Tag Archives: Mobiles

Sim card manufacturer gets govt’s support for expansion

By Naomi Uzor SecureID Limited has been assured of government support to produce more sim cards for the local and export market. The Minister of Industry, Trade & Investment, Dr. Okechukwu Enelamah, and his counterpart, the Minister of Communication, Barrister Adebayo Shittu, gave the assurance during the commissioning ceremony of the company’s new manufacturing line… Read More »

Recharge Easy with Nigeria Number One Mobile Recharge App – Zoto

Reaches 350k downloads on Google app play store Growing at 100% Month-on-Month Zoto, a product of Hedonmark Management Services Limited and Nigeria’s fastest mobile recharge app, announced today that it has become the number one app in Google play store in Nigeria for the shopping category. With this new development, Zoto has registered a strong… Read More »

Furore over communication service tax

The nine percent Communication Service Tax (CST) Bill being proposed by the Federal Government has attracted a lot of criticisms from discerning Nigerians who have argued that the new policy regime may not be in their best interest after all. In this report, Ibrahim Apekhade Yusuf and Omolara Akintoye examine the issues For most Nigerians… Read More »

5 health dangers of cell phones nobody told you about

In many countries, people have cell phones and don’t hesitate to use them as frequently as possible. Selfies, journey reports, cooking experiments, inter-continental messages, non-stop communication… To many users, mobiles make as essential part of their daily routine as breathing, eating and sleeping. But few wonder if such trend is that good for our health?… Read More »

Smile launches 4G Lte mobile call at lowest rates in Nigeria

Smile Communications Nigeria Limited, a leading broadband service provider, made a historic breakthrough in the Nigerian telecoms market with the introduction of the lowest call tariffs that allows its customers to make calls at 8kobo per second to any network from within and outside the country at the same rate, using SmileVoice App. The SmileVoice… Read More »

Glo subscribers empowered to reject unwanted SMS, calls

Lagos—Globacom subscribers nationwide now have the ability to control the spate of unsolicited text messages and calls with a special service called “Do Not Disturb.” The service enables the customer to manage all wanted and unwanted messages sent to their phones by deciding to opt in or out. The company, in a press statement released… Read More »

Mobile phones disrupt teaching, learning

The liberalisation of the telecoms industry has brought mixed blessings. Fetters erected by distance have been demolished through voice calls or instant messaging, banking transactions now take place with just the press of buttons on smartphones’ keypads, while search engine online knowledge resource platforms such as Google and Wikipedia have had a defining impact. A… Read More »

Sweetest Deal Ever! You can Now Get a FREE Phone Cover with Every Samsung Galaxy A 2016 Smartphone you purchase

You can now get a Free phone cover with every Samsung Galaxy A 2016 (A3, A5, A7) Smartphone you purchase. Looking at the Galaxy A 2016 series (A3, A5, A7) smartphones, One can easily why they are so popular; their excellent design! Samsung has combined metal and glass finish to give you the ultimate premium, classy and super-stylish… Read More »

Samsung unveils Galaxy J series

Since the launch of the Galaxy S series into the Nigerian market, Samsung has been turning heads for over a while now. These smartphones are designed with amazing cameras, brilliant displays and pricey price tag. Even though there is currently a proliferation of smartphones in the Nigerian market, there are very few devices that not… Read More »

Mobile phone penetration ‘ll deepen marketing research

The Client Service Director, TNS ARMS in Nigeria, Damiem Arrouas, has said  with the growing use of mobile phones in Nigeria, about 95 per cent of households will have access to mobile devices by 2020. He added that smartphone use  would also increase to about 55 per cent within the same period. Arrouas, who spoke… Read More »

Nokia to sack 15,000 workers

Telecoms equipment maker Nokia is likely to cut about 15,000 jobs globally as part of a cost-cutting scheme, following its acquisition of Franco-American rival Alcatel-Lucent, a Finnish union representative said. Risto Lehtilahti, a trade union shop steward at Nokia’s Oulu site in Helsinki said on Tuesday although the figure was yet to be announced, it… Read More »

5 unmistakable signs you are a phone addict

Many people have substituted the love they have for people around them with their phones. These phones are so important to them and they could hardly spend a whole day without pressing them. Now we understand that it is a mobile that you need to have around you always so people can get in touch… Read More »