Responsible for creating an environment conducive to competition between industry operators as well as ensuring the provision of qualitative and efficient telecommunications services throughout the country.
West Africa Telecommunications Regulators Assembly (WATRA) is a platform through which Telecommunication Regulators work together to broaden access to Information and Communications Technology (ICT) services in the sub-region. WATRA promotes the adoption of best global practices that stimulate investment in telecommunications infrastructure and services, deliver cheaper services to more citizens and connects people, societies and economies across West Africa and beyond.
Our main aim is to lower barriers- to availability, affordability, cultural, literacy etc - and enable more and more people in West Africa to become more productive
The digital economy has become one of the biggest drivers of economic growth and sources of revenue in West Africa. It has enormous potential to contribute even more in boosting productivity and growth.