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Uniting East African connectivity champions

About East Africa Com

East Africa Com, the regions leading telco and digital transformation event, brings together experts and industry stakeholders from across telecommunications, technology and digital media in a premium two-day ICT event; it connects and informs the entire East African digital ecosystem.

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Panel: The Digital Divide: Bridging the Connectivity Gap
Panel: The Digital Divide: Bridging the Connectivity Gap

250 million people in the region remain unconnected to the internet. This panel examines the gap and explores solutions for getting East Africa connected.

East African Market and Ecosystem Outlook
East African Market and Ecosystem Outlook

This talk examines enterprise technology spending trends and digital ambitions in 2020 and beyond.

Panel: Leveraging the Technological Disruptors of the Future
Panel: Leveraging the Technological Disruptors of the Future

This session examines developments in AI, 5G, IoT amongst others, and how they will change the game for consumers and businesses.


Cyber and Data Security in the Age of Digitization
Cyber and Data Security in the Age of Digitization

This session will examine how prepared the region is for the increasing number of cyber-attacks on financial institutions and businesses and the consequences of digital security breaches.

Beyond Innovation: Building A Market-Focussed Business Model
Beyond Innovation: Building A Market-Focussed Business Model

Exploring the process of effectively researching and understanding new markets.

Fireside chat: Emerging markets – Ethiopia, Tanzania, Burundi, Somalia, South Sudan
Fireside chat: Emerging markets – Ethiopia, Tanzania, Burundi, Somalia, South Sudan

This talk will look at ICT spending trends in these countries and how changing market dynamics are creating new opportunities for enterprises looking to expand.

Meet your industry

All the region's telecoms leaders, stakeholders and key contacts will be in attendance. Benefit from our extensive networking opportunities and meet with your industry in just two days.  


East Africa Com Awards
East Africa Com Awards

Taking place on the evening of day one, the awards celebrates the achievements of the people and organisations at the forefront of African telecoms.

East Africa Com Awards
AHUB East
AHUB East

Unleashing the power of the region's start-up ecosystem with dedicated content and networking space to connect start-ups, investors, MNOs and corporates. 

AHUB East
Exhibition Area
Exhibition Area

Meet with solution providers across the telco industry including the likes of Comtech and Manage Engine as they are on hand to showcase their products and services.

Meet Our Exhibitors

Digital Broadcasting Breakout
Digital Broadcasting Breakout

An expert lead breakout session, exploring sustainable growth strategies for African Broadcasting.

Extended Informal Networking Breaks
Extended Informal Networking Breaks

Explore the exhibition or enjoy a coffee/lunch break, interacting with VIPs, speakers, existing and potential clients and solution providers in the telecoms space. 

Mobile Networking App
Mobile Networking App

Connect with your industry before, during and after the event with our mobile networking app allowing you to reach out to other delegates, arrange meetings and make genuine new business contacts. 

Audience Breakdown

40%
Operator & ISPs
31%
C-Level
47
Countries represented

The VIP Experience

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