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Online Shop for Used Phones with Warranty, Obiwezy.com, Launches in Nigeria

Online Shop for Used Phones with Warranty, Obiwezy.com, Launches in Nigeria

Continuing the trend of growth in the ecommerce sector, Obiwezy.com has launched its service which allows customers buy warranty-backed secondhand devices in Nigeria. Obiwezy.com, yet another ecommerce company has come on the scene in Nigeria’s fast-growing online shopping market to cater to the market for secondhand mobile devices in the country. Unlike some other online

Egypt to Hosts Executive Bureau for Arab Telecommunications

Egypt to Hosts Executive Bureau for Arab Telecommunications

Egypt set to Hosts Executive Bureau for Arab and Information Council of Ministers Meeting in Cairo. The Ministry of Information and Communications Technology, Egypt will make host for ministers of Arab nations in the 36th Round of the “Executive Bureau for Arab Telecommunications and Information Council of Ministers and the 18th Round of the Arab Telecommunications


Airtel Begins Home Wi-Fi Service In Tanzania

Airtel Begins Home Wi-Fi Service In Tanzania

Airtel Tanzania has commenced a new internet package called “Home Wi-Fi with Bundle share’’ that offers customers the option of sharing the internet with as much as 32 devices. Airtel has launched a new innovative internet package in Tanzania christened “Home Wi-Fi with bundle” which Airtel Tanzania says will users will be able to connect

Unlicensed Telecom Companies Penalized by NCC

Unlicensed Telecom Companies Penalized by NCC

Operations by four telecoms firms which the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says have been operating using unlicensed spectrum frequencies have been penalized in a recent enforcement exercise by the regulatory agency.   Four telecommunications firms namely Steam Communications, Netcom Africa, SwiftTalk and Multi-dimension Technologies have been sanctioned by the Nigerian Communications Commission. The four Lagos-based


Glo Introduces IDD Promo to Discount Tariff on International Calls

Glo Introduces IDD Promo to Discount Tariff on International Calls

The telecoms provider has introduced its International Direct Dialing (IDD Promo) which slashes rates on international calls by 50%. In a move aimed at drastically reducing the cost of international calls, Nigerian telecommunications carrier GLOBACOM has launched a new tariff plan which offers a discount of 50% to all international calls to major international destinations

Nigeria to Give Tax Incentives to Broadband Infrastructure Investors

Nigeria to Give Tax Incentives to Broadband Infrastructure Investors

Speaking at the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) conference, Nigeria’s Minister of Communication Technology disclosed the country’s readiness to grant tax holidays to investors in broadband infrastructure. In its latest push to increase connectivity in the country, the Nigerian Government has declared its intention to provide tax waivers for investors in broadband infrastructure within the country.

Galaxy Backbone creates 42,000 email accounts for Nigerian Federal civil servants

Galaxy Backbone creates 42,000 email accounts for Nigerian Federal civil servants

Galaxy Backbone Ltd has created  42,000 email accounts on a unified email platform for federal civil servants via the Federal Ministry of Communication Technology. This is in line with one amongst the key mandates of the ministry  to facilitate the distribution of information and communication technologies to drive transparency in governance and improve quality and