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NCC: Nigeria’s telcos lost 14m internet subscribers in one year

    NCC: Nigeria’s telcos lost 14m internet subscribers in one year

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says the country’s internet subscribers dropped by 9.6 percent, representing 14.5 million in one year. The commission said this in a recent update of industry

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‘Cut internet prices by 21%, create 1.7m jobs’ — Google announces $1bn investment in Africa

    ‘Cut internet prices by 21%, create 1.7m jobs’ — Google announces $1bn investment in Africa

Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google and Alphabet, has announced an investment of $1 billion in Africa over the next five years.  Speaking at the first-ever Google for Africa virtual summit

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EXTRA: Malawi president travels to UK for virtual conference

    EXTRA: Malawi president travels to UK for virtual conference

Lazarus Chakwera, the president of Malawi, is said to have travelled to the United Kingdom (UK) to attend a virtual conference. Although Chakwera is alleged to have said poor internet

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Elon Musk’s SpaceX plans to launch satellite internet service in Nigeria

    Elon Musk’s SpaceX plans to launch satellite internet service in Nigeria

SpaceX, an American aerospace manufacturer, is in talks with the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to secure licences needed to launch Starlink, its internet satellite service in the country. The company,

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FG partners Microsoft on high-speed internet infrastructure, upskill five million Nigerians

  FG partners Microsoft on high-speed internet infrastructure, upskill five million Nigerians

The federal government has entered into a partnership with Microsoft, an American multinational technology company, to accelerate digital transformation in

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NBS: Active voice subscribers decreased to 204m in Q4 2020

  NBS: Active voice subscribers decreased to 204m in Q4 2020

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says the number of active voice subscribers in Nigeria dropped to 204.60 million people

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NCC: Telecos lost over three million active subscribers in December

  NCC: Telecos lost over three million active subscribers in December

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says telecommunications operators in the country lost a total of 3.3 million active subscribers in

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Uganda lifts restriction on internet — two days after Museveni’s reelection

  Uganda lifts restriction on internet — two days after Museveni’s reelection

The Uganda authorities have switched on the country’s internet, six days after it was shut down. According to NAN, Ofwono

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IFC, Google project Africa’s internet economy may reach $180bn by 2025

  IFC, Google project Africa’s internet economy may reach $180bn by 2025

A report by Google and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) has projected that Africa’s internet economy has the potential to

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Damaged cables trigger internet disruption in Nigeria, 11 countries

  Damaged cables trigger internet disruption in Nigeria, 11 countries

Internet service in  at least 12 African countries, including Nigeria, slowed down after undersea connection cables were damaged, according to

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