Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), with the support of the ITU, will
hold two workshops on Numbering and Convergence January 2007.
announcement follows the development of a draft National Numbering Plan (NNP)
(for industry consultation) as mandated by the 2003 Communications Act.
workshop Impact and challenges of
implementing NNP will be held 9 – 10 January the second Challenges of convergence 11 January.
the event include allowing participants to: gain a better understanding of the
draft NNP and associated new services; identify implementation impacts to the
network and possibly proffer a common solution to the articulated impacts;
reach a consensus on efficient techniques to implement the services /
associated modifications and also on the NNP implementation schedule;
participate in producing guidelines for an industry committee that will oversee
the NNP implementation / transition plan.
are expected to include Telecoms Stakeholders such as Interconnection / Core
Network Staff, Equipment Manufacturers / Vendors, Programmers / Installers,
Consumer Advocacy Groups, Internet Groups, other Sector Stakeholders and
Regulatory Agencies worldwide. Nigerian Network Operators are specifically
encouraged to send delegates that have sufficient knowledge of their systems as
decisions taken during the workshops may impact on their networks.
is supporting the workshops with expert speakers. Opportunities are available
for experts to serve as panelists for days: 1, 2 and 3 and also to facilitate
breakout sessions for days: 1 and 2.
addition, the event will provide a venue for local and international solution
providers who are interested in showcasing state-of-the-art solutions on
Numbering, Number Portability, ENUM, VOIP and Convergence.
and sponsorship Opportunities are available, for further information on these
or any other aspect of the events, please contact Mrs. M.K Onyeajuwa (telephone
+234-9-6700630, +234-9-2340330 ext 1052, +234804419088, email firstname.lastname@example.org).