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ATCON Kicks Against Hike Of RoW

In a recent statement by the Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON), wishes to state that the recent hike in the cost of Right of Way (RoW) by some State Governments and Agencies is unnecessary as it will be counterproductive and slow down broadband development in the States. While ATCON commends the State Governors for the giant strides in the area of accelerating the development and growth of their various States, the association reiterates its commitment to work with the various State Governments and Agencies in providing an enabling environment for the establishment of more telecom and ICT Companies in the...

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ATCON Throws Reception For Pantami, Assures Collaboration

The Association of Telecommunication Companies of Nigeria (ATCON),  assured the Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Pantami that the association is ready to  work closely with the Ministry to achieve the true gains of the Digital Economy agenda. Engr. Olusola Teniola, President of ATCON, gave the assurance at a special reception dinner in honour of he Minister to formally introduce him to the captains of the industry at Barcelona Hotel, Abuja. “ATCON pledges to work with the Ministry of Communication and Digital Economy in order to understand how we can shape, mold and create an industry that attracts further...

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Africans Light Up Lagos, Celebrate Agabi, DigiVation at 20

  [caption id="attachment_3709" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Dignitaries launching DigiVation Magzine[/caption] It was a night of glitz and glamour in Lagos as Africa's foremost ICT broadcast journalist Bayero Agabi marked 20 years of DigiVation Network, the continent’s first IT Media broadcast programme and the only to have won the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) award twice. The venue, Radisson Blue Hotel, GRA Ikeja, was lit with a colourful and scintillating array of programmes which treated the audience to a delightful experience. At the centre of the event was the hero of the day and cynosure of all eyes; Dr Bayero Agabi, a distinguished, ace...

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ATCON Targets More Advocacies

The newly elected National Executive Committee (NEC) of the Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) has pledged to increase its advocacies for improved Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector. The new NEC, which is led by its President, Olusola Teniola, who got another term of two years, said ATCON would ensure that the sector’s performance improves.The Chief Executive Officer of Medallion Communications, Ikechukwu Nnamani and the CEO of eStream Networks, Muyiwa Ogungboye, were elected as 1st and 2nd Vice Presidents respectively. Others elected are Mike Ofili as National Secretary; Mrs. Aderonke Adeyegbe, Financial Secretary, among others. Speaking on what the new...

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Medallion CEO Vies for ATCON Executive

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The Chief Executive Officer of Medallion Communications Limited, Ikechukwu Nnamani, will be contesting as one of the executive of the Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) in the fourth coming election. Nnamani, who will be contesting for the post of first vice president of ATCON, at the April 26 election in Lagos, commended those who established the Association because its existence, according to him, has impacted the entire eco system greatly and that makes him to conclude that Nigerians have always been proactive and intelligent when it comes to developing any particular sector especially telecom industry. While appreciating efforts done to...

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Quality of Service: Hard Times Await Telecos Subscribers

Telecommunications subscribers in the country may face poor quality of service issues as some Global System for Mobile communications (GSM) operators scale down operations as a result of the harsh operating environment. This is coming against the backdrop of MTN sacking of some 280 workers and refusal by Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to remove IT/Telecom equipment from list of restricted items in access to foreign exchange. Funso Aina, MTN spokesperson, said the disengagement of the workers was part of an ongoing business transformation drive towards sustained growth and to facilitate the firm’s continued role as a partner for progress and socio-economic...

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