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  • 1. EXTENDED EVENT NOW 3 DAYSREACHING THE NEXTFRONTIER FOR GROWTH15TH ANNUAL13-15 NOVEMBER 2012CTICC, CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICACOME AND SEE THEFUTURE OF DIGITAL AFRICA... NEW! NEW! 2ND ANNUAL PRE-EVENT FIBRE OPTICS SEMINAR DIGITAL MUSIC AFRICA HOSTED BY NEW! NEW! 2ND ANNUAL WIMAX OPERATORS SUMMIT HOSTED BY COME AND HEAR THE FUTURE OF DIGITAL AFRICA... Nicola D’Elia Peter Simone Brunozzi Alan Knott-Craig Growth Manager Vesterbacka Technology Evangelist CEO Africa Mighty Eagle Amazon Web Cell C facebook Rovio Services Patrick Walker Alan Knott-Craig Jr Richard Bell Sivan Pillay Sr Director for Content CEO CEO Managing Director SA Partnerships EMEA Mxit Wananchi Group Endemol YouTube FREE ATTENDANCE FOR OPERATORS, CIOS, BROADCASTERS & APP DEVELOPERSRegister today: www.comworldseries.com/africa
  • 2. 15TH ANNUAL REACHING THE NEXT FRONTIER FOR GROWTH WELCOME TO THE ALL NEW AFRICA COM – A NEW EVENT FOR A NEW ERA. AFRICA’S ALL-ENCOMPASSING EVENT ON ALL THINGS AFRICAN AND DIGITAL. HOSTING REPRESENTATION FROM THE ENTIRE DIGITAL ECOSYSTEM. THIS IS YOUR WINDOW ON THE FUTURE... NEW! NEW! MONDAY 12TH NOVEMBER @AFRICA COM NETWORKING PARTY NEWLY EXTENDED EXHIBITION OPENING HOURS - OPENS TUESDAY 13TH NOVEMBER AT 11.00 PRE-DAY TUESDAY NEW! WIMAX NEW! NEW! PRE-EVENT 13TH NOVEMBER FIBRE OPTICS OPERATORS 11.00-13.00 SEMINAR SUMMIT DIGITAL PRE-DAY NEW! HOSTED BY MUSIC TUESDAY NEW! HOSTED BY AFRICAEXHIBITION OPENS 11.00 - 18.00 13TH NOVEMBER 14.00-17.00 DAY 1 WEDNESDAY 14TH NOVEMBER GAME CHANGING MARKET EVOLUTION 9.00-11.00 DAY 1 NEW! NEW! WEDNESDAY CONNECTING 14TH NOVEMBER AFRICA 12.00-15.30 MASTER DAY 1 CLASS WEDNESDAY INVESTING IN 14TH NOVEMBER CONVERGENCE 16.20-17.30 THE 5TH ANNUAL AFRICACOM AWARDS 2012 DAY 2 THURSDAY 15TH SERVICE INNOVATION IN A DIGITAL AFRICAEXHIBITION OPENS 10.00 - 18.00 NOVEMBER 9.00-11.30 INFRASTRUCTURE DAY 2 THURSDAY 15TH SHARING NEW! CONTENT NOVEMBER & DATA 12.10 – 15.10 MASTER DAY 2 NEW! CLASS THURSDAY 15TH REGULATORY NOVEMBER EVOLUTION 15.30 – 16.30 A MULTITUDE OF NEW DIGITAL PLAYERS, AN EXPANDED SCOPE AND ALL-INCLUSIVE AGENDA: NEW! NEW! NEW! NEW! A platform for entrepreneurs, A 2-day event to identify A 2-day event led by the FTTH An outline of the 10 key revenue incubators and investors to how to develop, market and forum to seize opportunities in opportunities for operators, service promote innovation and new monetise successful apps Africa’s fibre market providers and vendors in Africa by business development in Africa for Africa Informa Telecoms & Media’s analyst team NEW! NEW! 2ND ANNUAL 2ND ANNUAL @AFRICA COM NETWORKING PARTY pre-show networking Dedicated focus day on one of the ICT is the primary driver for growth in The return of Africa’s most exciting meet-up hottest topics affecting everyone in Africa’s economy and cloud of paramout broadcast conference uniting all the the mobile ecosystem importance to the continent’s future leading local content players with all the economic development. major international broadcasters. JOIN US WWW.LINKEDIN.COM www.comworldseries.com/africa
  • 3. “THE MOST POWERFUL 2.0 NETWORKING EVENT EVER IN TELECOMMUNICATION” Benjamin Deveaux, Operation Director, Wanatel AfricaCOME AND HEAR THE FUTURE OF DIGITAL AFRICAAFRICACOM KEYNOTE SPEAKERS – FEATURING NEW MEDIADISRUPTORS, OTT CHALLENGERS, DIGITAL INNOVATORS &MOBILE, FIXED AND WIRELESS OPERATORS AFRICA’S SOCIAL MEDIA Nicola D’Elia, Growth Manager Africa, facebook OPERATOR Alan Knott-Craig, CEO, Cell C ENTIRE DIGITAL K Nicola looks after Facebook growth strategy and mobile partnership for Africa. Prior to joining Facebook, he worked for K @CEOCellC One of Africa’s telecom leaders, Alan started Vodacom in 1993 and ECONOMY the GSMA Development Fund, Accenture and with a humanitarian organisation in the Middle-East. built it into a 33 million customers company in 5 countries. He has been CEO of South Africa’s 3rd operator Cell C since April 2012 GATHERED IN APP Peter Vesterbacka, Mighty Eagle, Rovio START-UP Marlon Parker, Social Entrepreneur, Founder of RLabs ONE PLACE: @pvesterbacka Founder and CEO of JamiiX 7,000+ K Peter is the Chief Marketing Officer and Mighty Eagle of Rovio. He K @marlonparker drives the company’s marketing and brand strategy, taking Angry Marlon is a Social Entrepreneur and activist of using Social Media Birds to new and unexpected places. and Mobile Technology for Social Good. He was nominated in 2009 and 2010 as one of the Top Young South Africans by the OTT Simone Brunozzi, Technology Evangelist, AIPAC and New Mail and Guardian. ATTENDEES Regions, Amazon Web Services DEVICES K @simon Gerard Brandjes, Vice President South East Africa, Nokia After being an entrepreneur, professor, CTO, & writing 4 books, Simone joined Amazon.com in 2008 as Technology Evangelist, to raise awareness about Cloud Computing and help developers build applications. K @gerardbrandjes Gerard is responsible for the area’s overall business strategy – including all sales and marketing, care and channel - ecosystem development, government relations and strategic partnerships. 300+ CONTENT SOCIAL MEDIA EXHIBITORS Sivan Pillay, Managing Director, South Africa, Endemol Nic Haralambous, CEO, Motribe @EskimoWriter @nicharry 200+ K Sivan is responsible for managing and developing the Endemol K Nic is a qualified journalist and media maniac who quickly moved business in Sub-Saharan Africa, this includes new business away from print media, through online and into mobile media & innovation in television, mobile and web. Endemol is Africa’s and management. He is one of the co-founders of social media SPEAKERS largest independent producer of television. brand Motribe. SOCIAL MEDIA CONSUMER BRAND Alan Knott-Craig Jr, CEO, Mxit Wayne Gosling & Daniel Guasco, Co-CEOs, Groupon South Africa 105+ @alanknottcraig @WayneGosling @dguasco K Alan is founder of World of Avatar and CEO of Mxit, Africa’s largest K Wayne and Daniel started Twangoo in South Africa in 2009 and soon social network. He has co-founded five companies in the mobile became the South African leader in collective online buying. In January telecoms sector and NGO The Trust. In 2009 he was named as a 2011 Groupon bought Twangoo and Groupon SA was launched. COUNTRIES Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. OTT APP Bryan Nelson, Business Development Manager Southern Africa K Ben Zaaiman, CEO, Mlabs @BZaaiman K Google @btnelson REPRESENTED Ben is a high-tech economic development specialist and Bryan leads Google’s business development efforts in Southern Africa entrepreneur. He as an international track record of designing, with a primary focus on South Africa. He has previously held positions starting and running companies, institutions, and programs for a at Smile Communications, MTN and Accenture. wide range of clients. OTT “THIS IS AN EVENT CONTENT Chams Diagne, Chief Operating Officer Africa, Viadeo Patrick Walker, Sr Director for Content Partnerships EMEA, YouTube @nowherian THAT IS FOCUSSED ON K @chamsd Having started in 2002 in the “e-services” Department of La Poste K Patrick leads the content strategy and partnerships for YouTube Music in EMEA. He is responsible for securing deals and managing THE OPPORTUNITIES Group, he founded a web agency in 2003. He joined social media start-up Viadeo in 2006, where he is now in charge of building the relationships with some of the region’s biggest recording artists, music labels and up-and-coming acts. AND CHALLENGES OF company’s presence and expansion in Africa. MANAGING AND DRIVING OEM OPERATOR Stephen A. Carter, Executive Vice President, President/ GROWTH IN THE MOST Marc Rennard, EVP Middle East, Africa & Asia Orange Group K Managing Director of EMEA and Chief Corporate Marketing and Communications Officer, Alcatel-Lucent EXCITING MARKET IN THE K Marc joined France Telecom-Orange in 2003, and has been International Executive Vice-President in charge of Africa, Middle Stephen joined Alcatel-Lucent in 2010, bringing a wealth of experience from previous positions as UK Minister for WORLD - AFRICA” East & Asia since 2006. Communications, Technology & Broadcasting, and senior roles at Steven Evans, CEO, Etisalat Nigeria organisations including Brunswick LLP, Ofcom, and NTL. NEWLY EXTENDED EXHIBITION NOW OPEN 3 DAYS: Tuesday 13th November 11.00 - 18.00 Wednesday 14th November 10.00 - 18.00 Thursday 15th November 10.00 - 17.00www.comworldseries.com/africa FOLLOW US WWW.TWITTER.COM/ALLABOUTCOM
  • 4. HEAR FROM THE WHO’S WHO OF AFRICA’S EMERGING DIGITAL ECOSYSTEM...M MEDIA, OTT & CONTENT BRANDS Nicola D’Elia Alan Knott-Craig Jr Nic Haralambous Andy Volk Bryan Nelson Growth Manager Africa CEO CEO VP Developer Relations Head of Business Development M facebook M Mxit M Motribe M Mxit M Southern Africa Sivan Pillay Chams Diagne Oscar Dube Google Simone Brunozzi Managing Director, South Africa Technology Evangelist Chief Operating Officer Africa CEO Patrick Walker M Endemol M AIPAC and New Regions M Viadeo M Southtel Sr Director for Content Partnerships Peter Vesterbacka Amazon Web Services Alex Okosi Archie Sethaelo M EMEA Mighty Eagle SVP and MD GM Broadcasting YouTube/Google S Rovio M MTV Networks Africa M SABCO OPERATORS & CARRIERS Alan Knott-Craig Mike Fairon Fungai Mandiveyi Bonolo Moholi Adrian Cornelius CEO General Manager – Products, Chief Commercial Officer Commercial Carrier Relations General Manager O Cell C O Services and Innovation O Econet Wireless Zimbabwe O Cell C O MTN Business MTN Omatsola Barrow Marc Rennard Björn Iversen Felix Martin-Aguilar EVP Middle East, Africa & Asia Arif Hussain Sales & Distribution Executive CEO Strategy Executive & Head of Orange Group Chief Executive Officer O MTN Nigeria Telenor O O O Business Services, Cell C O FibreCo Telecommunications Pauline Warui N. Arjun Executive Head of Customer Care Marco Lorenzo Gatti Jon Osler Chief Projects & Transformation Djibril Tobe Director Regulatory Economics Director General O Safaricom, Kenya Managing Director, Africa O Officer O Etisalat Group O Intelsat O Intercel Guinea Takehiro Nakamura Airtel Africa Robert Madzonga 3GPP TSG-RAN Chairman Jean-François Fremaux Robert Aouad Richard Bell O NTT DOCOMO Chief Corporate Services Executive CEO Director of Business Development CEO Valentine Amadi O MTN SA O Isocel, Benin O Eutelsat O Wananchi Group Head,Turnkey Rollout Mothibi Ramusi Souleymane Diallo Etisalat Nigeria Ibrahima Guimba-Saidou Khaled Mikkawi Founder & CEO O Executive Head – Regulatory Mickael Ghossein O Affairs, Cell C, South Africa VP & General Manager – Africa CEO O Millenium Telecom O SES MTN Rwanda CEO O Centrafrique Jean-Pierre Bienaimé O Orange Telkom Kenya Ibrahim Dikko Léon Charles Ciss Daniel Kurgan SVP Strategy & Communications, Prins Mhlanga O Wholesale, Orange Director Regulatory Affairs VP Marketing AMEA CEO Managing Executive -Digital Media & Chairman, UMTS Forum O Etisalat Nigeria O Orange Group O BICS O Vodacom Sami Landoulsi Samson Isa José Henriques Samson Isa Frederic Schepens Head of Transmission and IP Head of Value Added Services Chief Marketing Officer Head of Value Added Services SVP Mobile Financial Services O Department, Tunisiana O GLOBACOM O Unitel Angola O Globacom, Nigeria O BICSI INVESTORS & INCUBATORS Andile Ngcaba Alexandra Fraser Johanna Kollar Justin Spratt Omar Cissé Chairman Business Development Manager, Start-Up Support Emerging Markets Chief Executive Officer Director General O Convergence Partners O Invenfin, and Vice Chairperson O Umbono/Google O Quirk, South Africa O CTIC Senegal Andrea Böhmert The Silicon Cape Initiative Dr Loren Treisman Erik Hersman Tinus Neethling Partner Kresten Buch Trust Executive Founder CEO O Knife Capital Founder O The Indigo Trust O iHub Kenya O Rorotika O HumanIPOV VENDORS & SUPPLIERS Stephen A. Carter Jon Osler Arnaud de La Chapelle Khalil Al Hindwan Issam Darwish Executive Vice President, President/ Managing Director, Africa General Manager – Convergence Regional Vice President and General Executive Vice Chairman/CEO V Managing Director of EMEA and V Intelsat V & Solutions, Oberthur V Manager for Middle East, Africa and V IHS Chief Corporate Marketing and Technologies Pakistan (MEAP), Acision Yehuda Elmaliach Communications Officer Nic Rudnick CTO Alcatel-Lucent CEO and founder Yariv Geller Arun Nagar V Mobixell V Liquid Telecommunications VP Marketing, Strategy and CEO & Managing Director IP Hong Stephen James Munn Group V Planning, Comverse V Spice VAS Africa Vice President, Head of Marketing VP Sub Sahara Region V Group Telecom Systems Business Ibrahima Guimba-Saidou Remi Deniel Malin Ridelius V Qualcomm Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. VP & General Manager – Africa Sales Director Africa Giesecke & Devrient Remi Deniel Arun Bhikshesvaran V SES V RFS V Sales Director Africa Chief Marketing Officer V RFS V Ericsson Global Gerard Brandjes Mikhail Khomarov Chuck Green Vice President South East Africa VP of R&D Chief Executive Officer Andrew Groves Dr Jabulani Dhliwayo V Nokia V CBOSS V Helios Towers Africa Data Solutions Strategy Manager Market Development Manager V Tellabs V Corning Vérone Mankou Mayank Sharma Keza Bunyenyezi David Burr Manoranjan Mohapatra ICT Advisor, Ministry of Post, Vice President – Africa Market Unit Director for Business Development Vice President, Product Development CEO V Telecommunications and ICT, and V Comviva V & Operator Relations V O3B V Comviva CEO, VMK, Congo ComzAfricaA ANALYSTS/TECH EXPERTS Camille Mendler Fernando Usera Mark Newman Dimitris Mavrakis Sadiq Malik Principal Analyst – Enterprise Senior Executive Chief Research Officer Principal Analyst, Networks Practice Senior Consultant, MEA A Verticals A Accenture A Informa Telecoms & Media A Informa Telecoms & Media A Informa Telecoms & Media Informa Telecoms & Media Richard Hurst Matthew Reed Bradley Shaw Richard Walton Senior Analyst Principal Analyst, MEA Kim Andersen Editor, Africa Telecoms Chairman A Ovum A Informa Telecoms & Media Principal, CxO Advisors, Advisor A and Tech editor A Mobile Monday South Africa Rolling Stone Magazine Nick Jotischky Thecla Mbongue A Ovum Business Principal Analyst, Emerging Markets Senior Analyst, MEA Angel Dobardziev A Informa Telecoms & Media A Informa Telecoms & Media Arthur Goldstuck Duncan McLeod Editor-in-Chief Practice Leader – Emerging Markets, Nick Thomas Kalyan Medapati Founder and Editor A Gadget A Ovum Principal Analyst, TV & Digital Media Senior Analyst, MEA A TechCentral A Informa Telecoms & Media A Informa Telecoms & MediaS START-UPS Marlon Parker Rob Sussman Emma Kaye Dirk Le Roux Jesse Green Social Entrepreneur, Founder of Joint CEO CEO Managing Director Entrepreneur, Founder of Perk S RLabs, Founder and CEO, JamiiX S Zunguz S bozza.mobi S Afrozaar S Managing Director Ben Zaaiman UbuntuDeal.co.za CEO Grant Van Wyk John Holdsworth Toni Maraviglia Anne Schwonge S Mlabs Head of Mobile Design and Founder and CEO CEO Founder and CEO S Development, Pbel S Appchat S MPrep S Afroes Martin Ras Co-Founder S Ching PaymentsE ENTERPRISE Kosheek Sewchurran Nico Coetzee, IT Security Rod Russell Ferdie Lochner Riaan Van Niekerk Head of Department - Information Specialist, First National Bank - Executive - Infrastructure Head: IT Finance & Administration - CIO E Systems, University of Cape Town E South Africa E Metropolitan Health, South Africa E Information Systems & Technology, E McGregor BFA (Bureau for Michael Greer Gaston Mbala Fidel Mabutho Mbhel City of Cape Town Financial Analysis) Group I.T. Manager IT Director Director: ICT Policy and Strategy E Chubb Security SA E Televisão Pública Angola E Western Cape Government JOIN US WWW.LINKEDIN.COM www.comworldseries.com/africa
