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The largest online event dedicated to African technology and telecoms

A free-to-attend digital event bringing together the converging industries and innovations shaping Africa's digital future.

From IoT to Cloud & AI to 5G, the Connecting Africa Digital Series will put you at the forefront of emerging technologies and innovation shaping 'Digital Africa' - wherever you are in the world.

What you can expect from the Digital Series webinars

10 webinar speakers
1,600+ attendees
On-Demand Videos
Live Polls
Exclusive reports
Discussion forums

Cloud Evolution in Africa

Tuesday, September 10, 2019, 01:00 PM South Africa Standard Time

Major cloud services giants have finally set up shop in Africa, with new data center facilities being built by the likes of Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure. This webinar looks at the factors driving this trend, what lies ahead for cloud services users and the broader ecosystem in key African markets, and how this topic will be addressed at this year's AfricaCom event. This webinar is part of the Connecting Africa Digital Series, which is produced in association with AfricaCom.

AI's Role in Telecom's Evolution

Wednesday, October 02, 2019, 02:00 PM South Africa Standard Time

Artificial intelligence (AI) is impacting operations across multiple industry verticals, but how can it be put to good use by communications network operators across Africa? This webinar cuts through the hype surrounding AI to look at how it is already being used by mobile and fixed line network operators and the impact it can have an operational and business strategies.

4G Evolution & 5G in Africa

Tuesday, October 08, 2019, 01:00 PM South Africa Standard Time

The introduction of 4G mobile broadband services across Africa has been transformative for individual users, businesses and economies, as well as the continent's mobile operators, but now the world is getting excited about the potential of 5G. This webinar looks at the evolving role of 4G across Africa and how 5G will play a role in the development of digital, connected economies.

Look back at the 2018 digital series

Now available on demand

In 2018 we were joined by panels of experts to discuss Connecting Africa & 5G, IoT & Smart Cities, African AI Opportunities, FinTech & the Findustrial Revolution and The Evolution of Broadcasting and Video.