NCC Holds Maiden Indigenous Telecom Content Expo From August 1 

Executive Vice Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, NCC, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said it would hold its maiden expo to showcase indigenous content in the Nigerian telecom industry from Monday – Tuesday, August 1-2, 2022 in Lagos.

The Director, Public Affairs, Reuben Muoka, made this known in a statement on Wednesday.

The Expo which is tagged: “Stimulating the Development of Indigenous Content through Innovation and Commercialization”, is being hosted by the Commission through the Nigeria Office for Development of Indigenous Telecom Sector (NODITS).

NODITS was set up in 2021, as the main vehicle for realization of the provisions of the National Policy on the Promotion and Implementation of Indigenous Contents in the Telecommunications Sector (NPPIC).

Team Lead at NODITS, Engr. Babagana Digima said the NTICE Expo is focused on bringing stakeholders in the communications value-chain together, and to provide a platform where practicable ideas and solutions can be evolved to stimulate demand and supply of indigenous solutions, technologies, human capacity and skills.

“We have invited indigenous operators, manufacturers, regulators, government agencies, policy makers, innovators, influencers, industry leaders, startups, academia and global experts to an exhibition to showcase their products and services, innovative solutions and new technologies that will help stimulate further growth of the Nigerian digital economy.

“So far, a lot of interested companies, service providers, industry bodies, manufacturers, innovators and government agencies have impressively confirmed participation in the exhibition and we look forward enthusiastically to having productive engagements and far-reaching resolutions, whose implementation will further advance the cause of Nigerian indigenous telecoms development,” Digima said.

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