Airtel which is one of the most affordable when it comes to data rates in Nigeria is set to officially roll out its 4G LTE services in Nigeria. This will seem a little bit late as other network service providers in Nigeria have launched the 4G LTE in Nigeria giving the fact that Airtel was the first Telecom company to complete a successful 4G trial in Lagos.
The company is rolling it out in partnership with LTE, a Chinese multinational telecommunications, equipment and systems company and according to Mr Seun Ogunsanya, Managing Director, Airtel Nigeria: This is a new dawn for mobile internet in Nigeria.
“Airtel and ZTE’s collaboration to roll out 4G service plan in [...]
I can confidently say that the competition between network providers in Nigeria is getting very rife! recently we brought you MTN’s AWUF4U special deal and yesterday we also brought Glo’s 11k per second plan to you. This morning we are bringing to you Airtel’s Free basics browsing deal! What is free basics?
According to information available on Airtel Nigeria’s website, “FREE BASICS is a joint initiative of airtel and Facebook towards bridging the digital divide and building a knowledge-based society. Fueling affordable internet access to local and international content, which can act as key enablers to drive [...]
As digitalised as the world is fast becoming, Vodacom has introduced Internet of Things (IoT). This innovation according to Tony Smallworld, Vodacom’s Executive Head of IoT applications, is directed towards driving digital information, and helping businesses to remain relevant in today’s digital world.
On how this dream will be achieved, Smallworld revealed that they have an ecosystem of partners whose specialty is the integration of specific aspects of IoT and are very knowlegeable of the their respective industries. He promises that with the collaboration of their partners, they are able to deliver effectively and [...]
Globacom, one of Nigeria’s leading telecoms company and the very only Nigerian-owned telecom company is in trouble over the breach of NCC rules. The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is said to have commenced enforcement action on Globacom for disobeying the 10 per cent threshold for interconnect traffic by telecom companies.
According to reports, NCC issued a mandate in April 2009 directing all telecoms operators to route a minimum of 10 percent of their inter-operator traffic through licensed interconnect Exchange operators in places where they have point of presence (POP) all over the nation. The mandate is to encourage routing of traffic through [...]