Tag: internet access

Is Nigeria looking to regulate mobile internet usage?

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Over-the-top (OTT) services may be an unknown term to the majority of people that use them. OTT refers to services that mobile phone users access without going directly through their service providers. These include social media applications such as Whatsapp and Facebook, as well as live streaming. Telecoms carriers in countries as far apart as… Read More

Is the world’s cheapest smartphone too good to be true?

A formerly unknown Indian company, Ringing Bells, recently announced that it was releasing the world’s cheapest smartphone. There has been huge demand following the announcement of Freedom 251, a 3G smartphone that will cost 251 rupees — less than $4 USD. With 8GB storage, front and back cameras, as well as slots for a memory card and… Read More