Swiss-based u-blox, a leading provider of wireless and positioning semiconductors, software and solutions, announced that the company is collaborating with Intel Corporation to bring a small, cost-effective 3G-only HSPA module to the market.
Based on Intel’s XMM™ 6255 HSPA modem platform, the chipset will be packaged in a compact, low- cost module that maintains layout compatibility
Two recently published white papers have projected large increases in ICT network traffic over the next five years.
Each points to a different source of growth, which impacts different parts of the corporate network. Mobile data (of which video will form an increasing part) will affect the WAN and campus network; cloud computing will affect the data centre network.
ActivEdge Technologies a Pan-African Information Technology Company focused in development, Integration and support of a wide range of IT Solutions has won IT Services Provider of the Year Award at 2013 Beacon of ICT Award held at Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos recently.
The company was honoured with the recognition at the event organized by Nigeria Communications Week to honor deserving
Cisco, a worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate will today announce update on its strategy in Nigeria and unveil a new unified access products that will aid users to simplify their operations.
The press conference holding in Lagos will feature speakers like Den Sullivan, head, Architectures & Enterprise, Cisco, Emerging Markets
Nokia Siemens Networks, Ericsson and Huawei, major OSS vendors, have initiated and signed a MoU enabling utilization of OSS innovations across the industry.
To help operators simplify network operations and reduce costs, the companies have agreed to cross-license the OSS interfaces used for multi-vendor network management.
By enabling multi-vendor interoperability 'up front'
ICSFS, the global software and services provider for banks and financial institutions, is recognised for the third consecutive year by the readers of Nigeria CommunicationsWeek as “the Banking Software of the Year 2012" in Beacon of ICT Awards, which is the only ICT merit-centric recognition and award celebration in Nigeria.
The event took place on April with
Microsoft recently kicked off a series of developer camps across the country to support the growth of a vibrant developers community in Nigeria.
Participants registered at no cost and had the opportunity to network and learn from experts, and receive hands-on time to practically apply what they have learnt to an IT problem.
Microsoft Dev. Camps are regularly held in different
Omawumi Megbele, multiple award winning songstress is the new face of Online Shopping in Nigeria as she has just been announced as the face of konga.com, Nigeria’s online megastore.
There have been speculations in the media about which Mega Star would team up with konga.com to increase people's confidence and spread the gospel of online shopping in Nigeria.
To several people,
Merchants in Nigeria that deployed point of sale terminals (PoS) and using them as means of payment of goods and services recorded transactions value of N9 billion on their terminals in the month of April this year, Nigeria CommunicationsWeek has learnt.
The value was achieved in 500 million transactions on 117, 000 active PoS deployed at merchant locations
The government should have capitalised on a recent embarrassing incident in which an official was exposed as incompetent to mount a major PR coup against its critics.
But it is too optimistic to expect state bureaucrats in Nigeria to see rare opportunities thrust right under their noses
Nigeria has persisted through fourteen continuous years of a tumultuous democratic experiment
Stakeholders in the ICT market have been advised to respect and patronize the channel distribution because of the numerous benefits embedded in it.
The channel is one sure link to the manufacturer that guarantees that consumers buy genuine and original products, have access to manufacturer’s warranties, enjoy competitive pricing and an after sales support with almost zero downtime.
Taiwo Kola-Ogunlade, communication and public affairs manager, Google Anglophone West Africa, has said that the organization had concluded arrangements to train Nigerian journalists on data journalism in 2013.
Kola-Ogunlade stated that : “This year’s training is aimed at helping Nigerian journalists to understand how to use online data journalism tools that would help them develop more
2go, a mobile messenger that allows the users to communicate for free with friends is set to launch on Android platform by next week.
Today, 2go is the largest social network in Nigeria with over nine million active users and is one of Africa’s largest mobile social networks, said Marc Herson, a director at the social network with a base in South Africa.
According to him, 2go is
Nigerian National IdentityManagement Commission (NIMC) and MasterCard have announced at the World Economic Forum on Africa the roll-out of 13 million MasterCard-branded National Identity Smart Cards with electronic payment capability as a pilot program. The National Identity Smart Card is the Card Scheme under the recently deployed National Identity
SatADSL, a Belgian Company providing satellite Internet access and communications service in Sub-Saharan Africa, has announced the successful completion of a capital increase aiming at financing its development over the next 5 years.
SatADSL completed this last round of capital increase against a cash
Cortado, the leading provider of cloud desktop services and an official Samsung Partner, has announced today that Cortado Workplace is now carried by Samsung in the "Samsung Apps" store.
