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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

ABOUT 5G AFRICA

5G Africa is the perfect learning and networking platform for anyone excited to know more about the transformative power of 5G. 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!

HOT TOPICS FOR 2019 INCLUDE:


5G trials and launches in Africa
5G trials and launches in Africa
5G in Africa: Beyond the hype
5G in Africa: Beyond the hype

The roe of 5G in the 4th industrial revolution (4IR)
The roe of 5G in the 4th industrial revolution (4IR)
Assessing the relative economic use cases for FWA in Africa
Assessing the relative economic use cases for FWA in Africa

5G killer applications in Africa
5G killer applications in Africa
Regulators unlocking 5G innovation
Regulators unlocking 5G innovation

Upskilling and reskilling for 5G
Upskilling and reskilling for 5G
What are the required 5G technologies and implementation timelines?
What are the required 5G technologies and implementation timelines?

Connectivity Champions Networking Reception

Join your industry on Wednesday 13 November from 17:00 - 18:00 outside the Connecting Africa conference room, in a NEW networking opportunity for the connectivity industry. Discuss some of the topics you have learnt about in the conference tracks, exchange opinions for the future of telecoms in Africa and meet potential new business contacts, all whilst unwinding with a few drinks!

Not available for free visitor ticket holders.

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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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.

JOIN US FOR THE AFRICATECH OPENING PARTY

Have a drink on us and unwind after a busy first day at AfricaCom at the AfricaTech Opening Party. Look forward to music brought to you straight from the tech community as DJ' s in Tech take to the stage!

Tuesday 12 November @ 17:00 at the AfricaTech Centre Stage Bar