Apparently disturbed by the activities of quacks, vehicle tracking agents in Nigeria, The Association of Telematics Operators of Nigeria (ATON) has finally taken the bull by the horn to address the situation.
The association has therefore begun to put all those in the business of vehicle tracking into integrity test that is in conformity with laid down rules and regulations of Nigerian Communication Commission, NCC.
According to ATON, a major step to begin the campaign to sanitize the industry will begin on Thursday, 17th December 2015, at the Lagos Sheraton Hotel and Towers in Ikeja when the association will be formally launched and presented to the public in the presence of strategic stakeholders like The Police, Nigerian Communications Commission, Standard Organisation of Nigeria, Federal Road Safety Commission and the rest of such.
ATON is made up of of NCC-Licensed Tracking Companies involved in the sale and installation of Telematics Products and Services in Nigeria.
ATON is currently the only organization of its kind.
According to the association, it’s primary existence is for the PROTECTION and PROJECTION of tracking and telematics industry and standards, and the delivery of RETURNS to all stakeholders as reflected in their vision ‘ To Improve standards in the vehicle security industry in Nigeria’.
ATON acts as a catalyst for the national and economic development of the telematics industry through the increased usage of telematics technology-based solutions and services in the Corporate and Government Sectors with optimal customer satisfaction.
Among its various objectives are: (a) To establish a close relationship with Government through the supervising Agency, the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) on behalf of the Telematics & Tracking community for the development of the industry.