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Telecom stakeholders identify obstacles to 90,000km fibre project

By Abdulfatah Babatunde Stakeholders in the telecom industry have identified some obstacles likely to impede the deployment of fibre optic cables across the country. They feared that the state governments, in particular, “might truncate the Federal Government’s 90,000 kilometres cable project”. The telecom players spoke during the sixth edition of the Policy Implementation Assisted Forum […]

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Science & Technology Special Reports TeleCom

AI: Gotocourse Inc unveils G-Mind 2.0 in Ibadan

From Abdulfatah Babatunde, Ibadan A frontline digital learning platform, Gotocourse Inc. has unveiled another Artificial Intelligence (AI) product, known as G-Mind 2.0 in Ibadan, Oyo State. TheNewsZenith reports that the Chief Executive Officer of Gotocourse Inc., Dr Success Ojo, unveiled the product, on Monday. Ojo said G-Mind 2.0 “is aiming to bridge the AI divide […]

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Features/Opinion TeleCom

NCC: A Digital Enabler of the Renewed Hope Agenda

ADVERTISEMENT By Reuben Muoka In Nigeria, a young tech-savvy and upwardly mobile population is teeming, and exploring derivable benefits of digital technologies. They are propelled by rapidly expanding internet access and steady broadband penetration, currently about 43 per cent. Our digital economy is poised for significant growth, positively impacting various sectors and benefiting the nation […]

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Foreign News TeleCom

MultiChoice, Uganda sign MoU to strengthen collaboration

MultiChoice Africa Holdings (MAH) and the Ugandan Ministry of ICT and National Guidance have announced a new cooperation agreement in the form of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). TheNewsZenith reports that they signed the MoU in Johannesburg, Sout Africa, on Friday. The agreement is geared towards establishing stronger partnerships, digitalisation and enhance the local content […]

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Features/Opinion TeleCom

SIM Boxing, Unboxing a Crime Syndicate

By Suleiman Bala Bakori Boxes have many uses, and the word “box”, lends itself to diverse contexts. For “Ajala Travelers,” the box is necessary for keeping goods for their endless journeys. In literature, idiomatically, it can be said that “one has been boxed into a corner;” another might say to deal with a problem: “think […]

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TeleCom

Nigeria seeks joint regional protection of undersea cables

From Our Correspondent The Federal Government has called for a coordinated and multilateral approach by the West Africa region to protect shared telecommunications infrastructure and diversify connectivity to ensure uninterruptible connections. TheNewsZenith reports that this followed recent undersea cable cuts that challenged connectivities in many of the region’s countries. The Chief Executive Officer of the […]

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TeleCom

NIMC, NCC to enhance NIN-SIM linkage processes

From Our Correspondent The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) and the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) are collaborating to enhance processes of fast-tracking the National Identification Number and Subscriber Identification Module (NIN-SIM) linkage. Head of Media and Public Affairs of both NIMC and NCC, Ayodele Babalola and Reuben Muoka, announced the collaboration in a joint statement […]

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TeleCom

Undersea cable ruptures disrupt telecom services in ECOWAS

From Our Correspondent  Damage to submarine cables, resulting in equipment faults on the major undersea cables along the West African Coast, has negatively impacted data and fixed telecom services in West African countries. Reuben Muoka, Director of Public Affairs at the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC), said in a statement that the damage affected Nigeria, Ghana,  […]

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General TeleCom

6G evolution: prepare for opportunities, risks — NCC

By Our Correspondent The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has charged industry players in the Telecommunication sector to anticipate and prepare for opportunities and risks associated with the evolution towards 6G technology. Dr Aminu Maida, Chief Executive Officer of NCC, gave the charge at the Telecomes Industry Risk Management Conference in Lagos. TheNewsZenith reports that the […]

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National TeleCom

WRC-23: Nigeria signs updated radio regulations

From Our Correspondent Nigeria joined the rest of the World to sign the Final Act WRC-23, which constitutes a record of the decisions taken at the just concluded 2023 World Radio Communication conference. A statement from the Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC) noted that the Final Act comprised both the new and revised provisions of the […]

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