Category: IT & Telecoms News

At NCC: Nwokike takes over from Tony as director of public affairs

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has appointed Nnamdi Nwokike as director of its public affairs. Nwokike’s appointment follows the retirement of Tony Ojobo who attained the mandatory age of 60 years. Prior to this new position, Nwokike, 58, was the director, corporate strategy planning and risk management of the NCC. His appointment took effect from…

Mobile money: Telcos to deploy one million airtime agents

Five Nigerian network operators have pledged to deploy over one million airtime agents for mobile money services in the country. The Global System for Mobile communication operators said they would leverage their mobile base, integrated identity systems and distribution network to offer financial services to Nigerians. During the inauguration of a financial inclusion committee made…

UBA Group Deploys AI-Powered Callback Technology For Instant Customer Response

  (Photo Courtesy: Guardian Nigeria) United Bank of Africa Group, (UBA) is going above and beyond the legacy banking systems to omni channel marketing and social media lead generation, meeting its customers where they are – on websites, email, social networks, and cross-device platforms.   UBA Group is taking advantage of AI-powered systems that even…

MTN Nigeria, Lumos Launch Mobile Electricity Solution

Telecommunications giant MTN Nigeria has partnered with Lumos, a world renowned solar architect to launch mobile solar electricity systems for the benefit of families and businesses around the West African country.   Marketed as Lumos Mobile Electricity Service, powered by MTN, the solution promises to be a catalyst for growth, poised to improve the daily…

Nokia Expands Fixed Wireless Access FastMile Portfolio to Deliver More Bandwidth to People

Nokia is introducing new Fixed Wireless Access products to help operators accelerate ultra-broadband deployments and deliver more bandwidth to people sooner. The enhanced portfolio includes new FastMile high-gain outdoor receivers and indoor gateways that are easy to install and significantly enhance the ultra-broadband experience for customers.   Mobile operators invested in 4G to bring broadband…