Headline Keynotes Panel: Paving the road to a 5G-enabled Africa
5G offers vast opportunities, but discussions thus far have largely focussed on the ‘potential’ for businesses and consumers. With more African nations testing the technology (18 as of Feb 2021) that conversation is moving towards practical application

Intelsat Speaker: Hans Geldenhuys
Date: 10 November 2021
Time: 9:45 am SAST

Panel: Connecting Africa’s Next Billion Panel: Africa’s evolving connectivity models in 2021 and beyond
• Last mile: Prioritising the remaining unconnected – villages and rural areas, women, farmers, and students through strategies that bring fibre to Africa’s off-grid communities
• Evolution: Which business models and new technologies are being deployed to champion broadband connectivity for Africa’s remaining unconnected?
• Case studies: Exploring successful public and private drives to bridge the broadband gap – successful country policy frameworks to expand internet uptake, which large projects are having real impact – and what lessons can the continent learn from these?

Intelsat Speaker: Shared Naicker
Date: 10 November 2021
Time: 12:10 pm SAST