  • 5. 15TH ANNUAL A GAME-CHANGING SHIFT IN THE DYNAMICS OF THE DIGITAL ECONOMY – ADAPT OR LOSE OUT New ICT players, world-class service innovation, more demanding The AfricaCom programme has been overhauled to reflect the customers, data-hungry enterprise consumers, a vibrant start-up market’s vibrant new dynamics. The conference will provide the13-15 NOVEMBER 2012 culture… Join Africa’s digital revolution! best opportunity for all stakeholders to debate the changes in theCTICC, CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA digital ecosystem, to share visions, to build partnerships and to AfricaCom has accompanied the development of the continent’s develop attractive services that will fit the needs of customers. digital sector since the start of mobile telephony 15 years New with an extra day, the programme includes eye-opening ago. Now the market is going through a game-changing time. keynotes, engaging focus sessions, three co-located conferences, Penetration levels and access to broadband services are vastly compelling workshops, more interactive panels and expertise from improving, and consumers and enterprises are now demanding a much wider range of digital experts. more innovative services to suit their changing needs. In this new environment, telecom operators are competing with brands and Enjoy the debates, engage in the networking and be inspired by stakeholders bringing new business models. the leading minds in Digital Africa! 14th-15th November 2012 Partner 14th-15th November 2012 CTICC, Cape Town, South Africa CTICC, Cape Town, South Africa UNLOCKING THE POTENTIAL CREATE. COLLABORATE Sponsored by OF AFRICAN TV THROUGH COMMERCIALISE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION www.africappsevent.com www.africacast-event.com AfricApps is a brand new and exciting addition to AfricaCom run AfricaCast returns for a second year as Africa’s most for developers by developers. It is bringing together the growing SPEAKERS INCLUDE: exciting broadcasting conference. It will be bringing SPEAKERS INCLUDE: community of Sub-Sahara’s mobile app developers to exchange ideas together a mixture of the key local content players as well about how the create market leading apps and learn how they can Simone Brunozzi as the major international broadcasters. Alex Okosi, Senior Vice bring to market the next Angry Birds. Technology President, General Manager Evangelist, Amazon Key case studies will also come from new media, cable Viacom International Media This will be given in the form of informal presentations and workshops, Andy Volk, VP companies and OTT players who are beginning to innovate Networks as well as a Mobile Apps Dragons Den, where the key Venture Developer Relations in Sub-Saharan Africa. Sivan Pillay Capitalists will discuss what they look for from a successful App. Mxit Managing Director, Africa Peter Vesterbacka Major issues being discussed and debated include Endemol Key issues to be discussed include • Creating discoverable apps Mighty Eagle • Assessing the Role of Triple Play in Africa Archie Sethaelo • Marketing your apps to the African markets Rovio • What is the Pay TV Opportunity in Sub-Saharan Africa General Manager, Broadcasting • Successful monetization models John Holdsworth • Examining Multinational Broadcasters Africa Strategy SABC • Choosing the correct payment platform CEO, Appchat • Best-of-Breed Pay TV Strategies George Twumasi, CEO • Who to partner with to maximise success Toby Kurien • The Genesis of OTT Models in Africa Africa Broadcast Networks Independent Android Mike Aldridge, Broadcast This will all be discussed in an informal relaxed setting, with day one Developer These discussions will be in the format of interactive case Manager, Cape Town TV of the agenda culminating in a beer and pizza evening! studies and panel discussions. 14th-15th November 2012 CTICC, Cape Town, South Africa AFRICA COM AWARDS ENSURING SUCCESS: Don’t forget to submit your entries and bag yourself an African Digital Oscar – deadline for entries EVOLVING ICT FOR THE 7th September 2012. Sponsored by AFRICAN ENTERPRISE See www.AfricaComAwards.com for details. www.enterprise-ictafrica.com ICT is the primary driver for growth in Africa’s economy – be it major corporations, small & medium enterprises, or individual SPEAKERS INCLUDE: SPEAKERS INCLUDE: entrepreneurs, ICT is the business enabler across all industries. Ferdie Lochner, Ferdie Lochner The Enterprise ICT Africa conference is designed to deliver to Head: IT Finance Head: IT Finance enterprise CIOs and IT Directors the most up-to-date information & Administration -- & Administration on how to improve their companies’ ICT strategies including: Information Systems Information Systems and Technology, City and Technology • Cloud in Africa: What Does Cloud Mean for Enterprises of Cape Cape Town City of Town • Cloud in Africa: CIO Case Studies • Data centres CamilleVan Niekerk Riaan Mendler, • Mobilising the Workforce: Challenges & Opportunities Principal Analyst – CIO • Improving Connectivity for African Enterprises McGregor BFA Enterprise Verticals, • Applications for the Next Generation Informa for Financial (Bureau Telecoms & • The Future of ICT for the Enterprise Media Analysis) • New models of integrating technology, business process Gaston Mbala Kim Andersen, engineering and project management Principal, CxO IT Director • Case studies from finance/banking, public sector, oil & gas Televisão Pública Advisors, Advisor, and more Angola Ovum Business www.comworldseries.com/africa FOLLOW US WWW.TWITTER.COM/ALLABOUTCOM
  • 6. AFRICACOM PRE-SHOW DAYSMONDAY 12TH & TUESDAY 13TH NOVEMBERNEW! Monday 12th November 2012 CTICC, Cape Town DIGITAL MUSIC @AFRICA COM NETWORKING PARTY South Africa AFRICA Tuesday 13th November 2012 CTICC, Cape Town, South Africa Billboard Digital Music AfricaNEW! Monday 12th – Tuesday 13th November 2012 For more than 110 years, Billboard has served entertainment to look at issues such as naming CTICC, Cape Town, South Africa the global entertainment industry, evolving to rights, tour finance, the live experience in Africa; become the primary source of information on how artists can benefit and the impact of digital ENSURING SUCCESS: trends and innovation in music. The inaugural marketing and social networking. Billboard Digital Music Africa will bring together EVOLVING ICT FOR THE key players from Africa and around the world THE BUSINESS OF MUSIC AFRICAN ENTERPRISE to start the discussion on how to enable the Covering the business, legal and technological entertainment industry in Africa to be more issues affecting record companies, music www.ftthcouncilafrica.com relevant, more profitable, more measurable, more international, more legitimate and more talented. publishing, talent management and changes brought by the move to digital, PROs will discuss The diverse continent of Africa has over the operators as well as consultancies, financial rights management and how data will be used last few years shown remarkable growth in the organisations, analysts and researchers focused on TECHNOLOGY AND CONTENT IN AFRICA for accurate payment to writers and producers. deployment of fibre optic network infrastructure the fibre communications sector. African start-ups, streaming sites, investors and and is rapidly developing with the implementation digital experts will join Stephen Newton, CEO CREATING ARTIST BRANDS BEYOND MUSIC of state-of-the-art optical fibre technologies. We will consider deployments from sub-marine, of Billboard Africa to discuss how the Internet, Colin Gayle, chairman of Billboard Africa will Never has the timing been more ideal for a fibre national long distance, metro and access mobile and social media – and the data that be joined by advertising companies, consumer focused conference aimed at Africa, with a special deployments, as well as vertical markets impacts- digital platforms can provide - will shape the brands, mobile handset makers and media focus on Africa’s unique conditions. As the industry advertising, healthcare, education, machine-to- music industry and enable artists to succeed in owners to explore how artists can expand is emerging, more issues are becoming apparent machine communications. Africa. internationally, overcoming cultural, language and effective dialogue and sharing of information and economic barriers. An international keynote is critical to ensure a sustainable future for fibre We welcome you to visit telecom operators, LIVE EVENTS, TOURING AND FESTIVALS IN will give a first hand account of how to build a optic deployment on the continent. discuss technology trends, and most important, SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA dynamic, global brand, through cross-channel the sustainability of fibre networks in Africa. Come African festival organisers, promoters, media partnerships and innovation. The Conference will cover a variety of topics learn from experienced global companies and hear owners and sponsors will join Billboard’s head aimed at the telecoms sector and policy-makers, from officials from around the world about the of content & programming for touring and live To register see back page. Ministries, local, provincial and national government strategies they will use to give their countries the leaders as well Competition authorities and FTTX advantage. broadband strategy decision makers. Attendees should include all stakeholders with The FTTH Council Africa is a not for profit, INDEPENDENT, organisation established in the PRE-EVENT Tuesday 13th November 2012 CTICC, Cape Town, South Africa a vested interest in fibre related networks or applications and services, property management latter parts of 2010 and sister organisation to the FTTH Council Europe, Asia Pacific, North America, FIBRE OPTICS SEMINAR companies, civil contractors, incumbent/alternative Middle East and North Africa. HOSTED BY For more information visit: www.ftthcouncilafrica.com www.comworldseries.com/africa WIMAX Tuesday 13th November 2012 CTICC, Cape Town, South Africa As the fundamental passive carrier of all your network data, the optical fibre is one of the most applications to ensure longevity of network performance OPERATORS important elements of a telecommunications • Be aware of the latest innovations in optical network. The optical fibre you install today fibre technology and associated next is expected to perform for 25 years or more. generation optical fibers SUMMIT HOSTED BY Therefore deciding which fibre to use is a highly Who should attend? important decision that determines the future Engineers and managers responsible for performance of your network. network planning and design, fibre optic www.wimaxforum.org At the end of this seminar, the attendee is specifications and cable procurement In 2011 the WiMAX Forum hosted its first WiMAX Africa 2012 will again bring together expected to: How to register your FREE pass WiMAX Africa Summit at AfricaCom. The the region’s WiMAX community to meet, • Understand essential aspects of optical fibre Please visit the Africa Com website: event drew more than 85 attendees, including exchange ideas and develop business and and its application to telecommunication www.comworldseries.com/africa and go to the representatives from 18 WiMAX operators, to cooperative relationships. The event will systems and network design dedicated Corning Optical Fibre Seminar page or discuss the opportunity for WiMAX in Africa. highlight the opportunities, challenges and • Be able to specify the most appropriate go direct to: http://www.globalcommhost.com/ Attendees were treated to a full program strategies involved in operating a profitable optical fibre for different telecommunications cof/2012events/ including speakers from WiMAX operators, WiMAX network in Africa. equipment and solutions vendors, members of 09:00 Opening and Logistics 13:10 Optical Fibre for Long Haul and Metropolitan Network the African investment community and WiMAX 9:05 Introduction to Corning Dr. Merrion Edwards Forum staff. Ian Davis 14:30 Introduction to Transmission Systems 9:30 Introduction to Fibre Optics TBD (Ekinops) For more information www.wimaxforum.org or Alessandra Rocha, New Market Development Dr. Jabulani Dhliwayo & PR Coordinator Alessandra.Rocha@wimaxforum.org 10:15 Video “A Day of Glass” and Break 15:15 Tea Break 10:30 Introduction to the Importance Of Optical 15:30 Fibre for Premises Networks Fiber Coatings in Telecommunications – Vanesa Diaz Olaf Storaasli (DSM) 16:00 Fibre for Access Network 11:15 Introduction to Fibre Optic Cable Vanesa Diaz Pieter Viljoen (CBI Electric) In partnership 16:30 Africa Market Update with 12:00 Introduction to International Standards Dr. Jabulani Dhliwayo Ian Davis Research 12:30 Lunch Break 16:50 Wrap-upJOIN US AT & analysis provided by To register please visit www.comworldseries.com/africaTELECOMS MINI MBA Attend the Telecoms Mini MBA in Cape Town alongside Africa Com and12 – 16 November 2012, Cape Town GAIN FREE ENTRY TO THE EXHIBITIONA 5-day Post Graduate level University Accredited Telecoms Management trainingprogramme. Successful completion contributes to a Post Graduate Certificate in Early Bird and GroupAdvanced Telecoms Management. Discounts availableThis highly practical and interactive programme for mid to senior professionals,covers 5 key competency areas of: Strategy/Business Environment, Technology, SAVE €500Finance, Leadership/People Managment, Marketing/Customer Focus. Book by 1 October For more information contact Informa Telecoms Academy, Tel: +44 (0)20 7017 4144, email: training@telecomsacademy.com, visit: www.telecomsacademy.com/minimba JOIN US WWW.LINKEDIN.COM www.comworldseries.com/africa
