Mobile internet data subscribers in Nigeria now averages 65 million, according to data from the Nigerian Communications Commission as at June 2014.
As part of its drive to support new digital players and help them grow by accelerating innovation, Orange is launching its start-up accelerator programme, Orange Fab in Côte d’Ivoire.
Interswitch today announced that it has reached a deal with Paynet to combine its businesses in order to create an unrivalled payment infrastructure across the East and West Africa region.
For more than three years, Tizeti, a Lagos-based Information Communications Technology (ICT) provider has been deploying uncapped high-speed internet access to estates, offices, multi-tenant buildings, malls, etc using a next generation WiFi technology.
Mobile Web Africa, the leading mobile-focused conference in Africa is returning to South Africa on September 10 and 11 for its 6th consecutive year.
Leading music site, Notjustok.com is launching a SoundCloud-styled music platform today that allows artists to upload songs and share with their friends, fans and followers as well as link these up with iTunes so that listeners can purchase their music.
While working with leading online retailer in Africa, JUMIA, two entrepreneurs — Tunde Kehinde and Ercin Eksin — decided to team up and solve the problem of logistics, so they founded A-Post (or Africa Post) to deliver world-class logistics solutions to both businesses and consumers.
Finding the right photographer for a particular event can be hard at times. Most times, people simply rely on recommendations from friends or just happen upon these creative professionals via social media, their websites or at physical events.
We love spotting and covering company offices here at Techloy, but really haven’t done this in a while. In the past, we’ve had to do company office tours and written up quick reviews about them. So when Jason Njoku posted photos of iROKOtv’s newly acquired international offices located in Manhattan, just off Times Square, about…
QwikGist, a web & mobile social news platform that allows users to bring all the stories they enjoy from different sources into one place and create conversations with others has launched its Android app, available on the Play Store. Launched in 2013 by former Rocket Internet employees, Onyeka Akumah and Pelumi Aboluwarin, the app reportedly grew over 200,000 users…
Just a few months after its logo rebrand, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, one of the leading banks in Africa has refreshed its website’s homepage today.
When leaked images from a soon-to-be-launched celebrity ratings and parody site was made available to Techloy, we couldn’t help but applaud the creative thinking that the team put into the project, which apparently depicts a humourous caricature of some notable Nigerian celebrities in music, movies, comedy, sports and media.
Nigeria currently has broadband speeds at an average of 4.7 Mbps, according to Ookla, the global leader in broadband testing and web-based network diagnostic applications, but not all of its cities enjoy this kind of speed at the moment.
The duchess of iROKOland, Jessica Hope announced today that she was leaving the world’s largest online distributor of Nigerian movie content, iROKO Partners to start-up her own venture.
Today, the company launched the Internet.org app in Zambia in partnership with the Airtel network, thus allowing people in Zambia with free data access to basic internet services such as health, education and jobs.
The company behind the information anywhere, anytime app, Evernote is on a quest to discover the best African apps, as it plans a series of developer events as a way of engaging the continent’s developer ecosystem.
WebConnectPlus, an online payment gateway powered by electronic transaction switching and payment processing company, eTranzact has reduced its set-up fee from N150,000 to N60,000 in order to make it affordable for businesses to accept payments online.
The national sentiment for Nigeria’s first match against Iran at the FIFA World Cup 2014 in Brazil is hopeful, according to Google Trends.
Financial advisory firm, Deloitte is bringing its international industry ranking award programme to Africa in order to recognise technology companies that have achieved the fastest rates of revenue growth in Africa over the past five years.
Exactly four months after Konga’s VP of Marketing, Onyeka Akumah left online retailer, Konga, another key staff, its PR Manager, Ifeanyi Abraham is quitting the e-commerce company to join payment company, eTranzact, TechLoy has learnt.