Afriwave Telecom, Ghana’s licensed Interconnect Clearing House (ICH), has participated in a recent international symposium on telecommunication regulations organized by the National Communications Authority (NCA), to discuss issues pertaining to the development of the country’s telecom industry.
The two-day symposium which took place on July 18-19, 2016 was also to allow participants furnish and upgrade themselves with information on the telecom sector, as well as share ideas on how to improve the work of regulators in the communications sector. It was on the theme, “The role of regulations in ICT development”.
The Director of Corporate Affairs at Afriwave, Mr. Donald Gwira, stated that the key objective for the company’s participation in the symposium was to contribute to the discussions of improving the telecoms industry, which aligned with the deliverables of the ICH. “We will take on board Key Learnings from the discussions and apply them appropriately for the growth of the industry” he added.
Some of the topics discussed included the Future of Telecommunication in Africa, Infrastructure Sharing, Improving Rural Communications, Strategies and Regulatory Interventions, Data Uptake and Over The Top (OTT) services, as well as Digitalization.
The symposium brought together telecom industry regulators from Africa and beyond.