2016 Etisalat Prize for Innovation – Rewarding Innovation in Mobile Rroadband


Application Deadline: September 9th 2016

Etisalat Prize for innovation rewards product, services or ideas that promote mobile broadband usage in Nigeria

Broadband is primarily mobile across Nigeria and critical to our economic development. A rise of ten mobile phones per 100 people boosts GDP growth by 0.6%, resulting in improved market information flow and assisting SME’s and Entrepreneurs to grow business and improve links.

Now in its fifth year, the Prize is awarded in two categories; the most innovative product or service launched in the last 12 months and the most innovative idea. Entries will need to show demonstrable impact (or potential impact for an idea) on broadband usage, impressive uptake from customers and have made a visible commercial or social impact on the community for the launched product/service.

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Existing product or service (launched in the last 12 months)

The most innovative product or service launched in the past 12 months that is commercially available

Innovative idea (SME or individual)

The most innovative idea for driving or facilitating mobile broadband use in Nigeria.

2016 Judges:

  • Adia Sowho – Director Digital Media Etisalat Nigeria
  • Ekechi Nwokah –  Chief Executive Officer and Director at Mines.Io Inc.
  • Seyi Taylor – Co-Founder  Tech Cabal

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the 2016 Etisalat Prize for innovation

Source: opportunitiesforafricans


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