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Emergency Communication Centres in 36 states ready soon, says NCC

Emergency Communication Centres in 36 states ready soon, says NCC

Mr Nixus! January 19, 2018 0

Director, Technical Standards, NCC, Dr Fidelis Onah The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says the Emergency Communication Centres across the 36 states of the federation will soon be completed. The Director, Technical Standards, NCC, Dr

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Canon showcases cutting edge technology for the broadcast, cinema industry at CABSAT 2018

Canon showcases cutting edge technology for the broadcast, cinema industry at CABSAT 2018

Mr Nixus! January 19, 2018 0

Canon showcased its latest industry-leading innovations at CABSAT 2018, the leading broadcast, satellite and creative media event in the Middle East and Africa region. The leader in imaging solutions also provided visitors with the

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NCC to develop new pricing structure for broadband, data services

NCC to develop new pricing structure for broadband, data services

Mr Nixus! January 18, 2018 0

NCC Building Ahead of the revolution expected to happen when broadband services become more ubiquitous in the country, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is to develop a new and proper pricing structure for high

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ISPs market shrinks as operators lose 60% earnings to tower, connectivity charges

ISPs market shrinks as operators lose 60% earnings to tower, connectivity charges

Mr Nixus! January 18, 2018 0

Except urgent measures are taken, the Internet Service Providers (ISPs) market in Nigeria, which has been on a steep decline, may eventually collapse. Already, 90 per cent of ISPs in the country have gone

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Facebook, Twitter, YouTube pressed over terror content

Facebook, Twitter, YouTube pressed over terror content

Mr Nixus! January 17, 2018 0

Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube were pressed in Congress Wednesday over their reliance on artificial intelligence and algorithms to keep their powerful platforms clear of violent extremist posts. In a Senate Commerce Committee hearing, executives

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Tecno Mobile launches first full-screen display smartphone

Tecno Mobile launches first full-screen display smartphone

Mr Nixus! January 17, 2018 0

Tecno Tecno mobile phone brand under the Transsion Holdings, has released its first frameless full-screen display smartphone, known as TECNO CAMON CM.   The device is the latest in the CAMON Series family and

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Truecaller introduces new features

Truecaller introduces new features

Mr Nixus! January 17, 2018 0

Truecaller has launched Backup for Android, a new feature which allows users to backup and restore their contacts, call history, block list and settings to Google Drive. Every day hundreds of thousands of Truecaller

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‘Nigeria needs cheaper 4G handsets to deepen broadband penetration’

‘Nigeria needs cheaper 4G handsets to deepen broadband penetration’

Mr Nixus! January 17, 2018 0

Spectranet Office Nigeria’s quest to meet and surpass the 30 per cent broadband penetration target set for 2018, would among others, require the adoption of cheaper but stronger 4G/LTE and VOLTE handsets.   Spectranet,

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‘Airtel, nTel get more Internet subscriptions in Q3 2017’

‘Airtel, nTel get more Internet subscriptions in Q3 2017’

Mr Nixus! January 17, 2018 0

ntel The duo of Airtel and nTel raked in the highest number of Internet subscriptions in the third quarter, 2017.     According to the Nigeria Bureau Statistics (NBS) report for Q3, 2017, released last

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All set for WCF forum in Geneva

All set for WCF forum in Geneva

Mr Nixus! January 17, 2018 0

Geneva. Photo: euruni Communications experts, top managers, and local market leaders, and many others will be identifying the power of communication and its influence on the modern world at the 2018 World Communications Forum

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Government decries influx of fake phones to Nigeria

Government decries influx of fake phones to Nigeria

Mr Nixus! January 17, 2018 0

The influx of substandard and fake mobile phones has been described as a bad omen, and an economic sabotage for Nigeria, which requires urgent attention to reverse the trend.   The Minister of Communications,

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Living smartly with smartphones

Living smartly with smartphones

Mr Nixus! January 14, 2018 0

Phones have become a way of life for many people. This device enables modern man with hectic schedules to multi-task and undertake activities, which ordinarily would require lots of time and energy. So, it’s

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FG ready to hold Technology, Innovation Expo 2018 in March