  • 7. AFRICACOM PRE-SHOW DAYSTUESDAY 13TH NOVEMBERNEW! Seizing new revenue opportunities in Africa Informa Telecoms & Media’s Africa regional research team will present research highlights from a paper outlining 10 key revenue opportunities for operators, service providers and vendors in Africa. 11.00 Service and business model innovation 11.40 Learning lessons from the large enterprise: 12.20 PANEL DISCUSSION: strategies virtualisation and the cloud as an enabler of How innovative is the telecoms industry? • Partnership or enablement transformation Examples of best practice from within the industry and beyond • How should operators respond to the growing challenge 13 November 2012 from IP service providers? Camille Mendler Principal Analyst, Enterprise Verticals Panellists: CTICC, Cape Town, South Africa Mark Newman A Mark Newman, Chief Research Officer Chief Research Officer Dimitris Mavrakis, Principal Analyst, Networks A 12.00 Customer insight as key to customer Practice experience management: how big data can Camille Mendler, Principal Analyst, Enterprise Verticals 11.20 Mobile broadband deployment opportunities: Sadiq Malik, Senior Consultant, Africa & Middle East improve the relationship between retailer and ensuring data services reach the unconnected Thecla Mbongue, Senior Analyst, sub-Saharan Africa customer base Nick Thomas, Principal Analyst, TV & Digital Media Dimitris Mavrakis Principal Analyst, Networks Practice, Nick Jotischky Principal Analyst, Emerging Markets, 13.00 End of Africa Industry Outlook A ANEW! NEW! 13 November 2012 13 November 2012 CTICC, Cape Town, South Africa CTICC, Cape Town, South Africa 14.00 Speed Networking: Johanna Kollar, Start-Up Support Emerging 14.00 Opening Remarks from the Chair: 15.30 Solutions to deliver reliable and secure Introduce yourself to other participants, swap details – 1 Markets, Umbono/Google Richard Walton, Chairman mobile financial services minute per person to ensure you get to know as many Dr Loren Treisman, Trust Executive Mobile Monday South Africa people as possible to start the session in a friendly and • Understanding technical challenges in delivering financial The Indigo Trust services over mobile constructive atmosphere 14.15 Business models & partnerships for mobile • Overcoming security and fraud issues in the mobile 15.45 Turning an idea into a business: Case study money: An overview of Africa’ mobile money 14.15 Opening Remarks from the Chair finance sector from a successful start-up market Andrea Böhmert, Partner, Knife Capital • Ensuring the services are reliable and user-friendly to • Examining the process between the original idea and optimise the customer experience drawing a business plan • The importance of mobile for financial integration and 14.20 Setting the Scene: Understanding the • Convincing financiers of the potential of the business: economic development Arnaud de La Chapelle investment ecosystem in Africa • Assessing existing mobile money services in Africa what clinched the deal? General Manager – Convergence & Solutions • Examining the role of the different investors and • Regulatory considerations in the development of mobile supporting organisations: • Launching the product/service Oberthur Technologies Anne Schwonge money services OPERATOR -- technology incubators • Pros and cons of the different models of mobile money -- regulators and government bodies Founder and CEO, Afroes 15.50 Lessons Learnt from a Successful Mobile -- foundations Khaled Mikkawi Money Service : Orange Money Case Study -- financial organisations 16.05 The role of Foundations in supporting CEO, MTN Rwanda • What type of investor to turn to depending on the type or technology innovation hubs • Examining the results of the Orange Money service since business or product? • Why Technology Innovation Hubs are Important in 14.35 The mobile money opportunity from a the launch: uptake, revenues, customer satisfaction Alexandra Fraser, Business Development supporting Technology innovation financial organisation’s perspective • Beyond mobile money transfers: what services can the OPERATOR Manager, Invenfin, and Vice Chairperson • Examples of hubs across Africa from Liberia to Nigeria, operator deliver • What are the business models for financial institutions in • Key lessons to learn in delivering mobile money services The Silicon Cape Initiative Somaliland to Kenya mobile money? • How Technology Innovation Hubs Support Entrepreneurs • Using mobile banking as a complementary service to retail Senior Representative, Orange 14.45 Developing a business plan to maximise the • How Tech Hubs support Social Change Projects including banking chance of success of a start-up examples of promising projects • Delivering extra value to consumer via mobile 16.10 PANEL: How to take advantage of new • Getting the numbers right: monetising the product/service • How foundations are supporting the growing technology Senior Representative, Fundamo/Visa opportunities in Africa’s dynamic mobile and ensuring ROI community in Africa money market • Ensuring the market, target audience and promotional • Case studies from Indigo Trust, a UK based charitable trust 14.50 Banks & Operator integration – Expanding • Finding the right position in Africa’s evolving mobile money vehicles are clear Dr Loren Treisman, Trust Executive, • Planning the business from idea to launch and to exit The Indigo Trust the mobile financial services portfolio ecosystem • Tips on making a business plan clear and convincing Manoranjan Mohapatra, CEO, Comviva • Understanding customers’ requirements to deliver user- Jesse Green, Entrepreneur, Founder of Perk, 16.30 Sharing best practice and ideas from the friendly services Managing Director of UbuntuDeal.co.za start-up communities in different regions • What partnerships between operators and financial 15.10 Generating revenues from mobile money in a Examining how start-up incubators and support institutions are most likely to succeed? competitive market • What new services will grow the mobile money market in 15.10 Discussing the Dos and Don’ts of launching organisations organise in different regions of Africa: start-ups in Africa The South African scene: Cape Town and Johannesburg • Developing a mobile money model that generate revenues Africa? • Kenya’s Silicon Savannah for the operator • The start-up business ethos: what should be the Panellists: entrepreneur’s objectives when launching a business? • West Africa’s largest Anglophone markets: Ghana and • Differentiating the service in a competitive market where other operators have launched their own Martin Ras, Co-Founder, Ching Payments • What do investors look for in a new business? Nigeria • Expanding the service from money transfers to other Samson Isa, Head of Value Added Services, • What products or services are most likely to receive funding? • The Francophonie payment and banking services Globacom, Nigeria • What type of investor to approach for what type of business? Moderator: Justin Spratt, Chief Executive Rob Sussman, Joint CEO, Zunguz Moderator: Justin Spratt, Chief Executive Officer, Quirk, South Africa N. Arjun, Chief Projects & Transformation Officer Grant Van Wyk, Head of Mobile Design and OPERATOR Officer, Quirk, South Africa Erik Hersman, Founder, iHub Kenya Airtel Africa Development, Pbel Speakers: Omar Cissé, Director General, CTIC Senegal Frederic Schepens, SVP Mobile Financial Kresten Buch, Founder, HumanIPO Services, BICS 17.00 Closing Remarks & End of Mobile Money Lab 17.00 Closing Remarks & End of Session Tinus Neethling, CEO, Rorotika AFRICA MARKET TRENDS – Matthew Reed Principal Analyst, MEA Informa Telecoms & Media INFORMA TELECOMS & MEDIA • The number of mobile subscriptions in Africa will rise from 648.86 million at end-2011 Fig. 1: Africa, mobile subscriptions forecast, 2011-2017 to cross the one-billion mark during 2015 and reach 1.13 billion at end-2017, according to forecasts by Informa Telecoms & Media (see Fig.). Africa’s mobile broadband market 1200 continues to be dominated by 3G+ connections. This is expected to remain the case in the Subscriptions (millions) near future despite the great interest in LTE from operators on the continent. 1000 • The African data market is expected to record double-digit growth as competition among 800 operators intensifies. The availability of low-cost smartphones will encourage a surge in data usage. 600 • African operators will continue to deploy mobile-money-transfer services as key revenue channels. However, mobile-money services are evolving to offer much more than person- 200 to-person transfers and to become integrated mobile financial services that will require necessary security measures to prevent fraud. 200 • Telecom regulators in the region continue to pursue various measures to ensure the 0 quality of service provision by operators. Nigeria, Ghana and Uganda are a few markets 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 where operators have been served with hefty penalties for poor quality of service. This Source: Informa Telecoms & Media is expected to spread to other markets and will force operators to invest in improving the quality of services they provide to their customers. This article has been taken from the Middle East & Africa Intelligence Centre, for more information please visit: www.informatandm.com/regional-intelligence-centre • The commercial launch of LTE services by Movicel, MTC and Emcel is expected to lead the way for other operators in Africa. Several other operators in Africa have already completed About Informa Telecoms & Media© Informa UK Ltd 2012. All rights reserved To hear more from our analyst team visit www.informatandm.com, join our Analyst Community group on LinkedIn LTE trials and are only awaiting spectrum auctions for them to roll out the networks. www.informatm.com/linkedin or follow us on Twitter www.twitter.com/informatmwww.comworldseries.com/africa FOLLOW US WWW.TWITTER.COM/ALLABOUTCOM
  • 8. WEDNESDAY 14 NOVEMBER 2012 CONFERENCE DAY ONE CONNECTING AFRICA Sponsored by Chaired by Duncan McLeod, Founder and Editor, TechCentral Chaired by Fernando Usera, Senior Executive, Accenture GAME CHANGING MARKET EVOLUTION 12.00 Broadband Vision for Africa An overview of strategies, initiatives and technologies to 12.00 Busting the Customer Relationship Myth promote the development of broadband networks and • Deconstructing the myth of customer relations in telecoms: CONSULTANT improve access to commnications in Africa reinventing the customer experience. 09.00 Informa Market Overview: Key Trands and Growth Stephen A. Carter, Executive Vice President, • Engaging the customer: why should I be loyal? Opportunities in Africa’s Digital Market President/Managing Director of EMEA and Chief • Leveraging technologies to retain customers Corporate Marketing and Communications Officer Fernando Usera, Senior Executive, Accenture Mark Newman Alcatel-Lucent 12.20 Operator Case Study: Developing a Successful ANALYST Chief Research Officer 12.20 Submarine cable developments: Achievements Customer Experience Management strategy Informa Telecoms & Media and Future Plans of ACE Consortium Isabelle Hajri OPERATOR • Examining the current reach of the ACE cabling system Group Marketing Director CABLE • What has been the impact on connectivity in the region so far? Etisalat* • What are the future plans of the ACE Consortium project? 09.10 Transforming Models in Africa: Viewpoint from a Leading Senior Representative, ACE Consortium 12.40 Start Worrying When Your Customers Are Innovator “Satisfied” and Do Something About It A 12.40 Examining the role of cabling infrastructure, Holistic CEM Approach • Examining how operators are adapting to new market conditions: increased installation and optical transport systems in • Understanding the increasing complexity of customer behavior penetration, new competition , changing customer demand network longevity, performance and QoS and needs in a context of multiple services and devices • Identifying new areas of revenues and differentiating in a crowded market • Substandard cable installation practices resulting in cable damage • Examining the holistic approach of CEM in terms of Web • Cable damage from rodents and rodent resistant cables connectivity, converged billing, a single data model and a 360° • Addressing different segments with innovative products • Selection of higher quality fibre to enable more repairs to view of the customer fibre damage OPERATOR Alan Knott-Craig • Selection of higher quality systems for higher QoS • Combining elements of the personal, social and business lifestyle • Understanding of different types of fibre for different with self-care, transparency, choice and control and beyond CEO SOFTWARE networks that allow for more future capacity without • Turning your customer’s allegiance into your competitor’s Cell C worst nightmare – and your best salesperson FIBRE compromising quality of service Dr Jabulani Dhliwayo, Market Development Yariv Geller, VP Marketing, Strategy and Planning Manager, Corning Comverse 09.30 PANEL: Innovation or Disruption? Debating the Role of New 13.00 Lunch 13.00 Lunch Players in the Digital Ecosystem 14.00 Delivering Epic High Throughput Capacity to Africa 14.00 Building communities to improve customer • How are OTT players affecting Africa’s telecoms and media market? • High Throughput Capacity that Delivers Maximum Economics engagement SOCIAL MEDIA • SATELLITE Delivering More with Your Existing Infrastructure • Helping operators create communities to better engage with • To what extent is there a threat of operator becoming ‘dumb pipes’? Could they • Supporting a Wider Range of Applications their customers embrace the model? • Customized, Differentiated Solutions • Building data beyond the MSISDN to know the customers better Jon Osler, Managing Director, Africa, Intelsat • Building partnerships between various stakeholders to build a successful new • Promoting increased data usage in customers digital ecosystem 14.20 Closing the infrastructure gap in Africa: Nic Haralambous, CEO, Motribe innovative satellite solutions for affordable 14.20 Ensuring Efficiency in Managing the Customer Speakers: broadband access Experience • Why current terrestrial technologies cannot meet the An operator’s experience of ensuring the customer experience Simone Brunozzi immediate demand of the market OPERATOR • Satellite: current technical evolutions (Ku band, C band and Ka band) is managed in a lean way to maximise cost-efficiency. OTT Technology Evangelist, AIPAC and New Regions • How satellite is bridging the gap for high-speed Internet Fungai Mandiveyi, Chief Commercial Officer, SATELLITE requirements Econet Wireless Zimbabwe Amazon Web Services Jean-François Fremaux, Director of Business Development, Eutelsat 14.40 Examining the importance of distribution Stephen A. Carter channels in the customer experience 14.40 Overcoming challenges and maximising OEM Chief Marketing, Strategy and Communication Officer efficiency in infrastructure projects to improve • Assessing the impact of distribution in managing the customer experience Alcatel-Lucent SATELLITE mobile networks • Providing all customer segments with easy access to services Nic Rudnick, CEO and founder and payments OPERATOR Bryan Nelson Liquid Telecommunications Group • Examples of successful distribution initiatives in the CEM strategy Head of Business Development Southern Africa Omatsola Barrow, Sales & Distribution Executive, OTT 15.00 Connecting the unconnected in Africa via satellite MTN Nigeria Google • Increasing access to broadband Internet and mobile telecommunications to provide vital economic growth in 15.00 PANEL: Best practice and ideas for a successful developing countries Marc Rennard • Reducing infrastructure investment costs and increasing CEM strategy OPERATOR • What are the most important components of a successful CEM EVP Middle East, Africa & Asia reach through satellite support of existing technologies • Working with terrestrial capacity to deliver last-mile strategy? SATELLITE Orange Group connectivity on the continent and bridge the digital divide • How to bring the workforce on board to ensure the CEM Ibrahima Guimba-Saidou, strategy is delivered across the business? Peter Vesterbacka VP & General Manager – Africa, SES • Delivering good CEM on a tight budget OPERATOR Panellists: Mighty Eagle 15.20 PANEL: Cost-effective initiatives to connect APPS Pauline Warui, Executive Head of Customer Care land-locked areas to broadband Rovio Mobile • Understanding the challenges of connected land-locked areas Safaricom, Kenya both urban and rural 15.30 Special Focus: Using airtime credit to boost • What are the best options to bring the benefits of submarine customer loyalty and increase revenues from 10.20 PANEL: Handset & Smart Devices Vision for Africa cables inland? • How to ensure the cost-efficiency of the connection of prepaid users • Examining the device market in Africa and current needs landlocked areas to better services • Assessing the benefits of facilitating access to airtime for Panellists: prepaid customers as and when they need it • Offering a suitable range of devices including low-cost handsets, smartphones Arif Hussain, Chief Executive Officer • Examining the Airtime on Credit Service platform: how does and tablets FibreCo Telecommunications OPERATORS it work? • The battle of the platforms: which will be most successful in Africa and for what Djibril Tobe, Director General, Intercel Guinea • Case study: how ACS helps increase revenues and boost Robert Aouad, CEO, Isocel, Benin customer loyalty segments? Souleymane Diallo, Founder & CEO, Millenium Keza Bunyenyezi, Director for Business Telecom Centrafrique Moderator: Development & Operator Relations, ComzAfrica 15.45 A revolution in mobile backhaul for Africa Arthur Goldstuck David Burr, Vice President, Product Development, O3B 15.50 Refreshment break and exhibition visitEXPERT Editor-in-Chief TECH Gadget Speakers: Gerard Brandjes José Henriques INVESTING IN OPERATOR DEIVICES Vice President South East Africa Chief Marketing Officer Nokia Unitel Angola CONVERGENCE Léon Charles Ciss Vérone Mankou, ICT Chaired by Sadiq Malik, Snr Consultant MEA, Informa Telecoms & Media OPERATOR DEIVICES VP Marketing AMEA Advisor, Ministry of Post, Orange Group Telecommunications 16.20 Convergence: buzzword or moneymaker? 16.40 Changing Technology and and ICT, and CEO, VMK, • What is convergence: definition, difference from Investment Landscape Mike Fairon Congo integration, from enhanced functionality for Africa’s Converging OPERATOR General Manager – Marketing • Various layers of convergence: what started as account ICT sector MTN James Munn SOFTWARE type convergence, became MFC and expanded to other DEVICES & VP Sub Sahara Region • Rise of open access networks areas of OSS/BSS solution • Converging technology Qualcomm • Show me the money: advantages of convergence; is there challenges for Africa a difference between benefits for a standalone operator • User-centric communications vs. telecom group? • - Convergence & NGN: what the future beholds Andile Ngcaba 11.10 REFRESHMENTS & EXHIBITION VISIT INVESTOR Mikhail Khomarov Chairman VP of R&D Convergence Partners BREAK TO TRACKS CBOSS THE 5TH ANNUAL THE 5TH ANNUAL AFRICACOM AFRICACOM AWARDS 2012 AWARDS 2012 JOIN US WWW.LINKEDIN.COM www.comworldseries.com/africa
