Association of Telecommunication Companies of Nigeria (ATCON), has endorsed the book on “Nigerian Telecommunications Law and Regulation”, identifying three key areas the compendium will boost the industry.
TechEconomy.ng had reported that industry stakeholders gathered on Thursday, February 25, 2021 during the Virtual public presentation of the book co-authored by Quasim Odunmbaku, a telecoms regulatory professional at the NCC and Rotimi Akapo, a lawyer, who specialises in Telecommunications, Media and Technology (TMT) practice.
In a goodwill message, the President of ATCON, Engineer Ikechukwu Nnamani said that the book which has 18 chapters and over 600 pages, is a massive addition to drive the telecoms industry.
“On behalf of the National Executive Council Members and the entire members of the Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON), I want to express ATCON’s profound congratulations to these two persons, namely Mr. Quasim Odunmbaku and Mr. Rotimi Akapo who had worked together to produce a book that is completely dedicated to Nigerian Telecommunications Law and Regulation.
“We at ATCON are happy to identify with the duo because these efforts which have manifested in the publication of book that captures the developments that the industry has recorded vis-a-vis law and regulation in Nigeria.
Nnamani said that with the berth of this book, the industry should expect the following:
“(a) Increase in the flow of foreign direct investment – This book will give the potential foreign investors the opportunity to understand the laws that guide the industry and how the industry is regulated in terms of investment.
“(b) it would also serve as a yardstick for measuring the development of the industry
“(c) finally, it would give those that are just entering the industry a head-start because they are going to benefit immensely from the industry’s experiences that has been put together in a book format.
He enjoined the co-authors not to rest on their oars as the industry looks to read the second edition of this book in the next 5 to 10 years “because of the nature of our industry which is highly dynamic”.