Digital economy: NCC has huge roles to play

The Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) has a huge role to play in enabling the nation’s digital economy, an official said on Wednesday in Lagos. The NCC Director of Public Affairs, Mr Tony Ojobo, said this at a three-day Digital Pay Expo 2018, describing digital economy as an inevitable phenomenon of growth, which nations of the […]

NCC suspends operators’ licences over call masking

NCC Building The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) yesterday suspended the licenses of operators involved in call masking and refilling. NCC also cautioned some operators and barred no fewer than 750,000 numbers assigned to several Private Network Links (PNL) and Local Exchange Operator (LEO) licensees, which number ranges were used for masking and refilling. Technically, call […]

MTN targets $1billion from Nigeria, Ghana listings

Telecommunications, giant, MTN plans to raise $1 billion through its proposed listing on the Nigeria and Ghana stock exchanges later in the year.Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE), Kofi Yamoah, said MTN Ghana would officially introduce 35 per cent of its capital into the GSE by the end of first quarter (Q1) […]

Intel has just squeezed a ‘quantum computer’ onto a silicon chip

Intel’s quest to produce a commercially viable quantum computer just took an impressive step forward with the revelation that it has developed a ‘spin qubit’ chip based on traditional silicon, in conjunction with QuTech. In other words, this points to the possibility that quantum processors will be viable using silicon and existing commercial manufacturing methods, which is […]

9Mobile sale for completion in March

The sale of embattled telecommunications firm, 9Mobile, is expected to be completed by March, according to expectations from the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), which disclosed that between now and the next 40 days, a new investor should emerge for 9Mobile. The NCC, which is keen on handling the remains of the telecommunications firm to new […]