MTN Nigeria is telco’s top earner

Full-year results show increase in profit and growth of Fintech business.
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Starlink to land in Nigeria

The company announced in a tweet this week that the service has been launched.

Nigeria: gov’t will not interfere with the NCC’s jurisdiction

Minister of Communications and Digital Economy on record as having refuted claims the National Information Technology Development Agency would take over the role of industry regulator, the NCC.
26 Jan

AWS extends local zone footprint with Lagos launch

Resource helps AWS customers deliver distributed edge and hybrid cloud applications that require single-digit millisecond latency to consumers.

Ghana too strategic for MTN to scuttle its operations

MTN Group and its local operation refute claim by Ghana’s Revenue Authority that the company is liable for unpaid taxes of US$773-million.

SADC alliance to empower tech engineers heads West

Partnership established to roll out training equipment at tertiary institutions.

Airtel Nigeria to use US$316.7m 5G spectrum to drive growth

Company has acquired 100 MHz of spectrum in the 3500MHz band and 2x5MHz of 2600MHz from the Nigerian Communications Commission.
Dec 9, 2022

Airtel emerges as sole bidder in next round of 5G licencing in Nigeria

Nigerian Communications Commission quoted by Reuters as confirming Standard Network & Connections Limited had not paid the requisite deposit.
Dec 8, 2022

Nigeria’s IT decision makers determined to expand

58% view a shortage of personnel with IT skills as one of the main threats to business and 93% see customer experience as a priority, according to Equinix 2022 Global Tech Trends Survey.
Dec 7, 2022

OADC heightens competition in Africa’s growing datacentre market

Open Access Data Centres announces new datacentre infrastructure in SA and completes first phase of flagship 20MW datacentre in Lagos.

Liquid Intelligent Technologies deepens interest in Nigeria

Company says acceleration of digital transformation and rising demand for cloud services has made Nigeria ripe for investment.
Nov 16, 2022

Angola Cables launches Telcables unit to bolster West African connectivity

Entity will focus on connectivity and digital solution rollout in Nigeria and West Africa region.
Nov 16, 2022

Nigerian start-up unveils Omeife, touted as Africa’s first humanoid robot

Humanoid developed by Abuja-based tech start-up Uniccon Group.