  • 9. NEW! Sponsored by Sponsored by 12.00 Broadband Technology Update: At the Unlocking the Potential of African TV Cloud in Africa: What Does Cloud Mean Embracing the New Media Revolution forefront of convergence era of telco and IT through Digital Transformation for Enterprises in Africa? networks Chaired by Richard Walton, Co Chair Person • Trends: real life examples of data revenues overtaking voice 11:45 Informa Introduction and Speed Networking 12.00 Chair’s Introduction & Market Overview Mobile Monday South Africa revenues, diversified revenue sources Camille Mendler, Principal Analyst, Enterprise, Laurence Coldicott, Senior Conference • Transformation of mobile network from telco to IT Researcher, Informa Telecoms and Media Informa Telecoms & Media 12:00 Introduction by Session Chair • Commercial LTE experience in early LTE mass markets • Differentiated solutions to enhance the quality of 11:50 Chairman’s Opening Address 12.15 Cloud: Is it the Be All and End All? How Much 12:10 Amazon, leading the way in Africa’s Digital heterogenous network and VoLTE Revolution Sylvain Beletre Impact will it have for Africa’s Enterprises? IP Hong, Vice President, Head of Marketing Group ANALYST Simone Brunozzi OEM ENTERPRISE Principal Analyst • Why cloud adoption is picking up pace Telecom Systems Business, • The perception of security in the Cloud & the draw backs of Technology Evangelist, AIPAC Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. Balancing Act cloud computing and New Regions, Amazon Web Services 12.20 Broadband: Enabling a Networked Society Assessing the Potential Impact of the • Why companies are outsourcing cloud – is this the best approach? 12:30 Building Resilient Mobile App Ecosystems • Global trends on broadband and end user benefits • Impact created by growing demand for broadband and how Digital Switchover Kosheek Sewchurran Dirk le Roux Ericsson is enabling the industry to handle the growth. Head of Department - Information Systems MD, Afrozaar OEM • Key assumptions for Africa 12:00 Keynote Case Study: Unlocking the Potential of University of Cape Town Arun Bhikshesvaran, Chief Marketing Officer African TV through Digital Transformation 12:40 Angry Birds , taking mobile gaming global • Looking at the key role Endemol in opening new markets in 12.35 The Evolving Role of the CIO: Is Today’s CIO a Peter Vesterbacka Ericsson Global CONTENT PROVIDER Africa Doorkeeper or Strategist? CMO, Rovio • Adapting to major changes in an increasingly competitive • Evaluating the importance of the CIO as a strategist for 12.40 The Challenges & Opportunities to LTE in Africa 13:10 Networking Lunch and Breakout Sessions international market enterprises • Challenges: transmission constraints, content production • Delivering targeted content for the African continent Michael Greer, Group I.T. Manager and promotion, Legal status with government and • Examining the evolution of broadcasting in the African market 14:05 Launching Apps for all platforms into South regulatory authorities Chubb Security SA Africa and beyond. Getting it right first time! Sivan Pillay, Managing Director, South Africa, OEM • Opportunities: New revenue streams, sustainable Tim Bishop, CTO & Founder development, and globalisation on all aspect of life Endemol 12.55 Cloud Roundtable: The Big Picture for Cloud in Prezence Digital Peter Black, Senior Network Solutions Consultant, ZTE 12:20 Understanding the role YouTube can play in the Enterprise & CIOs as Cloud Strategists Africa • How has the role of the CIO changed in the past year? 14.35 Operator Develop Workshop 13.00 Lunch • What role is cloud playing in CIOs’ strategies now: small, large, Check www.africacast-event.com for updates Patrick Walker, Senior Director Music EMEA OTT 14.00 3GPP RAN LTE Progress Report none? YouTube 15:10 Networking Break and Developer Outbreak • 3GPP TSG-RAN standardization activities • How do CIOs need to adjust their perspective in order to 12:20 Analyst The Outlook for the Pay-TV Market in manage cloud services in the enterprise? Sessions • LTE Release 8 and 9 ENTERPRISE • LTE Release 10 and 11(LTE-Advanced) Africa Riaan Van Niekerk, CIO 16:10 Mobile Apps Dragons Den and Investment • LTE operating bands and ongoing work items related to • What are the emerging trends in the African pay-TV business? McGregor BFA (Bureau for Financial Analysis) Interactive Panel spectrum bands • Which services will attract future pay-TV customers? More speakers tba: www.enterprise-ictafrica.com An opportunity for Independent App developers to pitch in • Performance of LTE-advanced • Which operators and broadcasters have the best strategies an open forum their app to industry leaders and VCs. These 13.30 Lunch & Networking in the AfricaCom ANALYST • Future work on Release 12 onwards – first thoughts. for succeeding in local markets? pitches will be split into 2 catergories; Best Smartphone OPERATOR Takehiro Nakamura • Where are the opportunities for growth in the next five years? Exhibition App and Best Feature phone app. The winners of these two 3GPP TSG-RAN Chairman Nick Thomas, Principal Analyst categories will be awarded their prize as part of the AfricaCom NTT DOCOMO Informa Telecoms & Media Cloud in Africa: CIO Case Studies Awards Led by Andrew McHenry, Council Member 14.20 LTE deployment in Africa: Operator’s 12:40 PANEL: How are Preperations Going for Africa’s Mobile Monday Johannesbourg Digital Switchover? 14.30 Cloud for Enabling Mobility & An ‘Always On’ experience Other industry leaders to be announced • Determining when and how to launch LTE • How are the key players adapting to the switchover to DTT? Workforce OPERATOR • Planning the deployment of the network • What are the key regulatory and financial challenges being • Mobility and Always on - what does that mean today? And 17:20 Beer and Pizza Reception faced? tomorrow? • Challenges overcome and lessons learnt 18:20 End of Day 1: Networking Drinks in AfricaCom • Lessons learnt from previous roles out of DTT • Understanding current IT risks in cloud computing Sr Representative, MTN Exhibition & the 5th Annual AfricaCom Awards • What are the most attractive services offered by digital? • New IT risks in a mobile work force environment 14.40 Optimizing base station operations from Rudolf Kogler, Head of IPTV, Multichoice • What you can do today and what you should be looking at NEW! 2G/3G to LTE doing in the future to maintain a secure working environment Gerdus Van Eeden, CTO, Multichoice* Remi Deniel, Sales Director Africa, RFS Eugene Nyagahene, CEO, Tele10 Nico Coetze, IT Security Specialist Andrew Kwok, President International Business First National Bank, South Africa 15.00 Effective Infrastructure deployment for 4G Hutchison Global Communications Limited networks for a new market in Africa 14.50 Overseas Case Study: Leveraging Cloud & ICT 13:30 Networking Lunch & Exhibition Visit Innovations for SMEs /SMBs Growth • Review of existing infrastructure and need for deployment strategy shift • What will be expected from Cloud by SMEs? MASTER Understanding the TriplePlay CLASS • Effect of convergence and growth of existing segments • How to identifying the immediate demand for Cloud & • Regulatory, Environmental and Governmental issues • Sales and Marketing implications as an imperative for Offering In Africa necessary short term investments • Where will investment come from? effective deployments • What is the realistic timeline for ROI from SMEs using Cloud? ENTERPRISE OPERATOR 14:50 Understanding How Triple Play is Impacting On • Recommendations African Broadcast Revenues ? Hemant Salunkhe, Director, Small & Medium VAS & CEM Valentine Amadi, Head,Turnkey Rollout Business Development Chamber of India Etisalat Nigeria • Understanding the role of TriplePlay as creating new revenue (SME Chamber of India) Chaired by Richard Hurst, Senior Analyst, Ovum BROADCASTER streams for African telcos 15.20 The importance of Quality of Experience (QoE) • Analyzing triple play infrastructure, how this can be further as operators move from 3G to LTE. re-enforced Mobilising the Workforce: Challenges & 11.00 Innovative VAS strategies for operators Prins Mhlanga, Managing Executive - • Driving service and application synergies across mobile • Delivering content that is reliable for the consumer Opportunities Facing Mobile ICT Services in Africa Digital Media, Vodacom backhaul networks and LTE wireless infrastructure • Developing a strong customer base to enhance long term • Leveraging mobile backhaul networks to improve QoE revenue streams 15.10 What is the Reality of the Mobile Workforce 11.30 Africa on the Edge of Innovation and Progress: • Closing the Customer Experience loop Archie Sethaelo, GM Broadcast, SABC in Africa? Breaking perceptions and focusing on unique Andrew Groves, Data Solutions Strategy • ICT in the workplace is changing, but how quickly? value added service opportunities in a rapidly Manager, Tellabs 15:10 How Satellite will Shape the Future growing mobile centric environment. • What are the demands on IT management from employees in Broadcasting in Africa terms of mobility? Nir Flatau, VP Marketing and Business 15.40 The Mobile Internet Opportunity: Delivering • Today, the number of digital TV households is extremely low Development, Comverse • What do CIOs need to do to meet the demands of actualising the Mobile Internet Anytime, Anywhere to but is expected to significantly increase in the future a mobile workforce? 12.00 Mobile Data – Network Killer or Killer App: OPERATOR Any Device over Any Network • Digital Migration will create new opportunities for How Controlling Network Congestion and Adrian Cornelius Kelly Ahuja, Senior Vice President, Mobility, Cisco broadcasters Increasing ARPU Starts with Targeted Web • Satellite will support the digital switch over and introduce General Manager MTN Business and Video Optimization 16.00 Refreshment break and exhibition visit new business models for broadcasters Yehuda Elmaliach, CTO, Mobixell Christoph Limmer, Senior Director, Marketing and 15.30 Refreshments & Networking in the AfricaCom 12.30 Lunch break Market Development, Africa, SES Exhibition 15:30 Looking at the Role of Triple Play on African 14.00 PANEL: Distributing and monetising music 17.00 PANEL: Identifying the Viewing Trends 16.20 Devices in the Work Place: What Trends are services in Africa • The importance of mobile in music distribution in Africa BROADCASTER investment priorities for Africa’s Assessing the potential impact of Triple play Affecting African Enterprises? • The different business models for mobile music • Managing the demands of the African consumer • Which devices are best facilitating mobility for Africa’s converging telecoms, media and • Writing the technical specifications to fit the African market workforce? • Offering the right choice for African customers: international and local content ICT market • Adapting to multiscreen, multiplatform technology • Is employee demand for mobile devices/ tablets affecting CIOs Emma Kaye, CEO, bozza.mobi George Twumasi, CEO, ABN and budget? • Which parts of the networks need investment Prins Mhlanga, Managing Executive -Digital Media • What is the expected uptake of smartphones in Africa’s Vodacom most urgently? 15:50 Networking Break & Exhibition Visit enterprise space over the next 12-18 months? OPERATOR • Understanding the business models for Steven Kirenga 14.30 The mobile force behind the social media Regulatory and Financial Challenges to Business Products Manager, Marketing Department explosion in South Africa convergence and how it affects investment The Digital Switchover MTN Uganda Arthur Goldstuck, Editor-in-Chief, Gadget opportunities 14.50 Examining the opportunities in m-education • How and when should mobile operators 16:50 PANEL: Regulatory Assessments on the Move 16.40 CIO Roundtables: Plan, Prepare, Perform Toni Maraviglia, CEO, MPrep invest in fixed-line services? to Digital How are CIOs & IT Directors in Africa future proofing IT • Supporting the industry in the switch to the digital domain provisioning for their businesses? Take this opportunity to 15.10 Understanding customer experience Panellists: • Reviewing the evolution in competition rules, as the industry join themed tables and discuss with your peers as to how to management strategies for Africa progresses solve some of the key challenges facing CIOs & IT directors Nick Jotischky, Principal Analyst, Emerging Markets Mickael Ghossein • Examining ITU directives and their continued implementation today, and to prepare for what the future may hold. Informa Telecoms & MediaOPERATOR CEO • Determining whether tighter regulation is needed as new Topics will include: New Business Models; Go to Market 15.30 Customer data management players join Orange Telkom Kenya Nanda Armoogum, Director of Broadcast Content, Strategies; Using Cloud to Transform Legacy Applications Senior Representative, Comviva while Mobilizing Employees and Customers, etc. Richard Bell Independent Broadcasting Authority in Roundtable leaders: Analysts from Ovum/CxO 15.50 Telecoms Academy Mini-Training: The MauritiusOPERATOR CEO Advisors & Informa Telecoms & Media importance of Customer Experience Sabine Devinck, Global Information and Management for Telcos Wananchi Group Communications Technologies, IFC 17.30 End of Day 1: Alan Mayne, Training Manager Networking Drinks Informa Telecoms Academy 17:20 End of Day 1: Networking Drinks in AfricaCom Exhibition & the 5th Annual AfricaCom Awards Sponsored by 16.50 End of Masterclass THE 5TH ANNUAL THE 5TH ANNUAL AFRICACOM AFRICACOM AWARDS 2012 AWARDS 2012 www.comworldseries.com/africa FOLLOW US WWW.TWITTER.COM/ALLABOUTCOM
