FG, GSMA to partner to drive economic growth in Nigeria
The Federal Government (FG) is looking forward to partnering with the Global System for Mobile Communications (GSMA) in a bid to drive economic growth in Nigeria.
The Minister of Communications, Innovation and Digital Economy, Dr Bosun Tijani, said this on Thursday after meeting with the officials of GSMA.
Tijani said that the Federal Government is really looking forward to working with GSMA so as to drive investments in the country.
“The GSMA team visited my office this morning to discuss how mobile usage can drive economic growth,” he wrote on X (formerly Twitter).
“We explored areas of collaboration to improve access and quality of service, particularly as a means to deepening our digital economy.
“I am also looking forward to working with them to drive investments towards achieving our national broadband goals. #NigerianExcellence.”
The GSMA is a non-profit industry organisation that represents the interests of mobile network operators worldwide.
More than 750 mobile operators are full GSMA members and a further 400 companies in the broader mobile ecosystem are associate members.
The GSMA represents its members via industry programmes, working groups and industry advocacy initiatives.
It manages industry programmes in collaboration with its members with the aim of achieving scale and interoperability for new mobile technologies.
It has three active programmes: ‘Future Networks’ (promoting standards such as Rich Communication Services and Voice over LTE); ‘Identity’; and the ‘Internet of Things’.
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