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Vandalism Frustrates Nigeria’s Efforts Toward 30% Broadband Penetration – NCC

Vandalism Frustrates Nigeria’s Efforts Toward 30% Broadband Penetration – NCC

  Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has warned against vandalism of telecommunication infrastructure, stressing that the act is compromising Federal Government’s efforts toward achieving 30 per cent broadband penetration in 2018. Miss Helen Obi, the commission’s Head of Zonal Operations in Niger, said this at a one-day sensitisation programme on “Protection of Telecommunication Infrastructure” on Thursday. According to her, […]

Feature: Artificial Intelligence Is Changing The Face Of Gauteng

  Often synonymous with Hollywood blockbuster movies and technological developments of a distant future, drones have shaken off stereotypical thoughts that they only belong on the big screen. These eyes in the sky are fast emerging as tools that are transforming the delivery of services to Gauteng residents. Recently drone technology became a very real […]

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South Africa Tasks Campus Radio Stations To Explore Digital Platform

  Communications Deputy Minister Pinky Kekana has encouraged campus radio stations to expand into the digital platform and continue to churn out dynamic and informative content. Kekana made the call during a Campus Media Workshop and networking session held at the Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) headquarters in Hatfield, Tshwane, on Monday. The workshop […]

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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) […]

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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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