Mobile

Apple to Launch Three New iPhone X-like Devices Next Year

Now that even the last of Apple’s 2017 iPhones is finally available, it’s time for the rumors about the company’s 2018 lineup to start. Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities is leading the way as always, today releasing a report about the specific smartphones that he expects Apple to unveil next year. The first thing you’ll notice about all of them ...

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8 Million Nigerians Activate Do-Not-Disturb Code

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says eight million Nigerians have activated the Do-Not-Disturb (2442) code. The Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, made this known at the maiden edition of the Nigerian Technology Innovation and Telecommunications Awards (NTITA) in Lagos. NTITA was organised by the Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) and powered by Instinctwave. NCC received ...

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Airtel Bags Three Awards at NTITA 2017

Leading telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria, on Saturday clinched three accolades at the Nigeria Technology Innovation & Telecom Awards (NTITA) 2017 organised by the Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON)in Lagos. The event which was well attended by telecom industry captains, saw Airtel’s Touching Lives project adjudged as the CSR Initiative of the Year. The telco also bagged the ...

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HP launches innovative pocket-sized photo printer in Nigeria

HP recently launched its new Sprocket Photo Printer, a small pocket-sized printing device, designed to bring back the fun and memories of printed photos. During the official launch of the Sprocket Photo Printer in Lagos, HP revealed that this innovation became top priority, especially in Nigeria, a country regarded as a mobile first nation. “With the rise in smartphone ownership ...

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Truecaller Enters Nigerian Market

Truecaller has announced its plans to set up its office in Nigeria and hire local talents as key personals for its operations in the region. The company held an Africa Launch Event at the CcHUB in Yaba last week Thursday, where it also launched its Developer Program with Truecaller SDK, its mobile identity product for digital start-ups and app developers. ...

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Samsung Posts Record Profits in Q3

After releasing its preliminary guidance two weeks ago, now Samsung has posted its official earnings for Q3 2017. The company registered KRW14.53 trillion in operating profit or $13 billion. This is a massive 179% growth year over year and a record, enabled by high demand for flagship mobile devices and memory chips for servers The revenue reported by Samsung is ...

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Truecaller Eyes Nigeria, South-Africa to Set Up Headquarters

Truecaller, a fast growing consumer mobile application has announced plans to expand its operations in Africa by setting up its headquarters in the continent and has named Nigeria and South Africa as its most interested market regions. The app which identifies unsaved numbers and filters out spam calls and SMS, currently has more than 50 million users in Africa. Industry ...

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AMMAN Plots to Deepen Financial Inclusion

The Association of Mobile Money Agents in Nigeria (AMMAN) is strategising to deepen financial inclusion in the country as it set out to host its second annual conference. At a press briefing recently in Lagos, the association identified gains made so far in deepening financial inclusion rate in the country but stated that much more still need to be done ...

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Microsoft Verifies Signal Alliance as Tier-1 Cloud Solutions Provider

Signal Alliance has been approved by Microsoft Corporations as a Tier-I Cloud Solution Provider (CSP). This will allow Signal Alliance to provide direct billing, sell combined offers and services, as well as directly provide, manage and support all Microsoft cloud offerings. From the beginning of October 2017, Signal Alliance owns the complete customer lifecycle, allowing it to easily sell Microsoft ...

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