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ATCON flags off TERF today in Lagos

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The Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) will today, Thursday in Oriental Hotels, Lagos hold its 4th edition of the Nigeria’s Telecoms Executives and Regulators Forum (TERF).

Whereas Professor Garba Danbatta, the Executive vice chairman of the Nigerians Communication Commission (NCC) will deliver the keynote speaker, he will also lead discourse on Quality of Service, Multiple Tax, Forex Sourcing, Funding Telecoms Investment, The Internet Exchange, Spectrum Management and many other topical issues.

According to Olusola Teniola, president of ATCON, the forum will provide members with the understanding and knowledge of the policy and regulatory best practices. It will also give information on emerging issues that Nigeria needs to consider in regulating the telecom industry, while proving an enabling and sustainable environment for the sector.

He said “Top level management personnel of operating companies will discuss with seriousness of purpose and brainstorm on measures that would accelerate the expansion of telecommunications services across the federation in the years ahead” he added.

Business Hilights gathered that the focus for TERF this year is  on  getting the best quality for services being rendered, identifying  the impacts of VAS debts  and interconnect, Internet Exchange Point, Spectrum management  and many others.

Some CEOs of key telecoms companies in the country have already been confirmed to be panellists at the forum.

It would be recalled that the Telecoms Executives and Regulator Forum, initiated in 2012, has become one of the most important forums for regulators and policy makers in Nigeria telecom sector.


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