A recent study by premium mobile advertising network, Twinpine Networks on 22,000 respondents, has revealed that Nigeria's Generation X (53-33 years) is more active online than Generation Y (32-19 years), reports Ventures Africa.
Easy Taxi, a taxi booking app, has teamed up with Samsung to offer its services to even more customers across Nigeria, with the app to be pre-installed on all new Samsung Galaxy S5 devices as part of the Galaxy Gift Exchange.
Transferbee, a UK based company, has launched a campaign, running until 1 May 2014, which enables Nigerians living in the UK to transfer money home to friends and family free of charge via their mobile phones.
Through using internal reporting and crowdsourcing to give traffic information and updates, mobile app Traffic Butter has been designed to provide traffic solutions for road users in Nigeria often frustrated by traffic jams.
Ericsson has signed a five-year managed services agreement with MTN for its Nigeria operations which not only extends Ericsson's managed services leadership across Africa, but reportedly makes Ericsson MTN's largest managed services partner on the continent.
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has introduced X-Alert, an enhanced notification system via mobile and email. A flat fee of N4 per transaction will be charged, scrapping the current charge of 0.06% of every trade.
This week will see the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) begin the actual auctioning of the 2.3GHz spectrum licence between two pre-qualified bidders for the provision of wholesales broadband service in Nigeria.
The Helix Institute of Digital Finance has partnered with MobileMoneyExpo to host a workshop on agent network management during the 4th MobileMoneyExpo in Lagos, Nigeria. The 2014 edition taking place 12-13 February is themed 'Promoting financial inclusion'.
Clickatell, a global leader in mobile messaging and transaction services, hosted a master class at AfricaCom 2013 on its VAS (Value Added Services) offerings that are making major inroads in Africa with products such as PINless airtime.