Technology in Nigeria
Nigerians are optimistic that basic technologies like mobile telephony and the Internet can change their country and their lives. As knowledge becomes power in emerging countries, people are making these technologies their own. In Nigeria, local companies are offering IT services to the developing market. One has even launched a mapping services for drivers in Lagos. The photograph pictured is of the Nigerian wireless communications regulatory agency — equivalent to the FCC in the U.S. — and figures prominently in the country’s technological direction. PodTech’s Jason Lopez traveled to Abuja, Nigeria and filed this podcast.