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  • 1. 14TH ANNUAL9-10 NOVEMBER 2011CTICC CAPE TOWNSOUTH AFRICAADVANCING INNOVATION &PROFITABILITY FOR A DIGITAL AFRICAFIVE CO-LOCATED EVENTS: PRE-EVENT N FIBRE EW OPTICS SEMINAR TELECOMS HOSTED BY Unlocking the Potential of African TV through Digital Transformation MINI-MBA WIMAX HOSTED BY N OPERATORS EW SUMMIT HOSTED BY Innovation & Cloud Services Driving Growth in AfricaBIGGER CONFERENCE – 12 SPECIAL FOCUS SESSIONS:A RECORD Christian de Faria Johan Dennelind Neil Ahlsten Chris Oberholzer Segun Oyebanji150+ Group Chief CEO: International New Business Strategy and Business Head of Information Commercial Officer Vodacom Group Development – Africa Development Technology MTN Group Google Multichoice Chevron Nigeria Marc Rennard Nagi Abboud Hennie Visser Godfrey Evans Munyuki Executive Director CEO Chief Operating Officer Ohuabunwa CIO, Business Bank BUSPEAKERS Africa for the Middle East and Asia Orange Group Atlantique Telecom Group Mxit CEO Multimesh Nigeria ABSA Bank South AfricaSHARE THEIR Saiful Alam Nancy Matimu Andile Ngcaba Ayite GabaAFRICAN Chief Commercial Officer Expresso Telecom Head of VAS Airtel Africa Chairman Convergence Partners Business Development Associate FRAEEAN OPERATORS,VISION Group YouTube FOR FRIC ENTERPRISE PLUS: Keynote Speaker from REGULATORS, S & BROADCASTERSPONSORED BY:Don’t miss out on this world-class event. Register today:
  • 2. ADVANCING INNOVATION & PROFITABILITY FOR A DIGITAL AFRICA HEAR FROM THE WHO’S WHO OF AFRICA’S EMERGING DIGITAL ECOSYSTEM... Operators & Carriers Media & Content Brands TV Services Vendors & Suppliers Christian de Faria Marc Rennard Neil Ahlsten Chris Oberholzer Sangeet Chow a Group Chief Commercial Officer Executive Director Africa for the New Business Development – Africa Strategy and Business Development EVP Global Market Units and Chief MTN Group Middle East and Asia Google Multichoice Strategy Officer Orange Group Comviva Saiful Alam Hennie Visser Godfrey Ohuabunwa Chief Commercial Officer Jamal Ramadan Chief Operating Officer CEO Lars Lindén Expresso Telecom Group Regional Vice President Mxit Multimesh, Nigeria Head and President of sub-Saharan MENA region Africa Ben Cheick Haidara Vincent Maher Oscar Dube MTN Group Ericsson Director General Co-founder CEO Atlantique Telecom Niger S.A Ibrahim Alio Sanda Motribe Southtel, South Africa Liviu Gaftea CEO South Africa Senior Director Wireless Nagi Abboud Gelfand Kausiyo International Marketing CEO Sonitel Lio Tal General Manager: Broadcast ZTE Corporation Atlantique Telecom Group Niger Business Development Manager Facilities, SABC IP Hong Mickael Ghossein Johan Dennelind facebook George Twumasi VP, Head of Marketing Group CEO CEO: International Etinyene Okon Deputy Chairman and CEO Telecom Systems Business Orange Telkom Kenya Vodacom Group President and CEO ABN – The African Broadcast Samsung Electronics Jose Henriques Kanagaratnam Lambotharan Network Ranjith Cherickel Marketing Director CTO Head of Global Services Sales for Ben Zaaiman Eugene Nyagahene Unitel Angola MTN South Africa Africa CEO CEO Arnauld Bondet Nancy Matimu Mlabs Tele10 Group Nokia Siemens Networks Director AMEA Head of VAS South Africa Jabulani Dhliwayo Djibril Wade Orange Technocentre Airtel Africa Market Development Manager – Gerrard Foster Director of Forecasts Gerard Avoaka Head of New Business Development Advisor to the CEO EMEA Andrew Wallace Chief Technology Officer - Sub Sahara Africa Africable Télévision, Mali Corning Chief Commercial Officer Alink Telecom Eutelsat Universal Music Group Charles Green International Bayo Adebiyi Steven Evans CEO Prins Mhlanga Chief Executive Officer Helios Towers Africa CEO Managing Executive Richard Porter Proudly Africa Media Etisalat Nigeria Vodacom South Africa Controller of English Nigeria Arvind Rao Sarat Dutt Lallah BBC Global News Chairman and CEO Mike Singh Graham Wallington OnMobile Global Ltd Chief Executive Officer Arthur Goldstuck CEO Chairman and Chief Executive Mauritius Telecom MD WildEarth TV, South Africa Nic Rudnick Officer - Telkom Caribe World Wide Worx CEO Malik K. Melamu James Byraruhanga Liquid Telecom CEO Justin Hartman CTO Vodacom Lesotho Roke Telkom CEO Enterprise ICT Frederic Salmon Afrigator Internet Regional Vice President Africa Betty Mwangi-Thuo Uganda BICS Chief Officer New Products Division Erik Hersman Evans Munyuki Safaricom, Kenya Björn Iversen Andrew Wallace Technologist and blogger CIO, Business Bank BU CEO Chief Commercial Officer Jonathan Osler co-founder of Ushahidi ABSA Bank Telenor Eutelsat Managing Director founder of AfriGadget South Africa Intelsat Africa Lee-Ann Harris founder of the iHub, Nairobi Shishir Saraf Mike Brady Head of Content and Mobile CIO SVP & GM Mobile Services Ben Wolo Advertising Alan Knott-Craig Jr. Myriad Managing Director CEO Sameer Africa Ltd Cell C, South Africa LIBTELCO, Liberia World of Avatar Sherif Hamoudah Dr. Gaurav Pradhan Yves Ruggeri CIO Managing Director and Vice Snehar Shah Chairman Patrick Le Roux President Middle East, Africa and Head of Orange Money Co-founder Time Tunnel, South Africa ACE Consortium Pakistan, Acision Telkom Kenya Mobile Efx Segun Oyebanji Frederic Salmon Orly Nahum Nadean Szafman Colman Murray Information Technology Manager Head of Product Marketing, Network Regional Vice President Africa Chevron Nigeria Managing Director Dep. Director for Sales / Marketing Solutions Division, ECI Telecom BICS Carteira Móvel SA Africa, AFP, and Global Brand Warren Hero Dr. Hans-Peter Petry Mozambique Asmaou Aminou Director, AFP RELAX NEWS Head of e-Government Managing Partner Communication Consolata Ugboko Roaming The Gauteng Shared Service Anahi Ayala Iacucci Technology Practice, Detecon Head of International Roaming & Interconnect & VAS manager Centre (GSSC), South Africa Media Innovation Advisor VAS Africell Tempo Stéphane Jacquelin Africa Region Joman Salama Glo Mobile LTE Product leader Thierry Zylberberg Internews Director: Technology & Business Oberthur Omar Trujillo Executive Vice President Barak Regev Integration Orange Healthcare Rajiv Mehrotra VP Africa Regional Manager - Enterprise Barclays Bank Egypt Founder O3B Networks Justin Colyn Google Shamanga Ilunga Chairman & CEO, VNL Scott Sprague General Manager: Fixed Mobile Ayite Gaba Head of Africa iLoB - Infrastructure Convergence Hesham El-Nahhas Senior Vice President Business Development Associate Delivery MTN Business VP Sales & Marketing, Africa, Middle Global Sales, SES YouTube Standard Bank of South Africa East & Turkey, RFS Arif Hussain Ade Niyi Olujimi Alan Knott-Craig Jr. Andile Ngcaba Pankaj Gulati CEO Managing Director, Multi- CEO Chairman CEO and Chairman Fibreco Dimensions Technology World of Avatar Convergence Partners MoreMagic Solutions2 SAVE with our early booking discounts, call us today to register: +44 (0)20 7017 5506
  • 3. JOIN 5,000+ DECISION-MAKERS AT AFRICA’S PREMIER COMMUNICATIONS EVENTAGENDA AT A GLANCE AFRICACOM... IF YOU DO TELECOMSAFRICACOM’S BIGGEST CONFERENCE YET BUSINESS IN AFRICA, THERE ISPRE-EVENT WiMAX Operators Summit NOWHERE MORE IMPORTANT TO BE FRSEMINARS Pre-Event Seminar on Fibre Optics Hosted by Corning Hosted by the WiMAX Forum EE Register for your free pass and find out more about this interactive seminar at • 5,000+ attendees – network, learn and do business with DAY 1 – WEDNESDAY 9 NOVEMBER everyone you need to know in African telecoms. • 1,300+ companies - share ideas and build partnershipsKEYNOTE New Models for a Connected Africa with mobile, fixed and satellite operators, ISPs, regulators, investors, analysts, broadcasters, enterprise companies and more from across Africa and beyond.STREAMS • 650+ African CxOs – engage in profitable conversations • Adapting To • Enterprise ICT A Changing requirements in Africa’s with the continent’s telecom decision-makers. Broadcasting Growing Economy Landscape In Africa • 250+ exhibitors – see, touch and try the latest offering • Cloud Computing • Managing The Services from the world’s leading technology and solution providers.KEYNOTE Seizing Convergence Opportunities Transition To Digital • 150+ visionary speakers – learn from the experiencesAFRICACOM of the African success stories in the continent’s largest and AWA R D SAWARDS AfricaCom Awards most heavy-weight conference agenda. AfricaCom • 12 conference streams and 4 strategic keynote DAY 2 – THURSDAY 10 NOVEMBER sessions – choose from more topics for an unrivalled Innovating for Africa’s Digital Future breadth and depth of market knowledge.KEYNOTE • 7 co-located events - AfricaCom, a fibre optics pre-event seminar, the WiMAX Operators Pre-event Summit, telecomsSTREAMS • Data Centres training courses, AfricaCast conference, Enterprise ICT • New Models Africa conference and a glittering awards ceremony, • Enterprise Mobility in • Delivering Attractive Africa means there is something for everyone at Africa’s largestKEYNOTE Content & Services • New ICT Services & communications event. Planning Ahead for Future Market Evolution Business Models I knew AfricaCom was going to be big but not this big.8 NOVEMBER 2011 FR The number of suppliers, the cutting edge thinking, the EEPRE-EVENT SEMINAR new technologies and the networking are phenomenal.ON FIBRE OPTICS It is a great chance to see what the competition is doingHOSTED BY and really catching up with the trends that are coming 9-10 NOVEMBER 2011 up in the industry. AfricaCom is where the leading edgeGiven its crucial role and longevity ofperformance, deciding which optical fibre ICT is undoubtedly a major engine 9-10 NOVEMBER 2011 thinking is at in the telecoms use is a highly important decision that for growth in Africa’s business AfricaCast is a new event dedicated to Cambridge Mokanyane, General Manager, FIFA 2010, MTN Groupdetermines the future performance of community. Enterprise ICT Africa is addressing the unique challenges andyour network. This pre-event seminar will designed to deliver to enterprise CIOs opportunities in Africa’s broadcastingprovide you with the tools you need to and IT Directors the most up-to-date market. This two day executive summit I come to AfricaCom every year. It is the best event inmake this decision: information on how to improve their will bring together decision makers• Understand essential aspects of companies’ ICT strategies including: from the entire value chain, including Africa and it was a great pleasure for me to speak this optical fibre and its application to • ICT strategies to sustain growth in Africa broadcasters, satellite providers, year. It is very important to get together as an industry telecommunication systems and cable companies, telecoms operators, network design regulators, content providers & and to be able to share. I have been able to meet all of • Cloud Computing Services• Be able to specify the most producers, and production facilities for my business partners over the 2 days. appropriate optical fibre for different • Data centres networking and learning around: Wilfried Yver, Corporate Sales and Internet Executive Officer, Orange telecommunications applications • Innovative approaches to enterprise • Adapting to a changing broadcasting Botswana to ensure longevity of network mobility landscape performance • Delivering compelling TV services• Be aware of the latest innovations in • New models of integrating technology, optical fibre technology and associated business process engineering and across Africa It has been an excellent event. There has been a huge • Managing the transition to digital next generation optical fibers project management • Making TV services accessible to low- amount of traffic passing through and a huge amountFind out more and register your FREE • Discussing mobile as an engine of income markets of interest. The show has been very big and is biggerpass online: economic development • New convergent opportunities than previous years. We’ve found that the new formatafrica/corning • Developing the market for premium • Case studies from finance/banking, TV services has helped us particularly with the introduction of the public sector, oil & gas and more • Ensuring content and services fit Capacity and Wholesale conference which has been very8 NOVEMBER 2011 FR customer requirements See over for full programme important. EEWIMAX OPERATORS and find out more at See over for full programme Dr Angus Hay, CTO, NeotelSUMMIT and find out more at www.africacast-event.comHOSTED BY AfricaCom was very active last year, however, it is significantly more active this year in terms of participation and interest levels. The number of vendors, partners and visitors and the quality of speakers are much better this year. It is a sign of what is happening in Africa. Manoranjan Mohapatra, CEO Comviva African Operators & Regulators Attend FREE, register: 3
