International Center for Strategic Alliances Announces Connected Africa Summit’s 3rd Edition

Connected Africa Summit, Africa’s premier Telecom event, returns with a focus on transforming Telco’s of the future.

The International Center for Strategic Alliances has unveiled the highly anticipated 3rd Edition of Connected Africa, Africa’s foremost Telecom Summit. With an emphasis on “Transforming to Telco’s of the Future,” this year’s summit is set to surpass all expectations, following the immense success of previous editions.

Scheduled to take place on July 25, 2023, at the prestigious venue of The Pivot Hotel Montecasino, the Connected Africa Summit aims to gather top-tier executives from telecom carriers, technology vendors, infrastructure providers, and regulatory and government officials. This esteemed assembly will serve as a dynamic platform for engaging discussions on the industry’s future, exploring groundbreaking strategies to establish next-generation networks and address potential challenges.

The event will cast a spotlight on crucial topics such as wireless infrastructure, VoLTE & 4G LTE, network management, big data, business intelligence, cloud services, security, analytics, as well as emerging opportunities in value-added services (VAS), over-the-top (OTT) platforms, operational support systems (OSS), business support systems (BSS), Internet of Things (IoT), and machine-to-machine (M2M) technologies. These advancements are rapidly gaining significance throughout the Telecom Sector.

Connected Africa Summit presents an invaluable opportunity for experts, business  leaders, and practitioners to engage in discussions about practical and cost-effective  solutions for developing the ICT business. The event will provide a comprehensive  focus on the following key areas: 

  • Strategies to unlock the power of 5G 
  • Telecom – Compounding Capabilities 
  • Futuristic Telco’s powering the economy 
  • ICT Supporting IoT Deployments 
  • Data, Digitalization, and Connectivity 
  • Empowering Digital Transformation 
  • Digital Inclusion 
  • Driving the Future of Work with enhanced Connectivity 
  • EDGE, Data, & Cloud 
  • Cyber Resilience Strategy – Mitigating Fraud

The Connected Africa Summit will feature industry leaders including Charles Molapisi, CEO of MTN; Jorge Mendes, CEO of CellC; Lunga Siyo, CEO of Telkom Consumer & Small Business; Nomvuyiso Batyi, CEO of the Association of Comms and Technology; Celia Mantshiyane, CISO of MTN South Africa; and Johan van Graan, Chief Risk Officer of Vodacom. They will share valuable insights and inputs during the summit.

The Connected Africa Summit, co-hosted by Accenture, has the support of key sponsors: Iidentifii as the Gold Sponsor, and SKX Protiviti and Nexus Group as Networking Sponsors. These sponsors demonstrate commitment to the growth of the telecom industry and contribute to enhancing the summit experience for attendees.

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