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Mister Mobility’s review of Airtel broadband modem and 3.75G service – Part One

Airtel Nigeria recently launched their 3.75G internet service. At an even more recent event, the operator announced a reduction in the price of their USB modem. At that same event, units of the modem, and a SIM card bundled with 200MB of data were given out. Mobility was represented at the event and we ended […]

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Get Better Battery Life By Using WiFi Instead Of 3G

If you use 3G on your smartphone or tablet on a regular basis, chances are that you wish for better battery life. Did you know that using Wi-fi for internet connectivity instead of the built-in 3G radio on your device is less drain on the battery? Yes; if you turn off 3G data on your […]

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Etisalat to buy 3G license off Alheri?

In 2007, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) issued 3G licences to four operators – MTN, Glo, Zain, and little-known Alheri. Since the issuance of the licenses, the other three operators have deployed and now offer 3G-based services to millions of subscribers across the country. But not Alheri. Till date, the Dangote-owned company has nothing to […]

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