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DIGITAL TV TALK: Why Booting, Account Verification Takes A While

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SPONSORED It is the wish of every pay-TV subscriber to have signal on the screen immediately the decoder is switched on. It does not happen. Instead, the television screen turns up with information on the process the decoder is going through to deliver signal. Patience wears thin. You want the signal, nothing but the signal […]

Poor Electricity Supply Affecting Operations —Intels


The General Manager of Intels Nigeria Ltd., Mr Sascha Kuehl, on Friday said that unsteady power supply was hindering smooth operation of the company. Kuehl said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Onne, Rivers State, southern Nigeria. He said the company had invested more than five billion dollars (N1.15 […]

Global investment increasing in Africa’s telecoms industry

Dr Richard Sezibera

Africa’s telecoms industry forms a vital component to the country’s economic growth, affecting all aspects of the business and social sphere. Dramatic expansion in the telecoms sector has taken place over the past five years, with a 72 per cent penetration on average in mobile subscriptions across the continent. Consequently, a huge amount of investment […]

Nokia bounces back, to re-enter mobile phone market in 2016

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Finnish telecoms network maker Nokia confirmed it might start designing and licensing mobile phone handsets under its brand name in 2016. In a statement late Monday night in Helsinki, Nokia said it was looking for a partner that would take on the manufacturing, sales, marketing and customer support for the products. The company said a […]

Subscribers applaud Glo over free minute call offer

Mike Adenuga Jr, Chairman, Globacom

Globacom has received kudos for its “one free minute call” offer to subscribers for three minute-call they make in the 200 per cent bonus airtime for calls to all networks. Subscribers who spoke on the offer said the “free minute” was commendable as it had helped them make significant savings on call cost and also […]

Nigeria active telecoms subscribers now 146m – NCC

Eugene Juwah, Executive Vice Chairman of NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on Sunday said the active lines in the nation’s telecommunications industry stood at 146,561,744 in the month of May. The commission made this known in its Monthly Subscriber Data which was obtained by NAN. NAN reports that active lines in Nigeria were 145,476,326 for the month of April. The figure […]

Telecoms Companies, Research Orgs. Join Forces


A group of 16 leading players in the field of telecommunications are joining forces to advance the development of a new air interface below 6 GHz for 5G networks. The “FANTASTIC-5G” (Flexible Air iNTerfAce for Scalable service delivery within wireless Communication networks of the 5th Generation) project will focus on boosting capacity, increasing flexibility and […]

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