This unique, first of its kind event in Nigeria, seeks to provide players from across the mobile ecosystem and adjacent industries converge to discuss the unprecedented opportunities that mobile provides to improve and enhance social and economic development in Nigeria. The Nigeria Mobile Economy Summit & Expo 2015 will attract senior executives from leading mobile companies and players throughout the digital ecosystem who will address the most pressing trends and issues in mobile through a series of keynote presentations, thought-provoking discussions and interactive panel sessions.
The summit will also bring together regulators from the banking sector, telecoms and other key industries to examine how policies impact on the country’s mobile ecosystem. While an array of mobile innovations, services and products will be on display at the exhibition, the booths will feature mobile devices, wearable technologies, mobile service and applications.
Across the world, Mobile products and services have become an integral part of man, in Nigeria statistics reveal that over 175 million people are subscribed to mobile telephony. Report also say more Nigerians connect to the internet via their mobile devices than desktop, while the mobile service sector is also growing at a geometric pace with Value Added Service operators doing better than ever before.
What is needed in Nigeria?
For a market like Nigeria, with its huge potentials, stakeholders largely believe that these potentials in the country’s mobile ecosystem remain largely untapped. From infrastructure to guidelines and regulations, patent and anti-thrust issues, investment and user education, more needs to be done for the industry to reach the desired peak. It is in a bid to bring all stakeholders together to appraise our current position, retool our strategies and network that we have selected the following sub themes for the 2015 Maiden NIMES: