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MTN SA’s Airfibre Offering Surges Across 3.1 Million Homes in Just 1 Year

MTN South Africa says that its airfibre offering, MTN Supersonic, has seen enormous growth since launching in March 2021, with the product now being used in over 3.4-million homes. Airfibre, like Supersonic's, leverages Gigabit 1 (G1) Radio to transmit internet...

New Vodafone & UN Initiative to Give 3.4-Billion Access to a Smartphone by 2030

A new global initiative has been launched by Vodafone Group and ITU, the United Nations specialised agency for information and communication technologies, to address the global digital divide. The initiative aims for an additional 3.4 billion people to have the...

UN Calls on Nigeria, Others to Tighten Cybersecurity Regulations

The International Telecommunications Union (ITU), the global telecommunications arm of the United Nations (UN) has called on the government of Nigeria, and other governments across Africa to strengthen their Internet safety regulations. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, and general shift...

Cisco, ITU launch digital transformation initiative

On 12 September 2019 Cisco and ITU launched the Digital Transformation Centres Initiative to equip people with the skills they will need to participate in the current digital society and economy. The initiative was launched at ITU Telecom, and...

Nigerian Communications Commission suspends frequency spectrum allocation

The Nigerian Communications Commission has suspended the allocation of frequency spectrum likely to be approved by the International Telecommunications Union for 5G services. NCC had planned to offer frequencies in three different bands ahead of the 5G roll-out in...

Nigeria re-elected into ITU Council

At the 20th Plenipotentiary Conference held in Dubai the United Arab Emirates, Nigeria emerged as Africa’s representatives of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Council, receiving 114 votes in the process. As a member of the global body for the...

ITU Member States re-elect Houlin Zhao as ITU Secretary-General

Member States of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) have re-elected Houlin Zhao of China as ITU Secretary-General during the Union's 20th Plenipotentiary Conference (PP-18) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The election took place in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, during the...

ITU Telecom World 2019 heads to Budapest, Hungary

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the government of Hungary confirmed today the hosting of the next ITU Telecom World event in Budapest, Hungary. The announcement followed a high-level meeting during ITU Telecom World 2018 being held 10-13 September...

Transforming today’s digital revolution into a development revolution

ITU Secretary-General Houlin Zhao says innovation, inclusivity, infrastructure and investment form the "4 I's" that are critical to boosting the economy, bridging the digital divide, and leveraging the power of ICTs to advance sustainable development. He was speaking at the...

More governments now benchmark broadband status in their national plans

A new report issued by the Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development shows that a growing number of governments now benchmark the status of broadband in their national broadband plans. This year, the report shows for the first time that at...
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Document Management with Powerful AI Tool from Tech Company

A company under Convergence Partners, inq, has unveiled its Doc AI platform, which utilizes specialized deep learning optical character...
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