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L-r: The representative of Galaxy Backbone, Baffajo Beita, (second) and CEO of Newwaves, Femi Williams (third) at the signing of partnership in Abuja recently

All clear for FG, MDAs to adopt Konn3ct meeting platform as GBB and Newwaves sign agreement

Galaxy Backbone says it has signed partnership with Newwaves to deploy Konn3ct solution in the public service space in line with Federal Government’s local content drive because it believes that the Nigerian Meetup platform will give the best value for money in terms of ease of communications, improved security, and ease of use

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Newwaves Ecosystem limited, owners of Konn3ct platform, announced recently a partnership with Galaxy Backbone (GBB).  The agreement is to enable Galaxy deploy Konn3ct solution in the public service space in line with the local content drive of this administration.

GBB is a public enterprise of the Federal Government charged with the primary mandate of setting up and operating a unified Information and Communication Technology (ICT) infrastructure platform that addresses the connectivity, transversal and other technology imperatives for Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of the Federal Government.

The representative of GBB, Baffajo Beita said the Agency is happy to promote indigenous solutions especially, to aid business of government. According to him, Konn3ct platform will give the best value for money in terms of ease of communications, Improved security, ease of use and payment in Naira which will help to save government foreign exchange.

On his part, the CEO of Newwaves, Mr. Femi Williams thanked the Management of GBB for their belief in local solutions that is better than many other competing products in the market.

“I am sure that Nigerians and the Federal Government will be proud of what we have been able to develop here. We are happy to announce that the Konn3ct platform had been registered by NITDA.”

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He noted that apart from the retail online meetings and Web conferencing features, we have integrated a Learning Management system to Konn3ct to make it suited for the educational sectors in Nigeria.

FG, MDA’s must adopt Konn3ct

In line with is agreement, responsibilities are now upon Federal Government and its Agencies to live up to its claim by promoting local content in the nation’s digital ecosystem.

According to reports, Federal executive Council meeting stills holds meetings on Webex, VP office uses Zoom conference, NITDA hosts meeting using Microsoft Teams and while Federal and State legislature host their meetings on foreign platforms.

Konn3ct, a Nigerian gathering application, is set to match and surpass Zoom, Google Meet, and Microsoft Teams for a portion of the $75 billion virtual business sectors. According to Research and Msarkets, the world worldwide web conferencing business sector is projected to hit $78 billion by 2030, up from $2.1 billion in 2020.

Konn3ct entered the market with more than 40 separate recommendations painstakingly mixed into it for improved client experience and fast selection and which could put it in firm stead to rival Zoom and a large group of different players.

Konn3ct is the solitary item in the market with the ability to invigorate a break-out meeting during a vast gathering.

This component empowers conveners of huge virtual gatherings to make up to eight meetings inside similar gathering spaces for members to break into more modest communities for private sessions.

Konn3ct has a video-sharing element that empowers members, particularly those driving introductions, to transfer YouTube, Vimeo, Twitch, and different types of varying media material during meetings.

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Konn3ct has voice-over ability that permits perceptible discussion even while the video plays.

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