  • 10. THURSDAY 15 NOVEMBER 2012 CONFERENCE DAY TWO CONTENT INFRASTRUCTURE & DATA SHARING Sponsored by Chaired by Sadiq Malik, Senior Consultant MEA 12.10 Models and strategies for effective SERVICE INNOVATION IN A DIGITAL AFRICA Informa Telecoms & Media infrastructure sharing • Examining the Independent Tower Operator model of VENDOR 12.10 Deliver innovative content & data services for infrastructure sharing growth in Africa • Ensuring the effective operation of active and passive Chaired by Bradley Shaw, Editor, Africa Telecoms, and Tech editor • How can operators innovate to deliver attractive services? elements of the network • Enabling cost-efficiency to improve networks for African Rolling Stone Magazine • Innovative services case studies: what are the successes and operators and customers challenges? Chuck Green, Chief Executive Officer • What are the pit falls for successful VAS in Africa and how can VENDOR Helios Towers Africa 09.00 African Innovator keynote: Spotting the Next Successful they be avoided? Innovations for Africa’s Markets Mayank Sharma, Vice President – Africa Market 12.30 PANEL: Lessons learnt from existing sharing Unit, Comviva experiences • Examining how current success stories started • Debating the pros and cons of the different models of • Encouraging entrepreneurship in Africa to deliver attractive local services 12.30 Operator strategies to deliver attractive infrastructure sharing • Investing in new start-ups and services content & data services • What operators need to know when considering an infrastructure sharing strategy ENTREPRENEUR Marlon Parker • How to encourage innovation to deliver unique and attractive • Effective partnerships and agreements to ensure services Social Entrepreneur, Founder, RLabs • Determining which content & data services can be monetised infrastructure sharing works for all parties Panellists: OPERATOR Founder and CEO, JamiiX • Examples of services launched by Orange Chuck Green, Chief Executive Office VENDOR Mickael Ghossein, CEO Helios Towers Africa Orange Telkom Kenya Issam Darwish, Executive Vice Chairman/CEO, IHS 09.20 Innovative ways group-buying is utilising digital media to Senior Representative, Soros* increase sales and brand awareness 12.50 The power of seamless, relevant messaging services: Enriching the mobile communications • Launching a new consumer-facing digital brand experience and creating new opportunities for • Managing the relation between the brand and the consumers operators and enterprises across the world • Examining the role of mobile & ICT in engaging with consumers • The evolution of mobile messaging services and the move CONSUMER BRAND • Lessons to be learnt from a consumer brand engaging in the digital space to IP • The role of SMS in an IP world Wayne Gosling & Daniel Guasco • New messaging opportunities for operators and enterprises Co-CEOs, Groupon South Africa • Monetising mobile messaging in the future • Seamless bridging of messaging services between today’s and tomorrow’s (IP) networks Chaired by Angel Dobardziev, Practice Leader – Emerging 09.40 Digital Gurus Panel: Establishing Successful Partnerships Khalil Al Hindwan VENDOR Markets, Ovum between Operators, Service Providers, Content Owners and Regional Vice President and General Manager for Middle East, Africa and Pakistan (MEAP) Developers Acision 14.00 Addressing the next billion: profitable strategies for rural and remote users • Answering the demand for content and apps in Africa • Selecting technology solutions for rural users – evaluating • Building innovative and effective distribution channels to reach to the 13.10 Lunch access, power, backhaul and operational issues and solutions customers and reduce piracy 14.00 Ensuring Quality Management of • Operator strategies – lessons learned from network rollout, marketing and distribution strategies • Monetising the content and apps for the whole value chain: what are the ANALYST Entertainment & Infotainment VAS and Content • Devices and services for rural users: beyond voice optimum models? for Africa Angel Dobardziev, Practice Leader – Emerging VENDOR Panellists: Arun Nagar, CEO & Managing Director Markets, Ovum Spice VAS AfricaPROVIDERCONTENT Sr Representative 14.20 Interventions Using Mobile Technology to Universal 14.20 New Opportunities for Innovative VAS Support Rural Communities strategies in Africa • What factors enable success of a mobile project which aims to serve rural communities Ben Zaaiman • Impact of Social Networking in VAS • How Indigo Trust is supporting tech for social change projects • How VAS can leverage on the Cloud opportunity CEO in Africa VENDOR OTT • Wallet and Mobile Marketing in innovative VAS strategies • Mobile projects aimed at improving agricultural outcomes Mlabs Malin Ridelius including iCow in Kenya Giesecke & Devrient • Mobile projects aimed at improving health outcomes including Ivan Pillay SHM Foundation in South Africa and MOTECH in GhanaPROVIDERCONTENT 14.40 PANEL: 1000x data growth 2010 – 2020 • Mobile projects which improve governance and empower Managing Director, South Africa citizens to stimulate social change • Largest platform in history Endemol • Mobile the leading computing platform • How can we encourage this sector to expand and support scalable and sustainable projects? • Consumers expect the amazing Dr Loren Treisman, Trust Executive, Patrick Walker • Full web The Indigo Trust • The internet of everything Sr Director for Content Partnerships EMEA OTT • Expanding to the masses YouTube 14.40 Offering targeted services for rural areas Panellists: • What services are most relevant for rural areas Mike Fairon, GM Products services and innovation • Selecting the right pricing and monetisation model • Promoting the services to customers in rural areas 10.40 Social Media Debate: How are social networking services MTN SA Speaker to be confirmed, check affecting the telecoms, media and ICT market? James Munn, VP Business Development http://africa.comworldseries.com for updates Qualcomm Inc. • Examining the key social media players Africa and their strategies Brett St Clair, Head of Mobile in South Africa • Partnership models between operators and social media brands • Who will be the winners and losers of the social media boom? Google JOIN OUR COMMUNITIES: Panellists: 15.10 Networking break *Presentation & speaker details to be confirmed - Please Alan Knott-Craig Jr check http://africa.comworldseries.com for updates CEO Mxit Nic Haralambous CEO Motribe REGULATORY EVOLUTION Chams Diagne Chief Operating Officer Africa Viadeo 15.30 Promoting Telecoms & ICT for Development in Africa A session for representatives of regulatory authorities and government Nicola D’Elia organisations to show their visions for the development of their markets through Growth Manager Africa an active digital strategy. facebook 15.50 Regulator/Operator panel: Debating the needs of the market to promote Bryan Nelson growth through effective regulation Head of Business Development Southern Africa Google Panellists; Francisco Chate Robert Madzonga REGULATOR OPERATOR 11.30 REFRESHMENTS & EXHIBITION VISIT Director Postal and Chief Corporate Services Executive Telecommunication MTN SA INCM-Mozambique* BREAK TO TRACKS JOIN US WWW.LINKEDIN.COM www.comworldseries.com/africa
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Sponsored by Sponsored by Chaired by Bonolo Moholi, Commercial Carrier Relations, 11:50 Chairman’s Opening Remarks 11.30 Refreshments & Networking in the AfricaCom Interactive Developer Workshops Cell C Nick Thomas, Principle Analyst Exhibition Informa Telecoms and Media Chaired by Richard Walton, Co Chair Person 12.10 Interconnect trends to increase operator Always On: Improving Connectivity for Mobile Monday South Africa revenues Keynotes Session – Implementing African Enterprises • What’s new and what´s not in International interconnect: Successful Local Content Initiatives 12:00 Chairman’s Opening remarks • Voice Chair: Kim Andersen, Principal Analyst, CxO Advisor & • Data 12:00 Provider Opening Keynote Address: Engaging Advisor, Ovum Business 12:05 Facebook Developer Garage • Quality your target audience with focused content Amina Balghetti 12.00 CIO Case Study: Deploying reliable networks CARRIER • People initiatives Platform Partnerships and New Ventures • How to build resilient networks that are light, nimble and • OTT • Emphasizing the continued importance of local content in the EMEA, Facebook flexible • IPX African market • Making infrastructure hardware, networks and applications Björn Iversen, CEO, Telenor • Positioning Southtel as a key player on the local content level the on-off switch for your enterprise 13:30 Networking Lunch and Developer Outbreak • Using local content as a way of promoting Southtel to new • How to navigate the rise in importance of carrier networks to sessions 12.30 Creating value from international wholesale viewers compliment mobile activity OTT services: an outlook to the future! • Assessing the preference viewers show towards local content • How to ensure reliability of your network architecture and 14:30 Mxit App Developer Boot Camp CARRIER Oscar Dube, CEO, Southtel infrastructure Andy Volk • The role of a carrier for the wireless industry • How to address the changing roaming landscape Speaker to be announced: www.enterprise-ictafrica.com VP Developer Relations 12:20 Technology Provider Content Monetising Mxit • The IP era: what will IPX and LTE bring as challenges & 12.20 Understanding the Data Explosion: How to Cost opportunities? Opportunities via Media Players Konstantin Dyshlevoy, CEO, Dune HD Effectively Empower Employees in the Age of 16:00 Developer Outbreak Sessions Daniel Kurgan, CEO, BICS Broadband 12.50 Examining the current challenges in roaming 12:40 Case Study: Cape Town’s Local Content • How can infrastructure providers prepare for the pressures of Schemes Cloud services? Appsolutely Fabulous: Case Studies OPERATOR strategy for African operators • Understanding what network optimisation is needed to • Understanding the role of local content players in South Africa from SA Developers INTERACTIVE SESSION BROADCASTER • Assessing the impact of regulation on IOT’s • Creating targeted content for a specific demographic prepare for future Enterprise needs • Is the next wave of growth coming from prepaid roaming? • Engaging with Cape Townian culture • How will improvements be funded, and will the client suffer? • Are Smartphones the key drivers for further growth of data • Assessing the potential impact of local stories, nationwide Felix Martin-Aguilar, Strategy Executive & Head 16:00 Interactive Case Study: Developing Apps on the usage? Mike Aldridge, Broadcast Manager of Business Services, Cell C Android Platform • What is the impact on cloud hosted services on roaming? Cape Town TV Toby Kurien In this interactive session, the audience will share 12.40 Interactive Connectivity Panel: What Progress Independent Android Developer experience and ideas 13:00 Case Study: Content = Just telling stories has there been in Connecting African • Examining the evolution of AFP’s role in Africa Enterprises? 16:30 Creating a Successful MVNO in a growing app CONTENT PROVIDER • Introducing technology changes in the processing of content • How has connectivity improved in the past 6-12 months to market place • Utilizing new metadata in order to achieve the digital switch align with Enterprises’ needs of availability, reduced cost, and John Holdsworth growing IT consumerism? ANALYST VIEWPOINT • Providing a sweetener to the consumer to encourage take up Colman Murray, Global Brand Director • How are service providers meeting the needs of Enterprises, Founder and CEO AppChat despite the challenges? AFP RelaxNews “The opportunity for roaming in Africa is tied to the available audience • Will current levels of connectivity deter the uptake of services 17:00 End of Day Two and Close of AfricApps like Cloud? for roaming services, which is limited by factors that include national 13:20 Networking Lunch & Exhibition Visit expenditures and the GDP PPP of would-be roamers and travel patterns • What is still needed to help African enterprises progress to the next stage of growth? in the region. On the positive side, Africa’s roamers are biased toward International Broadcasters Impact Richard Bell, CEO, Wananchi Group, East Africa on Africa NEW! enterprise users who generally have higher disposable incomes and are less Adrian Cornelius, General Manager OPERATOR affected by price fluctuations. MTN Business This characteristic will result in Africa seeing a CAGR of 13.4% in its roaming 14:20 Keynote Case Study: Viacom’s Innovation in the Reuben Chitungo, Projects Manager revenues between 2011 and 2016, according to Informa’s latest roaming African Market Econet Wireless Zimbabwe* forecasts, which is the highest growth rate of any region over this period, • Launching MTV in Africa – understanding the infrastructure albeit from a low starting point. challenges • Adapting content for different regional markets 13.20 Lunch & Networking in the AfricaCom Exhibition MASTER CLASS One of the main challenges facing operators in Africa – and also beyond – is BROADCASTER the customer perception of roaming. Issues range through a full gamut of • Using social and mobile to drive the success of MTV base customer emotion from fear of overspend (bill shock) to confusion regarding • Analysing the future of Mobile TV contend in Africa Applications for the Next Generation: Keep services (service and pricing transparency). What is universal is the urge Alex Okosi SVP and MD Up with the Needs of Your Workforce to be in control of the roaming experience. The need for transparency is MTV Networks Africa Network Strategies – Mobile Broadband/ particularly important with promoting the usage of data services. 14.20 Case Study - Televisão Pública Angola: Although there are still a number of challenges to face in Africa, the Television Production - From Tape to LTE, Fibre, Satellite 14:40 PANEL: What are the major challenges and potential market for roaming is palpable. The voracious appetite for mobile Tapeless Workflow 10.30 Delivering reliable and cost-effective mobile key successes of being a global broadcaster in ENTERPRISE services in the region will no doubt drive roaming take-up but regional • Showcasing the use of IP Networks /Internet (3G/4G, WAN, Africa? LAN, BGAN) to capture, transmit and distribute high quality broadband in Africa: 3G, LTE operators can also encourage roaming trends as they occupy a pivotal • Who are the key international players in the African broadcast SD/HD video content. Jean-Pierre Bienaimé, SVP Strategy & position in the process.” market and how is this changing? Gaston Mbala, IT Director, Televisão Pública Angola Communications, Wholesale, Orange Paul Merry, Senior Analyst in Operator Strategies • What is the role of regulation in influencing the pace of & Chairman, UMTS Forum Informa Telecoms & Media growth? 14.40 Healthcare Industry Case Study: Innovative • What are the influencing factors which are driving African Applications for the Healthcare Industry 11.00 Improving broadband access across Africa Roaming revenue Rotal Roaming Revenues Pa ($mil) expansion? This case study will be provided by a CIO or an application Senior Representative, Ericsson • Understanding the specific needs of the viewer developer focusing on a ‘success story’ in the e-healthcare space, ENTERPRISE Rotal Customer Revenue ($mil) forecasts Africa Rotal Business Revenue ($mil) Marcus Arthur, Managing Director, Global Brands, and how ICT is a game changer for healthcare provision in Africa. 11.30 LTE & the broadband markets in Africa 1600 BBC World Rod Russell, Executive - Infrastructure, Kalyan Medapati, Senior Analyst, MEA 1400 Colman Murray, Global Brand Director Metropolitan Health, South Africa Informa Telecoms & Media 1200 AFP RelaxNews 1000 Alex Okosi, SVP and MD, MTV Networks Africa The Future of ICT for the Enterprise 12.00 Deploying a state-of-the-art next generation IP transport network in preparation for 3G launch. 800 15:10 Satellite in the New TV Landscape 15.00 Technology Trends in a Developing Country’s Sami Landoulsi, Head of Transmission and IP 600 • The satellite operator’s point of view of the underlying 400 movements that permeate the world of television is doubly Public Sector Now & in the Coming Years Department, Tunisiana 200 interesting, since the operator is not only an actor, and • The impact of IT process improvements indeed a major actor in the television world, but also a key • The open source movement and the public sector 12.30 Presentations, case studies and mini-training 0 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 observer. This is because we have ‘in our hands’, or rather on • Disruptive technologies, the consumerisation of IT and public sessions ENTERPRISE Source: Informa Telecoms & Media our transponders, a good third of the world’s televisions, and sector security paranoia Check http://africa.comworldseries.com for updates we are able to track all television developments at world level • The cost of Green IT & e-Waste in the public sector on topics and speakers minute by minute. Fidel Mabutho Mbhele, Director: ICT Policy and • What are the current trends in the TV landscape and how will Strategy, Western Cape Government they impact on the development of the broadcast business? 