WMD 2021: Medallion, PFS, Cloudflex, MDAs, others partner with CECAD for celebration

*The World Wide Web Day 2021 event is meant to discuss the impact of the Internet, opportunities of emerging digital technologies for business, raising constant awareness and exploring the strategies of safety on the Web for individuals and businesses, infrastructure companies and innovators

Isola Moses | ConsumerConnect

The invaluable impact of the Worldwide Web to businesses, products and service delivery in today’s world can no longer be over-emphasised.

As the preparations for this year’s global celebration for the World Wide Web Day (WMD) 2021 draws closer, more individuals, institutions and the Organised Private  Sector (OPS) have confirmed their partnership with the Centre for Cyber Awareness and Development (CECAD), promoter and organisers of the event in Nigeria their endorsements and participation.

Dr. Bayero Agabi, President of CECAD, a leading Internet safety, awareness and training organisation, in a statement Monday, August 2, 2021, in Lagos, said top stakeholders and major players within the web ecosystem have consistently signified their interest to be part of the event.

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The CECAD President said the event holding Monday, August 9, at Raddisson Blu Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos, is meant to discuss the impact of the Internet, the opportunities of emerging digital technologies for business, raising constant awareness and exploring the strategies of safety on the Web for individuals and businesses, infrastructure companies and innovators.

Agabi stated with the 2021 edition of the event tagged, ‘World Wide Web celebration’, more partners in the private sector are signing up with the organisation.

The statement noted such organisations include Medallion Communications, Precise Financial Systems, Cloudflex, Infobip, Konn3ct, NCS, NITRA, ITPulse, CKN News, GTech News, Digivation Network on AIT and National Daily newspapers among others.

The veteran ICT broadcaster further revealed that several other government Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) have also signed up as a way to further foster the Federal Government’s National Digital Economy Strategic master plan.

Some of the agencies are NITDA, NCC, Galaxy Backbone, IXPN, Digital Bridge Institute, National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), and more to make the event a grand one, the statement said.

The World Wide Web Day is a global celebration dedicated to web browsing, online activity that brings a wealth of knowledge to your fingertips.

It is a chance to celebrate the way the Internet has created an environment for collaboration and business growth, while also taking a deeper look into its evolution over the past three decades since its invention by Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the statement added.

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