MainOne, Tizeti, Facebook expand internet access in Lagos Mainland

MainOne and Tizeti today announced the completion of a joint development project with Facebook to enable the expansion of internet services in Lagos. The partnership will leverage MainOne’s fiber connectivity, Tizeti’s twenty brand-new solar-powered towers, and Facebook’s Express Wi-Fi. As a result of this project, internet services will be more More...

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9mobile
By metro On Friday, December 8th, 2017
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Helios, others bid for Nigerian telecoms firm 9mobile – sources

9mobile Private equity firm Helios Investment Partners has submitted a bid to acquire Nigeria’s 9mobile under a sale process aimed at finding new investors for the debt-laden telecoms firm, one person familiar More...

By metro On Friday, November 24th, 2017
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U.S. online sales surge, shoppers throng stores on Thanksgiving evening

U.S. shoppers had splurged more than $1.52 billion online by Thanksgiving evening, and more bargain hunters turned up at stores this year after two weak holiday seasons as retailers opened their doors early on the More...

By metro On Friday, November 17th, 2017
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MTN urges use of data to solve socio-economic problems

With proper application, developing economies, including Nigeria, can apply big data to solve fundamental socio-economic problems, particularly the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), the MTN Nigeria’s Chief More...

By metro On Friday, October 27th, 2017
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U.S trains 200 Nigerian students on robotics

About 200 Nigerian students are undergoing training on robotics in Abeokua. The U.S. Consular-General, John Bray said this at the opening of the training on Friday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that More...

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By metro On Friday, October 27th, 2017
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Britain believes North Korea was behind ‘WannaCry’ NHS cyber attack

NHS cyber Britain said on Friday it believed North Korea was behind the “WannaCry” cyber attack in May that disrupted businesses and government services worldwide, including the National Health Service (NHS) More...

By metro On Tuesday, September 26th, 2017
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Infrastructure: Expert wants manpower development

Dr Kabir Usman, Director-General, Centre for Management Development (CMD), says Nigeria needs very skilled manpower to develop the country’s infrastructure. Usman said in a statement by CMD consultant, Abdulkadir More...

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By metro On Thursday, August 24th, 2017
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9mobile confirms network disruption

9mobile Emerging Market Telecommunications Services Ltd.,(EMTS) trading as 9mobile former Etisalat, has informed its subscribers of some disruption in its services. The Vice President, Regulatory and Corporate Affairs, More...

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By metro On Thursday, July 27th, 2017
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Samsung topples Apple as world’s biggest phone maker

Samsung Samsung Electronics is now the world’s largest maker of mobile phones, memory chips and most profitable tech firm, going by its record quarterly earnings released today, The figures show that the South More...

By metro On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
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Telecoms regulator approves Etisalat Nigeria name change

Nigeria’s telecoms regulator has approved Etisalat Nigeria’s name change after its Middle East parent pulled out following regulatory intervention to save the local company from collapse due to debt, More...