Conference Program

Registration

Registration starts at 07:00. Please arrive early and join other delegates for tea and coffee, and take this opportunity to visit the stands from our sponsors.

Aki Anastasiou

Aki Anastasiou from Radio 702 will deliver the welcoming address, but expect something very different from the usual boring speeches at these conferences.

Shameel Joosub

Shameel Joosub will discuss Vodacom's broadband network growth, their continued LTE rollout and what needs to be done to boost broadband in South Africa. Shameel will also touch on smartphone and tablet PCs.

Alan Knott-Craig

Cell C became the darling of South Africa's mobile market with very aggressive prepaid, contract and broadband products. Alan Knott-Craig will tell us about this journey and what we can expect from Cell C in future.

Amith Maharaj

Amith Maharaj will discuss Telkom Mobile's broadband network, their LTE services and what they have been doing in the mobile data environment.

Rudolph Muller

MyBroadband editor Rudolph Muller will chair the panel discussion which will focus on broadband in South Africa, ADSL, broadband products from ISPs with a brief discussion on LLU and wireless broadband technologies thrown in.

Jannie van Zyl

Vodacom's Jannie van Zyl has excellent knowledge of broadband technologies, and will share his views on LTE, mobile broadband and more.

Gustav Smit

DFA CEO Gustav Smit will share his thoughts on national fibre networks and what should be done to make FTTH happen in South Africa.

Sunil Joshi

Neotel Chief Executive Officer Sunil Joshi will join the discussion on telecommunications and broadband.

Lunch

Enjoy a lunch sponsored by Vodacom

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Brian Armstrong

Dr Brian Armstrong will place perspective on Telkom's strategic thinking in evolving the South African ICT market to broadband abundance, with its fixed and mobile capabilities, and its retail ISP.

Zunaid Bulbulia

Zunaid Bulbulia will talk about mobile broadband for all, and shed light on how this can be achieved.

Jacques Du Toit

Vox Telecom CEO Jacques Du Toit will share his views on ADSL, ADSL Bonding technologies, local bandwidth developments and Local Loop Unbundling. Also expect an exciting announcement from Du Toit at the event.

Jan Vermeulen

MyBroadband journalist Jan Vermeulen will chair the panel discussion which will focus on Local Loop Unbundling, Telecoms Regulation, Naked ADSL, Broadband Pricing, Wireless versus Fixed line and more.

Gian Visser

Afrihost CEO Gian Visser will shed some light on ADSL from an ISP's perspective, and share his views on how South Africa should move forward when it comes to broadband.

Leon Staphorst

Leon Staphorst will share his views on internet access from his position in South African National Research and Education Network (SANREN).

Puleng Kwele

Puleng Kwele will discuss Broadband Infraco's position in the telecommunications sector and where they are heading in future.

Drinks

Aki will wrap up events, after which delegates can enjoy drinks sponsored by Dark Fibre Africa.

Sponsors

Main Conference Sponsor
Vodacom
Diamond Sponsors
Telkom Business
Telkom Mobile
Platinum Sponsors
Broadband Infraco
Dark_Fibre_Africa
MIA_Telecoms
Gold Sponsors
CipherWave
Cell C
Silver Sponsors
ISIGNITE
Mweb Business
Bitco
Otel Telecoms
Poynting Direct
Duxbury Networking
Bronze Sponsors
Teraco
Nology
Vox Telecom
Even Flow
DotModus
Literature Sponsor
Soteria
Conference Partners
ISPA
EngineerIT
WAPA
Clockwork Media
Award Sponsor
three6five
Prize Sponsor
Huntkey
Media Partner
Mindset Learn
BizCommunity
Wi-Fi Connectivity Partner
G Connect
Xirrus
Telkom Wholesale

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