We were at the Telecoms Executives and Regulator Forum which held today at the Oriental hotel Lekki. The forum provides members with the understanding and knowledge of the policy and best regulatory practices and information on emerging issues that Nigeria needs to consider in regulating their telecom industry and providing an enabling and sustainable environment for the sector.
Speakers at the event included Telecom giants like Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, PhD (Executive Vice Chairman/CEO, NCC), Mr. Olusola Teniola (ATCON President) Segun Ogunsanya (Chief Executive Officer of Airtel Nigeria), Funke Okpeke (CEO MainOne), Kamar Abass (CEO NATCOM-nTel) Abiodun Omoniyi (CEO VDT Communications), Muhammed Rudman (CEO-IXPN), Ayotunde Coker (CEO Rack Centre), Ferdi Moolman (MD/CEO, MT N Nigeria) Yemi Oshodi (CEO ICSL), Oladele Ayanbadejo (MD/CEO Interconnect Clearinghouse Nigeria) and Ikechukwu Nnamani (CEO Medallion Communication).
Telecoms Executives and Regulator Forum also known as TERF was initiated in 2012. It has become one of the most important forums for regulators and policy makers in Nigeria telecom sector. Attracting high-level participants from regulatory authorities and private stakeholders, TERF is an excellent forum for discussion on common policy and regulatory issues affecting the sector.