  • 4. WEDNESDAY 9 NOVEMBER AFRICACOM CONFERENCE DAY ONE New Models for a Connected Africa Chaired by Michele Scanlon, Principal Analyst, Indian Atlantic 09.00 Seizing New Opportunities in Africa’s 09.15Transforming Operators’ Models to Deliver Better Services in a More Demanding Market Changing Telecoms, Media & ICT Market • Examining the groups’ positions in Africa’s markets LEADING OPERATOR • Assessing the major trends in Africa’s telecoms, media • Determining the key areas of growth for telcos in Africa: customer requirements, new technologies, INFORMA MARKET and ICT market innovative services OVERVIEW • Growth forecasts for mobile and broadband • Pan-African strategies to improve efficiency and foster innovation KEYNOTE subscriptions, and new service uptakes • Adapting to a changing telecoms, media and ICT ecosystem: how should the role of the operator evolve? • Examining how improved connectivity is opening the door to new services: broadband, TV, connected verticals, cloud Speakers: and more Johan Dennelind Jamal Ramadan Marc Rennard Nick Jotischky CEO: International Regional Vice President EVP Africa, Middle East and Asia Principal Analyst Vodacom Group MENA region Orange Group Informa Telecoms & Media MTN Group Endorsed By Chaired by Adrian Scrase, Head of Mobile Competence Chaired by Matt Reed, Editor, Middle East & Africa Chaired by Tawanda Chihota, Principal, Chaired by Thomas Yielke, Rick Broadman Partners Centre, 3GPP Wireless Analyst 12.00 The role of the brand in developing an 12.00 Launching A New Financial Institution To 12.00 The road to LTE: mobile broadband evolution 12.00 Operator strategies to reduce capex & operator’s business in Africa MOBILE Deliver Mobile Money Services and standards update opex in Africa OPERATOR Malik K. Melamu, CEO, Vodacom Lesotho MONEY Nadean Szafman, Managing Director, Carteira Móvel SA, Mozambique OPERATOR OPERATOR • Overview of mobile broadband & LTE deployments across the Steven , CEO, Etisalat Nigeria world and in Africa 12.20 Engaging the customer and enhancing 12.20 Examining The Evolution Of The Mobile Money • How the evolution of LTE standards affects deployments in 12.20 Driving e ciencies and improved service loyalty with innovative marketing and pricing And M-Commerce Market In Africa Africa experience across the VAS portfolio with a initiatives Pankaj Gulati, CEO and Chairman, MoreMagic • Challenges to overcome for the development of mobile broadband in Africa managed services approach Solutions 3GPP Adrian Scrase, Head of Mobile Competence Centre, 3GPP Sangeet Chow a, EVP Global Market Units and 12.40 PANEL DISCUSSION: What are the optimum Chief Strategy O cer, Comviva tools to maximise customer loyalty? 12.40 PANEL DISCUSSION:Taking Mobile Money • What are the key aspects of an effective customer loyalty Beyond Money Transfers 12.20 The Role Of Mobile Broadband In Networking • Where are the new opportunities in mobile money in Africa? 12.40 Strategizing for Growth - Paths to Pro tability strategy? Africa • Understanding different customer segments to deliver • Changing mobile money from a customer loyalty tool to a Senior Representative, Ericsson Tony Rossabi, Senior Vice President, Global Carrier revenue-generating service targeted offers Solutions, Tata Communications • Which companies and partnerships are most likely to succeed • Fighting competition: are price wars avoidable and how? 12.40 Operator’s Strategy: Planning And Deploying in the changing mobilemoney maket? Panellists: Panellists: Mobile Broadband Networks 13.00 Networking lunch OPERATOR Peter Arina, General Manager – Consumer SBU, Patrick Le Roux, Co-founder, Mobile Efx Kanagaratnam Lambotharan, Chief Technical Safaricom* Betty Mwangi-Thuo, Chief O cer New Products 14.20 Cost-saving capacity optimization through RF OPERATOR OPERATOR O cer, MTN South Africa OPERATOR Sunil Colaso, Marketing Director, Airtel* Division, Safaricom, Kenya innovations for Africa OPERATOR Snehar Shah, Head of Orange Money, Telkom Kenya 13.00 Commercializing Mobile Broadband E ciently Hesham El-Nahhas, VP Sales & Marketing, Africa, 13.00 Networking lunch Middle East & Turkey, RFS 13.00 Networking Lunch & Exhibition Visit With SingleRAN LTE Senior Representative, Huawei 13.20 Networking Lunch & Exhibition Visit 14.20 How Will 4G Networks Continue To Evolve and What Will Converged 4G Life Look Like? P Hong, Vice President, Head of Marketing Group Chaired by Arthur Goldstuck, MD, World Wide Worx Telecom Systems Business, Samsung Electronics Co Sponsored By: Chaired by Thomas Yielke, Rick Broadman Partners 14.20 Engaging mobile customers with an e ective 14.40 The Value Of UICC Evolution In LTE Networks use of social media 14.20 Attracting Interests To mHealth Stéphane Jacquelin, LTE Product leader, Oberthur SOCIAL MEDIA BRAND Juan du Toit, Executive Head of Marketing & Entrepreneurship In Africa 15.00 Bringing LTE to Market in Africa: Strategies and 14.40 Maximising E ciency With Infrastructure & Business Development for Africa, MXit Dr Adesina Iluyemi, Global Health Commission, Challenges Network Sharing NEPAD Council Liviu Gaftea, Senior Director Wireless International • Making the case for Infrastructure Sharing in Africa 14.40 Mobile Social Networking – Enabling Marketing, ZTE Corporation • Explaining the Independent tower operator model Connectivity with Friends Anytime Anywhere 14.40 Operator mHealth Case Study: Developing A • Key issues for an Operator entering into a Sale & Leaseback or Mike Brady, SVP & GM Mobile Services, Myriad Successful Model For African Markets 15.20 PANEL DISCUSSION: When, Where And How To Franchising deal OPERATOR Thierry Zylberberg, Executive Vice President, Deploy Mobile Broadband In Africa? Charles Green, CEO, Helios Towers Africa Orange Healthcare • What are the lessons learnt from the first LTE deployments 15.00 PANEL DISCUSSION: How can telecoms in Africa? operators and social media brands work 15.00 PANEL DISCUSSION: What The Optimum Business • Determining which technology mix to choose in order to 15.00 PANEL DISCUSSION: Examining The together? Models For mHealth And E-Health In Africa? deliver mobile broadband Requirements For A Successful Infrastructure • Understanding the role of social media within an operator’s • Where are the new opportunities in mobile money in Africa? • Planning the investment and timeline to upgrade the networks Sharing Strategy strategy • Changing mobile money from a customer loyalty tool to a Panellists: • Partnering with Operators: How to make it work • Are social media brands disrupting the telecoms market? revenue-generating service Dumisa Ngwenya, General Manager. Engineering • Drivers of success for tower infrastructure sharing deals • How can telcos and social media brands work in a win-win • Which companies and partnerships are most likely to succeed • partnership? in the changing mobile money maket? REGULATOR & Technology, ICASA Independent tower operator model vs. Operator led towerco Alan Mayne, Training Manager, Informa Charles Green, CEO, Helios Towers Africa • Using social media for marketing and brand-building purposes Panellists: OPERATOR Xavier Rocoplan, Group Head of Network Quality, Panellists: Bas Hoefman, Founder & MD, Text to Change Telecoms Academy Dr Peter Benjamin, Managing Director, Cell Life, Millicom* Vincent Maher, Co-founder, Motribe, South Africa Jean-Pierre Bienaimé, Orange Group, and SOCIAL South Africa Waldemar Szlezak, Principal - Private Equity MEDIA Etinyene Okon, President and CEO, OPERATOR Chairman, UMTS Forum Gustav Praekelt, Co-Founder, Praekelt Justin Hartman, CEO, Afrigator Internet BRANDS Declan Byrne, Director of Marketing, WiMAX Forum Group, Soros Fund Management* ASSOCIA- Jose Henriques, Marketing Director, Unitel Angola Foundation, South Africa WiMAX Forum OPERATOR TION 15.30 Refreshments & Exhibition Visit 15.30 Refreshments & Exhibition Visit 15.30 Refreshments & Exhibition Visit 15.30 Refreshments & Exhibition Visit Seizing Convergence Opportunities Chaired by Bradley Shaw, Managing Editor, 3iPublishing 16.30 Investor’s Perspective: 16.50 Mauritius Telecom Case 17:10 PANEL DISCUSSION: How to Make Convergence Work for African markets INVESTOR KEYNOTE How Convergence Will Study: Transformation of • Examining the technology requirements to deliver convergence in Africa STRATEGY PANEL Change the Shape of a traditional telco into a • Determining the optimum business models and services to offer to seize the convergent CASE STUDY CONVERGENCE OPERATOR Africa’s Communications converged operator opportunity • Defining convergence in Africa: technologies, • Examining Mauritius’s telecoms & ICT • Which companies are best positioned in the convergent environment, and which business models, ecosystem, services market market segments should they address? • How will convergence benefit telcos, • Managing the transformation from corporates and end-users? incumbent operator to converged player Panellists: • Strategies to maximise the chances of gaining • Offering converged services for different a strong position with a profitable model in a customer segments Ibrahim Alio Sanda Frederic Salmon Sarat Dutt Lallah converged environment CEO, Sonitel Regional Vice Chief Executive Andile Ngcaba Sarat Dutt Lallah Niger President Africa O cer Chairman Chief Executive O cer BICS Mauritius Telecom Convergence Partners Mauritius Telecom 17.40 End of Conference Day One 19.30 AfricaCom Awards 19.30 AfricaCom Awards 19.30 AfricaCom Awards 19.30 AfricaCom Awards Join the crème de la crème of Join the crème de la crème of Join the crème de la crème of Join the crème de la crème of AWARDS AWARDS AWARDS AWARDS Africa’s communications ecosystem Africa’s communications ecosystem Africa’s communications ecosystem Africa’s communications ecosystem for an evening that celebrates all for an evening that celebrates all for an evening that celebrates all for an evening that celebrates all that is best in African telecoms. that is best in African telecoms. that is best in African telecoms. that is best in African telecoms. AfricaCom Find out more at AfricaCom Find out more at AfricaCom Find out more at AfricaCom Find out more at www.africacomawards.com4 Register your conference ticket online:
  • 5. Enriching experience at exhibitions stands. Papers delivered were of Connecting Africans: Ensuring Reliable and A ordable Access to Deliver Improved Services for All in Africa 10.10 • Assessing the impact of the latest sub-marine cable and satellite launches in Africa high standards and well INFRASTRUCTURE PANEL • What are the requirements in terms of capacity and coverage to ensure end-users can enjoy more advanced services? • What is the role of the different stakeholders (operators, investors, regulators, equipment vendors, users) in improving the infrastructure in Africa? grouped into themes per venue making the choice NETWORK & Panellists: Nagi Abboud CEO Mickael Ghossein Jabulani Dhliwayo Jonathan Osler Omar Trujillo VP Africa Yves Ruggeri Chairman of stream easy. Atlantique CEO Market Managing O3B ACE Aboebakar Molti, Senior Manager, Telkom SA Telecom Orange Development Director Networks Consortium Group Telkom Manager – Intelsat Kenya EMEA Africa Corning 10.40 Refreshments & Exhibition Visit A well coordinated Sponsored By: Sponsored By: informative productive networking experience with regional and global Adapting to a Digital Multi-platform Innovation & Cloud Services Driving Growth in Africa Broadcasting Landscape industry (present andChaired by Sylvain Beletre, Analyst, Balancing Act Chaired by Camille Mendler, Analyst, Informa Telecoms & Media 11.30 Africa Market Overview: Enterprise ICT Markets In Africa future) applicability. Camille Mendler, Principal Analyst, Informa Telecoms & Media Dean Baker, Business Dev Man, Orange11.30 Market Overview And Forecasts On The Development Of The MARKET MARKET TV Market In Africa OVERVIEW Business Services 11.50 Enterprise Case Study: ICT Strategies To Sustain GrowthOVERVIEW Simon Molony, Analyst, Informa Telecoms & Media Shamanga Ilunga, Head of Africa iLoB - Infrastructure Delivery ENTERPRISE Standard Bank of South Africa11.50 Broadcaster’s Strategies For An Increasingly Converged Environment • • • Examining the evolution of the broadcasting market in Africa Adapting to a changing converging market Making the right technology choices to deliver compelling content cost-effectively 12.10 Interactive Session: The Telcos Perspective: How