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ATCON's 2019 Telecom Executive forum gets July date - ITREALMS

The National Executive Council of the Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) led by its President, Mr. Olusola Teniola has announced the date for the 2019 Telecom Executive and Regulators Forum in Lagos, reports ITREALMS.

The forum slated for July 11, at Fourpoint by Sheraton, Victoria Island, Lagos, Teniola said would attract relevant stakeholders including the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), National Information Technology Development Agency, MNOs/IDAs Operators, PNL/Fixed Line Operators, FINTECH/e-Commerce Operators, OEMs, Interconnect/Data Centre Operators, Towers/Base Stations Providers, Consulting/Internet Services Providers (ISP), Value Added Services Providers (VAS) and Equipment Dealers.

A press statement endorsed by the Executive Secretary of ATCON, Mr. Ajibola Olude, made available to 
ITREALMS, informed that the 5th edition of Telecom Executives and Regulators Forum which is one of its flagship events has been fixed for July 11, 2019. 7.

The Association, he said, is of the opinion that today’s telecom and ICT sector in Nigeria is built on continuous strategic engagements amongst all players in the sector and the projected growth can only be realized if these engagements continue.

"ATCON is providing this platform for the purpose of accelerating and harnessing the changes that are taking place in the industry in order to grow the industry for all its teeming members who have made huge investments in the Nigerian telecom and ICT sector.," he said.

Also, he said, the forum is set to discuss and proffer lasting solutions to most topical industry issues comprising "Formulation of Policy and Regulation for OTTs: Challenges and Prospects; Funding Telecoms Investment in Nigeria: How would the deficit in the Nigerian telecom infrastructure be financed?; Eradication of the influx of cloned and fake phones and other telecoms devices in Nigeria: The role of NCC, Nigerian Custom, SON, and other Relevant Government Agencies; Regulation and Policies on Cloud Computing and Cybersecurity threats in Nigeria."

Both Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman/CEO, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and his counterparts at the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Patami, would deliver keynote addresses respectively.

ATCON, he further said, carefully selected few industry leaders that would serve as panel chairs for the four segments of the panel sessions.

These, he said include Ms. Funke Opeke, MD/CEO, MainOne -Formulation of Policy and Regulation for OTTs: Challenges and Prospects; Mr. Yusuf Kazure, MD/CEO, Galaxy Backbone -Funding Telecoms and ICT Investment in Nigeria: How would the deficit in the Nigerian telecom infrastructure be financed?; Eradication of the influx of cloned and fake phones and other telecoms devices in Nigeria: The role of NCC, Nigerian Custom, SON, and other Relevant Government Agencies and Mr. Ayotunde Coker, MD/CEO, Rack Centre Limited –Regulation and Policies on Cloud Computing and Cybersecurity threats in Nigeria. The panel discussants are also made up of leading figures in the Nigerian telecom and ICT sector. Other relevant organizations invited are; Standard Organization of Nigeria (SON), Banks, Nigerian Customs Service and so on.

ATCON, Teniola said, firmly believes that this platform would provide a great opportunity for all critical stakeholders in the industry to leverage on this rare opportunity to share their views, contribute their expertise and experiences in discussion about best practices in their jurisdictions with a focus to grow and sustain the industry.

Remmy Nweke/DoP

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