The Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON), has announced the link to register for the maiden edition of the Virtual Structured Engagement with Key Stakeholders in the Nigerian Telecom & ICT Sector on the New National Broadband Plan 2020-2025.
The Executive Secretary of ATCON, Mr. Ajibola Olude, who provided the link, also said the theme of the virtual event scheduled for Thursday, March 25, 2021, is ‘Realizing the new set target of 70% of Broadband Penetration’.
The Registration link: tinyurl.com/39tpogt5
Meanwhile, Dr. Isa Pantami, Minister of Communications and Digital Economy is expected to deliver a Keynote Address at the event with the strategic objectives hinge around complimenting the various strategic activities already embarked upon by the Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy.
Other strategic objectives of the event are to achieve the set target of Broadband penetration in Nigeria with great speed; to leverage on the wide spectrum of ATCON sub-group for effective participation in the new Nigerian National Broadband Plan 2020-2025 by giving them the opportunity to access the plan and suggest various ways to speed up the realization of the established target by the government.
ATCON also noted that the event will serve as a veritable platform to galvanize the needed input that reflects the thinkings of the telecom and ICT sector and an opportunity to review the relevance of the Nigerian policy environment vis-a-vis the telecom operating environment.
Each sub-sector is an integral part of the entire ecosystem of the Nigerian telecom and ICT sector hence, selected representative of various subgroups would be expected to make a presentation on how the new National Nigeria Broadband Plan 2020-2025 is impacting the subsector and list what can be done to make the plan realizes its set target on or before the stated period.