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5G Beyond the hype: Empowering you to deliver Africa's digital future

5G Africa is the leading industry get together on the continent to address the monetisation opportunities and technology roadmap for 5G

What does the evolution of our networks in Africa look like? Join our 5G specific track to understand how the continent will make the leap from 3G to 5G and exactly when this will happen.

ABOUT 5G AFRICA

What does the evolution of our networks in Africa look like? Join our 5G Africa specific track to understand how the continent will make the leap from 3G to 5G and exactly when this will happen. Hear from innovative mobile network operators, world-leading technology providers, regulators, enterprises, local authorities and research institutions; the entire 5G ecosystem will be in attendance!

5G Africa is a premium conference track accessible with a delegate pass only. Book your pass today

HOT TOPICS FOR 2020 INCLUDE:


The 5G to the Home Opportunity; How FWA is Changing the Telco Services Landscape
The 5G to the Home Opportunity; How FWA is Changing the Telco Services Landscape
Technologies that will Transform Telecoms and 5G
Technologies that will Transform Telecoms and 5G
Enterprise Telco Services – From Content to Next-Gen IoT and Automation
Enterprise Telco Services – From Content to Next-Gen IoT and Automation

Applying AI Automation Across the Entire Lifecycle of Network Operations
Applying AI Automation Across the Entire Lifecycle of Network Operations
Debating the Viability and Opportunity for Private Networks in Africa
Debating the Viability and Opportunity for Private Networks in Africa
5G and Edge Unlocking New Possibilities
5G and Edge Unlocking New Possibilities

2020 Speakers

The speaker line-up for 5G Africa will be announced shortly. In the meantime, take a look at some of our Headline Keynotes who will be taking to the stage to discuss Africa's digital transformation.

5G and IoT in an African Context

Digital technologies are in demand in Africa now, with priority squarely on the fundamentals. 5G and IoT are not yet priorities.

Download our latest report, produced in partnership with Omdia and learn more why 5G and IoT are not yet prioritise in Africa and the challenges to IoT deployment. 

Key articles on 5G in Africa from 2020


Leadership changes for MTN in Cameroon, Benin and Liberia
Leadership changes for MTN in Cameroon, Benin and Liberia

Pan-African operator MTN is once again shuffling around its leadership pack with CEO changes at its operations in Cameroon, Benin and Liberia.

Current MTN Benin CEO Stephen Blewett is moving to take over as CEO of MTN Cameroon on August 1, 2020. At the same time, Uche Ofodile, the current CEO of MTN Liberia, will become the CEO of MTN Benin.

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Telma launches commercial 5G in Madagascar
Telma launches commercial 5G in Madagascar

Telma Madagascar has become the first operator to launch a 5G commercial network in the island country in the Indian Ocean. The 5G network is powered by Ericsson equipment and is now live in Madagascar's capital of Antananarivo and the city of Toamasina.

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MTN 5G goes live in South Africa
MTN 5G goes live in South Africa

Pan-African telecoms giant MTN has launched 5G across 100 sites in South Africa and made some big promises about its future rollout if it gets access to the spectrum it needs from the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA).

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Position yourself as a 5G Innovator

Now is the time to plan ahead to ensure that African countries and businesses are equipped and positioned to benefit from 5G innovation. Talk to us about our sponsorship, exhibition and speaking opportunities.