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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...
NCC

GSM subscriptions in Nigeria hit 154 million

No fewer than 154 million Nigerians are now active subscribers of the General System on Mobile Communications (GSM), the Executive Chairman of the Nigerian...
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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,...
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...
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...
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Facebook buys facial recognition startup FacioMetrics

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook on Wednesday said that it has bought facial recognition startup FacioMetrics, potentially using the technology for photo or video effects to...
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...
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

Rise in data tariff is for competition-NCC

The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC), on Friday said that the planned increase in data tariff by telecom operators was to create competition in the...

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...