ATCON  Unveils New  Version of Web-Based Portal


The Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria, ATCON has added another feature in its cap,as it updated  its information platform  to a web based model in order to enhance its media reach.

The association which before now used to communicate happenings around the Information Communication  Technology,ICT  sector via newsletter noted that the latest move was necessary in order  to increase its  presence on the web and give it huge media mileage.

The new website, was  unveiled recently  by the Executive Vice Chairman,EVC, of Nigerian Communications Commission,NCC, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta at a grand reception ceremony  organised by the association in honour of the EVC. The EVC noted that the latest development was a good step from the association which will keep telecommunications  operators as well as  industry stakeholders abreast of innovations and update in the sector. 

According to the President of ATCON,Olusola Teniola,the site will be useful in particular to NCC, National Information Technology Development Agency (NiTDA),members and non members of the association,government at all levels as well as local and international   stakeholders.

Teniola added that the new  platform offers  to champion an enabling environment for the telecommunication  industry as well as to influence government policy and  to guide current and prospective investors.

The initiative which was also put together as a way of giving back to  members of the association,it is believed,  would further reposition ATCON as an institution that is forward looking and presided over by investment driven minds.