Data is the new gold in the rapidly transforming financial services industry

Posted by - March 11, 2021

Australia’s top four banks have removed 2,150 ATM terminals and closed 175 bank branches since June 2020. In India, the local real-time payment system, United Payments Interface (UPI), saw an increase in spending by roughly 70 percent over the first seven months of 2020, while in the UK, the average daily transaction value processed by

4 reasons why WhatsApp can empower your business

Posted by - February 4, 2020

[sg_popup id=”32078″ event=”inherit”][/sg_popup]Today Customers demand more than ever before from brands, including fast, personalised, reliable and free two-way communication. Organisations that have realised how important it is to reach their customers where they are and on a communication channel that they know and trust, are increasingly looking to WhatsApp Business API (Application Program Interface) as

What’s the best cloud storage for you?

Posted by - February 3, 2020

​[sg_popup id=”1″ event=”onload”][/sg_popup] Free and cheap personal and small business cloud storage is everywhere. Here’s how to decide which one is right for you. In 2007, Drew Houston, Dropbox’s CEO, got sick and tired of misplacing his USB drive, so he created the first personal and small business cloud storage service. It was a radical

A Look at Data Over the Next Decade

Posted by - January 28, 2020

Over the next decade, we are going to see another wave of huge volumes of data created, driven by emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), the Internet of Things (IoT), Machine Learning and data lakes. It’s difficult to predict which of these will take the lead in terms of data proliferation but all these

Facebook to pay users for their private data

Posted by - November 27, 2019

Facebook has launched a brand-new app recently. The app, Viewpoints, essentially pays users for partaking in market research and surveys. Facebook has released a new app that pays users to participate in surveys and market research. “Today, we’re introducing Facebook Viewpoints, a new market research app that rewards people for participating in surveys, tasks and

Our data centre caters for public, private sectors – Galaxy Backbone

Posted by - October 22, 2019

GalaxyBackbone’s tier III data centre cater for the needs of private and public sectors of the country’s economy, the agency’s Managing Director, Arch. Yusuf Kazaure, has said. Kazaure spoke in Abuja when the Executive Vice Chairman of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof Umar Garba Danbatta and some senior management staff of the commission paid a

Spectranet Introduces New Data Plans

Posted by - July 18, 2019

Spectranet 4G LTE has introduced new data plans called the Spectra-cular data plans, designed to drive affordable internet connectivity and make internet accessible to all subscribers. Structured to suit the needs of all types of data users such as casual users, moderate users and heavy users, the simple easy-to-understand plans named as Unified Value, Mega

Smile sees value in Skyroam Simo partnership to improve mobile data services

Posted by - July 3, 2019

4GLTE telecommunications group, Smile Telecoms, has formally entered into a partnership with Skyroam Simo, one of the world’s leading mobile Platform as a Service company providing global data access services, to enable more Africa mobile users to seamlessly connect to its services. We need support from Int’l agencies to deal with cartels fueling human trafficking,

9mobile Offers One-Year Data Bonus on Smartphones

Posted by - June 19, 2019

9mobile has extended its brand footprint of giving more with the launch of a new mobile device offer where customers can enjoy one-year data bonus on select smartphones including but not limited to Tecno, Infinix, Itel, Nokia 3.1Plus and Nokia 4.2 devices. According to Adebisi Idowu, Vice President, Marketing, 9mobile, this offer is available to

Google invests $670m to expand its data centre in Finland

Posted by - May 27, 2019

Google will pay about 600 million euros ($670 million) to build a data centre in Finland amid a push by its parent Alphabet Inc. to invest heavily in servers and feed demand for faster access to files and media. The new construction will add to Google’s existing data-centre complex in Hamina on the south coast