Nigeria Tech News Summary – April 06, 2011

 

The Federal Government is close to securing a World Bank Partial Risk Guarantee for the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading Plc, which will assure investors in power generating plants that they will always be paid for power supplied to the distribution companies.

 

The Nigerian Communications Commission has said it has developed guidelines to curb the menace of unsolicited messages, mails and calls.

 

Loss of valuable information and data experienced by corporate organisations in Nigeria mainly arising from security threats of their networks may soon come to an end as Juniper Networks, a service solution provider of Google, face book and American online (AOL) has begun business in Nigeria.

 

The number of mobile telecommunications operators supporting  the Global System for Mobile Telecommunications Association’s (GSMA) Mobile Energy Efficiency (MEE) Network Benchmarking Service launched last year, which was meant to manage 150 networks across 100 countries, including Nigeria has increased to 20.

 

Sources: Punch, Guardian, Thisday, Sun, Vanguard, TechLoy

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