15.20 Refreshments & Networking in the AfricaCom • What are the advantages of satellites in enhancing viewer experience? Exhibition Marc Welinski, Director of Marketing & Commercial 16.20 What Does the Future Hold for CIOs in Africa? Strategy, Eutelsat This future-looking presentation will aim to give a snap shot of the long-term strategic goals that need to be considered by 15:30 Networking Break and Exhibition Visit all CIOs in Africa. Including; skill shortage, limited connectivity, etc. These challenges can be overcome through innovation Assessing the Future OTT & Mobile TV ENTERPRISE and co-operation, and when they are improved Africa will truly Opportunity In Africa benefit from ICT as a business enabler. Ferdie Lochner, Head: IT Finance & Administration, Information Systems & Technology, City of Cape Town 16:30 Looking at OTT success in Europe and how that can impact on Africa 16.40 Enterprise ICT Africa: Round-Up & Crystal Ball Panel • Assessing OTT infiltration in Europe; taking it from theory to A panel of analysts and experts in the field of ICT for CONTENT PROVIDER reality Enterprises will summarise the topics and debates from the • Lessons learned from the uptake in the European market two day event, as well as talking about what wasn’t mentioned, • Content opportunities brought by OTT integration and what their forecast for the next 6-12 months is in Africa. Mothibi Ramusi Ferdie Lochner, Head: IT Finance & Administration -OPERATOR • Monetizing the OTT opportunity in emerging markets ENTERPRISE Executive Head – Graham Wallington, CEO, Wild Earth Information Systems & Technology, City of Cape Town Fidel Mabutho Mbhele, Director: ICT Policy and Regulatory Affairs 16:50 Championing the Growth of Mobile TV in Africa Strategy, Western Cape Government Cell C , South Africa • Utilizing the growth in smartphone technology Camille Mendler, Principal Analyst, Enterprise BROADCASTER • Delivering content directly to your mobile Informa Telecoms & Media ANALYST Ibrahim Dikko • Assessing the technology needed to deliver the content safely Sadiq Malik, Senior Consultant, MEAOPERATOR • Partnering with key OEM providers to produce targeted content Informa Telecoms & Media Director Regulatory Affairs Eugene Nyagahene, CEO, Tele-10 Terry White, Director, CxO Advisors Etisalat Nigeria 17.20 Close of Conference – until the next ICT event! 17:10 End of Day 2 and Close of Conferencewww.comworldseries.com/africa FOLLOW US WWW.TWITTER.COM/ALLABOUTCOM
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For more information about Intelsat, visit www. time solutions that allow us all to study, work and intelsat.com value and opportunity for our customers, employees, investors andIts innovative range of products have won several awards from live our lives more freely, in sustainable societies around the world. ecosystem partners. As all forms of communications move to IP, Cisco isdifferent corners of the world like ‘Golden Peacock’ award for uniquely positioned for continued growth. Cisco is leading the transition Our offering comprises services, software and infrastructure withininnovation, ‘Best Product Initiative’ award from Frost & Sullivan, Information and Communications Technology for telecom operators LIQUID TELECOMS to a network-centric tech environment by combining its core strength, IP, with intelligence to create a powerful communications platform. This‘Best New Service’ award at the AfricaCOM, INFOCOM CMAI NationalTelecom Award 2010 for Excellence and many more. and other industries. Today more than 40 percent of the world’s Liquid Telecommunications is a leading independent platform will serve as the basis for the convergence of data, voice, video, mobile traffic and 50% of all smartphone traffic goes through Ericsson data, voice and Internet Service provider, supplying and mobile communications systems in a secure, integrated architectureComviva’s passion for innovation and clients’ success has made it the networks and we support customers’ networks servicing more than wholesale satellite, cable and international carrier with tightly coupled applications, networks, and devices. Informationpreferred partner of mobile service providers in over 90 countries, 2,5 billion subscribers. services to telecommunications operators in about Cisco can be found at http://www.cisco.comdelivering services to over a billion subscribers. We operate in 180 countries and employ more than 100,000 people. developing countries. The company is currently building a CentralFor more information, visit www.comviva.com. Founded in 1876, Ericsson is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden and African Fibre Project which will connect a number of Central and has been in Africa since the 1890s. We invest heavily in research and Southern African Countries. Its’ Transaction Payment Solutions division BUSINESS CONNEXION development and are leaders in innovation. (TPS) is a technology and secure communications provider to financialSES Over the last 136 year of continuous innovation Ericsson has been institutions across Africa supplying secure transaction switching, point Business Connexion (Pty) Ltd is a leading integrator of sale and financial services software. The company operates one of of innovative business solutions based on We are a world-leading satellite operator, providing in the forefront of driving technology evolution. From the first steps information and communications technology (ICT). going from telegraph to telephony all the way to the roll-out of mobile the most advanced V-Sat networks across the continent which, along reliable and secure satellite communications solutions With just over 6600 employees and a track record broadband. Ericsson has for a long time been the birthplace of new with other innovative communications solutions, has been specifically to broadcast, telecom, corporate and government spanning over 30 years, Business Connexion runs mission-critical ICT technologies like GSM, EDGE, WCDMA, HSPA, LTE. developed to provide highly secure and reliable communications to the customers worldwide. systems and manages products, services and solutions for JSE listed financial services industry. The company has a presence in the UnitedWe own and operate a fleet of 49 geostationary satellites that are Ericsson designed Erlang in 1986 and open sourced it in 1998. Kingdom, South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Lesotho, Mauritius, and key public sector organisations, parastatals and medium-sizedcomplemented by a network of teleports and offices located around Today it is used to connect millions of people on social network sites. Zambia, Burundi, and Kenya. companies.the globe. This far-reaching infrastructure enables our customers to We created Bluetooth in 1994. Today more than 3 billion devices Business Connexion has a unique business model that represents worldwide use it. Three years ago we launched the first commercial www.liquidtelecom.comreach 99% of the world’s population and places SES at the heart of the the company’s approach to configuring and integrating businessglobal communications chain. LTE network and today we are the market leaders having built more solutions which we develop and implement by drawing on expertise than 45 LTE networks in 23 countries on 5 continents which coverWe are headquartered in Luxembourg and operate worldwide through over 60% of the population which has LTE. ALCATEL-LUCENT from entrenched competencies across the organisation. In order todedicated regional teams. We are listed on Euronext Paris and on the deliver a world-class service, Business Connexion has developedLuxembourg Stock Exchange (SESG). www.ses.com Our vision is to be the prime driver in an all-communicating world. The long-trusted partner of service strong relationships and attained top-level certification with many of providers, enterprises and governments the world’s leading ICT suppliers. To find out how we can connect your around the world, Alcatel-Lucent is a leading business to a world of endless possibilities visit www.bcx.co.zaFTTH COUNCIL AFRICA MTN innovator in the field of networking and communications technology, products and services. The company is home to Bell Labs, one of the The FTTH Council Africa believes that the Incorporated in 1994, MTN Group Limited is a JSE listed world’s foremost R&D organizations, responsible for breakthroughs CONVERGENCE PARTNERS development and deployment of fibre based multinational telecommunications company, offering that have shaped the networking and communications industry. broadband access networks will enhance the quality voice, data and ICT products and services to both Alcatel-Lucent is committed to making communications more Convergence Partners is an investment of life for Africa as a whole, and provide African individuals and businesses across 21 markets in Africa sustainable, more affordable and more accessible as we pursue our management and advisory firm,countries with an infrastructure that will allow its companies to and the Middle East. MTN has mobile (GSM) licences in mission - Realizing the Potential of a Connected World. focused on the telecommunications,increase their effectiveness and competitiveness within the global 21 countries and internet service provider (ISP) businesses in 13 media and technology sector in emerging markets, with a principal focus With operations in more than 130 countries and one of the most on Africa. To date Convergence Partners has fully invested its firstmarketplace. countries. At the end of December 2011, MTN had 164.5 million experienced global services organizations in the industry, Alcatel- portfolio including investments in Seacom, the New Dawn satellite JVThe council’s charter is to educate Africa governments, policy makers subscribers and its revenue stood at R121.9 billion. With a market Lucent is a local partner with global reach. The Company achieved with Intelsat and FibreCo and is currently raising a new $500m fund toand political leaders on why and how high speed fibre connectivity can capitalisation of R271 billion, MTN is South Africa’s largest primary revenues of Euro 15.3 billion in 2011 and is incorporated in France and invest in further new ICT infrastructure in Africa.be delivered to citizens within the next years. listed company. MTN’s vision is to be the leading telecommunications headquartered in Paris. provider in emerging markets. The company continues to invest heavilyThrough consulting with all major stakeholders, understanding their in infrastructure to help bridge the digital divide in its markets. Since For more information, visit Alcatel-Lucent on: http://www.alcatel-strategies and concerns - we endeavour to be the voice for the 2009, MTN has invested more than USD 230 million in fibre-optic lucent.com, read the latest posts on the Alcatel-Lucent blog http:// O3B NETWORKSindustry and creating a better future for all involved. cables across its operations. www.alcatel-lucent.com/blog and follow the Company on Twitter: http://twitter.com/Alcatel_Lucent. O3b Networks is a global satellite service providerThe FTTH Council Africa is a not for profit, INDEPENDENT, organisation building a next-generation satellite network forestablished in the latter parts of 2010 and sister organisation to the telecommunications operators, Internet serviceFTTH Council Europe, Asia Pacific, North America, Middle East and ZTE QUALCOMM providers, enterprise and Government customers inNorth Africa ZTE is a leading global provider of emerging markets. The O3b system will combine the global reach ofOur core focus is on the fibre industry and all stakeholders affected by telecommunications equipment and network Qualcomm’s technology connects you satellite with the speed of a fiber-optic network providing billions ofthe industry. solutions. ZTE’s product range is the most complete wherever you are on the planet. We consumers and businesses in nearly 180 countries with low-cost,In turn we support government with issues such as policy and in the world, covering virtually every sector of the wireline, manufacture wireless chipsets, license high-speed, low latency Internet and mobile connectivity. O3bregulation, best practice and minimum standards through an wireless-terminal, and service markets. It is China’s only listed telecoms technology and provide communication services around the world. In a Networks’ investors are SES, Google, Liberty Global, HSBC Principalindependent voice. manufacturer, with shares publicly traded on both the Hong Kong and global economy, we are the link to markets and opportunity. Investments, Northbridge Venture Partners, Allen & Company, Shenzhen Stock Exchanges. ZTE was the only Chinese IT and telecoms For more than 25 years, Qualcomm ideas and inventions have Development Bank of Southern Africa, Sofina, Satya Capital andMembers have a platform to apply creative thinking to FTTH Luxempart. O3b Networks is headquartered in St. John, Jersey, Channeltechnologies and applications best suited to the continent of Africa. manufacturer listed in Business Week 2005’s Information Technology driven the evolution of wireless communications, connecting people 100 and was also included in Business Week’s 2006 ranking of China’s more closely to information, entertainment and each other. Today, IslandsUsing member’s contributions, we keep the participants informed Top 20 Brands. ZTE was also awarded the “Most Promising Vender of Qualcomm technologies are powering the convergence of mobileabout industry trends, share success stories, and provide support the year” by Frost & Sullivan in its 2007 Asia Pacific ICT Awards. ZTE communications and consumer electronics, making wireless deviceswhere we can. We offer members an opportunity to network and has achieved fast market share growth at home and abroad and a and services more personal, affordable and accessible to people CORNINGcollaborate and discuss best practise frameworks that is in the best considerable proportion of ZTE’s growth is now coming from the everywhere. As the line between consumer electronics, computers andinterest of all. Corning invented the first low-loss optical fiber international market. The company has established partnerships with mobile communication devices disappears, Qualcomm is redefining the in 1970, which helped launch the age of opticalFurther we encourage dialogue between government and private over 500 operators in more than 120 countries around the world. way people incorpo¬rate wireless devices and services into everyday communications. Corning is the worldwidesector from a podium that is independent and product agnostic. We do life. It all starts with our commitment to research and development. market leader and is the most widely deployed brand of fiber.not subscribe to any set of products, and will often engage with our Innovation is more than what we do — it’s who we are. In aninternational counterparts for advice on policy and regulation and rely CBOSS increasingly open mobile world, we are develop¬ing new capabilities Corning offers a full line of single-mode and multimode opticalon international best practise. with our partners to give people a uniquely personal mobile fibers for all network applications. Corning’s entire family of optical CBOSS (Convergent Business Operations Support experience. Our