Sustainable Internet Infrastructure for Africa – Flexenclosure at AfricaCom

Provisioning sustainable energy products has become pivotal in coping for the growing data demand in emerging markets such as Sub-Saharan Africa. Connecting Africa and Telecoms.com spoke with David King, CEO of Flexenclosure, the Swedish green energy company that has built the world’s first hybrid power station built from the ground up, for an outdoor telecoms site.

Provisioning sustainable energy products has become pivotal in coping for the growing data demand in emerging markets such as Sub-Saharan Africa.

Connecting Africa and Telecoms.com spoke with David King, CEO of Flexenclosure, the Swedish green energy company that has built the world’s first hybrid power station built from the ground up, for an outdoor telecoms site.

Find out more about sustainable solutions and development in the African telecommunications markets at a Connecting Africa event. See dates below.

Upcoming events:
East Africa Com, 17 – 18 May, Nairobi – https://goo.gl/72YYzu
West Africa Com, 11 – 12 July, Dakar – https://goo.gl/ZGhLo6
Nigeria Com, 20 – 21 September, Lagos – https://goo.gl/4bHy4T
AfricaCom, 6 – 10 November, Cape Town – https://goo.gl/9RTQW7

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Developing a Digital Innovation Culture and Living the ICT4D Rhetoric – East Africa Com 2016

We’re counting down to East Africa Com 2017 with a look back on the biggest discussion points and ideas that characterised last year’s event. Here we take a look at the Innovation Panel which discussed the spurring of innovation and entrepreneurship in large scale organisations, and what regulators and governments, network operators and ICT leaders can put in place now to drive generations of local content champions.

We’re counting down to East Africa Com 2017 with a look back on the biggest discussion points and ideas that characterised last year’s event.

Here we take a look at the Innovation Panel which discussed the spurring of innovation and entrepreneurship in large scale organisations, and what regulators and governments, network operators and ICT leaders can put in place now to drive generations of local content champions.

Panelists included:
– Nixon M. Gecheo, Governance and ICT4D expert, Universal Service Advisory Council, Communications Authority of Kenya
– Tony K. Omwansa, Faculty Member School of Computing and Informatics Coordinator, University of Nairobi and C4dlab
– Monica Kerretts‐Makau, Professor Strathmore University and Advisory Board of the World Bank World Development Report 2016
– Daniel Obam, ICT Sector Policy Adviser, National Communications Secretariat
– Ken Okwero, Head of Strategy, Safaricom

The 14th annual East Africa Com is taking place between the 17 – 18 May 2017 in Nairobi, Kenya.

Find out more about the event here: https://goo.gl/LwFjlN

You can purchase your tickets here: https://goo.gl/QtGDG6

Upcoming events:
East Africa Com, 17 – 18 May, Nairobi – https://goo.gl/LwFjlN
West Africa Com, 11 – 12 July, Dakar – https://goo.gl/4S3kXx
Nigeria Com, 20 – 21 September, Lagos – https://goo.gl/KsSOV3
AfricaCom, 6 – 10 November, Cape Town – https://goo.gl/6H5oBV

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The AfricaCom Keynote Discussion: Deshun Deysel & Bisila Bokoko

We’ve been highlighting the biggest ideas and talking points that came out of AfricaCom 2016. Our AfricaCom headline keynotes have been been no exception – we invited all of our keynote speakers from day 2 to take part in a discussion around fuelling innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship in ‘Digital Africa’ If you’re interested in African empowerment through connectivity, then why not attend one of Connecting Africa’s series of events?

We’ve been highlighting the biggest ideas and talking points that came out of AfricaCom 2016. Our AfricaCom headline keynotes have been been no exception – we invited all of our keynote speakers from day 2 to take part in a discussion around fuelling innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship in ‘Digital Africa’

If you’re interested in African empowerment through connectivity, then why not attend one of Connecting Africa’s series of events?

Upcoming events:
East Africa Com, 17 – 18 May, Nairobi – https://goo.gl/31p3Yh
West Africa Com, 11 – 12 July, Dakar – https://goo.gl/jYIoGV
Nigeria Com, 20 – 21 September, Lagos – https://goo.gl/mdoUfe
AfricaCom, 6 – 10 November, Cape Town – https://goo.gl/XLLbJ4

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Technology Entrepreneurship: Tackling the Innovation Summit – Deshun Deysel

Africa’s leading tech and telco event AfricaCom welcomed the business woman and mountaineer Deshun Deysel as an AfricaCom keynote speaker in 2016. Deshun was the first black woman to ever climb Mount Everest and is also the founder of Deshun Deysel and Associates.

Africa’s leading tech and telco event AfricaCom welcomed the business woman and mountaineer Deshun Deysel as an AfricaCom keynote speaker in 2016.

Deshun was the first black woman to ever climb Mount Everest and is also the founder of Deshun Deysel and Associates.

