Vision for Africa Keynotes

Ensuring Profitability in Africa's Digital Markets
  • 08:50

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    Welcome by Informa Telecoms & Media
  • 09:00

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    Keynote Panel: Where will revenues come from next?
  • 09:40

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    Business transformation to promote data access in Africa
  • 10:00

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    New Opporuntities: How will MVNOs change Africa's telecom landscape
  • 10:30

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    Profitable strategies for the Internet of everything
  • 10:50

    Networking Break & Exhibition Visit

Cost Efficient Networks

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    Chaired by
  • 12:10

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    The role of satellite in cost-efficiency strategies
  • 12:30

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    Using innovation and new technologies to deliver more cost-efficient networks
  • 12:50

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    Building Networks to improve capacity cost-effectively in Africa
  • 13:10

    Lunch
  • 14:10

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    Panel: What can be done to reduce CapEx and OpEx in a data-hungry environment
  • 14:40

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    Improving Connectivity and providing cost effective access
  • 15:00

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    How Future Satellite Communications will improve cost-efficiency in Africa - Gazing into the Crystal Ball
  • 15:20

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    Challenges in building cost-effective 3G, LTE and broadband networks in China and Africa
  • 15:40

    Refreshments & Exhibition Visit
  • 16:40

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    A continent Connected – the Power of Satellite for Africa
  • 17:00

    Telkom Presentation - Title to be announced
  • 17:20

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    Providing cost efficient coverage to previously unprofitable areas
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    How can power provision be more cost-efficient for telcos in Africa?

Digital Music Africa

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    Chaired by
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    Panel: Building the foundation for a sustainable music industry in Africa: What is needed?
  • 12:40

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    Expanding the operator’s digital music ecosystem: deploying and managing music services for revenue growth
  • 13:00

    Lunch
  • 14:10

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    Lessons learnt from a leading international digital music provider
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    Telco viewpoint: Building a central position in Africa’s digital music ecosystem to increase data revenues
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    Generating revenues and promoting music from streaming: the case of Deezer
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    Music labels in Africa: Finding new ways of nurturing and promoting talent in Africa
  • 15:30

    Refreshments & Exhibition Visit
  • 16:20

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    Promoting music in Africa’s digital market
  • 16:40

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    Panel:Monetising music and sharing revenues in Africa’s digital music market
  • 17:10

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    Play2Legal - Changing African Youth Attitude Towards Digital Music

AfricaCom Master Class

Market Evolution

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    Chaired by
  • 11:30

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    Seizing new opportunities: Innovation & re-invention of the mobile industry
  • 12:00

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    Telecoms Market Overview and Forecasts
  • 12:30

    Lunch

Customer Experience Management

  • 14:00

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    Successful strategies for an optimized Customer experience management
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    Informa Telecoms Academy Mini-Training: Customer Experience Management in Telecoms
  • 15:30

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    The importance of networks in the customer experience: effective Service Assurance to maintain availability and minimize revenue loss
  • 16:00

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    New solutions for DC Power generation: presenting the Mercurio
  • 17:15

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    Networking Solution Innovations for Cloud-over-Satellite Setups
  • 17:00

    End of Masterclass

Mobile Money Africa

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    Chaired by
  • 12:00

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    Panel: Banking on the Move - Assessing the mobile money market
  • 12:40

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    Mobile Financial Services & Wallet Wars: Opportunity or Threat?
  • 13:00

    Networking Lunch
  • 14:00

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    Solving for Personal Commerce
  • 14:20

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    Taking the mobile wallet to the next level
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    Panel: How do mobile money services fit within mobile operators’ strategies?
  • 15:10

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    Innovation in mobile money formats – something for everyone
  • 15:30

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    How do traditional financial institutions fit in the digital age?
  • 15:50

    Afternoon Coffee Break & Exhibition Visit
  • 16:50

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    Plugging Africa into the Internet of Money
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    Southern Africa’s spin on mobile money – an in-depth case study
  • 17:30

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    Regulating the mobile money market: remaining challenges and what is needed to overcome them?
  • 17:40

    End of Day 1

LTE @ AfricaCom

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    Led by
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    The Case For LTE
  • 12:20

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    Tried and Tested Best Practices for the Implementation of LTE
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    Profitable LTE Wins MBB Key Points
  • 13:00

    Networking Lunch
  • 14:00

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    LTE Access Network
  • 14:40

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    The Evolved Packet (EPC)
  • 15:20

    Refreshments & Exhibition Visit
  • 16:20

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    LTE – Is SSA ready for it?
  • 16:40

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    Effective Deployment of LTE – Network and Services
  • 17:40

    Close of Day 1

Entrepreneurs Incubator Hub

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    Chaired By
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    Why is funding so difficult to access? Filling the seed funding and VC gap
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    Panel: What should be done to facilitate investment in digital start-ups in Africa?
  • 13:00

    Lunch
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    The role of Africa’s innovation hubs: what are their characteristics and how do they promote ICT innovation?
  • 14:40

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    Sharing ideas : what works and what doesn’t for hubs in different regions of Africa?
  • 15:10

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    Examining the accelerator model: are accelerator programmes right for African start-ups?
  • 15:30

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    Building an Angel Investing Community in Africa
  • 15:50

    Refreshments & Exhibition Visit
  • 16:40

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    Been there, done that: lessons learnt from an African entrepreneur
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    What makes a successful entrepreneur? Key behaviours and strategies to make your business take off
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    Closing Remarks

Mobile Marketing Focus Day

Embracing the Opportunity of Mobile Marketing in Africa

  • 12:00

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    Introduction by Session Chair
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    Building Brand Relationships Through Mobile Engagement
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    How can mobile marketing maximize your loyalty programs and optimize usage of your VAS?
  • 12:45

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    Developing a Global Brand Through Mobile Engagement Innovation
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    Network Lunch and Breakout sessions
  • 14:05

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    Building PriceCheck to a Successful International App
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    Developing a successful Geo-Location App
  • 15:15

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    Networking Break and Developer Outbreak Sessions
  • 16:15

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    An Agencies Perspective on the Future of Mobile Marketing in Africa
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    Nandos Interactive Case Study
  • 16:55

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    Lessons from the developer trenches: How to scale your mobile app
  • 17:20

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    End of Mobile Marketing Focus Day

Multiplatform Focus Day

  • 11:45

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    Informa Introduction and Speed Networking
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    Chairman’s Opening Remarks
  • 12:10

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    Keynote Address:Driving the Multiplatform Connected Media Experience Through Social Engagement
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    Driving Multiplatform Content Across Many Channels
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    Keynote Address:Evolving iRoko in a Multiplatform Eco-System
  • 13:10

    Networking and Exhibition Visit

Streaming as the Next Broadbast Frontier in Africa

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    Driving content through mobile
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    Consuming Non Linear Content On your Mobile Device
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    Case Study: e.tv Positioning itself as a Broadcaster For All Devices
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    Panel:How are broadcasters adapting to multiplatform engagement strategies?
  • 15:40

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    Refreshments & Exhibition Visit

Multiplatform Content Showcase

  • 16:40

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    Making TV Apps Pay for TV; Rolling Stone Africa Case Study
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    Localising Global Content Through a TV App
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    The Mobile Frontier; Understanding the intersection between Web and Mobile Distribution for African Content
  • 17:40

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    Building Apps that Can Drive Revenue for the Key Stakeholders
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    Close Of MultiPlatform Focus Day and Viacom’s Comedy Central Content Showcase