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10 Things You Need To Know About Cell Towers

Cell towers is vertically inclined metal structure built to ensure the networking of mobile phone cellular network. The structure which is mostly set up by telecom companies is a wireless service station that keeps people using their services connected. Photo Credit: The Guardian Below are 10 Things You need to know about cell towers:

  3 months ago ago
10 Things You Need To Know About Cell Towers

MILITARY

"Shutting Down Telcom To Fight Terrorists Is Like Switching Off Light To Catch Snake" - Shehu Sani

It was reported recently that the federal government ordered all the telecom providers to shutdown their telecom services in some parts of Zamfara State, as a result of high level of banditry in some parts of the state. This recent decision that was taken by the federal government has made several Nigerians to react differently.

  2 months ago ago

POLITICS

One Limitation The Government Could Encounter Despite Shutting Down Telecom Services In Zamfara

It has been reported recently that telecoms operators have shut down mobile phone services in Zamfara. This is in compliance with the directive of NCC as a measure to tackle bandits. While this is a good move that will help the security operatives in curbing banditry in the state, the government might however experience a limitation.

  2 months ago ago
One Limitation The Government Could Encounter Despite Shutting Down Telecom Services In Zamfara

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

The Shutdown Of Telecom In Zamfara State To Curtail Banditry Might Cause More Harm Than Good

A few days back, the NCC ordered the shutdown of all telecommunication bases in Zamfara State to curtail the rising cases of banditry in the state. According to the Vice-Chairman of the commission, Prof Umar Danbata, the shutdown will last from 3rd to 17th September 2021.

  2 months ago ago
The Shutdown Of Telecom In Zamfara State To Curtail Banditry Might Cause More Harm Than Good

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

Kastina & Zamfara People Are Now Writing Letters After Telecom Was Shutdown In Their States-Sen Sani

It was reported few weeks ago that the federal government shutdown telecom services in Zamfara, Sokoto and Kastina States. The federal government reportedly took this decision as a result of high level of insecurity in these states. Based on that note, the former senator that represented the good people of Kaduna Central Senatorial Zone, Senator Shehu Sani decided to speak.

  2 months ago ago
Kastina & Zamfara People Are Now Writing Letters After Telecom Was Shutdown In Their States-Sen Sani

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

Is The 5G Network Approved By The Federal Government Harmful To Nigerians?

We have heard wild conspiracy theories on issues bordering the 5G Network. In this article, we will be looking at so many areas as regards 5G Network. The federal government has through the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Pantami approved the Fifth Generation Network, otherwise known as 5G for the nation.

  2 months ago ago
Is The 5G Network Approved By The Federal Government Harmful To Nigerians?

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

[Opinion] Approval Of 5G: How Technology Wins & Superstitions Nullified In Nigeria

According to a video shared by AIT news, the Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the Fifth Generation network called (5G) policy for Nigeria. It was announced by Minister of Com­munications and Digital Economy, Professor Isa Ali Pantami. He spelled out the importance of the network to the 4G we have currently in Nigeria.

  2 months ago ago
[Opinion] Approval Of 5G: How Technology Wins & Superstitions Nullified In Nigeria

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

Mobile Phone Services Shutdown In Zamfara State Over Insecurity

In line with the Federal Government's directives, the Telecom operators have shut down mobile phone services in Zamafara State. This, SaharaReporters learned, is aimed at helping the different security agencies carry out required activities towards addressing the security challenge in the state. Recall that SaharaReporters had, on Friday, reported that the Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Umar Garba Danbatta, had written to the Telecom operators on the need to suspend mobile phone services as one of the strategies taken by security operatives to curbing banditry ravaging the state.

  2 months ago ago
Mobile Phone Services Shutdown In Zamfara State Over Insecurity

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

How the Newly Approved 5G Technology May Improve Security and Business Transactions in Nigeria

Photo: 5G Network Technology, culled from the ResearchGaten The Federal Government of Nigeria has approved the National Policy on the fifth generation network, otherwise known as 5G Technology, in Nigeria. The National Policy for the integration of 5G technology into the technological space of Nigeria was approved by the Federal Executive Council, on Wednesday.

  2 months ago ago
How the Newly Approved 5G Technology May Improve Security and Business Transactions in Nigeria

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

The NCC Subscriber-Network Data Reveal Gainers And Losers In The Number Portability Segment

Credit: NCC The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) in April 2013 launched the Mobile Number Portability (MNP) in a bid to further competitiveness among GSM operators. Prior to the commencement of the project, subscribers who were unhappy with their network provider stood the risk of losing their number if they switch to another network.

