Data rollover ‘remains mandatory’, govt tells telcos

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The Federal Government has told phone companies that its directive on mandatory rollover of Nigerian phone subscribers' unused data remains in force.

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GSM: Nigerian watchdog hunts ‘illegal users’ of boosters

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Nigeria's telecoms watchdog says it has mounted surveillance for unlicensed users of GSM Boosters in the country.

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Nigerian ISP offers Cloud Phone with ‘Nigerian number’

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A Nigerian ISP Passage Telecom has announced plans to launch Cloud Phone “complete with Nigerian telephone numbers.” The Nigerian ISP and US tech company offering cloud communication solutions and operator for business communications systems for small businesses announced alliance targeting the local SME market. As part of the agreement, Passage Telecom is white labeling Voxox […]

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Buhari: Nigeria’s Independence logo ‘picked from Internet challenge’

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President Muhammadu Buhari said Nigerians chose the nation's Diamond Jubilee logo in an internet challenge, ahead of the October 1 National Day.

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Nigeria’s cyber police warn Tecno users of ‘security risk’

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Nigeria's cyber police have alerted of critical security risk found on Tecno phones, the popular Chinese brand in the local market.

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Suspected cyberattack on NCC ‘is routine website maintenance’

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What was today speculated to be a cyberattack on the nation's telecoms regulator has been explained as "routine website maintenance."

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Nigeria’s telecoms regulator plugs in new Digital Economy Unit

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Nigeria’s telecoms regulator has linked the recently created Digital Economy unit into the organisation’s internal structure. Technology Times checks on the website of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has now been integrated into the internal organogram of the telecoms regulatory agency.  NCC’s Digital Economy Department was created to be “principally responsible for implementing programmes and policies […]

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Online stores ‘boosting sales of sex products’

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The privacy offered by online stores is driving up sales of sex products and boosting the sexual wellness industry, a new study reveals.

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eSports market heads for $2.40b driven by ‘rising Internet users’

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Driven by a rising tribe of Internet users across the world, the esports market is forecast to reach $2.40 billion by 2024.

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Digitization driving location based advertising market, study reveals

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Location Based Advertising is on the rise thanks to growing adoption of digital technologies by today's consumers, a new study reveals.

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