Conference & Exhibition: 7-9 November 2017
Cape Town International Convention Centre,
The meeting place for the architects shaping Africa's digital future
Expect an all-star-line up of 400 speakers,16 essential conference tracks, cutting edge technologies from 450 exhibitors plus a brand new Technology Arena packed with future tech trends and the newest digital products.
Launching the Technology Arena
A brand new exhibition hall dedicated to mapping Africa's journey through the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
The Technology Arena will host the new AfricaCom 20/20 show floor feature, the AHUB, the Innovation Stage and TV Connect Africa. Expect visionary insights on future tech trends and a vibrant showcase of new digital products.
Also located at AfricaCom 2017...
The home of LTE excellence in Africa.
Co-located with AfricaCom, LTE Africa provides the global telecommunications community with expert-led talks on LTE deployment, monetization and innovation, together with a range of opportunities to share ideas and build new connections.
TV Connect Africa
TV Connect Africa hosts the most influential business leaders across broadcast, telecoms, content and new media in Africa, intent on developing commercial models for TV across digital Africa. Supporting growth across DTT, DTH and Digital, TV Connect Africa remains the leading platform for those driving change across Africa’s broadcast landscape.
Mission Critical Africa
Mission Critical Africa, the largest critical communications event on the continent, will be exploring the need and desire for better equipped public safety organisations through innovation in technology.
Mission Critical Africa is the first and only opportunity in 2017 to do business with the regions decision makers and meet the global pioneers.
Disruptive technology and connectivity accelerating the African digital revolution
Webinars, discussion forums and downloadable resources:
Learn, engage and discuss African telco, tech and innovation in real-time with thought-leaders across the globe and put yourself at the epicentre of the connectivity ecosystem.
Coming this September is a week-long series of online events - from webinars to discussion forums, via on-demand videos and downloadable resources; all completely free to attend and access.
Webinar topics: Empowering the Startup Ecosystem, FinTech and the Future of Banking in Africa, Connecting Africa, Digital Transformation and IoT.
Brand new report
Connecting Africa and Ovum analyse the alternative connectivity strategies and technologies being deployed by network operators and tech giants such as Google, Facebook and Microsoft in the rural and more remote areas of Sub-Saharan Africa.
This report surveys mobile and fixed broadband subscriptions across the region and explores the integral role of partnerships in spearheading further initiatives. Expert market outlooks and recommendations are provided alongside in-depth feature articles on those at the very forefront of building ‘Digital Africa’.
By accessing this report you will also gain 20% off one Connecting Africa event in 2017, including the upcoming West Africa Com (11-12 July 2017, Dakar).
The atmosphere was electric
Frost & Sullivan
The digital heartbeat of Africa
Technical Advisor to the Minister
Ministry of Telecommunications
The best AfricaCom event this decade – definitely taking digital communication to the next level
Strategy & Sales Director
You can achieve more in three days at AfricaCom than you can in three months in the field. The buzz is electrifying!
Tony Gordon Smith
Chief Executive Officer