Are The Dynamics Changing For Mobile Operators O ering Enterprise Services? AfricaCom is becoming BROAD- CASTER Chris Oberholzer, Strategy and Business Development, Multichoice • Examining the challenges and opportunities of delivering e-services for businesses in Africa Steve Briggs, Co-Founder, ARC Telecoms the biggest industry12.10 Content Perspective: Delivering attractive news content for the African market SERVICE PROVIDERS Senior Representative, BT Global Services Justin Colyn, General Manager, Fixed Mobile Convergence, MTN Business forum on the planet! • Providing content that will appeal to local and pan-African audiences Cyrille Nibigira, General Manager Business • Adapting content to a variety of formats in a digital age 12.35 Strategic Debate: Improving Connectivity And Investing In • Partnering with broadcasters and distributors to deliver the content to the right audience Africa’s ICT Sector Development, Econet Wireless BurundiCONTENTPROVIDER Richard Porter, Controller of English, BBC Global News ENTERPRISE Mark Williams, Senior Economist and Advisor on the Development of Core Telecommunications Infrastructure in Africa, ICT Unit, The World Bank12.30 Delivering Compelling TV Services Across Africa In A Digital, MINISTRY Lolia Emakpore, Director, Nigerian Communications CommissionSATELLITEOPERATOR Multi-Platform Age Christoph Limmer, Senior Director Market Development Africa, SES Eng. Sam Kundishora, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of ICT Zimbabwe Dr. Gaurav Pradhan, CIO, Time Tunnel, South Africa Exceeded my12.50 Networking Lunch & Exhibition Visit ASSOCIA- TION Kevit Desai, Director, Kenya Private Sector Alliance, & Vice Chairman, Kenya ICT Federation expectations. The quality Managing The Transition To Digital Senior Representative, Shiron Ade Niyi Olujimi, Managing Director, Multi-Dimensions Technologies, Nigeria of arrangement, the14.20 PANEL DISCUSSION: Assessing The New Competitive Environment In 13.10 Networking Lunch & Exhibition Visit facilities, the content • Africa’s Broadcasting Markets Who are the key players in Africa’s broadcasting market, and how is it likely to change in the coming years? Cloud For Africa : Developing a Strategy for Enterprise all were superb. Mostly • • How is the position of incumbent broadcasters evolving in light of increased competition? What is the role of regulation in shaping the competitive environment? 14.20 An African View to Adopting Cloud Services: a Roadmap for i liked the networking Implementation • How is the viewers’ consumption of TV services likely to evolve in the coming years as a result of increased competition? ENTERPRISE Segun Oyebanji, Information Technology Manager, Chevron Nigeria opportunities it presented, Panellists: BROAD- CASTER George Twumasi, Deputy Chairman and CEO, ABN – The African Broadcast Network 14.40 Case Study: Assessing the Bene ts of Cloud Computing Barak Regev, Regional Manager - Enterprise, Google of which i am beginning to Godfrey Ohuabunwa, CEO, Multimesh, Nigeria ENTERPRISE Pieter le Roux, Head: Group IT, Bateman Projects Ltd* see the results.14.50 UK Case Study: Lessons Learnt From The Introduction Of DVB-T2 15.00 REACHING THE CLOUD FOCUS PANEL – OBSTACLES, ISSUES, DRIVERS: Lebohang Ramaisa, Business Development Services To The UK Strategies to Help Enterprises in Africa Succeed with Cloud Computing Michael Mbuthia, Head of Information Security, Co-operative Bank (Kenya) Manager, Econet Telecom Lesotho Richard Lindsay-Davies, Director General, Digital TV Group Victor Pinneker, Director of IT, American University of Nigeria (AUN)15.10 Launching Digital Terrestrial TV Services in South Africa David Cripps, CISO, Investec plc (UK) Gelfand Kausiyo, General Manager: Broadcast Facilities, SABC Ben Zaaiman, CEO, mLab Southern Africa Great event with lots BROAD- ENTERPRISE CASTER15.30 Co ee break 15.30 Refreshments & Exhibition Visit16.20 Managing the Move to Digital for a Pay TV Provider Cloud For Africa : Getting Adoption Right of opportunities to share BROAD- CASTER Eugene Nyagahene, CEO, Tele10 Group 16.30 Adoption Challenges: Managing Identity, Security and Access Issues in experiences and network.16.40 Regulatory Perspective On The Move To Digital the Cloud Ikenna Ikeme, Head, Regulatory Affairs,REGULA- S. Nanda Armoogum, Director of Broadcast Content ENTERPRISE Thaloba Nthaga, Head, Information Technology, Stanbic Bank, Botswana* TOR Independent Broadcasting Authority, Mauritius Etisalat Nigeria 16.50 Migration to the Cloud: Understanding Best Practice and Integration Issues17.00 Planning The Logistical And Financial Aspects Of The Transition To Digital Joman Salama, Director: Technology & Business Integration, Barclays Egypt • ENTERPRISE Determining the level of coverage required to ensure a universal digital service • Assessing the investment necessary to deploy digital services across a market, and where 17.10 Analyst Round Table: Cloud Computing for SMEs in Africa the funding should come from • Planning the timescale and models to launch DTT services A panel of experts will discuss the day’s discussion.FINANCE Sabine Devinck, Global Information and Communications Technologies, IFC Thomas Yieke, Executive Vice President, Rick Broadman Partners Robert Karioki Mogoi, ICT Expert in Africa17.20 End of Conference Day One Other consultants & analysts tbc 17.30 End of Conference Day One*Speaker to be con rmed - Visit for programme updates17.30 Networking Drinks Discuss the events of the day and continue the networking over an informal drink in the Sponsored by exhibition hall. 19.30 AfricaCom Awards 19.30 AfricaCom Awards Join the crème de la crème of Africa’s communications Join the crème de la crème of Africa’s communications AWARDS AWARDS ecosystem for an evening that celebrates all that is best in ecosystem for an evening that celebrates all that is best in African telecoms. African telecoms. AfricaCom Find out more at AfricaCom Find out more at Don’t miss the AfricaCom Awards: 5
  • 6. THURSDAY 10 NOVEMBER AFRICACOM CONFERENCE DAY TWO Innovating for Africa’s Digital Future 09.00 Informa welcome and feedback from the AfricaCom Awards 09.30 Mobile is Social - Vision for social 09.50 New Models to Engage mobility in Africa with Customers – Is Google 09.10 Leading Africa’s Economic and Social Development A one-to-one reside chat with a Disrupting or Enhancing the SOCIAL MEDIA PERSPECTIVE through Telecoms, Media and ICT Innovations representative of one of the most Market? ALTERNATIVE PLAYER ‘GET INSPIRED’ KEYNOTE • Examining how new telecoms, media and ICT services are talked-about brands in Africa’s telecoms. • What alternative brands can deliver affecting lives in Africa A chance to discuss facebook’s to telecoms and media customers in VIEWPOINT • Encouraging the creation of services and applications that perspective on social mobility in Africa: Africa: ease-of-use, new services, social will generate new business opportunities and lead economic key trends, new services, future networking (Google +) growth in Africa opportunities. • Working with operators for a win-win • Ensuring affordability: the $50 smartphone, new devices, partnership attractive content, cost-effective services Lior Tal • How will the future telecoms and media Business Development Manager ecosystem look like in Africa and how Erik Hersman Facebook will it benefit consumers? Technologist and blogger, co-founder of Ushahidi, Neil Ahlsten, New Business founder of Afrigadget, founder of the iHub Nairobi Development – Africa, Google Sponsored By: Chaired by Matt Reed, Editor, Middle East & Africa Chaired by Bradley Shaw, Managing Editor, 3iPublishing Chaired by Nick Jotichsky, Principal Analyst, Informa Chaired by GSM Africa Interest Group representative Wireless Analyst Telecoms & Media 12.00 Examining The Development Of International 12.00 Combining Roaming And Interconnect To Meet 12.00 Mobile VAS - The Way Forward Connectivity In Africa And Operators’ Needs 12.00 Encouraging Organic Growth By Investing In Customer Expectations • How operators can boost topline revenue with an effective • Assessing operator’s requirements for capacity in Africa, Rural Areas: How To Ensure Long-Term ROI? • Examining the importance of roaming customers for VAS strategy lessons learned from other markets OPERATOR Ben Cheick Haidara, Director General, operators • Leveraging the latest innovations in digital music • Investigating suitable capacity delivering technology options Atlantique Telecom Niger S.A • Assessing how roaming and international interconnect are • Launching attractive 3G services and boundary conditions in the African environment linked • Capturing the potential of social media • Discussing suitable rollout and implementation strategies • Ensuring high quality of service on roaming and interconnect • 12.20 Innovative Services And Initiatives Targeted To Arvind Rao, Chairman and CEO Identifying suitable infrastructure solutions (wireless and CARRIER Björn Iversen, CEO, Telenor wireline) Customers’ Needs In Rural Areas OnMobile Global Ltd. Dr. Hans-Peter Petry, Detecon Ranjith Cherickel, Head of Global Services Sales 12.40 PANEL DISCUSSION: New Strategies For for Africa, Nokia Siemens Networks 12.20 Driving Data Services Revenue thru Cloud Operators To Maximise Revenues From Based VAS Services 12.20 Managing The Impact Of The Landing A Roaming Services Submarine Cable Into A Country 12.40 How To Implement A Solution That The Rural • Sherif Hamoudah, Managing Director and Vice Which new roaming services should operators offer to be Ben Wolo, Managing Director, LIBTELCO, Liberia Client Can A ord Today And Is Also Ready For profitable and price-competitive President Middle East, Africa and Pakistan, Acision OPERATOR Future Demands • Assessing which new technologies will improve roaming 12.40 The Role Of Satellite In Delivering Connectivity Orly Nahum, Head of Product Marketing, Network service innovation 12.40 Operator’s strategy to maximise revenues from Across Africa Solutions Division, ECI Telecom • Assessing the impact of new regulation on the provision of attractive value-added services roaming services Prins Mhlanga, Managing Executive, Scott Sprague, Senior Vice President, Global Sales, 13.00 Networking Lunch & Exhibition Visit Participants will share their views on the topics in a SES OPERATOR SATELLITE Vodacom South Africa discussion by the Roaming Sub-Group of the GSM 14.20 The Real Winner for Rural Telecoms: GSM Africa Interest Group moderated. 13.00 Networking Lunch & Exhibition Visit 13.00 Networking Lunch & Exhibition Visit + Broadband Wi-Fi- Case studies on village OPERATOR Asmaou Aminou, Roaming, Interconnect & VAS uptake from deployments in India and Africa manager, Africell Tempo 14.15 Youtube’s mobile strategy in Sub-Saharan 14.20 The Role Of Wholesale Carriers In Improving • Qualitative data on social impact and human experience OPERATOR Consolata Ugboko, Head of International Roaming Africa: How YouTube is bringing and Cost-E ective Connectivity To African Operators • Quantitative data: the technical and financial aspects & VAS, Glo Mobile, Nigeria distributing Africa’s content online using • Local entrepreneurial initiatives handheld devices Nic Rudnick, CEO, Liquid Telecom Rajiv Mehrotra, Founder, Chairman & CEO, VNL 13.00 Networking Lunch & Exhibition Visit YOUTUBE Ayite Gaba, Business Development Associate, YouTube 14.40 What Is The Future For Satellite Services In 14.40 Innovative services and initiatives to meet 14.35 PANEL DISCUSSION: Innovation In Applications Africa? SATELLITE customers’ needs in rural areas The drive to improve rural & Content For African Customers Andrew Wallace, Chief Commercial O cer, Eutelsat Angel Dobardziev, Practice Leader, services in Africa • How can operators encourage innovation to offer compelling Emerging Telecoms Markets, Ovum There are a number of challenges new services? 