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Tuesday 11 – Wednesday 12 July 2017
Radisson Blu Hotel, Dakar Sea Plaza ,
Dakar, Senegal

Developing win-win partnerships to grow the West African digital economy and bridge the digital divide

Uniting the West African Francophone and Anglophone technology, media, and telecoms markets

French West Africa Com website coming soon

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Developing new strategies to improve connectivity in West Africa

Rolling out LTE to meet the high speed connectivity demands of the new connected economy.

Monetising digital services

Ensuring ROI on significant CAPEX when rolling out networks in rural and peri-urban areas.

Innovating the telco business model for the digital age

Exploring new roles and opportunities in the re-aligned telco value chain at a time of declining ARPU and extensive OTT disruption.

Unlocking new opportunities in adjacent markets

Moving beyond the basic connectivity paradigm: IoT, smart cities, Blockchain, e-commerce, and more.

Achieving a superb customer experience at low cost

Tackling high churn in the prepaid market by boosting customer satisfaction while delivering low cost connectivity.

Planning ahead for next generation networks

Creating and implementing new network solutions to optimise the customer experience.

Call for papers / Appel pour soumission de présentations

Networking and interaction with the West African TMT community

Exclusive post-event poolside party

Network with your peers in a relaxed and informal poolside setting. This is an excellent opportunity to re-connect with existing colleagues or clients and develop new relationships with West African technology, media, and telecoms leaders.

West Africa Com Awards

Celebrate industry initiatives that improve connectivity throughout West Africa and beyond. Meet and interact with the business leaders, innovators, creatives, and disruptors at the forefront of digital transformation in the region.

Speed networking sessions with executive leaders

Meet and exchange business cards with the most senior and influential people present at the event. Pitch your most exciting product or service face-to-face and build the foundations of a future commercial relationship.

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Inspirational Speakers
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Sponsorship & Exhibition Opportunities


We've been busy developing a digital engagement strategy to mobilise our diverse West Africa Com community. We're creating meaningful, year-round dialogue that stretches way beyond the last day of the show. Our new blog is the place to start.