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Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Juwah, Ekuwem for ATCON’s forum on telcos, regulators

The Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Dr. Eugene Juwah and the Chief Executive Officer, Teledom Group International, Dr. Emmanuel Ekuwem are among the industry top-notchers expected to grace the 2013 Telecoms Executives and Regulators Forum by Association of Telecommunication Companies of Nigeria (ATCON).

Confirming this to ITRealms, Executive secretary, ATCON, Mr. Ajibola Olude, said they have concluded plans to host the annual one-day Telecoms Executives and Regulators Forum.

He told ITRealms that the forum, scheduled for Thursday, November 28, is a full-day networking event which would also play host to the Ordinary General Meeting (OGM) of the organization.

On the main event expected to commence with a welcome address by ATCON president and Executive board member of the Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NIRA), Engr. Lanre Ajayi. This would be followed by goodwill messages before the keynote address by the Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Dr. Eugene Juwah.

According to him, there products presentation by some designated companies, to be followed by panel discussion on ‘Effectiveness of Number Portability Scheme’ to be chaired by Aremu Olajide, Director, Network Operation, Globacom Nigeria.

The second panel discussion, he said would be on ‘Broadband: Open access, Spectrum, Right of ways, Stimulating demand etc’ to be presided over by the Executive Director, Corporate Services at MTN Nigeria, Mr. Wale Goodluck.

ITRealms also gathered that the third panel discussion, would be chaired by former president of the Nigeria Internet Group (NIG) and ATCON, Dr. Emmanuel Ekuwem, who is currently the chief executive officer of Teledom Group on ’Migration from Analogue to Digital Broadcasting: Implications for Telecoms.’

Further, he said there would be yet another panel discussion on ‘Lawful Interception Issue’ to be chaired by Osondu Nwokoro, Head, Legal & Regulatory Affairs, Airtel Nigeria.

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