15.00 PANEL DISCUSSION: What New Infrastructure facing operators as they seek to • Improving relationships with app developers to generate new Initiatives Must Be Taken To Provide Su cient grow their customer base and services 15.00 PANEL DISCUSSION: Evaluating The Role Of Connectivity & Capacity In Order To Deliver New meet the needs of those with no • Developing a content strategy to increase revenues Universal Service Funds And Public-Private Services access to ICT services in Africa’s rural communities: the cost of network Panellists: Partnerships To Provide Services In Rural • Combining wireless and wireline to improve connectivity expansion, a lack of electricity and poverty. Aside from these issues, APPS EXPERT Alan Knott-Craig Jr., CEO, World of Avatar • Which stakeholders are better positioned to improve Areas those carriers and vendors seeking to reach out to rural consumers OPERATOR Lee-Ann Harris, Head of Content and Mobile connectivity? • How effective have universal service funds been in Africa? must understand which services are of relevance to them and how Advertising, Cell C, South Africa • The role of governments in setting the right environment to • What models of Public-Private Partnerships have worked telecommunications can enrich their lives. OPERATOR Prins Mhlanga, Managing Executive, Vodacom encourage investment in infrastructure best? South Africa • How can public organisation encourage operators to invest in A number of exciting initiatives are being put in place and progress is Panellists: Sanjay Uppal, President and COO, OnMobile rural telecoms? being made in the drive for the industry to reach out to more remote Global Ltd. James Byraruhanga, CTO, Roke Telkom, Uganda communities. Even though many of the continent’s policy makers have ISP Gerard Avoaka, Chief Technology O cer Panellists: CONTENT Gerrard Foster, Head of New Business set out universal service targets, these have not played much of a Development – Sub Sahara Africa Alink Telecom OPERATOR Ben Wolo, Managing Director, LIBTELCO, Liberia part in the progress that has been made. Instead it is innovation and Universal Music Group International FIBRE Arif Hussain, CEO, FibreCo OPERATOR Robert Aouad, CEO, Isocel Telecom, Benin* investment (albeit on occasions with the help of public funding) that is ensuring a greater access of ICT services to some rural dwellers. 15.30 Refreshments & Exhibition Visit 15.30 Refreshments & Exhibition Visit 15.10 Refreshments & Exhibition Visit Source: Informa Telecoms & Media, Rural Connectivity Survey Planning Ahead for Future Market Evolution Chaired by Bradley Shaw, Managing Editor, 3iPublishing 16.00 Southern Africa In the Context of BRICS: Ensuring 16.20 ‘Crystal Ball’ Panel: Forecasting the Major Trends in Africa’s Communications Sector in Connectivity for Trade, Economic Prosperity, Education 2012 and beyond ANALYSTS’ FORECASTS & Social Development in the Southern Hemisphere • Which major trends of 2011 will continue in 2012 and which will disappear? ‘BEYOND AFRICA’ • Reducing the digital divide in the Southern hemisphere to ensure • Are traditional operators’ business models likely to change in light of the growing position of alternative players? PERSPECTIVE economic development • Where will revenues come from in the years to come? • Organising cooperation between Africa, Latin America and Asia to Panellists: improve connectivity Matt Reed Tawanda Angel Thecla Mbongue • Lessons to be learnt and initiatives to take in order to further the Editor, Middle Chihota Dobardziev Senior Analyst development of digital services in the Southern hemisphere East & Africa Principal and Practice Leader, InformaTelecoms OPERATOR Mike Singh Wireless co-founder Emerging & Media Chairman and Chief Executive O cer Analyst Comm. Telecoms Markets Telkom Caribe Ovum 17.00 End of conference6 SAVE with our early booking discounts, call us today to register: +44 (0)20 7017 5506
  • 7. It’s interesting to establish new opportunities, to meet all our partners in one place, 10.10 Understanding the customer to deliver compelling services • Who is in the best position to serve the customer in a changing communications ecosystem? and to discover some new • Developing partnerships between players to better serve the customers also. • Learning lessons from different industries and business models Ny Laza Alexias, CTO, TMais Telecomunica INNOVATION PANEL Panellists: Saiful Alam Neil Ahlsten Arnauld Christian de Hennie Chief New Business Blondet Faria Visser The largest Telecoms Commercial O cer Development – Africa Director AMEA Orange Group Chief Commercial Chief Operating O cer Event that is truly relevant Expresso Google Technocentre O cer Mxit to Africa. Telecom MTN Group Michael Chackal, Managing Director, Emeatel Group 10.40 Refreshments & Exhibition Visit This was a fascinating experience to see Sponsored By: Sponsored By: prominent and experienced speakers in one roof sharing models and ideas, not to New Models: Internet, Mobile, Data Centres: Future Strategies For Hybrid And Multi-Screen TV Enterprises In Africa mention the display of12.00 IPTV And Internet TV Online TV: Seizing The Opportunity For Online TV Chaired by: Evan Kirchheimer, Practice Leader for Enterprise Services, Ovum technology informative and • Services Examining the internet TV proposition for ISPs, telecom operators and broadcasters 12.00 Enterprise Case Study: Enterprise Strategies: Demonstrating The an excellent platform for • • Overcoming connectivity and capacity challenges in delivering TV services over the internet Delivering the service to the consumers with attractive packages and content Oscar Dube, CEO, Southtel, South Africa Business Case For Data Centres Peter Iwegbu, Information Technology, Ligali Data Centre networking with suppliers, developers and customers. ENTERPRISE Access Bank, Nigeria SERVICEPROVIDER12.20 Strategies For Telecom Operators In Launching New TV Services 12.20 Strategic Use Of Data Centres In African CountriesOPERATOR Erna Kor , Managing Executive: Consumer Markets, Telkom ZA* Reserved for Sponsor Philip Mudimu, Chief Operating Officer, Ecoweb Ayite Gaba, Business Development Associate, YouTube Outlook For Data Centres: Future Use Of Data Centres By BusinessYOUTUBE 12.4012.40 Panel: Seizing The Opportunities For Convergent, Hybrid & Multi- Enterprises Across Africa Russell Southwood, CIO, Balancing Act ENTERPRISE • Screen Strategies In Africa Examining the viability of the various hybrid models: satellite and internet, DTT and internet, DTT and IPTV 13.00 Networking Lunch & Exhibition Visit Very well organized, a • • Which industry players are best positioned to launch successful hybrid propositions? What services and contents to offer to answer customers’ requirements on different Enterprise Mobility In Africa perfect atmosphere for the • screens? What are the challenges to take into consideration when launching such services: security, 14.30 Enterprise Case Study 1: Enterprise Mobility In The Banking & event. devices etc. Finance Industry Panellists: • What are the mobile services? Maime Nthathakane, Managing Director, Comnet Jim Welch, Worldwide Marketing and Communications, SecureMedia • What are the technologies used to deliver the service? Lesotho Gall Le Garrec, Vice President, Sales EMEA, Envivio • What are the success factors in implementing the mobile service? Torsten Ho mann, Managing Partner, Global Media Consult • How does the mobile service dovetail into more traditional service provision, and where are the benefits? ENTERPRISE Olayinka Oni, Divisional Head IT & Operations, Wema Bank Plc13.15 Networking Lunch & Exhibition Visit Delivering Attractive Content & Services New ICT Services for Enterprises in Africa: New Business Models; New Partnerships – Part I14.30 3D Content in Africa - What are the opportunities and why is it here to stay? 14.50 Enterprise Case Study 2: Enterprise Mobility In The Automotive Industry • Brief Technology Overview: Cameras, Postproduction, Movie Theatres, Broadcasting, TV • What are the mobile services? sets, mobile devices • What are the technologies used to deliver the service? • Introducing Worldwide 3D activities and case studies (BSkyB, Discovery, Orange) • What are the success factors in implementing the mobile service? • Forecasting 3D hardware and 3D content in the next three years (facts and figures) • How does the mobile service dovetail into more traditional service provision, and where are • Impact of 3D on African markets: Who will be affected? Who must react now? In which the benefits? genres does 3D play a greater or no role ENTERPRISE Shishir Saraf, CIO, Sameer Africa Ltd Torsten Ho mann, Managing Partner, Global Media Consult 15.10 Transforming and Creating Value in Enterprises through the Strategic14.55 The Importance Of Local Content In The TV O er In Africa Use of ICT BROAD- Michael Gyang, Content Acquisitions and Marketing Director ENTERPRISE Evans Munyuki, CIO, Business Bank BU, ABSA Bank CASTER Homebase TV 15.30 Refreshments & Exhibition Visit15.20 Refreshments & Exhibition Visit 16.20 Apps Development in the African Market16.10 Panel: O ering the right contents and services to t customers’ ENTERPRISE Ben Zaaiman, CEO, mLab Southern Africa requirements in Africa • Understanding customers’ needs in terms of TV services in African markets 16.40 Next Generation Mobile Financial Services • Delivering attractive packages to suit different budgets, cultures and connectivity Johan Smith, Director of Africa Telecoms Group (ATG), KPMG* • Finding the right balance between local and international contents Panellists:BROAD-CASTERS Bayo Adebiyi, Chief Executive O cer, Proudly Africa Media, Nigeria New ICT Services for Enterprises in Africa: Colman Murray, Dep. Director for Sales / Marketing Africa, AFP, and Global New Business Models; New Partnerships – Part II Brand Director, AFP RELAX NEWS Djibril Wade, Director of Forecasts, Advisor to the CEO 17.00 Advances in e- and m-Health Africable Télévision, Mali Dr Adesina Iluyemi, Executive Board Member & Co-Chair-Global - Health Graham Wallington, CEO, WildEarth TV, South Africa Commission, NEPAD Council16.45 Case study: Focusing on the role of Local Radio Stations and their 17.20 Recent ICT innovations in e-Government RADIO connection with mobile phones and social media for development ENTERPRISE Warren Hero, Head of e-Government, The Gauteng Shared Service Anahi Ayala Iacucci, Media Innovation Advisor, Africa Region, Internews Centre (GSSC), South Africa17.05 Closing remarks and end of conference 17.40 Close of conference – until the Enterprise ICT Middle East event! SAVE with our early booking discounts, call us today to register: +44 (0)20 7017 5506 7
  • 8. WEDNESDAY 10 NOVEMBER NEW: AFRICACOM MASTERCLASS PROGRAMME THREE NEW MASTERCLASSES FOR ALL AFRICACOM VISITORS TO FREE LEARN ABOUT THE HOTTEST TRENDS AND SOLUTIONS The AfricaCom Masterclasses offer an opportunity for all conference delegates and exhibition visitors to further their knowledge and to hear from expert companies on some of the hottest topics in the market. GAIN THE LATEST INSIGHTS AT THE AFRICACOM MASTERCLASSES: MASTER • Three hot topics to choose from across the 2 days: Cloud Services, Value-Added Services, and Broadband & LTE CLASS • • • Presentations and case studies from leading analysts, technology innovators, service providers, and more A chance to quiz your peers on the issues at the forefront of the digital ecosystem debate An informal environment to network with like-minded peers • Taking place at the heart of the exhibition so you never stay far from where the action is DAY ONE – Wednesday 9th November 2011 DAY TWO – Thursday 10th November 2011 Telecom Cloud Masterclass LTE & Broadband Masterclass Learn about the new services which are revolutionising ICT management and Examine the networks and infrastructure developments across Africa and the creating great new revenue opportunities for operators and ICT providers evolution path to LTE 11.00 Overview Of Telecom Cloud Services Opportunities In Africa 11.00 Technology Strategies To Provide Broadband Access For All In Africa 11.30 Assessing The Infrastructure Requirements To Enable The Provision Of Cloud Services 11.30 LTE Strategies To Deliver Mobile Broadband In Africa 12.00 Managing Security Issues In Cloud Services 12.00 LTE Explained 12.30 Maximising The Revenue Opportunity From The Cloud: Relevant Services For Targeted Segments 12.30 Break For Lunch And Exhibition Visit 13.00 Break For Lunch And Exhibition Visit 13.30 Planning The Rollout Of Mobile Broadband From Financing To Vendor Selection, Deployment And Launch The Role Of Fibre In Improving Broadband Connectivity VAS Masterclass 14.00 Hear about the major opportunities to grow operators’ revenues with new services Please visit for the latest AfricaCom Masterclass agenda and applications, and understand the rapidly changing VAS ecosystem 14.00 Overview Of The Value-Added Services Market In Africa 14.30 Delivering Services Cost-E ectively For Operators To Maximise Margins 15.00 Assessing The Market For Content And Applications And How To Generate Revenues From It 15.30 Innovating To Deliver A ordable And User-Friendly Services For The Low-End Market 16.00 Is Mobile Money The Most Promising Value-Added Service For Africa? For more information and to secure your space