Nigeria charges West African states on ICT development

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Nigeria charges West African states on ICT development   Nigerian government has called for increased regional collaboration for the development of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) ecosystem in West Africa as a potential digital hub on the global ICT map. Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami and the Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta made the call at the two-day 18th Annual General Meeting of the West Africa Telecommunications Regulators Assembly (WATRA), which commenced in Abuja on Wednesday, March 10, 2021. Addressing…

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Nigeria Innovation Summit 2020 holds October 6

Nigeria Innovation Summit 2020 holds October 6

The organisers of the yearly Nigeria Innovation Week, have called for participation from stakeholders from the different sectors of Nigeria’s economy in this year’s edition, which is scheduled to hold online from Tuesday, October 6, 2020, to Thursday, October 8, 2020. According to the organisers, this year’s one-week-long event will focus on ‘Innovating in Critical Times’ and is packed with several activities like innovation exhibitions, Nigeria Innovation Summit, Nigeria Innovation Awards, and the yearly report of the State of Innovation in Nigeria. Convening the focus of the year’s event to…

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ATU, Ericsson sign MoU to accelerate ICT growth in Africa

ATU, Ericsson, MoU, ICT Development, Africa

Ericsson and African Telecommunication have just inked a new pact to collaborate on acceleration of information and communication technology in Africa. The partnership will promote regional coordination and harmonisation of spectrum usage to decrease cost of technology by increasing economies of scale and maximising affordability in Africa The African Telecommunications Union (ATU) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Ericsson to help fast track the roll out of technology across the continent. According to ATU, a specialised agency of the African Union in fostering the growth of ICT in…

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