Africa’s largest mobile operator MTN has indicated plans to cut down on capital expenditure by as much as a quarter in 2020, as it pays more attention to saving cash and ensuring its network remain operational during the Covid-19 pandemic. During an update for its first-quarter performance, the company has revised its Capex guidance to between R21bn and R22bn, from R28.3bn previously, saying it expects Covid-19 to interrupt supply chains and cause difficulties in rolling out extra coverage.
Apple's Face Id has come to be an enormously popular feature since its introduction on iPhone offering more secure security for performing a number of tasks and transactions including unlocking of phones to performing purchases from iTunes Store, App Store as well as payments with Apple Pay. Thanks to an array of TrueDepth sensors contained on the iPhone's notch, the depth-perception 3D technology makes face unlock more secure by identifying the position of facial features like the eyes, nose, chin with pinpoint accuracy.
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, in a press statement, has debunked rumours circulating on social media that 5G technology is the cause of COVID-19 and that there is no 5G presence in Nigeria. The Minister also added that the National Frequency Management Council (NFMC), is yet to deliberate on the deployment of the 5G network and that Buhari administration will never seek technological advancement at the expense of the health and welfare of its citizens.