FG ready to hold Technology, Innovation Expo 2018 in March

Mr Nixus! January 12, 2018 0

Technology. Photo: Odd Hill The Federal Ministry of Science and Technology (FMST) says it will hold Technology and Innovation Expo 2018 to promote commercialisation of research and development results to aid diversification of the

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Nigeria ends 2017 with 101,695 domain names

Nigeria ends 2017 with 101,695 domain names

Mr Nixus! January 12, 2018 0

Smartphone with internet. PHOTO: AFP/JUSTIN SULLIVAN The Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NIRA) said on Friday that 101,695 domain names existed in the country’s domain registry as at 2017, up from 76,907 names recorded in

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Operators doubt 30% broadband penetration target for this year

Operators doubt 30% broadband penetration target for this year

Mr Nixus! January 12, 2018 0

Telecommunications operators that are expected to deploy telecom infrastructure for the realization of government broadband penetration target of 30% by the end of this year have described the target as a mere wish. They

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Five interesting  technology trends  for 2018

Five interesting technology trends for 2018

Mr Nixus! January 12, 2018 0

(FILES) This file photo taken on March 20, 2017 shows a robot interacting with visitors at the Soft Bank robotics stand at the Cebit technology fair in Hanover, Germany. Technology has long impacted the

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TrillzApp unveiled, assists event managers get feedback

TrillzApp unveiled, assists event managers get feedback

Mr Nixus! January 12, 2018 0

A robust and smart mobile app that uses location technology to give users notification of events happening in their location and based on interests, TrillzApp has been launched. In addition to aiding users to

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World Fintech holds second national conference

World Fintech holds second national conference

Mr Nixus! January 12, 2018 0

Former Chairman, Nestle, Chief Olusegun Osunkeye (left); President and Chairman of Council, Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), Prof. Olusegun Ajibola; Founder and Executive Director, Digital Finance Institute (Canada), Christine Duhaime; Minister of Industry, Trade

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Spectranet 4G LTE leads ISP market in Nigeria

Spectranet 4G LTE leads ISP market in Nigeria

Mr Nixus! January 12, 2018 0

L-R: Ajibola Olude, executive secretary, Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON), presenting the Nigeria Tech Innovation and Telecom Award for Internet Service Provider of the Year to Ajay Awasthi, chief executive officer, Spectranet

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No preferred bidder for 9Mobile’s acquisition, says NCC

No preferred bidder for 9Mobile’s acquisition, says NCC

Mr Nixus! January 12, 2018 0

9moille The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has denied claims that a particular bidder has been anointed to take over 9Mobile, formerly Etisalat, by all means.     NCC disclosed that it has no powers

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ESET advises customers on how to  avoid spectre, meltdown vulnerabilities

ESET advises customers on how to avoid spectre, meltdown vulnerabilities

Mr Nixus! January 12, 2018 0

ESET said it recently learned about vulnerabilities called Spectre and Meltdown that affect many modern processors.ESET is one of the few third-party security solutions already compatible with Microsoft’s emergency patches (released January 3rd, 2018)

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Samsung faces French legal case over alleged abuses in China

Samsung faces French legal case over alleged abuses in China

Mr Nixus! January 11, 2018 0

Samsung Two French campaign groups filed a legal case against Samsung in France on Thursday, alleging the Korean electronics giant was responsible for the use of child labour and other abuses in its Chinese

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Microsoft says security patches slowing down PCs, servers

Microsoft says security patches slowing down PCs, servers

Mr Nixus! January 10, 2018 0

(FILES) This file photo taken on April 18, 2017 shows the French headquarters of US multinational technology company Microsoft in Paris. The French tax authorities have notified a tax adjustment of 600 million euros

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Spectranet 4G leads ISP market in Nigeria, bags NTITA award

Spectranet 4G leads ISP market in Nigeria, bags NTITA award

Mr Nixus! January 10, 2018 0

Spectranet Office Foremost 4G LTE and Internet Service Provider, Spectranet, has been recognised as the leading ISP of the Internet broadband market in Nigeria. In the most recent report compiled by the country’s telecommunication

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Government to review national broadband plan in Q2  

Government to review national broadband plan in Q2  

Mr Nixus! January 10, 2018 0

Barring unforeseen circumstances, the Federal Government would begin the review of the National Broadband Plan (NBP), by April. An official of the Communications Ministry, who preferred anonymity, confirmed this to The Guardian on Monday, making reference

