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Episode 146: Global insights from Effective Measure CEO

Date: 27 Aug 2015
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Mobile internet penetration rises to 88 million

Despite the slow broadband penetration in the country, Nigeria still has a steady and impressive growth rate in mobile internet penetration, according to recent statistics released by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC).

By Emma Okonji 6 Aug 2015 15:49

African ICT Infrastructure Fund closes at $200 million

Convergence Partners announced the successful close of its Convergence Partners Communication Infrastructure Fund (CPCIF), with capital of over $200 million, making it one of the largest funds dedicated solely to ICT infrastructure in Africa...

29 Jul 2015 14:00



Social media impacts m-commerce business

Nigeria has been experiencing a boost in online businesses due to the massive surge in m-commerce. The rise in mobile phone traffic to online stores is incited by the overall trend of social media...

20 Jul 2015 14:06

Kirusa and Etisalat launch InstaVoice in Nigeria

Etisalat and Kirusa announced the launch of the InstaVoice service in Nigeria. With this launch, Etisalat customers can now send and receive voice messages, to and from other mobile users in Nigeria, and also across the globe.

10 Jul 2015 09:47

Team Nigeria wins 2015 global Technovation Challenge

The winning team comprised four tech savvy young girls, they collectively developed a mobile app to tackle waste disposal challenge in Nigeria, an app called, 'Discardious'.

9 Jul 2015 11:36

Mobile money transactions worth N5bn annually

The Director, Banking Supervision of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Dipo Fatokun, on Sunday said that the nation's transactions in mobile money was worth N5 billion annually...

15 Jun 2015 10:48

Ecommerce as platform for mobile phone penetration

The shift in the sales of mobile phones via e-commerce, is expected to further deepen the number of telecoms subscribers in Nigeria and Africa...

By Emma Okonji 4 Jun 2015 15:14

Nigeria fuel crisis could shut down mobile phones, operator warns

Nigeria's biggest mobile phone operator MTN has warned that its network faces shutdown due to fuel shortages that have crippled the nation...

25 May 2015 14:40

Vodacom Business Nigeria wins awards at Beacon of ICT 2015

Vodacom Business Nigeria has received yet more awards, adding ICT Infrastructure Provider of the Year (Data Centre) to its list of accolades...

30 Apr 2015 13:40

Nigerian mobile users not keen on online payment

In a new infographic by Jovago, Nigeria ranks lowest on the list for usage of mobile devices for payments in Africa...

22 Apr 2015 06:50

The mobile revolution in Africa

The influx of mobile phone has enhanced ease of access across the world - no more so than in Africa...

17 Apr 2015 15:25

Nigeria leads a mobile lifestyle - here's why that matters to brands

Nigeria, with 125 million mobile subscribers, is not just Africa's largest mobile market. It is also home to one of the most connected and engaged mobile populations on the continent...

9 Mar 2015 10:29

Eko Atlantic releases mobile app

LAGOS: The planners and developers of Eko Atlantic City have released their first mobile app for use on all new generation smart phones and tablets (Android and iOS platforms)...

By Femi Akinola 17 Feb 2015 14:47

Nigeria to have 182 million mobile users by 2019

Nigeria, which was last year declared Africa's biggest economy after overtaking South Africa, is projected to have positive outlook in its telecoms sector...

13 Feb 2015 09:13

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