Paga Mobile Payment Services has said it recorded 4.4 million transactions valued at N47 billion in the last two years as more Nigerians embrace the cashless policy.
Also, the firm rewarded, Murphy Ishichie, who emerged its one millionth customer with a cash prize of N100, 000 in Lagos. Commenting on the feat achieved by the mobile payment firm, Chief Executive Officer, Paga, Tayo Oviosu, described the one million users mark in two years as fantastic.
Asus, a computer manufacturer has officially announced its presence in the Nigeria technology market, with the launch of two new products. The company partnered Intel Corporation to launch two Intel -powered devices ; Asus fonepad 7 and the Transformer Book T100 . It also officially announced its collaboration with Mitsumi, One of Africa's largest Information Technology (IT) distributors, to make the products available in Nigerian market
Coming behind Airtel, the mobile telecommunications giant, MTN Nigeria, has introduced an airtime-based life insurance service for its subscribers, in collaboration with one of the leading insurance companies in the country.
The mobile telecoms company described the product as “a simple and convenient way subscribers can access an affordable life protection plan directly from their mobile phones.”
The National Association of Telecoms Subscribers (NATCOMS) has chosen to take the last option of instituting court action against MTN, Globacom, Airtel and Etisalat, after all negotiations failed.
NATCOMS said it decided to seek legal regress in the law court, following the refusal of the telecoms operating companies to compensate subscribers for poor telecoms services they rendered to subscribers in the past 12 years, especially during the first and second quarters in 2013.
The mobile telecommunications giant, MTN Nigeria has disclosed that it has invested through its subsidiary, MTN Foundation, over N7 billion in executing various projects in 338 locations across the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory.
The Corporate Services Executive of the company, Akinwale Goodluck, disclosed this in Akure, Ondo State capital at the handover ceremony of security patrol vehicles to the state governor, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, in pursuance of the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) of the company.
The National Association of Telecoms Subscribers (NATCOMS) is calling for immediate compensation of N595 billion for all the 119 million subscribers across all networks, for various inconveniences they had suffered over poor service quality in the last 12 years.
NATCOMS, in a protest letter, is demanding the payment of N5,000 to each telecoms subscriber, by telecommunications companies in the country, as compensation to the 119 million subscribers, totalling N595 billion.
Determined to increase the number of .ng Domain Name users from its current 40, 000 to 100, 000 by the end of the year, President of Nigeria Internet Group (NIRA), Mrs. Mary Uduma, has said the recent collaboration of NIRA with Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), will help achieve the goal.
Uduma who spoke with THISDAY at a workshop where NIRA collaborated with ICANN on Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC) in Lagos, said DNSSEC, which provides security for online transaction, would further drive .ng domain name penetration in the country.
Main One Communications Services Company has reiterated its determination to boost ICT, especially in secondary and tertiary institutions in Nigeria.
According to the company, it became interested in supporting ICT education because it presents great opportunities for redirecting objectives of educational development from knowledge to economic empowerment.
Ryte Internet Technology Limited, has unveiled its online shopping portal, Ryte, a website, which operate as an online showroom for items on sale at different brick and mortar stores in Nigeria.
Chief Executive Officer, Ryte, Victor Alaofin, while briefing journalists in Lagos last weekend, explained that customers can buy anything ranging from properties, gadgets, health and fitness, food, electronics, clothing, medical services, trainings, events, tours, accessories, some with up to 75 per cent discount at Ryte.