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MainOne’s SME-in-a-Box coverage area in Lagos expands

MainOne’s SME-in-a-Box coverage area in Lagos expands

Leading provider of telecom services and network solutions for businesses in West Africa, MainOne has announced the coverage area of SME-in-a-Box in Lagos has extended. The all-in-one telecoms solution for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Nigeria is now live in the Yaba, Surulere, Victoria Island, Ikoyi and Marina areas of Lagos. The coverage extension


Porsche Design Huawei Mate 9 to launch in Nigeria next year

Huawei, a leading technology Innovator and premium smartphone company, has partnered luxury lifestyle brand, Porsche Design to launch a smartphone described as the “Dream Machine” Known as Porsche Design Huawei Mate 9, the smartphone comes with seamless curved edges, a graphite finish and stylish color combined with the latest technology. It spots the high performing


Orange, ENGIE to deploy solar kits in three African countries

Orange and ENGIE have announced plan to deploy nearly 1,000 solar kits in several villages in rural areas in Senegal, Côte d’Ivoire and Cameroon. This plan is in furtherance of an agreement signed by both parties in 2015 to collaborate on ways to develop the electrification of rural areas and to optimize the supply of electricity to


TECNO’s Phantom 6 & 6+ are now available for pre-order

The Phantom 6 and Phantom 6 Plus, which were launched by TECNO, a leading mobile phone maker for emerging markets, over the weekend are now available for pre-order. Pssssst!! The Phantom 6 and 6+ are now available for pre-order in select locations nationwide! #PhantomLaunchPreorder — TECNO Mobile Nigeria (@TECNOMobileNG) September 26, 2016 Both devices,


TECNO finally launches the Phantom 6 & 6 Plus

After the theatrics some days ago, TECNO, a leading manufacturer of high-end smartphones and feature phones for emerging markets, has launched the Phantom 6 & 6 Plus, its next flagship devices. Introducing our Beauty and the Beast once again: TECNO Phantom 6 and Phantom 6 Plus. #TECNOPhantomLaunch — TECNO Mobile Nigeria (@TECNOMobileNG) September 25,


Snapchat changes name to Snap, outs sunglasses with camera

Evan Spiegel, co-founder & CEO of Snapchat Inc, which developed Snapchat, a photo and video messaging app, has announced a change in the company’s name. Snapchat Inc. will now do business/trade as Snap Inc. (Wall Street take note), which is simply described as “a camera company.” Just setting up my Twitter. #myfirstTweet — Snap Inc. (@Snap)


TECNO to launch a beautiful, and beast-like device ‘soon’

This post has been updated TECNO, a leading manufacturer of high-end smartphones and feature phones for emerging markets, will be launching two new devices into the Nigerian market ‘soon’. In a series of lovey dovey tweets two days back that looked like its Twitter account has been hacked, TECNO announced the devices – Phantom 6


American Automaker, Ford to begin shipping self-driving cars from 2021

If someone had told you 10 years ago —  even five years ago — that a major American car company would announce the mass production of a vehicle with no steering wheel, you would have said they were crazy. Yeah, as crazy as it seems, renowned automaker, Ford says it’s going to deliver self-driving cars


MiDCOM Group launches mobile phones for the African market

MiDCOM Group, a diverse conglomerate operating across East Africa, West Africa and the Middle-East, has announced the launch of a range of mobile phones targeted at the African market. Known as FERO, it comes in 16 different models, from entry-level feature phones through to sophisticated premium smartphones targeting the top end of the market. The


UK tech firm plans roadshow across Africa in its hybrid electric aircraft

Reinhardt Technology Research, a London tech firm that develops effective solutions for energy and goods networks, has announced it will embark on a roadshow across 17 countries in Africa in its hybrid electric aircraft, the TU 523. The purpose of the roadshow, which will kickoff in 2017, is to raise awareness of the need for


ntel launches router to provide customers “a whole new Internet experience”

ntel, Nigeria’s most advanced 4G/LTE network provider, has announced the launch of a Router that it describes as the fastest in the country and that’ll provide customers a whole new Internet experience. It is a ZTE MF286 Router that supports up to 64 concurrent Wi-Fi connections and 4 LAN ports connections. Although similar in size


That Facebook-Owned Plane That’ll Beam Internet In Remote Places Has Completed Its First Test Flight

Facebook has announced that its unmanned solar-powered plane that’ll beam Internet to millions of people in remote communities around the world has completed its first test flight. Known as Aquila, the aircraft is Facebook’s answer to the problem of Internet connectivity for the over four billion people around the world who are not yet online.