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Nov 07
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10:00 - 10:45 45 mins
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An urban spotlight – building on TETRA in the city of Cape Town
  • Tommie Bosman - Telecommunications Manager, Cape Town Municipality
  • What are the drivers behind potential broadband investment?
  • How can a hybrid model meet the needs of the city?
  • Preparing for IoT – how does the network need to adapt to cater for the next evolution of industry? 
10:45 - 11:15 30 mins
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The global push to public safety LTE and 5G
  • Adrian Scrase - CTO, ETSI
  • What do the current standards look like for mission critical functionalities?
  • What have been the outcomes of the MCPTT trials?
  • Where will we be in 5 years’ time regarding LTE and 5G for mission critical sectors?
11:15 - 12:00 45 mins
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Morning refreshments and opportunity to visit the exhibition
12:00 - 12:20 20 mins
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The future of command and control
  • Dexter Timm - Head of Business Intelligence, RapidDeploy
  • Pumzile Papu - Head of Consulting, RapidDeploy
12:20 - 13:10 50 mins
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Is there an end in sight for PMR technologies such as TETRA and DMR?
  • Tunde Williams - Head of Field & Solutions Marketing, Europe & Africa, Motorola Solutions
  • Tommie Bosman - Telecommunications Manager, Cape Town Municipality
  • Adrian Scrase - CTO, ETSI
  • With the development of public safety LTE – will PMR technologies become obsolete?
  • Are private LTE networks commercially viable? 
13:10 - 14:30 80 mins
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Lunch and opportunity to visit the exhibition
14:30 - 15:00 30 mins
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Status of Ethekwini municipality network and a way forward
  • Cleopas Nkwanyana - Senior Manager, Ethekwini Municipality
15:00 - 15:30 30 mins
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Combining networks – the next innovation in digital networks
  • Reviewing the ISI trials – drivers and challenges
  • What are the next steps for the project and what is the end goal?
15:30 - 16:00 30 mins
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Afternoon refreshment break and opportunity to visit the exhibition
16:00 - 16:30 30 mins
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Addressing the challenge of rural coverage in Sudan
  • Hashim Elbadri - Corporate Communication & CSR Director, Sudatel Telecom Group
  • How has the issue of rural coverage been addressed currently?
  • How has this worked in practise and what are the pitfalls?
16:30 - 17:00 30 mins
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Protecting your physical assets – ensuring network resilience
  • Cliff Sullivan, Consultant
  • How have drones been deployed in asset management?