The telecommunication and the information technology world would be at Gulf Telecommunication Exhibition (GITEX) 2018, this include regulators and other government agencies around the world. Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) and her sister agency National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) would be among the few regulators from Africa that would be showcasing the country’s strides in the area of regulatory frameworks and development to the world and also attract investments to the country.
Unarguably, Nigeria is the biggest telecommunication and information communication technology in Africa, with over hundred million mobile lines and above sixty five million smartphones, Nigeria can be described as investment heaven. Having this in mind, the government isn’t resting on its oars to ensure that Nigeria becomes a technology hub in Africa.
In line with the technology agenda of this government, the Nigerian team would be showcasing Nigerian technology to the world and this includes the startups that would be among the Nigerian team. The Director General of NITDA, Issa Patami and the Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta are participating at the 38th Edition of the Gitex Technology Week holding in in Dubai from the 14th to 18th of October, 2018.
Over the years, these sister agencies have been participating in the global event, this has attracted much investors to Nigeria due to their participation. Nigerian technology firms have been encouraged over the years. Firms like KNOWHOW MEDIA &MARKET INTELLIGENCE INTERNATIONAL LTD,NIGERIA PETROLEUM EXCHANGE (NIPEX),Nigeria Petroleum Exchange (Nipex),Nigerian Communications Commission , The Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) and a host of others have participated at the event.
The 38th Gitex Technology Week 2018 will be arranged at the Dubai World Trade Centre in Dubai, UAE. This year around 146000 industry leaders and professionals are coming together in Dubai, UAE for GITEX 2018. GITEX is an annual consumer computer and electronics trade show, exhibition, and conference that take place in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. This year there are 24 dedicated exhibiting Zones including: artificial intelligence, smart home, smart workplace, future transportation, blockchain and much more.
ANTHONY EMEKA NWOSU