Tuesday, April 21, 2015

NITRA assembles ICT stakeholders for innovation seminar

Stakeholders in the Telecoms sector of the nation’s economy are set for an industry seminar aimed at charting the way forward in deepening the level of local innovations development in the nation’s telecoms industry, ITRealms reports

The event, a brainchild of the Nigeria Information and Communication Technology Reporters’ Association (NITRA), is the maiden edition of the Quarterly Telecoms Seminar Series of the association.

Speaking in a press statement made available to ITRealms, NITRA President, Mr Emmanuel Okonji, said the Quarterly Telecoms Seminar Series has been conceived to create a platform for cross-fertilisation of ideas on topical issues among industry stakeholders both from the public and private sectors with a view to proffering panaceas to some thorny issues and design templates for leveraging latest development in the industry for growth.

With the theme: “Engendering Local Innovation in the Nigeria’s Telecoms Sector,” the event is scheduled to hold on Thursday, April 30th 2015, at Westown Hotel, Ikeja Lagos by 10 a.m.

ITRealms learnt that the event is being sponsored by the country’s innovative telecoms company, Etisalat Nigeria, the event is also enjoying the supports of other players such as Visafone, MTN, Airtel, Glo, Zinox,Signal Alliance, MainOne, Computer Warehouse Group Plc, Teledom Group, Omatek, Nigeria Internet Exchange Point of Nigeria (IXPN), among others.

Fully endorsed by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC); National Information Technology Development Agency, the seminar is backed by other industry associations such as the Association of Telecoms Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) and the Association of Licensed Telecoms Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) ITRealms reports.

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