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For the next 9,999 days, Nigerians will have access to free internet – Ventures Africa |

In a country where mobile penetration is rapidly expanding, it is ironic that data usage still hovers around 38 percent. This is largely due to the high cost of data in the country. This is why Opera Software, makers of the popular opera mini mobile browser, Nigeria’s leading news portal and MTN Nigeria, the country’s

Nigeria several miles away from catching up with Kenya in mobile money usage – Ventures Africa |

There are nearly 170 million active mobile phones in Nigeria, the highest number in Africa and seventh in the world, but the country still lags behind Kenya, which only has 28 million active mobile phones, in the usage of mobile money. While Nigeria reports about N5 billion ($25.1 million) in annual mobile money transactions, the

Nigeria Now Uses 29% of Africa’s Total Internet Access, Articles | THISDAY LIVE |Nigerian News

Dele Ogbbodo in Abuja ¨The Minister of Communications Technology, Mrs. Omobola Johnson, monday revealed that Nigeria currently uses 29 per cent share of Africa’s total internet access, with a growth rate of 11 per cent in 2013 to 52 per cent in 2014.Before the creation of the ministry in 2011, she admitted that the country

Nigeria will achieve 30% broadband penetration by 2018 – Juwah | Nigerian News

Dr Eugene Juwah, the Executive Vice-Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has said that the country will achieve up to 30 per cent broadband penetration by 2018. Juwah made the statement in Abuja on Thursday while sensitising journalists to the need for media support for educating the public. He said some key issues that were hindering

How the Smartphone will save Africa| Nigerian News

The countries of Africa, especially the sub Saharan bit, have a terrible history. Many of them were worse off after independence than they had been under their colonial masters. Corruption was and is a normal part of everyday life. A venal, kleptocratic, incompetent ruling elite treated the countries as personal fiefdoms to be leached of

Sub-Saharan Africa Is Mobile Money Hotspot, Global Findex Report Shows| Nigerian News

When it comes to mobile money, the world’s biggest hotspot isn’t where you might expect. The concept of using cell phones to move cash around is just catching on in Europe and North America with apps likeVenmo and Evenly, but there’s one region of the world that was adopting the idea before it was cool. “In 13 countries

Samsung Galaxy S6 – Full phone specifications| Nigerian News

Also known as Samsung Galaxy S6 SM-G920 Curved screen version available – Samsung Galaxy S6 edge Available versions: SM-G9200 (Hong Kong), SM-G9208 (China), SM-G9208/SS (China), SM-G9209 (China), SM-G920A (AT&T), SM-G920F (Global), SM-G920FD (Pakistan, Philippines), SM-G920I (LATAM, Singapore, India, Australia), SM-G920S (Korea), SM-G920T (T-Mobile) NETWORK Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE LAUNCH Announced 2015, March Status Available.

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge – Full phone specifications| Nigerian News

Also known as Samsung Galaxy S6 edge SM-G925 Available versions: SM-G9250 (China, HK), SM-G925A (AT&T), SM-G925F (Global), SM-G925FQ (Turkey), SM-G925I (LATAM, Singapore, India, Australia), SM-G925K (Korea), SM-G925L, SM-G925S (Korea), SM-G925T (T-Mobile) NETWORK Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE LAUNCH Announced 2015, March Status Available. Released 2015, April BODY Dimensions 142.1 x 70.1 x 7 mm

Microsoft Announces Windows 10 Release Date: Free Upgrade Coming This Summer

Microsoft Corp. announced Tuesday evening that it would officially release Windows 10 at an undisclosed date “this summer.” It has previously announced that Windows 10 will be a free upgrade for Windows 7 and Windows 8 users for the first year following its release. “We continue to make great development progress and shared today that Windows 10

How the Apple Watch could create a $1tn company | Technology | The Guardian

ContentsAs Apple’s chief executive, Tim Cook, prepares to reveal the few details not yet known about the Apple Watch – the price, the battery life, when it will hit the shops – some are already predicting a flop.It will weigh the company down, they argue, and the solid gold version aimed at the very rich will tarnish