- April 12, 2018
- Posted by: Adrian Hall
- Category: More Africa News
Inaugural Connect Africa Summit 2018: CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED with a BIG BANG!!
Extensia are pleased to confirm the launch of the inaugural Connect Africa Summit (CAS) which will take place on September 11th-12th Durban, South Africa. This important agenda reflects the need to take a holistic view of Africa’s connectivity agenda. According to the ITU’s ICT Development Index (IDI), Africa recorded the lowest IDI value in 2017. Of the 38 African countries included in the survey only Mauritius ranks within the top half of the global index and 28 African countries fall within the Least Connected Country Quartile.
According to Extensia’s CEO, Tariq Malik, “It’s time for change and so we are combining Extensia’s already successful FutureSat Africa and Connect to Connect Summits, the CAS agenda is aimed at accelerating connectivity in Africa, 2G – 5G, Fibre to Satellite, Cloud to LTE and everything in between, it is time to put the pieces of the puzzle together allowing all stakeholders to share the big picture!”.
To celebrate the launch of the inaugural CAS Extensia are offering a staggering 25% discount on all commercial packages and sponsorships until the 31st May
CAS will bring Policy Makers, Regulators, Service Providers and Major End-Users together from across Africa, introducing global solution partners and consultants to identify best practices and the latest technologies. Africa is well known to be the ‘Innovative Continent’ where necessity drives invention and service providers leapfrog directly to new technologies and support social development alongside business growth. We have the opportunity to drive innovation through collaboration against a fabulous backdrop of South Africa’s third largest city and Sub-Tropical Beach resort. Durban the largest city in KwaZulu Natal and also known as eThekwini and has the ambition of becoming Africa’s most liveable city by 2030.
CALL FOR SPEAKERS – we are now inviting speakers to share best practices, latest innovations, case studies and technology reviews. Contact us directly for more information.
Extensia supports the sustainable development of Telecoms and ICT in Africa through a series of high level, annual business summits which bring together leading policy makers, regulators, service providers and major end users and introduce them to international investors, consultants and solution providers. Extensia makes the same connections outside of the events through their Extensia Bridge service and provide a constant stream of news and insights through their website and regular newsletters.
Contact Adrian Hall. Chief Operating Officer +44 7876 351005 firstname.lastname@example.org