WEBCAST MAR 27 – Technical Conference on Sustainability of Last-Mile Connectivity Providers in Underserved & Unserved Areas in Nigeria

isoc liveOn Wednesday March 27, 2024, at 09:30-14:00 WAT (08:30-13:00 UTC) the Initiative for Digital Inclusion (IDI) presents their study ‘Capacity Support & Testing Business Models for Last-Miles Connectivity in Unserved & Underserved Areas in Nigeria

This project, sponsored by the UK Foreign Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO) through the Digital Access Programme (DAP), and supported by Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON), aims to provide practical capacity building to small-scale Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and Last-Mile Connectivity Service Providers (LMCSPs) in Nigeria. Additionally, it seeks to test sustainable business models that promote inclusive connectivity for underserved and unserved communities in the country.

The event will be livestreamed by the Internet Society Nigeria Chapter (ISOC Nigeria)

Welcome Remarks
Dr Richard Montgomery CMG, British High Commissioner

Project Background, Gaps Analysis and Needs Assessment
Osondu Nwokoro (IDI)

Sustainability Framework, Business Model and Sustainability Toolkit
Auwal Alhassan Tata (BUK)

Test Result from Rural Community Network/LMCPs in Nigeria
Ebuka Nwokoro (IDI)

Engr. Kunle Olorundare, President, ISOC Nigeria Chapter
Prof Ibrahim A. Adeyanju, MD/CEO , Galaxy Backbone
Yomi Arowosafe, USPF Secretary –
Tony I. Emoekpere, President, ATCON

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