The Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) may have advanced plans to commence certification of its membership.
Disclosing this last weekend, ATCON president, Mr. Titi Omo-Ettu said that the organisation has begun to consider the option of certification.
He also said that ATCON’s proposed certification of its membership would be coded to safeguard the exercise with a committee already on ground to manage the process.
“A move towards introducing member’s certificate with coded numbering to members of the association has started with a committee assigned to provide the working details,” he said.
Omo-Ettu equally said that the idea and a justification for it will be presented to the next General Meeting of ATCON for a mandate to write the process into ATCON’s byelaws.
ATCON, ITRealms Online recalls is a professional, non-profit, non-political umbrella organisation of telecommunications companies of Nigeria.
Formally inaugurated on December 10, 1993, ATCON membership profile currently made up of indigenous and multi-national telecommunications companies operating in Nigeria has risen to over 150 memberships.
Meanwhile, ATCON is warming up for the Broadband Investment Summit 2010 scheduled to hold in Bryanston, South Africa.
ATCON and its members, ITRealms Online gathered would play a prominent role in the forthcoming Broadband Summit 2010, according to Mr. Omo-Ettu, where local and international investors will exchange ideas, forge partnership and create a platform on which other Nigerian entrepreneurs and their global counterparts can exploit emerging broadband infrastructure and market opportunities in Nigeria.
He further said, the forum will dwell on “Broadband infrastructure related business opportunities in Nigeria,” maintaining that the attendance is open to ATCON members and other emerging entrepreneurs in the country.
This is coming as the leadership of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) may lead the nation’s delegation to the forthcoming Broadband forum.
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