Now Samsung users can enjoy the versatile functions of the Cortado Workplace app, including file management, file sharing and cloud printing.
According to current data of the market research firm
Foodpanda, the fastest growing food delivery service worldwide, secured more than $ 20 million funding from a group of investors among them Investment AB Kinnevik and Phenomen Ventures.
The company focuses especially on emerging markets, operates together with its affiliated brand hellofood already in 27 countries on four continents and reaches about three billion people worldwide
High Tech Data Systems Ltd (HDS), a Nigerian ICT company, has won the ICT Implementation Company of the Year Award at 2013 Beacon of ICT Award held at Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos recently.
The company was honoured with the recognition at the event organized by Nigeria Communications Week to honor deserving talents, who had, over the years, shown commitments towards the growth and
Resourcery Plc, systems Integrator in West Africa has won Cisco Best Integrated Marketing Campaign award. Cisco unveiled the 20 global winners at its annual Marketing Velocity conference in Cannes, France recently.
The award was in recognition of the company’s creativity and execution of an excellent integrated marketing campaign centered on the business benefits of Cisco’s Video
Osun State government has come up with ‘Opon Imo’ ideology, which is ‘Tablet of Knowledge’, to aid students’ preparation for internal and external examinations, in line with best global practices.
According to Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, Osun State’s Governor, the computer tablets are preloaded with lesson notes on 17 subjects offered by students in the WASSCE and NECO (SSCE) respectively
Nigeria Internet Group (NIG), a not-for-profit, non-governmental organization promoting the Internet in Nigeria since 1995 is to host its annual conference and exhibition 2013 with focus on the development of broadband in Nigeria.
Engr. Adebayo Banjo, president of the group said that the event which hold Thursday May 30 to Friday May 31, has the theme “Broadband as a Tool in Nation
Norton by Symantec has released the latest version of its flagship mobile offering, Norton Mobile Security that delivers protection for consumers’ mobile needs, including support for iOS devices, contacts backup and an improved user experience.
Mobile phones are an integral part of consumers’ lives, with two-thirds of adults worldwide reporting they use a mobile device to access the
Simply sending children with asthma a text message each day asking about their symptoms and providing knowledge about their condition can lead to improved health outcomes.
In a study by the Georgia Institute of Technology, pediatric patients who were asked questions about their symptoms and provided information about asthma via SMS text messages showed improved pulmonary function and a
Co-Creation Hub and Nokia has organised an Open Pitch session of the second cohort of the Growth Academy accelerator programme aimed at providing intensive hands-on support to help approximately 30 early stage tech start-ups/projects build world class mobile applications for the Nokia platform regionally and globally and to grow their start-ups into high yield businesses.
Mukuru.com, global money transfer service operator has announced the launch of a mobile phone-based debit card in South Africa, Techzim reported.
It is optimised for existing Mukuru services in addition to using the card for regular banking and point of sale transactions. The card is backed by Standard Bank.
It is aimed at migrants who find it hard to open a bank account in
Stakeholders in the IT industry have unanimously called for the review of legal documents in Nigeria to protect owners’ intellectual property (IP) as well as rebuild confidence of critical thinkers and innovators.
Adeolu Majekodunmi, small & medium solutions & partner director, Microsoft Anglophone West Africa, said that due to the ineffectual legal document , IT pirates are
Reliance Infosystems has reinforced its position as a trailblazer in IT Security market in Nigeria. This was affirmed last week at Cyberoam Partner Event were the organization bagged 2012-2013 Cyberoam Partner of the Year Award.
Jimi Falaiye, Cyberoam Technologies country manager, in his remark, encouraged partners to leverage on the recent transition of IT ecosystem to the cloud in
Applications of Internet of Things (IoT) in public sector focused on transport, security and environmental monitoring domains, according to new International Data Corporation (IDC) Government Insights Report just released are still limited.
The IDC report, ‘The Coming of Age of the Internet of Things in Government, which analyzed the developments of the Internet of Things (IoT), a
Cloud Computing with the sole aim of allowing users to take benefits from existing technologies, without the need for deep knowledge about or expertise with each one of them, has continued to gather momentum.
New report shows that public cloud market overall will reach $207 billion in 2016 from 2012 $109 billion and $91 billion in 2011, with leading software companies like Oracle making
Heritage Banking Company Limited, a commercial bank in Nigeria and Infosys Ltd the leading universal banking solutions provider recently commenced a partnership in which Heritage Bank would deploy Finacle as its banking solution; and Computer Warehouse Group the local business partner of Infosys in Africa is right in the middle of the coalition playing an integral role in the implementation