NCC

NCC to expand telecoms services in 2017

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says provisions have been made in its 2017 budget to extend telecommunications services to additional 40 million people across...

In Kenya: Loans disbursed via phones

Commercial banks’ lending is experiencing a new dawn in Kenya as mobile phones become the main channel through which the financial institutions are advancing...
uber

California tells Uber to stop illegal self-driving vehicle test

California's Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) threatened car-hailing service Uber with legal action Wednesday telling it to stop its San Francisco test of self-driving vehicles,...
Samsung

Samsung splits over Note 7 error

Samsung Electronics has confirmed it is considering dividing the company into two separate firms. The company has been under pressure from some investors to break...
ambode

Lagos to train 1 million students on coding

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State says there is the need to meet the growing demand for technical skills and develop a workforce that...
Whatsapp video calls

Whatsapp launches video calls for all

WhatsApp has announced an upgrade of its platform: it’s over one billion users will not just be able to make audio calls, they will...

Uber expands its self-driving vehicle programme to San Francisco

San Francisco customers of the car-hailing service Uber can now catch a ride in a self-driving vehicle, the company said Wednesday. Uber began testing its...

Telecoms subscribers grows to 153m, Airtel leads

Telecommunication provider Airtel topped the chat of new subscribers for the month of September with 400,847 new subscriptions.The number topped Globacom who recorded 215,700...
volvo

Volvo adds Skype to 2017 models

Swedish car company, Volvo has announced it is adding the Skype video chat and voice call system to its 90 Series, models including the XC90,...
NCC

Senate asks NCC to halt the planned increase in data prices

The Nigerian Senate has asked the Nigeria Communication Commission, NCC, to immediately halt the planned hike in internet data fees. The NCC had instructed telecommunication...