu

The Minister of Communications, Barrister Abdur-Raheem Adebayo Shittu has said that over $60 billion US dollars have been invested in the ICT sector since the year 2001 when digital mobile services were launched because the global attention returned to Nigeria as the country with the highest potential for investment. This was contained in a press…