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Operators share 1.55m new subscribers in November 2017

Operators share 1.55m new subscribers in November 2017

Mr Nixus! January 10, 2018 0

About 1.55 million new telecommunications subscribers were registered and shared by the quartet of MTN, Globacom, Airtel and 9Mobile in November 2017. This statistic is contained in the latest industry subscriber statistics released by

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Apple urged to study iPhone addiction in children

Apple urged to study iPhone addiction in children

Mr Nixus! January 9, 2018 0

(FILES) This file photo taken on September 16, 2016 shows the new iPhone 7 smartphone on the day of its release at Covent Garden in London. Paris prosecutors have launched a probe of US

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Apple takes French tax activists to court over store protest

Apple takes French tax activists to court over store protest

Mr Nixus! January 4, 2018 0

Apple has filed a lawsuit against the Attac activist group after about 100 of its supporters occupied the tech giant’s flagship store in Paris last month, protesting alleged “wide-scale tax evasion” by the firm.

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‘Government must prioritise broadband in 2018  to lift Nigeria’

‘Government must prioritise broadband in 2018 to lift Nigeria’

Mr Nixus! January 3, 2018 0

Bosun Tijani The Chief Executive Officer of the Co-Creation Hub (ccHub), Bosun Tijani, speaks to ADEYEMI ADEPETUN on the need to intensify efforts on the national broadband plan, its role as enabler bringing in FDI into Nigeria

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Moving communication technology sector forward in 2018

Moving communication technology sector forward in 2018

Mr Nixus! January 3, 2018 0

Telecommunication The Nigerian telecommunications industry, having weathered one of its most turbulent years, is looking at a more stable 12 months where tariff wars will ease out. Also, companies will assemble their merged entities,

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Firm moves to set up phone manufacturing factory in Ogoni

Firm moves to set up phone manufacturing factory in Ogoni

Mr Nixus! January 3, 2018 0

An indigenous firm in the Niger Delta region, the RoboMicheal Limited, said it has signed a contract with a Chinese company to set up a phone manufacturing factory in Ogoni land.   The phone

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Apple apologizes for slowing iPhones, offers discounted batteries

Apple apologizes for slowing iPhones, offers discounted batteries

Mr Nixus! December 29, 2017 0

Apple on Thursday apologised to its customers for slowing down performance of older iPhone models and said it would discount replacement batteries for some of its handsets. The move by Apple responded to an

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NITDA, Microsoft sign MoU to strengthen local ICT innovation, adoption

NITDA, Microsoft sign MoU to strengthen local ICT innovation, adoption

Mr Nixus! December 27, 2017 0

Director-General of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) Dr Isa Pantami PHOTO: TWITTER NITDA NIGERIA The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) and Microsoft Nigeria have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to

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NCC admits 2017 tough for telecoms sector’s growth

NCC admits 2017 tough for telecoms sector’s growth

Mr Nixus! December 27, 2017 0

NCC Building With four days left for 2017 to go, it has been a tough year for Nigeria’s telecommunications sector. Admitting this, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is hoping for a more robust and

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‘Nigeria losing 72% Internet revenues to United States’

‘Nigeria losing 72% Internet revenues to United States’

Mr Nixus! December 27, 2017 0

nternet About 72 percent of Nigeria’s Internet revenues have been confirmed going to the United States of America (USA), instead of accruing to the country. According to HUB8, a web-hosting firm, which carried out

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WhatsApp might not work on your phone from December 31

WhatsApp might not work on your phone from December 31

Mr Nixus! December 27, 2017 0

Facebook-owned mobile messaging app, WhatsApp will stop working on a number of platforms from December 31, the company has confirmed. The messaging app will drop support for ‘BlackBerry OS’, ‘BlackBerry 10’, ‘Windows Phone 8.0’

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Smartphone markets in Nigeria, South Africa enter early stages of recovery

Smartphone markets in Nigeria, South Africa enter early stages of recovery

Mr Nixus! December 27, 2017 0

Smartphone markets in Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya and other part of Africa, bounced back from two consecutive declines to post quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) growth of 4.4 per cent in Q3 2017. According to insight from