contact: OFFICIAL MEDIA OPPORTUNITIES FOR AFRICACOM 2011 Tim Banham on +44 (20) 7017 5218 or email get connected the ability to connect from anywhere at anytime is essential for business and trade. P06 a Problem shared managed services can offer vital cost savings for african oPerators. P14 here comes the sun solar Powered handset chargers can solve the Power Problem in rural africa. P28 AFRICACOM AFRICAN MARKET TELECOMS.COM TV SEE YOU Founding Sponsor THE OFFICIAL SHOW DAILY | WEDnESDAY 10th nOvEmbEr 2010 10 November 2010, East Ballroom, Cape Town Convention Centre Join us to celebrate the 10 winners of the African telecoms “Oscars” SHOW DAILY REVIEW The official on site TV service for AfricaCom 2011, TV showcases a series of Written, produced and distributed African Market Review provides TONIGHT! at the AfricaCom Awards After-Party sponsored by Gateway, taking place tonight from 9.45pm in the East Ballroom african mobile market reaches congo deal interviews from the event which provide comment for the duration of the event, the comprehensive insight into forredknee half a billion subscribers and foresight from leading industry executives. Canadian billing specialist Redknee has announced today that Azur Congo Brazzaville The African mobile market international connectivity for increased its investment in the Show Daily is the highest-profile African telecom markets, whilst exceeded half a billion subscrib- the first time, and has greatly vendor’s billing and customer ers during the third quarter of expanded the opportunities for care solution ahead of schedule The TV package includes a 5 minute this year, hitting 506 million at the data services, Informa said. But in response to a higher than end of September, according to the firm added that an increase expected rate of customer acqui- research from Informa Telecoms in data services would cause a sition. Azur Congo, a subsidiary & Media. The milestone coincides bottleneck in terrestrial backhaul of Bahrain-headquartered Bintel with the 25th anniversary of mobile networks and that these networks Ltd, which also operates in Ga- news publication at AfricaCom highlighting the key factors that telephony on the African continent; need to be improved if connectiv- bon, Somaliland and the Central the first African mobile network ity is going to be made available African Republic, launched in interview professionally filmed and edited by went live in 1985 in Tunisia. to more Africans, particularly in September this year. At the end of Q3, Informa said, rural areas. “Bintel is very pleased with the African mobile users accounted for “By 2015, there will be 265 mil- successful entry into the Republic ten per cent of the global mobile Penetration in rural Africa is typically below ten per cent lion mobile broadband subscrip- of Congo,” said Stephane Beuve- subscriber base. And with penetra- tions in Africa, a huge increase let, general manager, Azur Congo 2011. Circulation is 5,000 across have stimulated their development tion on the continent still low, it Over the next five years, the great opportunities for investors from the current figure of about 12 Brazzaville. “The launch of remains a high growth market. In strongest growth rates in mobile in the voice segment in under- million, and accounting for 31.5 innovative new services and our our onsite team, which is then broadcast for the the 12 months to the end of the subscriptions are expected to penetrated markets and also in per cent of the total of 842 million focus on providing an advanced third quarter this year, subscription be recorded mainly in East and the non-voice segments with mobile subscriptions that the con- customer experience has shaken numbers increased by 18 per cent. Central African markets. Ethiopia, mobile broadband and mobile- tinent will have in five years’ time,” up the Republic of Congo’s The penetration rate for Africa DR Congo, Eritrea and Mada- money services taking off,” said Mbongue said, adding: “There market.” as a whole stood at 48.35 per gascar are forecast to see mobile Thecla Mbongue, Johannesburg- will be almost 360 million users the course of the event and the - along with detailed analysis of key cent at the end of September, and subscription numbers increase by based senior analyst at Informa of mobile-money services on the some African markets have long more than 100 per cent by 2015, Telecoms & Media. continent by 2014.” convergys duration of event across plasma screens around since passed saturation point. But Informa forecasts. The landing of a series of new With household broadband wins mtc penetration in other markets is “Although the rate of growth submarine cables on both the penetration in Africa at just 2.5 still less than five per cent, and in mobile subscriptions in Africa East and West coasts of Africa per cent, the opportunities for nambia deal penetration below ten per cent is will slow as markets mature, the over the past 18 months has given mobile data access services on the typical for rural areas. continent continues to offer the continent a good level of continent are significant. publication is also sent by email to developments and markets in this MTC, the leading operator in minister to speak at africacom the exhibition floor. Interviews include corporate Namibia, has purchased two customer loyalty solutions from relationship management solu- tions provider Convergys in re- sponse to increased competition every attendee each day. growing region. AfricaCom Review SouTh Africa’s new Minister of policy implementation in areas the hall here at the Cape Town “It’s great to see so many delegates in the Namibian market. The Communications, Radhakrishna such as reducing the cost of com- International Convention Centre. and exhibitors here at AfricaCom, carrier bought the US vendor’s branding and edited footage will be provided to the L. Padayachie will be addressing munication; bridging the digital “The show’s growth really re- which is the leading telecoms Intelligent Loyalty and Intel- delegates to AfricaCom 2010 this gap between the advantaged and flects the vibrancy and enormous conference and exhibition on the ligent Self Service solutions, afternoon, it has been confirmed. disadvantaged communities; skills potential of the African commu- African continent,” Hemming Convergys announced today. Minister Padayachie will give a development in the ICT sector as nications sector as a whole,” said continued. “And we’re delighted “While MTC has long been presentation at 16.20 during the well as turning South Africa into a Informa Telecoms & Media’s chief to welcome Minister Padayachie the leading mobile provider offers fantastic exposure before, afternoon keynote session. globally competitive country and executive officer, Ian Hemming. to our list of distinguished and in Namibia, with increased The Minister, who previously ICT hub.” experienced speakers.” competition, we will need both client for post event promotional purposes. served as Deputy Communica- This year’s AfricaCom event This year’s conference pro- speed and flexibility to launch tions Minister between 2004 and is the largest yet, with Informa gramme includes more than one loyalty-driving offers to retain 2009, was appointed by South reporting pre-event registration hundred speakers drawn from our market share,” said MTC African President Jacob Zuma numbers of 5,820. The exhibition some of Africa’s leading operators, Managing Director Miguel last week. 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  • 9. DEVELOPING DYNAMIC PEOPLETHROUGH EFFECTIVE TRAINING JOIN US AT www.telecomsacademy.comFREE ENTRY TO THE AFRICACOM EXHIBITION FOR TELECOMS MINI “Provided an excellentMBA CAPE TOWN DELEGATES! global overview of theTELECOMS MINI MBA In its 7th year industry” HF, Vodacom7-11 November 2011, Cape Town, South AfricaDeveloping and aligning competencies for organisational success “Brilliant, will mostComprehensive • Motivating • Engaging certainly add value Early Bird to my career goingFully updated for 2011 with latest industry trends and emerging and Groupbusiness models Discounts forward” available AR, MTNThe Telecoms Mini MBA programme is highly participative, focusing on real business, technology andindustry issues. It is designed to give you a critical understanding of the key competency areas requiredfor success within the telecommunications industry – enabling you to make more informed and commercially viable strategicdecisions. The business simulation is the vehicle through which we maximise the competency development and ensure ideas “Very useful course andon strategic implementation can be tested and appraised. so much related to myBRAND NEW! Competency Development Journal enabling you to apply your learning specifically to your ownbusiness context and to develop a solid foundation in the five key competency areas of: job” LA, Zain1. Strategy/Business Environment2. Technology3.4. Finance Leadership “An excellent course.5. Marketing/Customer Focus A ‘must-have’ courseThe Telecoms Mini MBA programme is made up of modules from these five main competency areas, as well as the uniquecomprehensive business simulation. for any executive of aNo other 5-day training programme provides you with the skills and knowledge to understand the telecoms industry and your telecoms organisation.”role in it, and improve your contribution to the business. SE, Nigerian Communications CommissionIN-HOUSE PROGRAMME AVAILABLEThe Telecoms Mini MBA and related programmes are used by many of the biggest names in the industry “Excellent material,as part of their wider talent development programme, including Vodafone, Microsoft, Zain, and MTN –amongst many others. tutors and content” BK, MTNPEACE OF MIND IN CHOOSING THE BRINGING TOGETHER THE BEST TRAININGTELECOMS MINI MBA FROM THE DELIVERY METHODS AND KNOWLEDGEINFORMA TELECOMS ACADEMY TRANSFER TECHNIQUES:• Informa Telecoms and Media is THE leading • Unique Business Simulation ensures training is relevant and provider of industry intelligence and market keeps participants engaged throughout data to the Telecoms industry – researched by • Research and Analysis from the experts – the Informa Telecoms 100+ analysts globally with full-time analysts on & Media research team every continent • Dynamic and highly engaging programme directors with• Truly outstanding delegate feedback and specialist presenters covering finance and leadership evaluations – the MAJORITY rating the course • Unique Networking Opportunities – both during the course, and as EXCELLENT, and 98% rating it EXCELLENT or as part of the Telecoms Mini MBA Alumni Network GOOD • Team assignments – developing, sharing and analysing experiences and ideas• Impressive Alumni – 3500 top industry professionals from around the world and from the • On-going support through the Virtual Campus, our online different telecom sectors have benefited from the learning and development portal Mini MBA for the last six years, including many • Maximising training relevance through the on-going Competency CEOs, CFOs, CMOs and CTOs Development Journal (optional) TO REGISTER, PLEASE CONTACT US ON: Tel: +44 (0) 20 7017 4144 Email: Visit: For more information and to register: 9
