[QODLink]
Africa
New smartphone market thrives in Nigeria
There are four million smartphone users in Nigeria and it is expected to hit 25 million in 2016.
Last Modified: 07 Oct 2012 09:50

The smartphone market is fiercely competitive worldwide.  
 
While Apple has been making headlines in Europe and America, Research in Motion, the company behind Blackberry, is looking elsewhere.

In Nigeria, there are four million people using smartphones, and half of those phones are BlackBerry's. In the next four years, that number is expected to hit 25 million.

Al Jazeera's Yvonne Ndege reports from Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos.

65

Source:
Al Jazeera
Topics in this article
People
Country
City
Featured on Al Jazeera
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
Featured
Report on child sex abuse in British Asian community highlights issues that may affect the entire nation.
Taliban makes quick gains in Afghanistan with little opposition from Afghan army as US withdrawal begins.
Analysts say China moving back toward 1950s-era public trials aimed at shaming and intimidation.
Record numbers of migrants have made harrowing sea journeys to Italy and Greece this year.
In Vietnam, 40 percent of all pregnancies are terminated each year, a rate that health officials are hoping to reduce.
join our mailing list