• Multinational Telecom Company, Etisalat Ends Contract With Olamide as Ambassador

    Multinational Telecom Company, Etisalat Ends Contract With Olamide as Ambassador

    Etisalat has parted ways with Olamide after three years of being an ambassador of the telecommunication company.

    YBNL boss and multiple award winner, Olamide has finally come to the end of his contract with the telecommunication company, Etisalat.

    The news which was delivered via their Instagram page involved a farewell message to the ”Lagos boys” crooner. It would be recalled that Olamide signed for Etisalat three years ago and both parties enjoyed a successful

  • NCC designing programmes to include rural communities in telecom services

    NCC designing programmes to include rural communities in telecom services

    Prof. Umar Danbatta, the Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission, said on Saturday that the commission was designing programmes to provide telecommunication access to rural communities.

    Danbatta made this disclosure while speaking on the sidelines of the 4th National Council on Communication Technology meeting in Kaduna.

    He said that the Council has special programmes targeted on the un served and underserved communities in the country.

    The NCC boss said that these communities include rural communities and isolated population, where telecommunication services […]

  • NCC Seeks New Investors For Telecom Sector

    NCC Seeks New Investors For Telecom Sector

    The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC is galvanising the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) stakeholders to seek fresh investment vistas at the forthcoming International Telecommunications Union (ITU) World 2016 coming up in Bangkok, Thailand just as the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the sector has climbed to $35 billion.

    Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, Professor Umaru Danbatta while speaking to the ICT players on how to ensure maximum participation at the global telecom event disclosed in Lagos, yesterday, that local investors have […]

  • How poor electricity has been the critical issue affecting telecom quality service

    How poor electricity has been the critical issue affecting telecom quality service

    Since the advent of mobile telecommunications operators who deployed the Global System for Mobile communications (GSM) technology about 16 years ago, one critical issue that has dominated Nigeria’s telecommunications space has been poor quality of service (QoS) occasioned by inadequate power supply.

    Despite the licencing and privatisation of electricity distribution companies (DISCOs) and Generating Companies (GENCOs) in the last few years to improve power supply, not much has improved in electricity such that telecom subscribers have to contend with mobile operators […]