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Sep 19
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08:00 - 09:00 60 mins
Registration and exhibition opens
09:00 - 09:10 10 mins
KNect365 Welcome
09:10 - 09:30 20 mins
Chair’s Introduction
09:30 - 10:00 30 mins
Keynote: Regulation as an enabler for a digital Nigeria
  • Reconciling digital aspirations with regulatory realities
  • Would a more flexible licensing structure support economic growth?
  • Creating a regulatory framework to facilitate partnerships for innovation and revenue
  • How to turn policy into practice to create a level playing field
10:00 - 10:45 45 mins
Panel Discussion: Strengthening urban connectivity for fast consistent broadband access
  • Olusola Teniola - President, Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON)
  • Muhammed Rudman - CEO, ipNX
  • Urban infrastructure accessibility – the towerco model
  • Powering urban connectivity: realising the commercial potential of solar
  • Is microwave a viable alternative?
  • Minimising network disruption in migrating enterprise to 4G
10:45 - 12:00 75 mins
Coffee and exhibition visit + Speed Networking
12:00 - 12:20 20 mins
Developing effective business models for rural connectivity
  • Microwave as the last mile connectivity solution
  • Deploying hybrid technologies to reduce opex
  • Engaging communities through CSR to reduce costs of project delays
  • From towercos to infracos: what opportunity does a fibre license present for connectivity?
12:20 - 13:05 45 mins
Panel Discussion: Combining new and traditional operator strategies to reach new customers
  • Using online and offline channels to create a total marketing approach
  • Reconciling advertising revenues with customer experience and ARPU
  • Increasing customers through handset sales: what method is most effective?
  • How to measure and leverage brand perception to reduce churn
13:05 - 13:25 20 mins
Maximising the collection of consumer data for Nigerian business
  • Effectively mining data to better understand consumer behaviours
  • Using data to create a personalised customer offering
  • How to protect data to build customer trust
  • What provides the best solution for storing consumer data?
  • The questions raised by cloud and offshore data centres for regulatory frameworks
13:25 - 14:55 90 mins
Networking Lunch and Exhibition Visit

LeadersIn Nigeria Tech Boardroom (Invite Only)

14:55 - 15:40 45 mins
Panel Discussion: Diversifying the operator model in an increasingly saturated market
  • Simon Aderinlola - General Manager, Content and Innovation, Airtel Nigeria
  • Adeola Adesanya - Head, Core Network Services, ntel
  • Developing enterprise services to create new revenue streams
  • Competitor or partner: how to effectively navigate the OTT threat
  • Business friendly regulation to encourage operator diversification
15:40 - 16:00 20 mins
Football coverage as a microcosm for content broadcasting in Nigeria
  • Understanding consumption behaviours to provide an attractive sports offering
  • Using social media to consolidate the fan experience
  • Production challenges: how can rights owners provide leadership?
  • Creating value for export
16:00 - 16:45 45 mins
Panel Discussion: Distribution strategies to capitalize on the DTT offering
  • Tunde Aina - COO, StarTimes Nigeria
  • Guy Murray-Bruce - Vice President, Silverbird Group
  • How public and private bodies can work to complete the digital migration
  • Is partnership the best solution to optimise distribution channels?
  • Quality over quantity: building a content offering to consolidate viewer loyalty
16:45 - 16:55 10 mins
Chair's Closing Remarks
16:55 - 18:55 120 mins
Nigeria Com Poolside Party