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NCC Releases Telecoms industry stats Q3 2014

NCC Releases Telecoms industry stats Q3 2014

NCC 2014; 3rd quarter statistics shows that about 50 million mobile lines are inactive in Nigeria The latest telecoms market information released by the industry regulator (NCC) Q3 2014 has shown that the total number of dormant phone lines in Nigeria were 49,641,091. The relative dormancy of phone lines is one of the key highlights

MTN, AIRTEL and Other Providers Vows to Improve Quality of Service

MTN, AIRTEL and Other Providers Vows to Improve Quality of Service

Network providers commit to improve quality of service to consumers working in line with NCC. During the 76th Telecoms Consumer Parliament organized by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) in Lagos, providers stated their commitment to improve upon quality of service (QoS) to customers. Representatives of several major providers gave their perspective on QoS and some

Is Facebook Partnering With Avanti to Bring Free Internet Access to Africa?

Is Facebook Partnering With Avanti to Bring Free Internet Access to Africa?

Facebook may provide free internet access to uncovered areas in Africa to boost productivity and curb poverty. The world’s largest social network, Facebook, is reportedly engaged in in-depth discussions with British satellite operator, Avanti, over a partnership with the purpose of providing free internet access to most of Africa. A deal is said to be close


BlackBerry Appoints New Head of Global Sales

BlackBerry Appoints New Head of Global Sales

Howard Stevens becomes BlackBerry’s New Head of Global Sales BlackBerry CEO John Chen has announced the appointment of Howard Stevens as Senior Vice President of global sales carrier. He formerly works as the General Manager telecommunications business unit at SAP. Described as “a sure leader with 20 years of experience in telecommunications sales “, BlackBerry

MTN Executive Promises Improved Quality of Service

MTN Executive Promises Improved Quality of Service

MTN Executives and Other Providers set to make things right for Subscribers Mobile subscribers in Nigeria can finally sigh with relief following the announcements made by industry giants MTN and AIRTEL. Speaking at the recently held 76th Telecoms Consumer Parliament organised by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) in Lagos. Wale Goodluck, Corporate Service Executive for

Tecno to Unveil Below $30 Smartphone Next Year

Tecno to Unveil Below $30 Smartphone Next Year

Tecno set to hit the market in 2015 with a smartphone under $30 to enhance smartphone penetration Tecno Mobile, manufacturer of some of the fastest selling phones in the Nigeria and some regions in Africa, is set to unveil a smartphone that would retail for below $30 next year. Speaking at the Africom Conference in Cape


Nigerian Subscribers Decry Unsolicited Mobile Marketing

Nigerian Subscribers Decry Unsolicited Mobile Marketing

Nigerians frowns at mobile marketing scams and spams; unsolicited callertunes charges, call adverts, SMS spams from operators and third party intruders, urges NCC to take quick action. In a recently conducted survey by the Nigerian Television Authority, Nigerian subscribers have lamented unsolicited mobile marketing as practiced by some telecoms providers in the country. The sample of


A new Social Network dubbed the Saviour of Social Media

A new Social Network dubbed the Saviour of Social Media

A new Social Network dubbed the Saviour of Social Media world, because it promises to share revenue with its user and never sell user data to marketing companies or any other organization. Bebuzee does not release numbers but says it has over 5 million registered users since its date Launch 1st of July 2014. The