25 Jul 2023

Connected Africa Summit Returns as Africa’s Premier Telecom Event, Uniting
Industry Leaders to Shape the Telco’s of the Future

The International Center for Strategic Alliances is thrilled to announce the highly
anticipated 3rd Edition of Connected Africa, Africa’s premier Telecom Summit.
Building upon the resounding success of previous editions, this year’s summit
promises to be bigger, stronger, and more influential than ever before, with a theme
focused on “Transforming to Telco’s of the Future.”

Scheduled to take place on July 25, 2023, at the exquisite venue of The Pivot Hotel
Montecasino in Johannesburg, South Africa, the Connected Africa Summit aims to
bring together top executives from telecom carriers, technology vendors,
infrastructure providers, and regulatory and government officials. This esteemed
gathering will serve as a platform for insightful discussions on the future of the
industry, exploring innovative strategies to create next-generation networks and
address potential pain points in a conducive environment.

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

Connected Africa Summit presents an invaluable opportunity for experts, business
leaders, and practitioners to engage in discussions about practical and cost-effective
solutions for developing the ICT business. The event will provide a comprehensive
focus on the following key areas:
Strategies to unlock the power of 5G
Telecom – Compounding Capabilities
Futuristic Telco’s powering the economy
ICT Supporting IoT Deployments
Data, Digitalization, and Connectivity
Empowering Digital Transformation
Digital Inclusion
Driving the Future of Work with enhanced Connectivity
EDGE, Data, & Cloud
Cyber Resilience Strategy – Mitigating Fraud
Esteemed industry leaders, including Charles Molapisi (CEO, MTN), Jorge Mendes
(CEO, CellC), Lunga Siyo (CEO Telkom Consumer & Small Business, Telkom),
Nomvuyiso Batyi (CEO, Association of Comms and Technology), Celia Mantshiyane
(CISO, MTN South Africa), and Johan van Graan (Chief Risk Officer, Vodacom), will
share their valuable insights and inputs during the summit.