  3 months ago ago
The NCC Subscriber-Network Data Reveal Gainers And Losers In The Number Portability Segment

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

5G Network Will be Ready in Nigeria in January 2022- Pantami

5G Network is a new global wireless standard after 1G, 2G, 3G, and 4G networks. 5G enables a new kind of network that is designed to connect virtually everyone and everything including machines, objects, and devices. According to a report on Vanguard News, Mr. Isa Pantami, Minister of Communication and Digital Economy said the Five Generation (5G) network will be deployed in Nigeria in January 2022 and will aid surveillance against vandalism of public assets.

  2 months ago ago
5G Network Will be Ready in Nigeria in January 2022- Pantami

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

Phone Network Shut Down In 13 Katsina LGAs

At least 13 government Areas are suffering from the event which can not be unconnected with the continued security operations against bandits within the North West. The affected LGAs are Sabuwa, Faskari, Dandume, Batsari, Danmusa, Kankara, Jibia, Safana, Dutsin-Ma and Kurfi that are on the fringes of the Ruggu forest where most of the bandits are hiding.

  2 months ago ago
Phone Network Shut Down In 13 Katsina LGAs

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

Again, NCC Extends NIN-SIM Verification By Three Months

A new window of opportunity has been opened for Nigerians who are yet to link their National Identification Number (NIN) with the Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) as the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) announced the extension of the excise by three (3) months.

  4 months ago ago
Again, NCC Extends NIN-SIM Verification By Three Months

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

“Do not carry out financial transactions or share sensitive information on public WiFi”- NCC cautions

The independent National Regulatory Authority for the telecoms in Nigeria, NCC, has advised Nigerians to desist from carrying out financial transactions and sharing sensitive information on public WiFi. The regulatory body warned that doing so exposes customers' data to Internet fraudsters who can easily access it through public WiFi and steal from them.

  3 months ago ago
“Do not carry out financial transactions or share sensitive information on public WiFi”- NCC cautions

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

5G network in Nigeria: Here's a brief description of what 5G is all about

Nigeria will soon have access to 5G(the fifth-generation) network because the Federal Government recently approved the National Policy on 5G network in Nigeria. Photo credit: Channelstv This information was revealed in a statement by Dr Femi Adeluyi who's the Technical Assistant on Information Technology to the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, after the weekly Federal Executive Council meeting which was held in Abuja on Wednesday.

  2 months ago ago
5G network in Nigeria: Here's a brief description of what 5G is all about

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

What you do not know about the 5G network that was recently approved by the Nigerian government

The Nigerian government this week approved the implementation and use of 5G network technology with immediate effect, citing it as a means of boosting the country's digital economy. The statement released on Tuesday by the Technical Assistant on Information Technology, Dr. Femi Adeluyi, revealed that the implementation of the policy would take immediate effect, with the National Frequency Management Council (NFMC) to release a spectrum to the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) for mobile network operators that meet the required conditions.

  2 months ago ago
What you do not know about the 5G network that was recently approved by the Nigerian government

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

FG To Deploy 5G Network Soon In Nigeria

The Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy has announced that it will soon deploy the Five Generation network in Nigeria for increased connectivity and transmission. This was disclosed by the Minister of Information and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami in Abuja during an interview program. He explained that the decision to deploy the 5G network came about after thorough research, investigation, and trial absolving it of posing a security or a health threat.

  3 months ago ago
FG To Deploy 5G Network Soon In Nigeria

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

What Is Pegasus Spyware And How Does It Hack Phones?

Pegasus is a software used for hacking – or spyware – which is developed, marketed and licensed to world governments globally by Israeli company known as NSO Group. It had the capacity to infect billions of mobile phones running on either Android or iOS systems. The NSO Group software has the ability to record your phone calls, copy messages as well as the ability to secretly video you.

  4 months ago ago
What Is Pegasus Spyware And How Does It Hack Phones?

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

FG issues new statement on the deployment of 5G network in Nigeria.

The Federal government has reportedly issued a new statement on deploying 5G network in Nigeria. According to them, the decision to deploy 5G communications network in the country, is followed by an outcome of thorough investigations, research and trial absolving it of posing security or health threat, by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC).

  3 months ago ago
FG issues new statement on the deployment of 5G network in Nigeria.

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

5G Network: What You Should Know About 5G Network Nigeria Is On The Verge Of Adopting.

Nigeria is on the verge of adopting 5G network in the country after the government approved the system. A statement from the presidency said the government approved the system at a cabinet meeting on Wednesday after Communications Minister Isa Ali Pantami introduced it. The government says the two-year 5G plan involves consulting and testing to ensure its quality.

  2 months ago ago
5G Network: What You Should Know About 5G Network Nigeria Is On The Verge Of Adopting.