By Liade Akinboade
ABUJA â€”Minister of Information and Communications, Professor Dora Akunyili, yesterday saidÂ the Federal Government is determined to review the telecommunication laws in the country.
The Minister stated this yesterday, at the ongoing West and Central Africa Communication congress in Abuja, that there is need to review the present policies on telecommunication which have been on since the year 2000.
TheÂ Technical Adviser, Mr. Onuoch Nnachi, to the Minister presented her paper titled,Â â€œExamining Policy Developments in Nigeriaâ€™s telecommunications Marketâ€,Â noted that part of the things that will be reviewed include infrastructural sharing among the telecommunicationÂ operators and local contentÂ in the telecommunication sector.
According to the Dora, â€œYou will agree with me that telecommunications have changed since 2000. There have been lot of changes in technology, if we enacted the law in 2000 and we are in 2009, change is inevitable”.