Commonwealth Broadband Africa Forum 2014 to Focus on Broadband for Accelerated Growth In Africa

  We are happy to partner with the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation on the Commonwealth Broadband Africa Forum 2014 which will focus on Broadband for Accelerated Growth In Africa. …

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We are happy to partner with the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation on the Commonwealth Broadband Africa Forum 2014 which will focus on Broadband for Accelerated Growth In Africa.

The Commonwealth Broadband Africa Forum 2014 is the evolution of the Connecting Rural Communities series of events that the CTO ran successfully for seven years. The theme for this year’s event will be Broadband for Accelerated Growth, the event will examine aspects of Broadband, not only developing national Broadband strategies but with an overview of the Commonwealth Broadband strategy and the role of Universal Access Funds. Delving into how countries can transcend broadband implementation to accelerate economic growth. Commonwealth Broadband Africa 2014 will give attention to the future of technology in Africa and examining how Africa’s expanding marketplace will be accelerated further by the technology innovations that drive growth; from the evolution of mobile technologies from 4G and beyond; watching the trends of cloud computing in emerging markets; new satellite and fibre optic cabling technologies; examining the use and influence of broadband applications and VAs and the rise of the Tech cities. Bringing together Regulators, Governments, Operators, Vendors and Universal Service Fund Administrators, revenue managers it will be a platform for gaining knowledge, exchanging views and seeking partnerships.

Key topics:
Determining Africa’s broadband future
Mobile broadband technologies: 4G and LTE
Broadband access and infrastructure aiding development
Designing the digital dividend: Future spectrum allocation
Cloud computing for Emerging markets
Broadband applications Innovation and VAs
Inclusion. Innovation. Beyond Broadband: The rise of the tech cities.
Financing broadband in Africa
Strengthening broadband Public Private Partnerships to accelerate investment projects
Reasons to attend:
Discuss the future of broadband technologies and what lies ahead in the next 10 years
Network with international broadband stakeholders – Policy Makers, Regulators, and the Private Sector
Discover how new technology can be used to increase customer satisfaction
Access the latest funding and investment opportunities
Review regulatory approaches to your broadband strategy
Understand the growth in broadband connectivity and the impact it will have.

See the conference website.

 

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