  • 10. MEET 250+ SOLUTIONS & TECHNOLOGY PROVIDERS IN AFRICA’S LARGEST SHOWCASE AFRICACOM MASTERCLASS THEATRE LION VIP ZONE Take actionable insights and up-to the minute knowledge back to the office from Exclusively for VIP pass holders and speakers, the VIP zone is a quiet this 2 day agenda of free to-air sessions from analysts, operators and solutions and and comfortable room with business facilities and refreshments. An technology providers. Masterclasses include: Telecom Cloud, Value Added Services, LTE opportunity for VIPs and speakers to meet, catch up with the office and Broadband. Please turn to page 8 for the full 2 day agenda. and take a break from the buzz of the conference and exhibition. REGISTER ONLINE FOR TS AT FREE EXHIBITION TICKE ES.COM/AFRICA /EVP WWW.COMWORLDSERI R R S S S R S S S R S R Reserved S S S S S S S S R R R S S Sold S R S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S R S S S S S S S R R S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S R S R R S S R S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S R S S R S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S R S S S S S S S S S S R R S R R S S S S S S S S S S S S SEE THE EVENT FOR YOURSELF Watch footage of last year’s AfricaCom including interviews with the speakers and exhibitors. Watch AfricaCom TV: NETWORKING REFRESHMENT ZONES Scattered around the exhibition floor, these seating areas are an informal meeting point for you to discuss business opportunities over coffee with new and existing contacts. • 4G Tech • • BEOX • Cerillion • • Forget me not • Guadong Tonghyu DISCOVER • 4RF • Altobridge Alvarion • BLUEFISH Technologies • cVidya Networks Dartcom • Future Product Comm THE LATEST • Acision • Adaptive • • AMOS Apliman • Blue Turtle Technologies • Limited China Shoto PLC • • Dialogic Diverse Energy • Design Gateway • GTECH Communication PRODUCTS FROM • ADVA • Aptilo Networks • Buhleni Group • Comfone • • EADS Astrium ECI • GDS Technologies • Hengxin Tech THE WORLD’S • AFL • Africpipes • • ASC Ascom Network • Cambridge Broadband • • Comptel Comtech EF Data • EDCH • • Genband GE Sat Com • • Hewlett Packard Hobim • Ellams LEADING • AfriGIS (Pty) Ltd. • AfriNic • Testing Ascot • CCPIT Electronics & Information • • Comviva Contract Kitting • Eltek Valere • • Gieseke & Devrient G-Tide • • Huawei Ibasis SOLUTIONS AND • Aicent • Asia Broadcast Industry Sub- • Convergence • • Elitecore Embassy of Israel • Gemalto • IDT Telecoms TECHNOLOGY • Airspan • Airways • Satellite Astellia Council • Celcite • Partners CORAL • • EMC Ericsson • • Gilat Satcom Global TT • • IMImobile Informa Telecoms PROVIDERS Technologies • ATDI • Celtro • Corning • • Eutelsat • Globecomm Academy • ALEPO • Aviat • Ceragon • Cosira Group Even Flow systems • Infovista INCLUDING: • Allot • BICS • CreaLog Distribution • Globe TOM • Inkript10 Reserve your FREE Exhibition Only Ticket:
  • 11. EXHIBITION OPENING TIMES Day One: 10.00-19.00 Day Two: 10.00-17.00 ONLINE NETWORKING ZONE PRESS ZONE SECURE ONE OF Several banks of computers are available for The press zone provides a quiet space for THE REMAINING EXHIBITION delegates, speakers and exhibitors to access the journalists to write and file their stories. Racks online networking tool to set up meetings and are provided for exhibitors to leave press STANDS browse the delegate lists. releases and press packs. Limited sponsorship and S S S S S DON’T MISS THE exhibition opportunities remain. S 2 DAY AFRICACOM Contact us today to secure the best S MASTERCLASS DELEGATE LUNCH AREA S S PROGRAMME OPEN place possible. Chris May, S R TO ALL ATTENDEES - telephone +44 (0)20 7017 4725,S S S S S S R S S R SEE PAGE 8 email: RS R R R R S R S S S S S R R R It is our first time exhibiting at R S S S R S AfricaCom. We met a great mix S R S S R R of operators from all across the S S S R S S continent. It would be difficult S S S for our team to travel across S S S S S S R Africa so it is great to come to S one place and meet them all S S S S S S S S S S and put names to faces. S David Shackleton, Chief Operating Officer, Ezetop S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S R We’ve had customers from S S S all of the major operators in South Africa and Africa coming S S S S S R S EXHIBITION through the event. SELLING OUT Uys Koen, Solutions Manager – SCA, Nokia Siemens Networks – BOOK YOUR STAND TODAY! The overall value we got from our presence at this year’s MEETING ROOM VILLAGE PUBLISHING ZONE AfricaCom was outstanding. With 5,000+ attendees, finding a quiet corner for business Find all of Africa’s leading telecoms and The amount of interest and meetings can be difficult. Private meeting rooms are available ICT magazines in the publishing zone. activity we experienced at our for hire for you to tie down some serious business away from the hustle and bustle of the show floor. Pick up your copies to keep up to speed with the latest market developments and stand was way beyond our Contact to find out more. commentary. expectations. The business generation opportunities were • inMobiles • Microqual • Opera Software • Shandong Zhaowei • Suntrica • Tramigo significant, and we have already • Intelsat • Mobincom Logiways • Ovum Steel Tower Co Ltd • Sybase 365 • Transfer To begun to resume dialogue with • Intracom Telecom • Morpho • PCCW • SES • TATA Transition some of the visitors to our • Truteq • • Israel Pavilion ITS e-Documents Division • Plexstar Inc. USA • Shenzen Yichen Tech Ltd • Communications Technotree • Unified stand. • Portugal Telecom Communications • JDSU • Movirtu • Shke • Telecom Italia Michael Bowers, Managing Director, VAS-X • Powerwave • VAS X • JINNY • Movius Communication Sparkle Technologies • Radwin • Viasat • Kathrein • MTN Group • Skyvine • Telenity • Reve Systems • VNL/Shyam • LGR • Myriad Group • SME Soluciones • Telkom SA • Revector Telecom • • Liquid Telecom LOGOS SOLVO • • Neonworx New Generation • RFS • • Speedcast Ltd Spice VAS • • Tellab Telepower • Volubill It was my 1st visit to Africa • Mattrixx Software • Nexge Technologies • Ruckus Wireless • Sprint Nextel Communications • • Wavion Webb Industries Com. I was amazed at the size • MCTEL • Oberthur • Saft Batteries • Starhome • Tellumat • WEDO of some of the stands and the • SAF Tehnika • • MER Telecom MI FONE • Technologies Opencode • Samsung • • Sterlite SUBEX • • Telsol Terzobix • • Yahsat ZTE amount of money being spent by some vendors to promote their products. We started off with a basic stand but will grow into a bigger and more visible stand next year. HP also again realised the importance of focusing on many opportunities in the Africa market.” Pierre Franzsen, Customer Project Manager, HP Contact us to Exhibit: 11
  • 12. BUILD SUCCESSFUL NEW PARTNERSHIPS WITH AFRICA’S LEADING TELCOS NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES NETWORK WITH DECISION-MAKERS FROM AFRICA’S NETWORKING WITH THE AFRICACOM LEADING OPERATORS AND REGULATORS INCLUDING: 8TA, South Africa * AfriConnect, Zambia * Afriglobal Communications, South Africa * Alink Telecom, Ivory Coast ATTENDEES DOESN’T BEGIN AND END WITH * Atlantique Telecom, Ivory Coast * Bell Benin * Bemobile, Botswana * Botswana Telecommunications Authority THE EVENT… WE’VE ORGANISED PLENTY OF * Botswana Telecommunications Company * Cell C, Guinea * Cell C, South Africa * Cell Dynamics, South Africa * NETWORKING FORUMS TO MAXIMISE YOUR Comium, Ivory Coast * Communications Commission Of Kenya * Comnet, Lesotho * Comores Telecom * Comzatel, Mozambique * Djibouti Telecom * Dovetel, Tanzania * Drtvnet, Congo * Dstv Mobile, South Africa * Econet Telecom, CONTACT BUILDING BOTH FROM THE OFFICE Lesotho * Econet Telecom, South Africa * Econet Wireless, Burundi * Econet Wireless, South Africa * Econet Wireless, AND AT THE SHOW. Zimbabwe * Ecoweb Zimbabwe * Etisalat, Nigeria * Expresso Telecom, Senegal * Geoidtel, Nigeria * Glo Mobile, Nigeria * Globacom, South Africa * Global Broadband Solution, Botswana * Government Communications Division, Zambia * Gulfsat, Madagascar * Hits AfRica Equatorial Gui. * Hormuud Somalia * Iburst Africa, South Africa * Iburst ONLINE NETWORKING Ghana * ICASA, South Africa * ICC, South Africa * Intercellular, Nigeria * Internet Solutions, South Africa * Internet All conference delegates, exhibitors, sponsors and Technologies Group, Angola * Intersat, Africa * Ipnx Telecommunications, Nigeria * Isocel, Benin * Iway Africa, Kenya speakers will receive a unique login and pin to the * Iway Africa, South Africa * Kawuleza Connect, South Africa * Kkon Technologies, Nigeria * Lacell Su, Burundi * AfricaCom Online Networking Community. An opportunity Leo, Namibia * Malawi Telecommunications * Malawinet * Mascom Wireless, Botswana * Mauritel, Mauritius * Mcel for you to browse the delegate list, make contact and set Mozambique Cellular * Microcom, D Rep Congo * Millicom, Senegal * Mobile Lesotho * Mobitel, Nigeria * Monarch up meetings, before, during and after the show. Logins and Communications, Nigeria * Movicel Telecommunications, Angola * MTC, Namibia * MTN Business Solutions, South passwords will be emailed 3 weeks pre-event. Africa * MTN Group, South Africa * MTN Mobile Money, South Africa * MTN, Ghana * MTN, Nigeria * MTN, South Africa * MTN, Swaziland * MTN, Uganda * MTN, Zambia * Multichoice, Uganda * Multi-Links Telecommunications, Nigeria * Multitel, Angola * Mweb, South Africa * Neotel, South Africa * Netcom Africa, Nigeria * Netone, South VIP NETWORKING Africa * Netone, Zimbabwe * Nigeria Communications Commission * Oasys, South Africa * Onatel, Burundi * Orange, Botswana * Orange, Egypt * Orange, Ivory Coast * Orange, Kenya * Orange, South Africa * Orange, Uganda * Raha As part of the “Lion VIP Programme”, C-Level Operators will Com Startel, Tanzania * Real-Time Mobile, Zambia * Reliance Telecommunications, Nigeria * Roke Telkom, Uganda benefit from special networking opportunities throughout * Safaricom, Kenya * SFR, Reunion * Six Telecoms, Tanzania * Sonatel, Senegal * Sonitel, Niger * Sotelgui, Guinea the event: VIP Lounge, special introductions and one-to- * Starcomms, Nigeria * Tel One, Zimbabwe * Telecel, Zambia * Telecel, Zimbabwe * Telecom Lesotho * Telecom one meetings with companies of their choice. Find out Namibia * Telecomunicacoes De Mozambique * Telkom, South Africa * Tmais Telecomunicacoes, Cape Verde * more by contacting Aleksandra Mikula Aleksandra.mikula@ TNM, Malawi * Togo Government * Tunisie Telecom, Tunisia * Uganda Telecom * Unitel, Angola * Uunet, Zambia * Virginmobile, South Africa * Vodacom Group, South Africa * Vodacom Mozambique * Vodacom, D Rep Congo * Vodacom, Lesotho * Vodacom, Mozambique * Vodacom, South Africa * Vodacom, Tanzania * Vodafone, Ghana * Vodafone, South Africa * Vox Orion, South Africa * Wanatel Africa, Morocco * Zain Kenya (Airtel), Kenya * Zambia NETWORKING LUNCH & COFFEE BREAKS Telecommunications Company, Zambia * Zantel, Zambia Extended conference breaks provide you with plenty of time to network with both those in the conference and with exhibitors and exhibition visitors. THE TRUSTED NETWORKING EVENT FOR AFRICAN TELCOS NETWORKING COCKTAIL RECEPTION Discuss the events of the day and continue the networking 14 years of delivering the best regarded over an informal drink in the exhibition hall. Open to all and best attended telecoms event in Africa attendees, this is the perfect opportunity to catch up with contacts, colleagues and new faces before attending the 5,000+ ATTENDEES AfricaCom Awards. 54% DECISION-MAKER ATTENDANCE Sponsored by 65% OPERATOR DELEGATE ATTENDANCE AFRICACOM AWARDS 650 CXOs Taking place at the end of day 1, the 1338 COMPANIES AfricaCom Awards are a celebration of all that AWARD S is great in African Telecoms. Gathering 500 of 105 COUNTRIES the most senior attendees from the AfricaCom congress, this is an excellent way to meet the decision-makers away from the exhibition NETWORK WITH PEERS FROM ACROSS AFRICA AND BEYOND AfricaCom crowds. Find out more about entering to win Algeria * Andorra * Angola * Aruba * Australia * Austria * Belgium * Botswana * Bulgaria * Burundi * Canada * or attending at Cape Verde * China * Colombia * Comoros * Congo * Croatia * Cyprus * Czech Republic * D Rep Congo * Denmark * Djibouti * Egypt * Equatorial Guinea * Ethiopia * Finland * France * Gabon * Gambia * Germany * Ghana * Greece * Guinea * Hong Kong * Hungary * India * Ireland * Israel * Italy * Ivory Coast * Japan * Kenya * Kuwait * Laos * Latvia * Lebanon * Lesotho * Lithuania * Luxembourg * Madagascar * Malawi * Malaysia * Mali * Malta * Mauritius AFRICACOM COMMUNITIES * Monaco * Morocco * Mozambique * Namibia * Netherlands * Niger * Nigeria * Norway * Oman * Pakistan * Portugal * Russian Federation * Saudi Arabia * Senegal * Seychelles * Singapore * Slovenia * Somalia * South Join The AfricaCom Telecoms Group on Linked-In, read the Africa * South Korea * Spain * Sudan * Swaziland * Sweden * Switzerland * Taiwan * Tanzania * Thailand * Tunisia Com World Series Blog and follow AllAboutCom on Twitter. * Turkey * Uganda * Ukraine * United Kingdom * USA * United Arab Emirates * Vietnam * Zambia * Zimbabwe12 Register your conference or exhibition ticket online:
