By: Fred Yaw Sarpong
West Africa Telecom Summit & Expo, which has been endorsed by the Ghana Telecoms Chamber, aim at bringing together industry players to deliberate on issues affecting telecom industry in the sub-region. The 2014 summit is been organised by Mobile World Magazine.
The event which comes up at the prestigious Movenpick Hotel in Accra, Ghana on April 4 2014 is already a toast for the industry experts in the sub- region of the telecoms industry.
The Summit themed, “Consolidating Growth in the Telecom Sector”, which focuses on data explosion, has also attracted speakers of high calibre in the industry with a lot of ICT experts coming in from Nigeria and other west African Countries.
As TXT Group, a leading VAS provider in Ghana and West Africa signed on as the Platinum sponsor of the summit. Dolphin Telecom, ace cable provider in West Africa has also signed on as the Gold sponsor of the summit, while Ghana's First 4G Broadband Wireless Network- DiscoveryTel has also signed on as the silver sponsor.
Smartphone companies and ICT service companies are expected to demonstrate and showcase their product and services.
According to the Group publisher of Mobile World Magazine, Mr. Akin Naphtal, the sponsors have shown great passion in taking the industry to the next level.
“The interest our sponsors have for this event is enormous. The West Africa Telecom Summit & Expo is the first of its kind and industry issues across all board will be discussed”, he added.
The CEO of TXT Ghana, Mr. Nii Laryea said that supporting the industry is a further statement of the company’s commitment to using technology to impact life. He also added that being part of the summit will provide a platform to meet like minds to discuss the challenges and opportunities in the industry.
On his part Mr. Francis Okoh, Commercial Director of Dolphin Telecom said, Dolphin Telecom sees the Summit as a platform to showcase their seamless connectivity services, specifically tailored to help SMEs, larger enterprises and governments in West Africa countries.
Over twenty companies will be exhibiting their products and services at the exhibition stands during the summit.