IoT

MTN Launches Internet of Things Platform

Telecom giant, MTN has launched an open Internet of Things (IoT) platform that encourages the connection of devices, thereby forming a network of independent machines that can exchange information and interact without any form of human intervention. The new platform which is referred to as a PAN-African Internet of Things (IoT), is live in South Africa, and […]

MTN Nigeria

MTN Offers Subscribers Free Downloads of Nigerian Apps

Telecommunication network, MTN Nigeria has launched a new campaign, tagged – ‘APPtitude’, which will allows free downloads of Nigerian apps for a period of one month. According to MTN, the aim of the campaign, which will run from May 1 to 30, 2015, is to educate customers on the value derived from making use of mobile applications in their everyday […]

bloggers

Attend The West Africa Bloggers Conference

Are you a blogger? Thinking of setting up a blog? Need answers to those blogging related questions that have been unanswered for so long? The West Africa Blogger Conference is for you! The West Africa Bloggers Conference is designed to teach bloggers in all fields about advanced blogging techniques, creative and branding strategies, monetization opportunities/structured business […]

kirikata

Opinion – After dancing Kirikata, Kirikata most Nigerians have not ported – Here’s why

By Tomi Adedeji A few weeks ago, telecoms giant MTN wowed us with their ‘I don port’ ad featuring popular comedian Saka. If you’re new in this clime, Saka is a popular comedian who had featured on several Etisalat ads making him a popular face of that brand (Etisalat is a competing telecoms provider). In what […]

4G LTE, the next standard for wireless communication across Africa

LTE short for ‘Long Term Evolution’, but marketed as 4G LTE, is a standard for wireless communication of high-speed data for mobile phones and data terminals. It is an advancement on previous wireless technology standards including GSM/EDGE, HSDPA and HSDPA+, and has been developed and rolled out to consumers to enhance network speeds and throughput […]

MTN Afrinolly launches the $100,000 ‘Afrinolly Shortfilm Competition’

We had earlier featured Afrinolly when it marked its 1 million app download milestone across the Android, Blackberry, Nokia Symbian, Nokia S40 and Java platforms. Afrinolly is a mobile phone app that enables African movies, Music and Entertainment enthusiasts to watch movie trailers, music videos and comedy that have been made public by content owners or their legal representatives. The […]