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  • 14. TRUSTED FOR 14 YEARS AS THE LEAD GENERATION PLATFORM FOR YOUR BUSINESS IN AFRICA VNL ZTE COMVIVA CORNING VNL makes telecom equipment that ZTE is a leading global provider of Comviva is the global leader in Corning invented the first low-loss helps mobile operators reach rural telecommunications equipment and providing mobile solutions beyond optical fiber in 1970, which helped markets profitably. Our WorldGSM network solutions. ZTE’s product range VAS. Its extensive portfolio of launch the age of optical technology is the industry’s first microtelecom is the most complete in the world, covering virtually solutions help mobile service providers rationalise communications. Corning is the worldwide market application, a complete GSM system optimized for the every sector of the wireline, wireless terminal, and costs, accelerate revenue growth and enhance leader and is the most widely deployed brand of massive rural opportunity. For the first time, operators service markets. It is China’s only listed telecoms customer value. Spanning applications, delivery fiber. Corning offers a full line of single-mode and can build profitable businesses serving low-ARPU manufacturer, with shares publicly traded on both platforms and VAS infrastructure, Comviva’s solutions multimode optical fibers for all network applications. users in difficult to reach communities.VNL is 100% the Hong Kong and Shenzhen Stock Exchanges. ZTE are deployed by service providers in over 85 Corning’s entire family of optical fiber boasts focused on this massive opportunity. Our management was the only Chinese IT and telecoms manufacturer countries and power services to more than 600 industry-leading geometrical properties for low splice team has deep experience at the highest level of the listed in Business Week 2005’s Information million mobile subscribers globally. loss and high splice yields, supported by an telecom industry and has long-established Technology 100 and was also included in unparalleled, proprietary manufacturing process relationships with major operators, equipment BusinessWeek’s 2006 ranking of China’s Top 20 designed to produce the highest quality products. vendors, suppliers and NGOs. The microtelecom Brands. ZTE was also awarded the “Most Promising TELENOR Corning fibers are recognized in the industry for their revolution is ready to begin and VNL is leading the Vender of the year” by Frost & Sullivan in its 2007 excellence and innovation. Learn more at www. Telenor is a leading international charge. Asia Pacific ICT Awards. ZTE has achieved fast market provider of communications services share growth at home and abroad and a considerable and the 6th largest mobile operator proportion of ZTE’s growth is now coming from the MTN international market. The company has established in the world with over 170 million ON MOBILE subscribers globally. Telenor Global Services is an partnerships with over 500 operators in more than Founded in 1994, MTN Group Limited is a international mobile carrier focused on quality OnMobile [NSE:ONMOBILE] , 120 countries around the world. leading provider of communications services wholesale voice and mobile services such as GSM headquartered in Bangalore, India, offering cellular network access and Roaming Signalling, GPRS Roaming, Global SMS and with services in 52 countries, is the business solutions. The MTN Group is listed SAMSUNG Global MMS. For many years, we have worked very leading Value Added Services [VAS] in South Africa on the JSE Securities Exchange (JSE closely with the mobile operations in the Telenor company for Mobile, Landline and Media Service Limited) under the Industrial – Telecommunications Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a Group to refine our quality focus. Our aim is to Providers. OnMobile offers an innovative array of sector. It is one of the largest SA multinationals which global leader in semiconductor, ensure that our services function perfectly anywhere products in Mobile Entertainment, Search and has a single listing on the JSE with market capitalisation telecommunication, digital media in the world. Telenor Global Services is an Discovery, Data Services and Mobile Social in excess of R238 billion. The MTN Group operates in and digital convergence technologies with 2009 associated member of the GSMA and fully supports Networking and is a leader in the VAS Managed 21 countries in Africa and the Middle East. As at April consolidated sales of US$116.8 billion. Employing the Global Roaming Quality (GRQ) recommendations Services industry. The products span a range of 2009, MTN had over 100 million subscribers across its approximately 174,000 people in 193 offices across provided by this association. Our solutions and channels including SMS, Voice, Video, WAP, Web, operations. For further information on MTN, visit our 66 countries, the company consists of eight services are easy to buy, easy to use and are built to USSD and On-Device Portals, enabling OnMobileís 92 web site on independently operated business units: Visual meet your needs. We provide a highly reliable service telecom and media customers to generate high Display, Mobile Communications, Telecommunication to our quality minded mobile operators and carriers. revenues. With over 1200 employees worldwide, Systems, Digital Appliances, IT Solutions, Digital Telenor Global Services has offices in Oslo, London, OnMobile has offices around the globe, including London, Paris, Silicon Valley, Miami and Seattle. HUAWEI Imaging, Semiconductor and LCD. Recognized as one Hong Kong, Dubai, Argentina, Stockholm Karlskrona of the fastest growing global brands, Samsung and Belgrade. Huawei is a world-leading telecom Electronics is a leading producer of digital TVs, solutions provider. Through continuous memory chips, mobile phones and TFT-LCDs. For ECI customer-centric innovation, we have more information, please visit EUTELSAT COMMUNICATIONS ECI Telecom delivers innovative established end-to-end advantages in network solutions, unified network Eutelsat Communications Telecom Network Infrastructure, Application & management systems and INTELSAT (Euronext Paris: ETL, ISIN code: Software, Professional Services and Devices. With comprehensive lifecycle services to FR0010221234) is the holding comprehensive strengths in wireline, wireless and IP carriers and service providers worldwide. Since we Intelsat is the leading provider of fixed company of Eutelsat S.A. With capacity commercialised technologies, Huawei has gained a leading position opened our doors for business in 1961, we’ve satellite services (FSS) worldwide and on 27 satellites that provide coverage over the entire in the All-IP Convergence Age. Our products and evolved from a small technology company to be the is the leading provider of these European continent, as well as the Middle East, Africa, solutions have been deployed in over 100 countries partner for growth to our customers worldwide, services to each of the media, network services and India and significant parts of Asia and the Americas, and have served 45 of the world’s top 50 telecom transcending the role of a traditional telecom vendor. government customer sectors, enabling people and Eutelsat is one of the world’s three leading satellite operators, as well as one third of the world’s Headquartered in Israel, with R&D centers in China, businesses everywhere constant access to information operators in terms of revenues. At March 31, 2011, population. Huawei’ s vision is to enrich people’s India, US and Israel, we are a global company whose and entertainment. Intelsat offers customers a greater Eutelsat’s satellites were broadcasting more than lives through communication. By leveraging our underlying motivation is to help you address your business potential by providing them access to 3,800 television channels to over 200 million cable experience and expertise in telecom sector, we help network challenges. At the heart of everything we unrivaled resources with ease of business and peace of and satellite homes in Europe, the Middle East and bridge the digital divide and give people the do is 1Net, our framework for addressing our mind. An extensive customer base, including some of Africa. The Group’s satellites also serve a wide range opportunity to join the information age, regardless of customers’ pain points and needs, in their day-to-day the world’s leading media and communications of fixed and mobile telecommunications services, TV their geographic origin. In order to tackle increasing operations and as they plan their next business and companies, multinational corporations, Internet service contribution markets, corporate networks, and climate challenges, Huawei has deployed a wide technological move. Tied together by our 1Net providers and government/military organizations, broadband markets for Internet Service Providers and range of green solutions that enable customers to framework, ECI solutions, products and services utilizes our services. for transport, maritime and in-flight markets. Eutelsat’s reduce power consumption and carbon emissions, address these challenges. We focus on packet- broadband subsidiary, Skylogic, markets and operates contributing to the sustainable development of the transport and packet-optical solutions, offering access to high speed Internet services through social economy and the environment. For more scalability and flexibility to meet the growth and teleports in France and Italy that serve enterprises, information, please visit: transition to IP next-generation networks, optimizing CONVERGENCE PARTNERS local communities, government agencies and aid organisations in Europe, Africa, Asia and the Americas. your transmission and wireless backhaul networks; Convergence Partners is a long-term, advanced broadband access solutions, with GPON ERICSSON strategic investor in the Telecoms, Headquartered in Paris, Eutelsat and its subsidiaries and point-to-point fiber technologies, supported by employ 700 commercial, technical and operational Ericsson Region sub-Saharan Africa (RSSA), Media and Technology (TMT) sector across Africa. As employees from 28 countries. innovative copper-enhancement solutions such as is the leading supplier of an active, sector-focused investor, Convergence vectoring, to address your customers’ bandwidth and telecommunications equipment and services Partners has a proven track record of adding value to advanced services demands; and professional to mobile and fixed network operators in investee companies and developing new investment services, to assist with the implementation and sub-Saharan Africa. The company currently holds opportunities. Convergence Partners has a portfolio TATA COMMUNICATIONS operation of your networks. more than 50 percent market share in the GSM space, straddling mature, new project and venture stage Tata Communications, a member of covering 43 African countries with close to 90 mobile investments and has a strong development focus on the $72.5B Tata Group, is a leading and over 10 fixed-operators as customers over the new ICT infrastructure projects that increase global provider of a new world of LIQUID TELECOM continent. Ericsson’s involvement in the regions availability of communications, broadband services communications. With a leadership position in global Liquid Telecommunications is a leading spans the full spectrum of telecoms - from network and new technology offerings in Africa. voice and data, Tata Communications leverages its independent data, voice and Internet equipment, mobile broadband and services that make advanced solutions and domain expertise across its Service provider, supplying wholesale telecommunications possible. By driving the global and pan-India NGN networks. Tata satellite, cable and international carrier services to development of third-generation mobile networks, SES Communications’ range of services include converged telecommunications operators in developing Ericsson aims to put the Internet within reach of With a global fleet of over 40 voice, transmission, IP, mobility, managed network countries. The company is currently building a Central many Africans for the first time. Over 1,000 satellites, seven of which currently connectivity, hosting and storage, managed security, African Fibre Project which will connect a number of networks in more than 175 countries utilise Ericsson serve the African continent, SES managed collaboration and business transformation Central and Southern African Countries. Its’ network equipment and 40 percent of all mobile calls delivers satellite-based solutions to broadcasters, for retail broadband, service providers, as well as Transaction Payment Solutions division (TPS) is a are made through Ericsson systems – making the content and internet service providers, mobile and Internet and global enterprises. The Tata Global technology and secure communications provider to company one of the few companies worldwide that fixed network operators, business and governmental Network includes the largest submarine cable financial institutions across Africa supplying secure can offer end-to-end solutions for all major mobile organizations worldwide. Combining strong regional network, a Tier-1 IP network connectivity to more transaction switching, point of sale and financial communication standards. Ericsson has accomplished presence and global reach, SES offers the most than 200 countries, and nearly 1 million square feet services software. The company operates one of the a long list of African telecommunication firsts, compelling balance of satellite capacity, of data center and collocation space www. most advanced V-Sat networks across the continent including the first WCDMA phone call, HSDPA individualized support and market knowledge to fuel which, along with other innovative communications deployment, full business case for a new GSM/GPRS Africa’s growing demand for connectivity in the solutions, has been specifically developed to provide network operator, and implementation of managed region and beyond. The SES Group has a strong track highly secure and reliable communications to the services for a 3G network. Locally the company is record of commitment to Africa, and will continue to financial services industry. The company has a headquartered in Woodmead, Johannesburg, South champion new investment in satellite capacity and presence in the United Kingdom, South Africa, Africa and supported by regional hubs in Nigeria, innovative product development in the coming years. Botswana, Zimbabwe, Lesotho, Mauritius, Zambia, Senegal and Kenya, Ericsson, shaping worlds and Burundi, and Kenya. changing lives, for more information please visit: SAVE with our early booking discounts, call us today to register: +44 (0)20 7017 5506