In her address on day 2 of AfricaCom, Deshun describes her perilous ascent of Everest, and how this has informed her career today.

If you’re interested in African empowerment through connectivity, then why not attend one of Connecting Africa’s series of events?

Upcoming events:
East Africa Com, 17 – 18 May, Nairobi – https://goo.gl/uAtLzM
West Africa Com, 11 – 12 July, Dakar – https://goo.gl/R8VMpM
Nigeria Com, 20 – 21 September, Lagos – https://goo.gl/1SrYWw
AfricaCom, 6 – 10 November, Cape Town – https://goo.gl/TCfgt6

Be part of the African tech and telco conversation, here:
Connecting Africa: https://www.connectingafrica.com
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Interview with OFS’s Director Jacob Petersen

Connecting Africa is taking a spotlight look at the East African telecommunications ecosystem as we countdown to East Africa Com 2017. We caught up with East Africa Com exhibitor and Director of OFS Jacob Petersen to learn more about OFS’s global operations, their fibre roll out projects in East Africa and their OFS University.

Connecting Africa is taking a spotlight look at the East African telecommunications ecosystem as we countdown to East Africa Com 2017.

We caught up with East Africa Com exhibitor and Director of OFS Jacob Petersen to learn more about OFS’s global operations, their fibre roll out projects in East Africa and their OFS University.

East Africa Com will be taking place between the 17-18 May 2017 at the Radisson Blu, Nairobi. Find out more about the leading event for TMT executives in East Africa here: https://goo.gl/jzKWUa
The East Africa Com Early Bird Special Offer runs until the 31 March, purchase your ticket here: https://goo.gl/9CeYys

Upcoming events:
East Africa Com, 17 – 18 May, Nairobi – https://goo.gl/jzKWUa
West Africa Com, 11 – 12 July, Dakar – https://goo.gl/hKGGyY
Nigeria Com, 20 – 21 September, Lagos – https://goo.gl/46vnDo
AfricaCom, 6 – 10 November, Cape Town – https://goo.gl/ZLdFqM

Be part of the African tech and telco conversation, here:
Connecting Africa: https://www.connectingafrica.com
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“We’d like to be known as the go-to guys for fibre” – OFS’s Jacob Petersen

We’re counting down to the 14th annual East Africa Com in Nairobi with exclusive insights and interviews with leading East African TMT experts. Here is a sneak peek of our interview with East Africa Com 2016 speaker Jacob Petersen, the Director of OFS Solutions.

We’re counting down to the 14th annual East Africa Com in Nairobi with exclusive insights and interviews with leading East African TMT experts.

Here is a sneak peek of our interview with East Africa Com 2016 speaker Jacob Petersen, the Director of OFS Solutions.

We caught up with Jacob to learn more about OFS, their projects in East Africa as well as their OFS Academy.

East Africa Com will be taking place between the 17-18 May 2017 at the Radisson Blu, Nairobi. Find out more about the leading event for TMT executives in East Africa here: https://goo.gl/jzKWUa
The East Africa Com Early Bird Special Offer runs until the 31 March, purchase your ticket here: https://goo.gl/9CeYys

Upcoming events:
East Africa Com, 17 – 18 May, Nairobi – https://goo.gl/jzKWUa
West Africa Com, 11 – 12 July, Dakar – https://goo.gl/hKGGyY
Nigeria Com, 20 – 21 September, Lagos – https://goo.gl/46vnDo
AfricaCom, 6 – 10 November, Cape Town – https://goo.gl/ZLdFqM

Be part of the African tech and telco conversation, here:
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Interview with Airtel Tanzania’s General Manager of Network Projects

Connecting Africa is taking a spotlight look at the East African telecommunications ecosystem as we countdown to East Africa Com 2017. One of this year’s speakers sat down with us in 2016 to discuss the key challenges to ICT growth in the region, where the answers lie and how innovation begins at a grass roots level.

Connecting Africa is taking a spotlight look at the East African telecommunications ecosystem as we countdown to East Africa Com 2017.

One of this year’s speakers sat down with us in 2016 to discuss the key challenges to ICT growth in the region, where the answers lie and how innovation begins at a grass roots level.

East Africa Com will be taking place between the 17-18 May 2017 at the Radisson Blu, Nairobi. Find out more about the leading event for TMT executives in East Africa here: https://goo.gl/xTbh4R
The East Africa Com Early Bird Special Offer runs until the 31 March, purchase your ticket here: https://goo.gl/IUQW05

Upcoming events:
East Africa Com, 17 – 18 May, Nairobi – https://goo.gl/xTbh4R
West Africa Com, 11 – 12 July, Dakar – https://goo.gl/gbvwwe
Nigeria Com, 20 – 21 September, Lagos – https://goo.gl/4UpSbz
AfricaCom, 6 – 10 November, Cape Town – https://goo.gl/43RgEv

Be part of the African tech and telco conversation, here:
Connecting Africa: https://www.connectingafrica.com
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“Innovation Begins at Home” – Airtel’s Barnabas Bwali

We’re counting down to the 14th annual East Africa Com in Nairobi with exclusive insights and interviews with leading East African TMT experts. Here is a sneak peek of our interview with East Africa Com 2016 speaker Barnabas Bwali, the General Manager of Network Projects at Airtel Tanzania.

