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ICT Africa is Media Partner for CTO Forum 2013

05 September, 2013
ICT Africa is a media partner for the Commonwealth Telecommunication Organisation (CTO) Forum 2013 to be held from October 7-9 at the Transcorp Hilton in Abuja, Nigeria.

CTO Forum 2013 is being organised by the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation with support from Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Communication Technology and Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on behalf of the Federal Government of Nigeria.

This forum will focus on “Innovation through Broadband” and will bring together ICT regulators, government departments, telecommunication operators, equipment suppliers, and implementing agencies and universal service fund administrators. The forum will emphasise issues of global solutions to broadband infrastructure, revenue management and challenges of security whilst demonstrating revolutionary innovations resulting from broadband implementations. A wide array of topics will be under discussion, from cloud computing to social media and youth engagement to e-governance and the future of ICT development across the Commonwealth and beyond.

Recently confirmed speakers include:

Hon. Omobola JOHNSON, Minister of Communication Technology, Federal Ministry of Communication Technology, Nigeria
Dr. Eugene JUWAH, Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Nigerian Communications Commission
Simon MILNER, Policy Director, UK and Ireland, Facebook
Hon. Kofi Attor, Administrator, Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications (GIFEC)
Hon. Hareter Babatunde ORALUSI, Director General/CEO, Nigerian Capital Development Fund
Dr. Dorothy OKELLO, Founder, Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET)
Elaine CHOW, Director of Regulatory Affairs Asia and Africa, BT Global Services
William HEARMON, Chairman, 4G Africa Forum
Dr Adebola OLAJIDE, President, Society for Telemedicine and e-Health, Nigeria
Margaret Chalwe-Mudenda, Director General, Zambia Information and Communications Technology Authority

ICT Africa strongly believes that ICT is a key development enabler for all aspects of life and that ICT is everybody’s business. The gathering of a wide range of stakeholders from the public and private sector to address ICT in Commonwealth countries is in keeping with ICT Africa’s vision. It is for this reason that ICT Africa would like to see a successful CTO Forum in Abuja.

For more information, visit the event website.


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