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AfricaCom is the largest ICT exhibition on the continent, covering topics like 5G, mobile technologies, fibre optic broadband and digital transformation.

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Connectivity Stages

Covering connectivity infrastructure to help empower telco transformation, digital entertainment, handsets and the powering of telecoms in Africa. Topics include:

Panel: The telco as the next generation of service providers
Transforming telcos through inclusivity and addressing the digital skills gap
The mobile gaming revolution: connecting gamers with smart devices
Blurring the line between traditional media and digital media
Infrastructure sharing: bringing the next generation of internet users online
How will partnerships bring the next generation of internet users online?

AfricaCom Headliners

Featuring 30 of Africa's most prominent ICT thought-leaders, the AfricaCom Headliners will map out Africa's journey towards the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The best bit? The Headliner sessions are all free to attend with your visitor ticket! 

Topics include:

CXO Panel: What does it take to become a fully digitalised telco?
Connecting the Continent: Economic growth through digital connectivity
Building a framework for Africa to take its place in Industry 4.0
Media freedom in an increasingly connected society
Making a step change for digital customer experience
Skills development for the job market of the future

5G Africa

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

To hear more about the transformative power of 5G from the leaders in the ecosystem, you will need to purchase a delegate pass. 

Topics include: 

MTN's 5G vision
5G Core and network updates
Africa's first 5G launch by Rain
Densifying your network
Morocco's 5G trial experience
Panel: Security and privacy in the 5G era

Connecting Africa

Connecting Africa looks at connecting the unconnected by exploring how four critical areas,  policy, technology, financing initiatives and operators, can help overcome the challenge to solve rural connectivity. 

To hear more against the backdrop of connecting the unconnected, you will need to purchase a delegate pass. 

Topics include:

Operator: How MTN Group are driving lower CapEx and expanding rural coverage in Africa
Technology: Overcoming the affordability, accessibility and relevance challenges of connectivity
Finance: Implementing creative CapEx and OpEx business models for satellite communication in rural Africa
Policy: Enabling rural coverage for operators with a robust regulatory and policy framework

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.