partnerships accelerate growth for everyone —from fiber boasts industry-leading geometrical properties for low spliceOur mission is to see the adoption of fibre deployments by all Systems) is a transnational group of companies and a loss and high splice yields, supported by an unparalleled, proprietarybroadband stakeholders, thereby enhancing the lives of all people mobile operators and device manufacturers to Internet companies, one of the world leaders in the development of software developers and mobile content providers. Our chipsets manufacturing process designed to produce the highest qualityliving on the continent of Africa. innovative convergent IT solutions for end-to-end products. Corning fibers are recognized in the industry for their power a wide variety of smartphones, tablets, e-books and more, while automation of telecommunications companies, our engineering support services deliver total, integrated solutions. We excellence and innovation. Learn more at www.corning.com/ delivering a competitive edge to telecoms across the globe. opticalfiberSAMSUNG enable opportunities across the entire wireless value chain by making devices faster, content richer and customer relationships stronger. CBOSS group offers a full range of equipment, systems and application software, professional services, including consulting, turnkey Today, innovation continues to drive our partnerships. For many Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media implementation, technical support, staff training and IT outsourcing, operators, that means growing a thriving data business while taking TELENOR GLOBAL SERVICES and digital convergence technologies with 2011 providing telecommunications companies with guaranteed operations customers seamlessly from 2G to 3G wireless technology, and on to quality while minimizing operational and capital expenditures. Telenor is a leading international provider ofconsolidated sales of US$143.1 billion. Employing approximately 4G in the years to come. communications services and the 6th largest222,000 people in 205 offices across 71 countries, the company CBOSS supplies operators, service providers and MVNOs with all As a forward-thinking company, we are always looking ahead to the mobile operator in the world with over 170operates two separate organizations to coordinate its nine components of integrated IT infrastructure and/or services, as well as future. We see an era of total connectivity where high-speed wireless million subscribers globally. Telenor Globalindependent business units: Digital Media & Communications, with full-scale outsourcing options, providing a reliable single point of networks will connect everything in your life—not just your phone Services is an international mobile carrier focused on quality wholesalecomprising Visual Display, Mobile Communications, Telecommunication responsibility. and your laptop, but your car, your video camera and many items voice and mobile services such as GSM Roaming Signalling, GPRSSystems, Digital Appliances, IT Solutions, and Digital Imaging; and For more information visit www.cbossgroup.com through¬out your home. Roaming, Global SMS and Global MMS. 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  • 15. LIMITED SPONSORSHIPS STILL AVAILABLEPLEASE CALL +44 (0) 207 017 5249TO RESERVE YOUR PLACEFor many years, we have worked very closely with the mobileoperations in the Telenor Group to refine our quality focus. Our aim is ACISION HELIOS TOWERS RANCARDto ensure that our services function perfectly anywhere in the world. Helios Towers Africa (HTA) is the leading As a world leader in mobile data, Acision Founded in 2001, Rancard is a software companyTelenor Global Services is an associated member of the GSMA and fully independent telecom towers company in powers innovation and profitable growth in focused on delivering mobile discovery softwaresupports the Global Roaming Quality (GRQ) recommendations provided Africa. mobile data services. As the pioneer of services on a high performance service deliveryby this association. Our solutions and services are easy to buy, easy mobile messaging, Acision’s real time mobile HTA builds and manages shared telecom platform (HPSDP) at the lowest cost per subscriber acquisition. Rancard’sto use and are built to meet your needs. We provide a highly reliable data solutions enable its customers worldwide to drive new revenues infrastructure, delivering improved efficiency and reduced costs for portfolio of clients includes more than 40 mobile networks in over 20service to our quality minded mobile operators and carriers. with innovative services while controlling, optimising and monetising operators and their customers. countries, in Africa and the Middle East reaching more than 250 millionTelenor Global Services has offices in Oslo, London, Hong Kong, Dubai, data traffic. mobile subscribers.Argentina, Stockholm Karlskrona and Belgrade. Helios Towers Nigeria, an affiliate of HTA that was launched in 2005, Acision’s proven products and services, experienced people and service was the first independent tower company in Africa. innovation allows organisations to meet the challenges in today’s In 2010, HTA pioneered Africa’s first sale/leaseback transaction with MASTER CLASS PRESENTER converging telecommunications market. Acision is at the heart of itsSKYVISION customers’ strategic business services, working together to achieve the acquisition of Millicom’s network of tower sites in Ghana. HTA currently owns and manages 3,500 towers across Nigeria, Ghana, SkyVision is a leading global IP profitable and sustainable growth. Acision’s recognised expertise extends across a portfolio of propositions, products and services and Tanzania and DRC, with new operations under development in several MOBIXELL telecommunication service provider to is based upon a global track record, business insight and leading edge other African markets. Mobixell is a mobile industry leader with over a emerging markets, offering solutions thatcombine satellite service platforms with high-capacity fiber optic technology platforms. Please see our website for more information: decade of mobile video experience and 400+connections. Via its gateways in Europe, North America, Africa and the www.acision.com installations including tier-1 operators. TheMiddle East, the company provides IP connectivity with access to the IHS flagship product, Seamless Access, is a Mobile Multiservice Platform thatglobal internet backbone, as well as an extensive suite of both enables Internet/broadband service delivery and data/Web optimization.customized end-to-end solutions and industry-standard services ACE CONSORIUM IHS Plc is a globally recognised, ISO-accredited Mobixell solutions help to increase available network bandwidth andbacked by rapid, high-priority support. With a connectivity network leader in the telecommunications optimize user experience. Other Mobixell products include Rich Mediaspanning 100 countries, SkyVision’s solutions combine global reach ACE is a consortium of telecom operators from Africa and infrastructure field. IHS provides services Service Center, the market leading multimedia messaging solution, andwith active local presence and support. SkyVision’s customers include Europe under the initiative and leadership of France across the full tower value chain including Ad-It advertising platform.incumbent telecoms, ISPs, cellular operators, global and local Telecom. The Consortium is constructing a 17,000 km collocation, managed services and deployment.enterprises, government entities and NGOs. long fibre optic submarine cable system stretching from Since inception, the company has constructed 2,500 sites, owns 950 France to South Africa and planned to connect 23 collocation sites, and has a further 4,000 sites under management. AFRICACAST SPONSORS countries directly for coastal countries and indirectly through As well as supporting customers in Ghana, Sudan, South Sudan andEUTELSAT terrestrial links for landlocked countries like Mali and Niger. The ACE Nigeria, IHS has a proven track record in the Middle East. HGC system, which will be operational in the half of 2012, has a design IHS has built key customer relationships with major African operators, capacity of 5.12 Tbps and supported by the new 40 Gbps wavelength including MTN, Etisalat, Orange, Airtel and Zain, and international blue- Hutchison Global Communications Limited (HGC), a With 28 satellites, Eutelsat provides its division multiplexing (WDM) technology that would accommodate chip companies such as Ericsson, Nokia-Siemens and Huawei. full-fledged international telecommunications customers in Africa with first rate satellite tomorrow’s ultra-broadband networks. ACE connectivity will become a operator, a subsidiary of Hutchison resources to accompany the growth of key driver of Africa’s social and economic growth. Telecommunications Hong Kong Holdings Limiteddigital television, mobile communications and broadband access. The 17 members of the ACE Consortium are Cable Consortium (HTHKH, Stock Code: 215). HTHKH is a member of the HutchisonToday, Eutelsat’s satellites broadcast over 4,250 television channels to of Liberia, Companhia Santomense de Telecomunicacoes, Cote SPICE VAS AFRICA Whampoa group (Stock Code: 13). Since its establishment in 1995, HGCover 200 million cable and satellite homes in Europe, the Middle East has been fully committed to building its own state-of-the-art network d’Ivoire Telecom, Expresso Telecom Group, France Telecom, Gambiaand Africa. Spice VAS Africa is a leading Mobile Value Added infrastructure. With the deployment of submarine and terrestrial cable Telecommunications Company, International Mauritania Telecom,The Group’s satellites also serve a wide range of fixed and mobile Orange Cameroun, Orange Guinee, Orange Mali, Orange Niger, PT Services company focused on the African systems, HGC establishes scalable global capacity and far-reachingtelecommunications services, TV contribution markets, corporate Comunicacoes, Republic of Equatorial Guinea, Republic of Gabon, Sierra market. With a proficiency in Voice services, international network connecting Hong Kong with most parts of thenetworks, and broadband markets for Internet Service Providers and Leone Cable Company, Sonatel and Sotelgui. Spice has over 25 successful deployments of its RBT, Mobile Radio and world. HGC has a widespread footprint in Asia and its network reach hasfor transport, maritime and in-flight markets. other voice platforms on a managed services model which has been been extended to the US, Europe, the Middle East and Africa via achieved in a short span of just over 2 years. The company has cooperation with carriers around the world. For more information, pleaseSix satellites are currently getting ready to fly, three of which have recently expanded its product offering to Data & Messaging, with an visit www.hgc-intl.comhigh-power capacity dedicated to sub-Saharan Africa. UNIVERSAL impressive suite of services including its Master Content Provider Universal Music Group (UMG) is the program, and state of the art mCommerce solutions suite. SESFUNDAMO, A VISA COMPANY world’s leading music company and is Within a short span of two years, Spice has boosted its presence to We are a world-leading satellite operator, providing comprised of two core businesses: over 12 countries (Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Ghana, Congo Republic, DRC, Rwanda, Chad & Gabon). reliable and secure satellite communications solutions to Fundamo is a wholly owned subsidiary of recorded music and music publishing. broadcast, telecom, corporate and government Visa Inc. and a leading platform provider of The company discovers, develops, markets and distributes recorded A unique strength of Spice is its rich repertoire of local content, customers worldwide. mobile financial services for mobile network music through a network of subsidiaries, joint ventures and licensees licensed from more than 500 artists in Africa and its expanding in 77 countries, representing 98% of the music market. UMG also sells portfolio of international content. We own and operate a fleet of 49 geostationary satellites that areoperators and financial institutions. Fundamo’s Enterprise Mobile and distributes music video and DVD products, and licenses recordings, complemented by a network of teleports and offices located around theFinancial Services platform has been deployed in more than 40 encouraging the legal distribution of music online and over cellular, globe. This far-reaching infrastructure enables our customers to reachcountries across Africa, Asia, and the Middle East, offering mobile cable and satellite networks. UMG includes Universal Music Latin 99% of the world’s population and places SES at the heart of the globalfinancial services for person-to-person payments, bill payments, Entertainment, the world’s leading Latin music company. GIESECKE & DEVRIENT communications chain.wireless airtime top-up, and ticketing. Fundamo is headquartered inCape Town, South Africa. UMG’s publishing company, Universal Music Publishing Group, is the Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) is a leading We are headquartered in Luxembourg and operate worldwide through world’s leading publishing business; it owns and acquires rights to international technology provider dedicated regional teams. We are listed on Euronext Paris and on theFor more information, visit: www.fundamo.com musical compositions and licenses them for use in recordings and headquartered in Munich, Germany. With a Luxembourg Stock Exchange (SESG). www.ses.com related uses, such as films and advertisements. UMG also includes workforce of over 10,500 employees, the Group generated sales ofBROADBAND INFRACO Bravado, its merchandising company, and Twenty-First Artists, its full EUR 1.6 billion in fiscal 2011. Founded in 1852, G&D is a global market EUTELSAT service management division; and Helter Skelter, its live music agency. leader and pioneering innovator in banknote production and Broadband Infraco SOC is a licensed state owned processing, security documents, and identification systems. It supplies With 28 satellites, Eutelsat provides its company in the telecommunications sector. It is commercial banks, business enterprises, network operators, and public customers in Africa with first rate satellite intended to improve market efficiency in the long ACCENTURE transportation companies with innovative hardware, comprehensive resources to accompany the growth of digital distance connectivity segment by increasing available software and services, and end-to-end solutions for mobile security television, mobile communications and broadband access. long distance network infrastructure. It will also avail Accenture is the recognised market leader in applications. 