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Glo subscribers first to own iPhone 6 in Nigeria

Apple's new offering, iPhone 6 (L) and iPhone 6 Plus (R)

Globacom, Nigeria’s national telecom carrier, has become the first Nigerian operator to officially sell iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in Nigeria. The operator’s flagship outlet was open at midnight on Friday, November 14 2014, offering buyers the opportunity to be among the very first set of Nigerians to own the devices. A number of […]

MTN, Airtel, others promise better GSM service quality

Eugene Juwah, NCC Boss

Mr Wale Goodluck, MTN’s Corporate Service Executive, has assured Nigerians that the network would soon improve on its service quality. Goodluck made the assertion at the 76th Telecoms Consumer Parliament organised by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) in Lagos on Thursday. He said at the event tagged “Data Service Delivery: The Way Forward”, the poor […]

Vodafone profits plunge in new report


Vodafone’s profits plunged in the first half, hit by much lower one-off tax gains and costs linked to a series of acquisitions, the British mobile phone giant said on Tuesday. Net profit dived 70 percent to £5.422 billion ($8.589 billion, 6.910 billion euros) in the six months ending September 30, compared with the equivalent period […]

Telecom masts do not pose any health threat, says NCC

A telecoms base station

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has stated that telecommunication masts erected in residential areas pose no threat to human health. This assertion was stated by the Director, Consumer Affairs, Mrs Maryam Bayi during the NCC’s 68th edition of consumer outreach programme held on Sunday in Sokoto. She noted that there were no dangers in erecting […]

NCC committed to protecting telecom consumers, says Official

Eugene Juwah, NCC Boss

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is fully committed to the protection of telecom consumers in Nigeria against unfair practices by service providers, the Director, Consumer Affairs, Mrs Maryam Bayi, has said. NAN reports that Bayi stated this during the NCC’s 68th edition of consumer outreach programme held on Sunday in Sokoto. At the programme themed: […]

Microsoft makes Office free to rival mobile platforms

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

Microsoft announced Thursday it was making its Office software suite available for free to users of rival mobile operating systems from Apple and Google. Users of Apple iPads and other devices and those with Android tablets will be able to use the apps to store documents without a subscription, Microsoft said. The software includes the […]

Adenuga, Glo Sweep ICT Awards

Mike Adenuga Jr, Chairman, Globacom

West Africa’s major telecoms operator, Globacom and its enterprising Chairman, Dr. Mike Adenuga Jr.(GCON) won five awards at the 2014 African Information and Communications Technology Awards (AFRICTA) held at the Eko Hotel and Suites over the weekend. Dr. Adenuga was adjudged the African ICT Man of the Decade for his pan-African ICT investment vision, humaneness […]

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