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Core Agenda & Exhibition: 8-10 Nov
Partner Programmes & Digital Content: 7-11 NovCTICC, Cape Town

Core Agenda & Exhibition: 8-10 Nov
Partner Programmes & Digital Content: 7-11 Nov,
CTICC, Cape Town

Powering African Enterprises with Connectivity and IoT Implementation

Turning the IoT potential into action for African economy and society

Bringing together the entire African IoT ecosystem as part of the IoT World Series to uncover opportunities, encourage collaboration and fuel real change

The intersection of industries and IoT technologies

Taking place at Africa’s largest telecoms and technology event, IoT World Africa delivers the latest in IoT using real stories and use cases delivered by enterprises in the mining, agricultural and health industries amongst many others.

Hear from those at the very cutting edge of IoT technology, from telecoms and connectivity through to software and data vendors. Discuss where opportunities lie and what businesses can begin implementing today.

Where are the successes in implementation, where do the key challenges lie, and how can Africa begin to collaborate and work towards a better future?

Core Agenda & Exhibition: 8-10 Nov
Partner Programmes & Digital Content: 7-11 Nov,
CTICC, Cape Town

Free report: 5G and IoT in an African Context

Interactive report evaluating 5G and IoT in an African context. Looks at African technology investment priorities for the next 12 months. The report also compares Africa’s view of the transformational potential of 5G with global expectations.

IoT for Smart Cities: Use cases and implementation strategies

Richard Self, Senior Lecturer in Governance of Advanced and Emerging Technologies, University of Derby discusses IoT for Smart Cities, covering use cases and implementation strategies. Watch to find out mroe about how to build a smart city with successfully integrated IoT solutions and gain real understanding into IoT sensors which can solve real-world problems within cities, from traffic congestion to crime reduction.

Mobilising Africa’s tech industries to fight the COVID-19 outbreak

Panel from the virtual Africa Tech Festival 2020 looking at how to mobilise Africa’s tech industries to fight the COVID-19 outbreak. This conversation covers how AI, IoT and other emerging technologies have helped trace, track and test across Africa.

Watch to understand the privacy concerns of wide-scale data gathering and tech deployment, as well as the role technology has played in fighting the spread of misinformation.



  • Building smart cities with successfully integrated IoT solutions 
  • Working towards a collaborative Africa 
  • Enhanced IoT-enabled connectivity with LPWAN implementation


  • Utilising IoT to improve safety and competitiveness in mining
  • Reap the rewards of improved yields through IoT in agriculture
  • Leapfrogging industries with proven ROI


  • Improving health standards with IoT 
  • IoT for everyone with standardised solutions 
  • Preparing for the future of work with IoT at the helm