ATCON is now set for the Telecoms Executives and Regulator Forum hosted by the Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria in collaboration with the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). The event which has received wide support from industry players is slated for Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at the Golden Gate Paradise, Ikoyi, Lagos.
Confirmation has been received from the NCC that Dr. Eugene Juwah, Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Commission (NCC), will present a keynote address which will cover, amongst other things, Quality of Service issue; Number Portability; Open Access to Broadband Infrastructure; Provision of Frequency Spectrum for Service delivery as well as Mainstreaming Local Content in the Nigerian Telecoms development. The President of ATCON, Engr Lanre Ajayi, will set the stage for the day’s discussion through a welcome address.
The forum is open to all operators in the telecoms sector in Nigeria, and is designed to create an opportunity for key industry players to interact with the regulator, with the aim of building a continual good working relationship. It is also aimed at creating a platform for the regulator to update the industry on the regulator’s directions and plans for the industry in the coming years.
Furthermore, the forum is designed as a veritable avenue for the regulator to receive feedback from the industry with a view to understanding the challenges and prospects industry players have to grapple with and explore to ensure sustained growth of the industry.
Also, participants are expected to brainstorm on measures that would accelerate the expansion of telecommunications services across the federation in the years ahead.
The forum is proudly supported by the Nigerian Communications Commission, and sponsored by Airtel Networks Limited, Sunflower, Phase 3 Telecoms, I-Way Africa Limited, VDT Communications Limited, Vodacom Business Nigeria, Internet Solutions Nigeria, Juniper Solutions Limited and Computer Warehouse Group.
Other proud sponsors are Backup Networks Limited, Global Access Technologies Limited, Intertel Nigeria Limited, a Telecoms Limited, MainOne Cable Company Limited, Jibson Dynamics Limited, Dataza Systems Limited and Layer 3 Telecoms Limited.
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