Nigeria’s active telecoms subscribers reach 141m in October – NCC

A record of 140,766,653 active subscribers of the telecommunication networks in October as against 139,905,213 in September has been made by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). This was revealed by the telecommunications regulatory agency in its Monthly Subscriber/Operator Data. Active subscribers grew up by 861,440. According to the data, 140,350,383 of the 140,766,653 active numbers […]

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South African Government given until 2019 to transform telecommunications

The African National Congress (ANC) conference has given South African government until June 2019 to complete the movement from analogue to digital broadcast technology. The initial deadline, which was June 2015, has already been missed by the government, as determined by the International Telecommunication Union, due to a legal dispute between government and broadcasters over […]

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Digital Transformation

Digital Transformation in Africa

Africa leads the world in mobile adoption, which continues to offer the biggest cross-sectoral economic opportunities. Mobile  payment  networks,  pioneered in East Africa, opened the wired, global economy to poor, unbanked city and rural dwellers. Companies such as Novartis are using mobile communications to manage their supply chain; Olam has used mobile to reach out […]

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