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ATCON Joins Morocco Based Federation of African Digital Businesses, Briefs Ministry, NCC & Others

ATCON Joins Morocco Based Federation of African Digital Businesses, Briefs Ministry, NCC & Others

The Association Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON), has been inducted into the Federation of African Digital Businesses in Marrakech, Morocco as a founding member.

President of ATCON, an umbrella body of telecommunications companies operating in Nigeria, Mr Tony Izuagbe Emoekpere who broke the news in Lagos upon his return GITEX 2024, held in Morocco, disclosed that the membership of the Federation is currently comprised of Nigeria, Morocco, Djibouti, Cameroon, Rwandan and Congo Brazzaville adding that other African countries are expected to join before the end of this year.

“We are pleased to inform the general public that our Association has been inducted as a pioneer member of the Federation of African Digital Businesses (FADB). The inauguration took place on May 30th, 2024, in Marrakech, Morocco”, he said..

According to him, Association has informed all the relevant agencies under the Ministry of Communications, Innovation, and Digital Economy stressing, “It has been collectively decided by the member countries to establish the headquarters of the federation in Casablanca, and it shall be funded by the Kingdom of Morocco for the first five years.”

On the objectives of the federation, he said “they are to encourage the membership of all African businesses operating in the digital sector, with the aim of strengthening economic integration and regional cooperation in this field.”

He added: “We are committed to working together to create a business-friendly environment in the digital sector in Africa, fostering innovation, growth, competitiveness, and wealth creation for African businesses in this strategic sector, as well as job creation.”

 

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