Ericsson and Cisco extend strategic partnership

January 17, 2017 David

Ericsson  and Cisco are extending their strategic partnership to include a new Wi-Fi solution offering, named Evolved Wi-Fi Networks (EWN). EWN combines Ericsson’s 3GPP access, core networks and applications with Cisco’s Wi-Fi portfolio, to provide […]

PayPorte.com gets new Brand Ambassador

January 10, 2017 Bode Adewumi

PayPorte.com, Nigeria’s foremost e-commerce company has announced the return of former Big Brother Africa housemate, Tayo Faniran, as its Brand Ambassador. Tayo will play a role in enhancing PayPorte’s brand aspirations and values through his […]

LG receives 5th CES Innovation Award for OLED TVs

December 20, 2016 Bode Adewumi

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) is recognising LG Electronics (LG) for groundbreaking innovations in technology and design with 21 CES 2017 Innovation Awards, including recognition for the company’s ultra-premium LG signature product portfolio, OLED TV […]

Red Hat appoints first West African premier partner

November 29, 2016

Red Hat, the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, has announced the appointment of Converge Global Concept Technologies as its first Premier Partner in West Africa. Converge Global Concept Technologies is an ICT services […]

Technology Times elevates Badaru to board Chairman

November 15, 2016

Technology Times Media Limited has announced that its Board of Directors has named its current Founder/Chief Executive Officer, Mr Shina Badaru, as Chairman and member of the Board of Directors to take effect from December […]

There’s over taxation in telecoms sector —ATCON

November 8, 2016

The Association of Telecommunication Companies of Nigeria (ATCON), has lamented that the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector of the economy is already over taxed and that any additional taxation in the sector would further […]

NITDA urges agric stakeholders to embrace ICT

October 18, 2016 Bode Adewumi

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has urged agriculture stakeholders to embrace Information Communication Technology (ICT) to harness the sector’s potential. This is contained in a statement signed by Mrs Hadiza Umar, Head, NITDA […]

ITU standardises universal charger for laptops

October 18, 2016 Bode Adewumi

The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) has approved a new environmentally-friendly standard for a universal charger for laptops and other portable devices. The new standard provides for improved energy efficiency and reduced greenhouse gas emissions and […]

How to create digital economies —Report

October 4, 2016

For the first time, new evidence from 25 countries in Africa and abroad, have shown how governments and companies can move away from cash, as McKinsey Global Institute reveals a potential $3.7 trillion GDP boost. […]

ASUS out with VivoBook Series

September 27, 2016

ASUS has announced the VivoBook Series, mainstream 14 and 15-inch laptops (X441 and X541) designed for immersive entertainment and daily productivity. VivoBook Series laptops are powered by up to 6th-generation Intel Core processors and feature […]

Microsoft, Cchub partner on #WINsiders4good Fellowship

September 27, 2016

Microsoft and Co-Creation Hub (CcHUB) have announced a new partnership in entrepreneurial mentorship and support through technology with the launch of Windows Insiders for Good (#WINsiders4Good) Fellowship at the CcHUB office in Yaba, Lagos, last […]

FDI investments in ICT sector over $35b —NCC

September 13, 2016 Bode Adewumi

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said that over $35 billion had been invested in the nation’s telecommunications industry from Foreign Direct Investments (FDI). The Executive Vice Chairman of the commission, Professor Umar Danbatta, recently […]

A4AI warns on unrealistic UN 2020 goal

August 2, 2016

The Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI) has cast strong doubts over the United Nations’ (UN) objective to provide universal affordable access to the internet by 2020, suggesting it could take decades to reach this goal. […]

Smile thrills customers with Unlimited Premium

August 2, 2016

In continuation of the series of innovative products designed to offer its subscribers unbeatable value, Smile Nigeria has unveiled the UnlimitedPremium Plan. This latest innovation is coming on the heels of the company’s recent introduction […]

NITDA inaugurates eNigeria 2016 organising committee

July 26, 2016

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has formally inaugurated the Local Organising Committee (LOC) for the 9th eNigeria Conference and Expo 2016. This was contained in a statement signed by Mrs Hadiza Umar, Head, […]

ASUS out with ZenFone Max

June 20, 2016 Oluwatoba Olaitan

ASUS has announced the release of its ZenFone Max (ZC550KL) into the Nigerian market. ZenFone Max is an expectation-subverting smartphone with an incredibly-long-lasting, high-capacity 5000mAh capacity lithium-polymer battery that provides up to 38 days of […]