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INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Airtel gives customers free roaming call, wins Africom award

Bharti Airtel (“Airtel”), a global telecommunications services provider with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa has introduced the world’s first free intercontinental incoming roaming service by including India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka to its current bouquet of one network services for its African customers. Airtel customers already avail this facility across the company’s mobile network in 17 countries across Africa.

Google tests Maps app for iOS

A standalone Google Maps application on iOS could prove to be lucrative for Google as it will allow the search giant to push advertising and other services in ways Apple never allowed.

Why poor quality service may never cease

Last week, Airtel Nigeria invited ICT journalist for an urgent meeting designed to address critical issues in the telecoms industry that bothers on the quality of service.

Operators to pay N5m over failure to provide instant call bills

Henceforth, mobile telephone operators that did not provide instant SMS service to all phone users at the end of every call risk a fine of N5 million.

Wireless printer arrives Nigeria

A groundbreaking technology was last week unveiled to technology savvy Nigerians by Hewlett Parkard (HP). It was the launch of its wireless enabled printer.

Child Development: Experts caution on negative impact of ICT devices

The growing interest of children in the use of information and communications technology (ICT) devices have the tendency of affecting their development negatively, if parents and adult do not ensure control.