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Africa Countries Pleased With Square Kilometre Array (SKA) And AVN Projects

Africa Countries Pleased With Square Kilometre Array (SKA) And AVN Projects

  South African Science and Technology Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane says the partner countries in the African Very Long Baseline Interferometry Network (AVN) projects are happy with progress that has been made to prepare for the construction of telescopes in their respective countries. Kubayi-Ngubane addressed a media briefing shortly after opening the 5th Square Kilometre Array (SKA) […]

Google Tells U.S. Lawmakers, Mulling Options On China Services

  Alphabet Inc’s Google unit has told U.S. lawmakers it was considering “a variety of options” to offer additional services in China, but declined to detail plans for addressing Chinese censorship. The company has come under criticism after reports it was considering re-entering China’s search engine market and would comply with its internet censorship and […]

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Nigeria Gradually Emerging As Centre For Technology Innovations – Official

  Nigeria’s Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, on Friday said that Nigeria was gradually emerging as a centre for technology innovations cutting across all sectors. The minister stated this in Lagos during the “Technology As a Catalyst: Ease of Doing Business 2018 Conference’’, organised by Perchstone and Graeys, Knowledge Resources Ltd. Shittu described Nigeria as […]

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Nigeria: Telecoms Call Masking Drops By 40% – Official

  Nigeria says “call masking’’ in the country has dropped by 40 per cent. Call masking is when an international call is terminated in a country as a local number. Director Legal Services, Nigeria Communications Commission, (NCC), Yetunde Akinloye, made this known  on Thursday at the 85th Edition of the Telecom Consumer Parliament (TCP) Forum held […]

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Feature: South Africa Prepares For Digital Revolution

  Government leaders, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) doyens, academics, researchers, exhibitors and industry geeks with an interest in all things technological, recently converged in the sunny, seaside city of Durban. Their mission? To ponder the way the Fourth Industrial Revolution will reshape the way governments all over the world work, writes Nosihle Shelembe. The […]

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Nigeria To License New Broadband Providers — VP Osinbajo

  Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has announced plans by the Federal Government to expand the broadband coverage of the country through the licensing of private broadband providers.   He said this while inaugurating the Google for Nigeria event at the Landmark Centre, Lagos, on Thursday.   He said that the measure would improve the digital […]

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U.S. Energy Regulator Wants More Disclosure Of Cyber Attacks

  The U.S. government on Thursday asked power generators to disclose more information about cyber attacks amid growing concern that foreign hackers could disrupt the electric grid.   The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), an energy industry regulator, called for the power industry’s regulating body, the North American Electric Reliability Corp, to expand the rules. […]

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Nigeria Establishes Committee To Monitor Broadband Penetration

  The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it has established Broadband Implementation Committee to fast track the deployment of infrastructure to raise broadband penetration in the country.   Prof. Umar Danbatta, the Executive Vice Chairman of NCC made this disclosure at the commission’s stakeholders’engagement meeting with relevant state agencies in charge of telecommunications matters.   […]

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