ATCON, DSA to organize TV white space workshop

30 November 2018

Internet

The Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) has concluded arrangement with the Dynamic Spectrum Alliance (DSA) to to jointly host a workshop on the TV White Space (TVWS) technology in Nigeria.

According to a statement signed by Executive Secretary of ATCON, Ajibola Olude, the workshop which will be themed: “Facilitating Broadband Penetration in Nigeria Through TV White Space Technology.”

The workshop is aimed at highlighting the importance of TVWS towards the attainment of the aspirations of the federal government under its National Broadband Plan, 2013-2018, and also determine the supporting policy and regulatory requirements in this regard.

Quoting the President of ATCON, Engr. Olusola Teniola, the statement noted that relevant stakeholders will be in attendance at the workshops. They will include policy makers, regulators, telecommunications service providers, broadcasters, equipment manufacturers and academia.

“ATCON, like DSA, has a record of inclusive advocacy for the well-being of the communication industry towards the overall attainment of the developmental objectives of government. It is in view of the synergy in the aspirations of the two organizations that this collaboration on the workshop is taking place, and we are confident that the outcome of this effort will result in a win-win for all stakeholders,” the statement added.

The workshop is scheduled to hold at Treasures Suites and Conferences, Plot 66, 1st Avenue by Shehu Shagari Way, Central Business District, opposite the Federal High Court, Abuja, Nigeria.

While ATCON is the umbrella body of all telecom operators in Nigeria, Dynamic Spectrum Alliance (DSA) is a global organization advocating for more efficient and effective frequency spectrum utilization for the facilitation of socio-economic development.

Source: IT Pulse