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Why I Might Ditch My Smartphone for the Nokia 3310

The comeback of the Nokia 3310, the icon of the “dumb phone” industry, is mainly a marketing gimmick by a Finnish startup. But there’s plenty of reasons to embrace it as something more — as an antidote to these digitally toxic times. Unlike the original, which was discontinued more than ...

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Ghana: Tigo & Airtel complete merger talks

Telecom operators; Airtel and Tigo, have completed merger talks to make the two companies one entity in Ghana. The talks which commenced last year were finalized early this year-2017, with persons familiar with the move asserting, that an announcement on the completion will be made soon. It still remains unclear ...

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ntel Rolls Out Live in Port Harcourt

Commenced commercial operations on December 1, 2016 Free ntel to ntel calls for Pioneers Port Harcourt subscribers to enjoy unlimited data Port Harcourt launch is promise kept to launch 3 cities in 2016 ntel, Nigeria’s most advanced 4G/LTE mobile network operator has formally announced the commencement of commercial operations in ...

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Facebook challenges developers in the Middle East, Africa to create smartest Bots for Messenger

Facebook (www.Facebook.com) is challenging developers across the Middle East and Africa to create innovative bots in the Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge. This aligns with Facebook’s commitment to promote innovation in the Middle East and Africa by providing developers and start-ups with the tools they need to build, grow, monetize, and ...

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Internet Subscriptions Slip by -5.3percent on GSM Platforms

The latest data released by the NCC, the industry regulator, show that internet subscriptions stood at 91.9 million in December, representing a y/y contraction of -5.3%. The figure implies density of 50% in a population estimated at 185 million, placing Nigeria well above the African average of around 16% as ...

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SMART CITY: LAGOS TO TRAIN ONE MILLION RESIDENTS ON COMPUTER CODING

…Commences Screening, Selection Of 1500 Facilitators   Ahead of the much anticipated roll out of CodeLagos, the Lagos State Ministry of Education on Tuesday said the programme would seek to teach at least one million Lagos residents to code by 2019 and also foster necessary skills to create sustainable solutions ...

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Samsung launches Galaxy A [2017]

Samsung launches Galaxy A Samsung Electronics launched its latest Galaxy A smartphones that offer premium design and enhanced camera features at a colorful ceremony in Accra last Friday. The Galaxy A (2017), which is available on the Ghanaian market, incorporates Samsung’s latest in innovative design and technology, giving consumers the ...

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MTN Ghana launches AMGOApp to excite African movie lovers

MTN has partnered Africa Movies on the Go (AMGO) LLC, a mobile content provider, to launch the AMGO App in Accra. The AMGO app is a video-on-demand solution that allows users to conveniently stream and download the most current African movies on their mobile smart phones. Subscribers can watch their ...

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Airtel denies exit reports

Bharti Airtel on Tuesday refuted media reports that it plan to exit operations in 15 countries across Africa by end of 2017. The telecoms giant says it “remains committed to Africa and will continue to invest in its operations to grow.” According to Bharti Airtel Chairman, Sunil Bharti Mittal, that ...

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Airtel to exit Nigeria, Ghana, others this year

Bharti Airtel, the mother company of Airtel Ghana, has announced that it will be exiting 14 African countries including Ghana within a year. The affected countries include Ghana, Nigeria, Congo, Chad, Gabon, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Niger, Rwanda, Seychelles, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. BloombergQuint quotes Bharti Airtel Chairman Sunil Bharti Mittal ...

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