58 subsidiaries and joint ventures in 32 countries ensure Today, Eutelsat’s satellites broadcast over 4,250 television channels tocapacity to stimulate private sector innovation in telecommunications telecom consulting and outsourcing customer proximity worldwide. over 200 million cable and satellite homes in Europe, the Middle Eastservices and content offerings. solutions. We serve wireline, wireless, cable For more information, please visit: www.gi-de.com and Africa. The Group’s satellites also serve a wide range of fixed andBroadband Infraco provides long distance national and international and satellite communications network operators, as well as new mobile telecommunications services, TV contribution markets, corporateconnectivity to licensed private sector partners, license-exempt entrants, mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) and Internet networks, and broadband markets for Internet Service Providers and forprojects of national important and to previously underserviced areas. players. With more than 20 years of experience in technologyBroadband Infraco sells high capacity national long distance and integration and operations management, Accenture has developed WIMAX FORUM transport, maritime and in-flight markets. long-standing relationships with 18 of the world’s top 20 Six satellites are currently getting ready to fly, three of which have high-international transmission services. The WiMAX Forum® is an industry-led, not-for-profit communications companies, and 41 of the top 50. Accenture has the power capacity dedicated to sub-Saharan Africa.Market focus includes fixed and mobile network operators; ISPs; organization that certifies and promotes the global scale and reach to deliver innovative and comprehensive compatibility and interoperability of broadbandnational government departments; provinces and municipalities and DUNE solutions to address the critical needs of service providers. wireless products based upon IEEE Standard 802.16.the SADC region in accordance with our I-ECNS License. BroadbandInfraco also focuses on long distance connectivity to license-exempt Accenture helps communications companies generate more value from The WiMAX Forum’s primary goal is to accelerate theprojects of national interest and Underserviced Areas. their assets, operations and human resources, bringing new products adoption, deployment and expansion of WiMAX technologies across HDI Dune Company represents the latest line of and services to market in a faster and more cost-effective way. Rather the globe while facilitating roaming agreements, sharing best practices hybrid media products, which combine broad IPTV/The services offered by Broadband Infraco will allow its customers to VoD support with excellent DMA (Digital Media than focusing on short-term actions with limited impact on business within our membership and certifying products. WiMAX Forumimprove their cost structure through the following: Adapter) functionality. The wide model range from low-cost compact success, we work closely with our clients to create the technology and Certified® products are interoperable and support broadband fixed,• Benefit from the economies of scale that can be achieved through business capabilities that help them outperform their competition. nomadic, portable and mobile services. The WiMAX Forum works set-top-box designs to high-grade universal media players with internal the aggregation of large volumes of long distance traffic from closely with service providers and regulators to ensure that WiMAX hard drive and DVD/BD drive allows content and service operators to Our market approach is built upon a foundation of market-tested, multiple operators. Forum Certified systems meet customer and government choose the solution corresponding to their needs. This carefully designed industry-leading practices that work to reduce risk and jump-start the• Improve speed to market for our customers by utilising existing requirements. For more information, visit www.wimaxforum.org. line of digital media players offers superior quality HD video and audio delivery of profitable services to the marketplace. Accenture’s has a network infrastructure. with support for IPTV, VoD, networked digital files and all possible broad spectrum of business and technology offerings and services “WiMAX Forum,” the WiMAX Forum logo and the WiMAX Forum interactive services. This unique combination of home media centre• Provide higher levels of service to their customers due to the that help our communications clients unlock profitable growth, improve Certified logo are registered trademarks of the WiMAX Forum. “WiMAX,” combined with an IPTV HD set-top-box in a single unit, allows every addition of redundant routes and/or an alternative long distance operations and achieve high performance. “Mobile WiMAX,” “Fixed WiMAX,” “WiMAX Certified,” and “WiMAX Forum operator to become a leader in their market by fully covering of all the service provider Certified” are trademarks of the WiMAX Forum. Third-party trademarks services, requested by end-users. contained in this document are the property of their respective RFS owners.BICS GLOBECAST Your global partner for RF solutions (www.rfsworld.com) BICS delivers best in class global solutions Radio Frequency Systems (RFS) is a worldwide designer TELLABS GlobeCast, a subsidiary of France Telecom-Orange, for Voice, Messaging, Roaming, Connectivity is a leading provider of media management and and manufacturer of RF solutions, providing cost-effective Tellabs innovations advance the smart mobile global content delivery services for broadcasters and Mobile Financial Services to hundreds of innovations for indoor and outdoor wireless coverage. RFS’ Internet and help our customers succeed. and content creators. GlobeCast has remarkably strengthened its presence telecommunication providers around the wireless indoor coverage solutions include RADIAFLEX® That’s why 80% of the top global in Africa, operating now DVB platforms broadcasted over 7 satelliteworld. With our passionate and creative teams located in Brussels, radiating cables, completed by a wide portfolio of active components. communications service providers choose our positions covering Africa. Every year, GlobeCast transmits more than 10Bern, Monaco, Dubai, Singapore and New York, we continuously striveto provide our customers with the highest levels of quality, reliability RFS’ solutions for Remote Radio Heads (RRH) include the revolutionary mobile backhaul, packet optical, business and services solutions and million hours of video and multimedia content via its global satellite andand interoperability that enable them to maximise End-user value. HYBRIFLEX ™ combining optical fiber and DC power in a single cable applications. We help them get ahead by adding revenue, reducing fibre optic network worldwide. The company provides content digitisation, for new RRH deployments, DC-FIT™, the world-first DC-converter, and expenses and optimizing networks. Tellabs (Nasdaq: TLAB) is part of aggregation, transmission and reformatting services for distribution toOur innovative approach is visible through our place at the forefront OPTI-FIT™, an optical cabling solution for site renovation. the NASDAQ Global Select Market, Ocean Tomo 300® Patent Index, television platforms such as satellite, digital terrestrial television, cableof the market consolidation and technology advancement. We are a the S&P MidCap 400 Index and several corporate responsibility indexes networks, IPTV, PCTV, mobile phone TV and dynamic audiovisual signagejoint venture of Belgacom, Swisscom and MTN, and have rolled out RFS’ solutions for LTE deployments cover multi-band Base Station including the Maplecroft Climate Innovation Index, FTSE4Good and networks. GlobeCast carries very popular African and pan African channelstransformative Next Generation Networks (NGN). This together with Antennas as well as highly efficient Site Optimization Products. eight FTSE KLD indexes. www.tellabs.com on its satellite platforms. Its services are available thanks to its 12our continued focus on Value Added Services for Mobile Operators and technical centres and 17 offices located in Africa, Europe, America, Asia,our growth strategy has enabled us to reach a world-leading position the Middle East and Australia.both on the International Voice and Mobile Data markets. 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Comverse’s population with products and innovations in technology that are NEC is a leading global provider of innovative and the field of secure technologies: systems extensive customer base spans more than 125 countries and covers relevant to their day to day living. integrated IT and networking solutions, delivering a development, solutions and services for over 450 communication service providers serving more than two complete portfolio of mobile and broadband ComzAfrica’s objective is to create the partnership for the MNO’s tosmart cards (payment cards, SIM cards, access cards, NFC…) and for billion subscribers. networking infrastructure, innovative cloud platforms and proven increase revenues. The Airtime Credit Service (ACS) platform allowssecure identity documents, traditional and electronic (identity card, The company’s innovative product portfolio enables communication this to happen thus optimizing the opportunity to sell additional applications that meet the complex and changing needs of our customers.passport, health care card). Created in 1984, Oberthur Technologies service providers to unleash the value of the network for their airtime 24-7, regardless of location, availability of airtime vendors or NECís Cloud Solutions enables carriers to seize the opportunities of thehas 5,700 employees. With 50 sales offices across 5 continents, customers by making their networks smarter. 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Telephone: +44 (0)20 7017 5506 13-15 NOVEMBER 2012 www.africacomawards.com CTICC, CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA Please Quote Your Priority Scan this Code When Booking: to contact Customer I54KB / Services WWW.COMWORLDSERIES.COM/AFRICA FREE EXHIBITION PASSES: register for your free 3-day ticket at www.africa.comworldseries.com/free-exhibition-pass/ SEPARATELY BOOKABLE SEMINARS 3 FTTH Council Africa Summit VENUE DETAILS Cape Town International Convention Centre Reduced rate Accommodation has been 3 WiMAX Forum WiMAX Africa Convention Square, 1 Lower Long Street negotiated for attendees of AfricaCom at various hotels in Cape Town.  Please go to 3 Corning Fibre Optics Seminar Cape Town, 8001, South Africa the accommodation section of the website t: +27 (0) 21 410 5000 f +27 (0) 212 410 5001 to take advantage of these special rates. See www.comworldseries.com/africa for regsitration details e info@cticc.co.za REGISTRATION DETAILS I am an African operator, regulator, I am a non-African (international) operator, Choose your AfricaCom ticket option All other African All other International Offer application developer/coder, regulator, application developer/coder, For group discounts please call+ 44 207 017 5506 businesses businesses broadcaster or Enterprise CIO* broadcaster or Enterprise CIO Africa Com Platinum Pass Your pass includes: FREE + US$599 + 14% VAT to attend AfricaCom 3 day conference US$2,018 + 14% VAT US$2,018 + 14% VAT US$3,338 + 14% VAT AfricaCom Awards Early Price Before 5th October 2012 Before 5th October 2012 Before 5th October 2012 AfricaCast 2 day conference Before 26th October 2012 AfricApps 2 day conference Enterprise ICT Africa 2 day conference AfricaCom Exhibition & Masterclass programme US$399 + US$599 + 14% VAT US$2,378 + 14% VAT US$2,378 + 14% VAT US$3,578 + 14% VAT Price Billboard Digital Music Africa After 29th October 2012 After 8th October 2012 After 8th October 2012 After 8th October 2012 Standard Affrica Com Awards Dinner Africa Com Conference Pass Your pass includes: FREE + US$599 + 14% VAT to attend US$1,798 + 14% VAT US$1,798 + 14% VAT US$2,898 + 14% VAT Early Price AfricaCom Awards Billboard Digital Music Africa (13th November) AfricaCom Exhibition & Masterclass programme (13-15 November) RECOGNISING US$399 + US$599 + 14% VAT US$2,098 + 14% VAT US$2,098 + 14% VAT US$3,098 + 14% VAT Price AfricaCom 3 day conference(13-15 November) Standard Affrica Com Awards Dinner (14 November) Subtract US$599 from your entry fee above if you do not want to attend the AfricaCom Awards AND REWARDING Choose your Related Event ticket option I am an African operator, regulator, application developer/coder, All other businesses For group discounts please call+ 44 207 017 5506 broadcaster or Enterprise CIO* THE BEST AND Africa Cast Conference Pass Your pass includes: FREE Before 26th October 2012 US$1,099 + 14% VAT Before 5th October 2012 Early Price Billboard Digital Music Africa (13th November) AfricaCom Exhibition & Masterclass programme (13-15 November) THE BRIGHTEST IN US$ 299 + 14% VAT After 29th October 2012 US$1,399 + 14% VAT After 8th October 2012 Price Standard Africa Cast 2 day conference (14-15 November) Enterprise ICT Africa Conference Pass Your pass includes: FREE Before 26th October 2012 US$1,099 + 14% VAT Before 5th October 2012 Early Price DIGITAL AFRICA Billboard Digital Music Africa (13th November) AfricaCom Exhibition & Masterclass programme (13-15 November) US$299 + 14% VAT After 27th October 2012 US$1,399 + 14% VAT After 8th October 2012 Price Standard Enterprise ICT Africa 2 day conference (14-15 November) Co-Located with: Official Charity Produced by: AfricApps Conference Pass Your pass includes: FREE After 29th October 2012 US$1,099 + 14% VAT Before 5th October 2012 Early PriceDEADLINE Billboard Digital Music Africa (13th November) AfricaCom Exhibition & Masterclass programme (13-15 November) US$299 + 14% VAT After 29th October 2012 US$1,399 + 14% VAT After 8th October 2012 PriceFOR ENTRIES: Standard AfricApps 2 day conference (14-15 November)7th September 2012 Billboard Digital Music Africa (13 November) US$299 + 14% VAT AfricaCom Exhibition & Masterclasses (13-15 November) FREE: Register at www.comworldseries.com/africa (US$299 + 14% VAT after 9th November) AfricaCom Awards Dinner tickets (14 November) Single US$599 + 14% VAT Etisalat Nigeria Prize Orange African Social Changing Lives Award AfricaCom Awards Tables (14 November) Table US$4,600 (until 7th October) / US$5,200 (on or after 8th October) FOUNDING SPONSOR: For Innovation: Venture Prize: Category sponsor: Telecoms Academy - Telecoms Mini MBA I5RWV €4,495 (+VAT) before 1st October 2012 / €4,995 (+VAT) after 1st October 2012 (12-16 November) *For details of who qualifies under these categories please visit www.comworldseries.com/africa Category Sponsor: Entertainment sponsor: Terms and Conditions Free Conference Places: AfricaCom is free for African Operators, CIOs Cancellations: If you should cancel a conference registration before 30/10/2012, Data Protection: The personal information shown, and/or provided by you will Broadcasters and application developers. Free attendance ONLY applies until the you will receive a refund less a cancellation charge of US$200. This charge does be held on a database and shared with companies in the Informa Group. It may 26 October 2012. Multiple booking discounts will only be valid for delegates from not apply to those who have booked a free ticket. We regret that no refunds can be used to keep you, or any additional names provided by you up to date with the same company when booked as a group at the same time. All fees include be made for cancellations received after 30/10/2012. We welcome substitute developments in your industry. Sometimes your details may be obtained from or lunch, refreshments and conference documentation. delegates at any time. It may be necessary for reasons beyond the control of the made available to external companies for marketing purposes. If you do not wish organisers to alter the content and the timing of the programme or the identity your details to be used for this purpose, please write to: The Database Manager, Payment Information: Payment should be made by cheque, credit card in US$. of the speakers. Informa UK Ltd, 29 Bressenden Place, London SW1E 5DR, UK. Tel: +44 (0)20 Cheques should be made payable to Informa UK Ltd. Payment must be received 7017 4555 or Email: Database@informa.com by 30/10/2012 in order to secure your place. Please quote the delegate name and Are you registered?: You will always receive an acknowledgement of your the event code as a reference on all transactions. AfricaCom event code: I54KB, booking. If you do not receive anything, please call us on +44 (0)20 7017 5506 to AfricaCast event code: I5K3M, Enterprise ICT Africa event code: I54KC, AfricaCom make sure we have received your booking. Awards event code: I54KI.
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