5G Africa Forum 2020

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Join 50+ top delegates at 5G Africa Forum 2020!

More than 50 leaders in the ICT and telecommunication industry in Africa and beyond will gather in Johannesburg, South Africa, between the coming April, to discuss efforts aiming to embrace the launch of 5G network which is set to revolutionize the industry in Africa.

This has become necessary because the world we live today, mobile communication is a cardinal tool of economic development, growth and integration, and the mobile industry is a key enabler of productivity across economies and societies. The mobile industry is not only a significant contributor to the economic activities of Africa but also towards the growth of other sectors of the economy in the continent.

5G Africa Forum which is scheduled to hold 7th – 8th October 2020 in the city of Johannesburg, South Africa will look at the progress that has been made to date and the challenges ahead for policy-makers and stakeholders. Key areas being covered include connectivity, future deployment and business model impact. It will look at what a 5G world might look like and where Africa sits at a global level as it seeks to deliver on making 5G a reality by 2020.

The event provides a valuable opportunity to meet and interact with the 5G drivers in terms of the wireless industry, players, researchers and stakeholders, bringing together some of the leaders in the industry who have been involved in development and commercialization of 5G across the globe. With the wireless industry on the verge of the commercial launch of 5G, these leaders will share their experience of what it takes to commercialize 5G and offer insights into the promise of 5G.

Some of the confirmed speakers for the event include Marc Einstein / Chief Analyst, Telecommunications and Digital Service / ITR Corporation; Fisseha Mekuria / Chief Research Scientist / CSIR; Dr Belkacem Mouhouche / Project Lead & Chief Standards Engineer / Samsung Electronics; Ahmad Husseini / Head of Network Solutions, Global Customer Unit MTN / Ericsson; Melao Mashale / Head: Enterprise IoT Solutions / MTN; Zoltan Miklos / General Manager of Network Planning / MTN South Africa; Ryan van den Bergh / Executive Head of Technology Architecture / Vodacom; Peter Zimri / Councillor / Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA); Simon Fletcher / CTO / Real Wireless, UK; Victor Swanepoel / Head of Field Marketing / Nokia Southern, East and West Africa Regions; Shoyinka Shodunke / Chief Technology and Information Officer / MTN Cameroon; Christo Keyser / IoT Head of Devices / Comsol Network etc.

Join leading experts and industry actors on a holistic and hands-on conference delivery and hear from the best on all practical aspects that you need to know about 5G innovation and it will transform the various industries across Africa.

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