With just a few months until AfricaCom opens its doors, now is the perfect time to start planning your trip so you can make the most of your time in Cape Town.
Here are our top 10 reasons to attend AfricaCom this year:
This year’s conference programme is bigger and better than ever, covering the industry's hottest topics including mobile money and m-commerce, new revenue streams, cost efficient operators and SDN & network virtialisation - download the brochure
AfricaCom 2015 will see a line up with 63% brand new speakers, including never before heard speakers representing the likes of UBER, Expresso, Fuzzy Logic, Deezer, ITA and the Angel Hub.View the full speaker list.
Everyone who's anyone attends AfricaCom - previous attendees include Airtel, MTN, Etisalat, Safaricom, Orange, Vodacom, and more. Register today to make sure you don't miss out!
AfricaCom provides unrivaled networking opportunities before, during and after the event,through our networking app, 15+ exclusive networking hours, speed networking sessions and our one-to-one meeting service. Find out more.
Source the latest technologies and solutions on the market from 375+ exhibitors including the likes of Huawei, Intelsat, Airtel, Alcatel-Lucent, Vodacom, ACE, Liquid Telecom and Cisco. View the full exhibitor list.
Celebrate innovation across digital Africa at the AfricaCom Awards, everyone's favourite part of AfricaCom! Taking place at the end of Day Two, this year sees 14 different categories, recognising digital leaders from across the industry. Find out more.
Cape Town! If you’re planning to stay a few days to enjoy all the Cape has to offer, get started: those wine-tasting tours, shark-diving experiences and villas in Camps Bay won’t book themselves…
New Speakers Confirmed:
Strive Masiyiwa CEO EcoNet
Dr Miriam Altman Head of Strategy Telkom
Mark BennettDirector EMEA Google Play
Herman Singh Group Chief Digital Officer MTN
Verone Mankou CEO and Founder VMK
Sunil Geness, President Information Technology Association South Africa
Alina VinogradovaPartnerships and Business Development Lead VC4Africa
Adrian Walker Pricing Director Africa Millicom
Bayan Monadjem Chief Technical Officer Airtel Africa
Seaparo PhalaChief Information Officer Department of Arts and Culture
Plus: senior representatives of Orange, Airtel, MTN, Vodacom, Millicom, Econet Wireless, Facebook, Safaricom, Etisalat, Twitter, Uganda Telecom, Cell C, Unitel, Movicel, MTC, Zamtel and more. Want to join the speaker line up? Get in touch! To find out more and to see what's in store for AfricaCom 2015, download the brochure! Best wishes, The AfricaCom team
By banking on initiatives from the Facebook-backed Telcom Infra Project (TIP) to disaggregate cellular networks, MTN and other operators are recruiting startup vendors to help deliver data connections to the under-served.