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Laclic unveils language app, others for business growth

Laclic unveils language app, others for business growth

Mr Nixus! December 27, 2017 0

A business man with a smart phone and co-workers in the background Laclic Services Limited, has unveiled various products, including an apps, targeted at solving peculiar human challenges as related to languages. Unveiling the

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20 disabled persons to benefit from digital hub

20 disabled persons to benefit from digital hub

Mr Nixus! December 27, 2017 0

disabled-persons No fewer than 20 persons would benefit from the digital hub recently launched for persons living with disabilities. According to Project Enable Africa, which has selected 20 young persons with disabilities as Fellows,

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Security policy, human capacity hobble cybersecurity war

Security policy, human capacity hobble cybersecurity war

Mr Nixus! December 22, 2017 0

Cybersecurity experts have decried poor human capacity and pointed at the absence of national security policy as a major roadblock in the fight against cybercrime. They also expressed worry over unyielding attitude of management

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Apple admits to slowing iPhones as batteries age

Apple admits to slowing iPhones as batteries age

Mr Nixus! December 21, 2017 0

Apple on Thursday confirmed what some conspiracy theorists suspected, that it intentionally slows performance of older iPhones as batteries weaken from age. The admission played into concerns that Apple was stealthily nudging iPhone users

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More product managers and designers, please

More product managers and designers, please

Mr Nixus! December 20, 2017 0

PHOTO: GOOGLE There is typically a lot of confusion in determining what a product manager does in a technology products company. The trouble comes from the overlap of their roles with others, and that

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Lagos to overtake Nairobi as Africa’s start-up capital

Lagos to overtake Nairobi as Africa’s start-up capital

Mr Nixus! December 20, 2017 0

Going by the level of transformation currently happening in its digital ecosystem, Lagos is set to overtake Nairobi, Kenya, as the start-up capital of Africa. A presentation by the Country Editor, The Business Year,

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‘5.1billion people subscribe to mobile services globally’

‘5.1billion people subscribe to mobile services globally’

Mr Nixus! December 20, 2017 0

The Global System for Mobile telecommunications Association (GSMA), has called on government leaders to reform their regulatory frameworks in order to encourage a new wave of innovation and investment in digital infrastructure and services.

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Genesys Technology grants $30,000 to start-ups in Enugu

Genesys Technology grants $30,000 to start-ups in Enugu

Mr Nixus! December 20, 2017 0

Technology has been identified as a powerful tool to redeem and redirect the economy of Nigeria, especially the South East region. This is the view of speakers and panellists at GenesysIGNITE 2017. The GenesysIGNITE

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MultiChoice launches app for DStv installers

MultiChoice launches app for DStv installers

Mr Nixus! December 20, 2017 0

MultiChoice In a bid to make the DStv installation process seamless for customers, MultiChoice Nigeria, pay TV provider, has launched an app installers. The DStv Installer App is a management tool for assigning, monitoring,

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Mypeopleconnect.co app links innovators with investors

Mypeopleconnect.co app links innovators with investors

Mr Nixus! December 20, 2017 0

Smartphone PisonVison Global Solution Limited, an indigenous company has launched an online app, Mypeopleconnect.co to facilitate networking opportunities between idea owners and investors worldwide. The online platform is designed to enable innovators link with

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ICT changes lives – a taste of my dreams

ICT changes lives – a taste of my dreams

Mr Nixus! December 15, 2017 0

My name is Victoria Aduwo, the only female child of my parents and the first of two. I am from Ondo State, Nigeria and I grew up in Navy Town, Festac area of Lagos.

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ICT Change Lives – A Taste of My Dreams

ICT Change Lives – A Taste of My Dreams

Mr Nixus! December 15, 2017 0

Huawei My name is Victoria Aduwo, the only female child of my parents and the first of two. I am from Ondo State, Nigeria and I grew up in Navy Town, Festac area of

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Accenture demonstrates technology capabilities to revolutionise  economy

Accenture demonstrates technology capabilities to revolutionise economy

Mr Nixus! December 13, 2017 0

Managing Director, Accenture Nigeria, Niyi Yusuf, Accenture Nigeria has demonstrated its technology capabilities to help businesses across different sectors in the country boost their productivity and efficiency through its recent innovations and investments in

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