Monday, September 21, 2009

Telecom Device Forum holds tomorrow

PLANS have been concluded for the hosting of 2009 Telecom Device Forum in Lagos, tomorrow.

This is coming as regulators, top government functionaries, bankers, major switching companies, telecom operators, device manufacturers and suppliers as well as the general public are billed at the Nigeria Telecom Device Forum to meet, discuss, suggest and chart a roadmap for the future of communications industry in Nigeria.

Organizers of the event in a press statement endorsed by the Head, Public Affairs at the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Reuben Muoka and editor, Nigeria CommunicationsWeek, Mr. Ken Nwogbo, said captains of industries would present valid forecasts of developments in the telecom industry and examine the driving forces behind these developments.

They informed that the executive vice chairman and chief executive officer, NCC, Dr. Ernest Ndukwe, would deliver a keynote address at the event with the theme “Telecom Industry Fuelling the Future of e-Payment System,” while the president, Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) and chief executive officer, Teledom International Limited, Dr. Emmanuel Ekuwem and Sonny Aragba-Akpore, Head of News, The Guardian Newspapers and the doyen of ICT reporting in Nigeria, will also play key roles at event.

The event would be chaired by Gbenga Adebayo, chairman, Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria (Alton) whereas Dr. Chris Uwaje, the oracle of the Nigerians IT industry and regional director, D-Link West Africa will make a technical presentation on the security of the e-payment system.

Kyari Bukar, managing director, Valucard Nigeria, providers of e-payment processing infrastructure and Ken Aigbinode, executive vice chairman, ZoomMobile, pride of Nigeria telecommunications industry will present the various angles of their sectors.

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