06th - 07th May , 2015 | Kenya
East AfricaCom represents the most advanced region of the continent for mobile and digital communications, mobile money and ICT development. Having been established for 12 years to support industry developments the East AfricaCom event will showcase the innovators and business leaders that are creating the next phase of growth in the digital ecosystem. This spans from high level infrastructural projects, broadband and LTE rollout while recognising the key challenges for rural telecoms, reducing the costs of 3G networks and boosting data usage.
Regulators, operators, ISPs and digital leaders will gather seamlessly to discuss the connectivity challenges across the region. Mobile money as the great differentiator to East African markets takes a dedicated stream this year, showcasing innovation in mobile financial services and the new strategies for corporations acquiring MVNO licenses.
The event also recognises the how quality ICT is fundamental for enterprises to conduct good business. The CIO Forum is a new feature for 2015 that exists to help enterprises and large corporations transform into efficient digital businesses. Where ICT leaders and heads of tech at SMEs and leading corporations gather to spearhead challenges of becoming a streamlined, efficient digital enterprise.
In addition to this the start-up and entrepreneur community will gleam new insights and investment from the Entrepreneurs Hub and an Angel Investor’s panel.