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Episode 171: Agency focus - The Fixer Company

Date: 21 Apr 2016
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How scalable cloud enables African online retail innovation's complete product and customer data intelligence sits in the cloud...

18 Apr 2016

Abuja, Nigeria becomes Uber's 400th city to launch

Abuja has become the 400th city in Uber's growing global network. With the launch of Uber, an innovative technology platform, Abuja joins the list of smart transportation hubs in Africa...

24 Mar 2016

MTN says still in talks with Nigerian officials over fine

Telecom giant MTN on Friday insisted negotiations were ongoing with Nigerian authorities to settle a record $3.9bn fine imposed for failing to disconnect unregistered subscribers...

14 Mar 2016

Top three free video editing apps for smartphones

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By Nkem Ndem V 2 Mar 2016

MTN pays USD250m in Nigeria fine dispute

Telecoms giant MTN said on Wednesday it had paid $250 million to the Nigerian government in a dispute over a $3.9-billion fine imposed last year for failing to disconnect unregistered users...

25 Feb 2016

The mobile Internet is transforming the way that Nigeria does business

With sub-US$50 smartphones on the way, rapid improvements to telecom infrastructure, and the availability of affordable cloud applications, the mobile Internet is rapidly transforming the way that Nigeria does business...

24 Feb 2016

The TagPay digital banking platform receives a Kalahari Award

Tagattitude, the innovative French FinTech, has won a Kalahari Award for its digital banking platform, TagPay at the 6th Remittance and Mobile Money Expo, held in Lagos, Nigeria...

19 Feb 2016

Mobile phone users in Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya hit 700 million

The profile of mobile phone subscriptions in Africa, especially the sub-Saharan (SSA) region has increased tremendously. According to reports, mobile phone subscriptions are now...

By Adeyemi Adepetun 18 Feb 2016

MTN Nigeria selects Gemalto for rollout of GSMA Mobile Connect authentication service

Gemalto has been selected to provide its LinqUs Mobile ID platform to MTN Nigeria. This new project, operated for MTN in SaaS mode by Gemalto Allynis Services...

12 Feb 2016

Visafone acqusition - We'll meet Etisalat in court - MTN

MTN Nigeria said it is ready to meet Etisalat Nigeria in court over its acquisition of Visafone Communications Limited...

By Chima Akwaja 10 Feb 2016

MTN Nigeria's legal battles pile up

Abu Dhabi headquartered telecoms company Etisalat is suing MTN for the second time in under a year in Nigeria. Etisalat confirmed to Bloomberg that it is suing MTN...

9 Feb 2016

Govt rejects MTN's out-of-court settlement offer

The federal government has disowned the out of court settlement offer by telecoms firm MTN over the $3.4bn fine slammed on it in December last year...

By Zakariyya Adaramola 27 Jan 2016

Phone subscribers increase to 152.1 million

Active lines in the country increased to over 152 million in the month of November 2015, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said...

19 Jan 2016

Fine doesn't keep MTN Nigeria down

The raging dispute between MTN and Nigerian authorities - now being battled out in court - has not made the cellphone giant shy about expanding in Africa's most populous country...

By Asha Speckman 11 Jan 2016

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