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    Yahoo To Be Renamed Altaba After $4.8bn Acquisition

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    Yahoo will be renamed Altaba after the sale of its web assets to Verizon for $4.83 billion, the company said in a SEC regulatory filing, adding that its chief executive officer, Marissa Mayer, and five other directors will step down. Altaba will be a holding company with as primary assets, a 15 per cent stake…

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    Glo Maintains Lead In New Internet Subscription

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    Globacom has been confirmed as the sole network that increased its internet subscriber base in the month of October, 2016 according to the data published on the website of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). The total number of internet users on the networks of the four major operators shrank by 378,015 from 93.5million in September to…

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    Telecoms Sector To Attract N799bn New Investments In 2017

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    With anticipated new investments to deepen broadband Infrastructure in the next few months, the Nigerian telecommunications sector which already has about $68 billion total investments so far, is set to add N799 billion (about $2.6 billion) through telecoms licences and capital investments in the year 2017. LEADERSHIP learnt that the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) targets…

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    Adopt October As Cybersecurity Awareness Month, Experts Urge FG

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    Stakeholders in Nigeria’s converged information and communication technology, ICT and broadcasting sectors have urged the federal government to consider the adoption of the month of October as the national cybersecurity awareness month in line with global best practices as a matter of urgent national priority. The call was made at the National Cyber Security Awareness…

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    Etisalat, Gionee Introduce IoT Ready Smartphone Device

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    Etisalat Nigeria and Gionee have Introduced the latest device, Gionee M6  Internet of Things (IoT) ready smartphone which can perform several functions including remotely controlling fridges, television sets, and other home electronics. Speaking at the device unveiling in Lagos, Mr. Somoye Habeeb, marketing director (Gionee Nigeria) said “For the smartphone world, it is the best…

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    StarTimes Launches DTT Platform In Daura

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    Foremost digital television network company, StarTimes, has launched its Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) platform in Daura, Katsina State. The unveiling of DTT decoder was remarkable to the people of the city as NTA StarTimes network brought its network to Daura, the historical centre of heritage in Hausaland. In his opening speech, the representative of Director…

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