Category: IT & Telecoms News

Everythings you need to know about the MTN Innovation Awards 2017

Solomon King receives his award from the guest of honor, ICT Minister Hon Nyombi Thembo during the MTN Innovation Event gala at the Kampala Serena Hotel on November 14th, 2015. Advertisement  In 2015, MTN Uganda started a platform known as the MTN Innovation Awards in order to recognize individuals and organizations that were enabling the…

NCC Receives ITU Award

Other Nigerian Innovators: Ubalua, Awosika and Ucheaga too The International Telecommunication Union, (ITU) has said it is proud to honour The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) for it’s commitment and participation – remarkable expressions that make NCC a “valuable partner at ITU Telecom World events. This statement is contained in a certificate of appreciation signed by…

Increased focus on pricing needed in the telco sector in Africa

Increased focus on pricing needed in the teleco sector in Africa. Moves to ensure fair competition and to examine pricing in the telecommunications sector is increasing in key mobile phone jurisdictions on the African continent. The issue of high data costs has recently been under the spotlight in South Africa and that the Competition Commission’s inquiry…

Nigerian Government ToExpand Digital Governance Platform-Communications Minister

The Minister ofCommunications, Barr. Abdur-Raheem Adebayo Shittu today  in Abuja said efforts areon to expand the number of Data Centres in the country as part ofgovernment’splan to expand its presence on a digital platform, 1-gov.net. The platform, apartfrom consolidating existing government ICT infrastructure, it also enables MDAsto exchange data in a seamless manner while allowing each other…

WASU Parliament Visits NCC, Says NCC is a Leading Regulator in Africa

– Honoured Ojobo with Distinguished “Icon of Societal Development Award”.The Parliament of the West African Students Union, WASU – an organisation formed in London 1925 by Oladipo Solanke, a Nigerian studying in Britain – yesterday paid a historic visit to the Nigerian Communications Commission Head Office to present the award of DISTINGUISHED “Icon of Societal…