  • 15. LIMITED SPONSORSHIP AVAILABLECALL +44 (0)20 7017 4725TO RESERVE YOU PLACEOBERTHUR TECHNOLOGIES HTA currently owns and manages 3,500 towers operations. For more information, visit http:// An event that accommodates Oberthur is one of the world across Nigeria, Ghana, Tanzania and DRC, with new operations under development in several all the key players into one leaders in the field of secure other African markets. arena. Africa Com is now a technologies.• Smart cards: One of the world’s leading NOKIA SIEMENS NETWORKS must event to attend for any providers of security and identification based ACE CONSORTIUM Nokia Siemens Networks is a company or individual who leading global enabler of on smart card technology and associated services, such as personalization, for the ACE is a consortium of telecom telecommunications services. wants to do business within the mobile, payment, identity markets. operators from Africa and Europe under the initiative and leadership of France With its focus on innovation and sustainability, the company provides a complete African Continent. It provides• Secure printing: 3rd private security printer, specializing in high security for the production Telecom. The Consortium is portfolio of mobile, fixed and converged network a wonderful networking and management of banknotes, passports and constructing a 17,000 km long fibre optic submarine cable system stretching from technology, as well as professional services including consultancy and systems integration, opportunity for all delegates. other identity documents Derrick Randall-Emeka, Vice President Business France to South Africa and planned to connect 23 deployment, maintenance and managed services.• Cash protection: World leader in equipments countries directly for coastal countries and It is one of the largest telecommunications Development, Upstream for smart cash transportation and ATM indirectly through terrestrial links for landlocked hardware, software and professional services protection. countries like Mali and Niger. The ACE system, companies in the world. Operating in 150Listed on Euronext Paris, Oberthur benefits from which will be operational in the half of 2012, has countries, its headquarters are in Espoo, industrial and worldwide commercial presence. a design capacity of 5.12 Tbps and supported by Absolutely marvellous the new 40 Gbps wavelength division Talk about Nokia Siemens Networks’ news at Jennifer Cherry, Sales Director, Openwave multiplexing (WDM) technology that would and findBICS accommodate tomorrow’s ultra-broadband out if your country is exploiting the full potential networks. ACE connectivity will become a key of connectivity at BICS delivers best in class global solutions for Voice, Messaging, driver of Africa’s social and economic growth. The Excellent, definitely need 17 members of the ACE Consortium are Cable Roaming, Connectivity and Consortium of Liberia, Companhia Santomense de MORE MAGIC to be there event. THE AfricaMobile Financial Services to hundreds oftelecommunication providers around the world. Telecomunicacoes, Cote d’Ivoire Telecom, Expresso Telecom Group, France Telecom, Gambia MoreMagic Solutions, Inc. is a event.With our passionate and creative teams located leading global provider of mobile Ryan O’Hanlon, Sales Manager EMEA, Volubill Telecommunications Company, Internationalin Brussels, Bern, Monaco, Dubai, Singapore and commerce and financial services Mauritania Telecom, Orange Cameroun, OrangeNew York, we continuously strive to provide our solutions. Our leading-edge technology has led to Guinee, Orange Mali, Orange Niger, PTcustomers with the highest levels of quality, the development of MagicHubTM, a global mobilereliability and interoperability that enable them Comunicacoes, Republic of Equatorial Guinea, Republic of Gabon, Sierra Leone Cable Company, commerce and financial services hub that brings AfricaCom 2010 was indeedto maximise End-user value. Our innovativeapproach is visible through our place at the Sonatel and Sotelgui mobile operators, financial institutions, retail distributors, NGOs and others together with a not to miss event! We willforefront of the market consolidation and MagicSuiteTM, the industry’s most comprehensive definitely be there next advancement. We are a joint venture suite of innovative applications and services toof Belgacom, Swisscom and MTN, and have rolled MYRIAD GROUP enable the transfer of value within and across Elie Mikhael, Account Manager,out transformative Next Generation Networks Myriad Group AG (SIX Symbol: national borders in multiple, convenient and Apliman Technologies(NGN). This together with our continued focus on MYRN) is a global leader in mobile inexpensive ways. With MoreMagic, all connectedValue Added Services for Mobile Operators and technology and has shipped over businesses can introduce new products andour growth strategy has enabled us to reach aworld-leading position both on the International 3.5 billion software applications in more than 2 billion phones. Its comprehensive portfolio services, reduce time to market, increase revenues and better serve the needs of their customers. AfricaCom is vibrant. It hasVoice and Mobile Data markets. For more includes browsers, messaging, Java, social MoreMagic’s global network already includes over exceeded my expectations.information, please visit: networking, user interfaces, USSD-based customer self-care platforms and middleware for 120 mobile operators in more than 60 countries and over 150,000 retail distribution agents We have been to many showsO3B NETWORKS all types of mobile phones. The company worldwide. Founded in 2000, MoreMagic is worldwide and this is on a par headquartered in Boston, MA, with offices in New O3b Networks is building a new provides both individual components and complete solutions, which enable handset Delhi and Abu Dhabi. with many shows in Europe, generation global internet backbone manufacturers and operators to deliver amazing Asia and North America. network with the reach of satellite experiences on mobile phones. Headquartered Chun-Ling Woon, Vice President – Marketing and and the speed of fiber. The O3b in Dübendorf-Zürich Switzerland, Myriad DETECONNetworks satellite-based system will lower operates offices around the globe and was Business Development, Conceptwaveoperational costs and virtually eliminate the need created from the combination of industry-leading Detecon is one of the world’sfor major capital expenditure on international companies, Esmertec and Purple Labs. For more leading consulting companies forbackbone trunking for telcos and ISPs in information, please visit: ICT management consulting. Our services focusemerging markets. on consulting and implementation solutions which are derived from the use of information ACISION and communications technology (ICT). TheyRADIO FREQUENCY SYSTEMS As a world leader in mobile data, encompass classic strategy and organization(RFS) consulting as well as the planning and Acision powers innovation and implementation of complex, technological ICT Radio Frequency Systems (RFS) is a profitable growth in mobile data architectures and applications. Detecon’s worldwide designer and manufacturer services. As the pioneer of mobile messaging, expertise bundles the knowledge from the of RF solutions, providing cost-effective Acision’s real time mobile data solutions enable successful conclusion of management and ICT innovations for indoor and outdoor its customers worldwide to drive new revenues consulting projects in more than 160 countries.wireless coverage. RFS’ wireless indoor coverage with innovative services while controlling, Detecon is a subsidiary of T-Systemssolutions include RADIAFLEX® radiating cables, optimising and monetising data traffic. Acision’s International, the business customer brand ofcompleted by a wide portfolio of active proven products and services, experienced Deutsche Telekom.components. RFS’ solutions for Remote Radio people and service innovation allowsHeads (RRH) include the revolutionary organisations to meet the challenges in today’sHYBRIFLEX ™ combining optical fiber and DC converging telecommunications market. Acisionpower in a single cable for new RRH is at the heart of its customers’ strategic WIMAX FORUM®deployments, DC-FIT™, the world-first DC- business services, working together to achieve The WiMAX Forum® is an industry-led,converter, and OPTI-FIT™, an optical cabling profitable and sustainable growth. Acision’s not-for-profit organization that certifiessolution for site renovation. RFS’ solutions for recognised expertise extends across a portfolio and promotes the compatibility andLTE deployments cover multi-band Base Station of propositions, products and services and is interoperability of broadband wirelessAntennas as well as highly efficient Site based upon a global track record, business insight products based upon IEEE Standard 802.16. TheOptimization Products. and leading edge technology platforms. Please WiMAX Forum’s primary goal is to accelerate the see our website for more information: www. adoption, deployment and expansion of WiMAX technologies across the globe while facilitatingHELIOS TOWERS AFRICA roaming agreements, sharing best practices within our membership and certifying products. Helios Towers Africa (HTA) is ORACLE COMMUNICATIONS WiMAX Forum Certified® products are the leading independent Only Oracle’s software and interoperable and support broadband fixed, telecom towers company in systems span the nomadic, portable and mobile services. The Africa. communications industry technology landscape WiMAX Forum works closely with serviceHTA builds and manages shared telecom providers and regulators to ensure that WiMAX — from carrier-grade servers, storage and ITinfrastructure, delivering improved efficiency and Forum Certified systems meet customer and infrastructure, to mission-critical business andreduced costs for operators and their customers. government requirements. For more information, operational support systems and service deliveryHelios Towers Nigeria, an affiliate of HTA that platforms; from business intelligence applications visit www.wimaxforum.orgwas launched in 2005, was the first independent and retail point-of-sale solutions to the Javatower company in Africa. platform running on more than two billion mobileIn 2010, HTA pioneered Africa’s first sale/ and handheld devices. 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  • 16. HOW TO REGISTER TO ATTEND AFRICACOM Register FREE Exhibition Only Tickets at: 14TH ANNUAL 3 EASY WAYS TO REGISTER TO ATTEND AFRICACOM: 1. Online: Please Check Which Ticket You Qualify For *AfricaCom - to qualify for the free ‘Operator/Service Provider’ ticket, companies must meet the following criterion: Provision of 2. Email: telecommunications services to private/domestic/residential consumers and/or business/enterprise customers as the primary activity of the 3. Telephone: +44 (0)20 7017 5506 business in the region in which a given World Series event is taking place. ‘Service Providers’, as we de ne them may or may not own and operate 9-10 NOVEMBER 2011 telecommunications network infrastructure. 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