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Sep 19
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08:30 - 09:30 60 mins
Registration and exhibition opens
09:30 - 09:40 10 mins
KNect365 Welcome
09:40 - 10:00 20 mins
Chair’s Introduction
  • Ambrose Nwadike - Managing Partner, Telecom Advisory Services
10:00 - 10:30 30 mins
Keynote: Stimulating economic growth with ICT policies: Key concerns and responsibilities from the NCC
  • Senator Olabiyi Durojaiye - Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission
10:30 - 11:15 45 mins
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Panel Discussion: Strengthening urban connectivity for fast consistent broadband access
  • Moderator Somze Agama - Founder and Managing Consultant, iDeensker
  • Olusola Teniola - President, Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON)
  • Muhammed Rudman - CEO, IXPN
  • Ikem Emelieze - CIO, Swift Networks
  • Gbenga Adebayo - Chairman, ALTON
  • 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
11:15 - 11:35 20 mins
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How integral is satellite to bridging the digital divide in Africa?
11:35 - 12:35 60 mins
Coffee and exhibition visit + Speed Networking
12:35 - 12:55 20 mins
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Operator Collaboration for Improved Quality of Service
  • Lanre Kolade - Managing Director, Vodacom Business Nigeria
12:55 - 13:40 45 mins
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Panel Discussion: Diversifying the operator model in an increasingly saturated market
  • Adeola Adesanya - Head, Core Network Services, ntel
  • Usoro Usoro - General Manager Mobile Financial Services, MTN Nigeria
  • Godfrey Efeurhobo - MD, Smile Communications Nigeria
  • Pierre-Francois Kamanou - CEO, GTS-Infotel Nigeria
  • Moderator Ambrose Nwadike - Managing Partner, Telecom Advisory Services
  • 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
13:40 - 14:00 20 mins
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Satellite connectivity in a fast evolving market
  • Jane Egerton-Idehen - Country Manager Nigeria and Regional Sales Director West Africa, Avanti
14:00 - 15:30 90 mins
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Networking Lunch and Exhibition Visit

LeadersIn Nigeria Tech Boardroom (Invite Only)

15:30 - 16:00 30 mins
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Armchair chat: Combining new and traditional operator strategies to reach new customers
  • Olubunmi Abejirin - Head, Customer Experience, Airtel Nigeria
  • Ogochukwa Ifeanvi - Chief Technology Strategist, Debbie Mishael Consulting
  • 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
16:00 - 16:20 20 mins
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Building a profitable model for music streaming in Nigeria
  • Oye Akideinde - Regional Director, West Africa – Boomplay Music, Transsnet Music Limited
  • Packaging music content for the mobile Nigerian consumer
  • Optimising quality of service to enhance customer service
  • Minimising data costs to avoid bill shock
16:20 - 17:00 40 mins
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Panel Discussion: Distribution strategies to capitalize on the potential of digital broadcasting
  • Tunde Aina - COO, StarTimes Nigeria
  • Moderator Ambrose Nwadike - Managing Partner, Telecom Advisory Services
  • Benjamin Okoroafor - CEO, Pipul TV
  • Oye Akideinde - Regional Director, West Africa – Boomplay Music, Transsnet Music Limited
  • 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
17:00 - 17:10 10 mins
Chair's Closing Remarks
  • Ambrose Nwadike - Managing Partner, Telecom Advisory Services
17:10 - 19:10 120 mins
Nigeria Com Poolside Party