We’re counting down to the 14th annual East Africa Com in Nairobi with exclusive insights and interviews with leading East African TMT experts.

Here is a sneak peek of our interview with East Africa Com 2016 speaker Barnabas Bwali, the General Manager of Network Projects at Airtel Tanzania.

We caught up with Barnabas to discuss connectivity infrastructure and capacity in East Africa, successful partnerships in Tanzania and where the foundations of innovation need to be cultivated.

East Africa Com will be taking place between the 17-18 May 2017 at the Radisson Blu, Nairobi. Find out more about the leading event for TMT executives in East Africa here: https://goo.gl/BcbMkV
The East Africa Com Early Bird Special Offer runs until the 31 March, purchase your ticket here: https://goo.gl/LbHkfL

Upcoming events:
East Africa Com, 17 – 18 May, Nairobi – https://goo.gl/BcbMkV
West Africa Com, 11 – 12 July, Dakar – https://goo.gl/NGZfpw
Nigeria Com, 20 – 21 September, Lagos – https://goo.gl/Y7hg3A
AfricaCom, 6 – 10 November, Cape Town – https://goo.gl/5197Gd

Be part of the African tech and telco conversation, here:
Connecting Africa: https://www.connectingafrica.com
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The Achievements of the Universal Access Fund in ICT Development – East Africa Com 2016

The Universal Service Advisory Council’s major priority is to spread reliable and affordable communication services to the unserved and underserved areas of Kenya. Speaking at East Africa Com 2016 Nixon Gecheo, Governance and ICT4D expert, discusses the key priorities and successes of the fund as well as future projections in growth.

The Universal Service Advisory Council’s major priority is to spread reliable and affordable communication services to the unserved and underserved areas of Kenya.

Speaking at East Africa Com 2016 Nixon Gecheo, Governance and ICT4D expert, discusses the key priorities and successes of the fund as well as future projections in growth.

See Nixon speak: He’ll be taking part in an East Africa Com 2017 panel discussion focusing on how large corporations are supporting ICT for development goals and creating opportunities for SMEs in tech: https://goo.gl/IPzVlF

If you’re interested in ICT initiatives in East Africa, why not learn from and engage with the architects at the forefront of the region’s tech and telecommunications development at East Africa Com 2017?

Est Africa Com is taking place between the 17-18 May 2017 at the Radisson Blu, Nairobi, to find out more about the agenda, check out: https://goo.gl/IPzVlF

There are early bird offers currently running for delegates, take a look at our rates here: https://goo.gl/X6ltsB

Upcoming events:
East Africa Com, 17 – 18 May, Nairobi – https://goo.gl/IPzVlF
West Africa Com, 11 – 12 July, Dakar – https://goo.gl/O7cJaH
Nigeria Com, 20 – 21 September, Lagos – https://goo.gl/FKfweR
AfricaCom, 6 – 10 November, Cape Town – https://goo.gl/ytDlGT

Be part of the African tech and telco conversation, here:
Connecting Africa: https://www.connectingafrica.com
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Driving Access to Mobile Health Services – AfricaCom TV Interview with Hello Doctor’s Michael Mol

Doctor, presenter, executive producer, international speaker, business consultant and company founder – Dr Michael Mol’s career has been nothing short of exceptional. We welcomed Michael as a keynote speaker to AfricaCom 2016, where he presented his case study on: “Driving Access to Mobile Health Services”, through his innovative Hello Doctor platform.

Doctor, presenter, executive producer, international speaker, business consultant and company founder – Dr Michael Mol’s career has been nothing short of exceptional. We welcomed Michael as a keynote speaker to AfricaCom 2016, where he presented his case study on: “Driving Access to Mobile Health Services”, through his innovative Hello Doctor platform.

AfricaCom TV caught up with Michael to chat more about mobile health services in Africa, what Hello Doctor has been able to accomplish thus far, and how he sees this innovation evolving in the near future.

If you’re interested in eHealth initiatives in Africa, why not learn from and engage with the architects at the forefront of digital Africa at one of the Connecting Africa series of events?

Upcoming events:
East Africa Com, 17 – 18 May, Nairobi – https://goo.gl/HZviU2
West Africa Com, 11 – 12 July, Dakar – https://goo.gl/QdQjdd
Nigeria Com, 20 – 21 September, Lagos – https://goo.gl/IdVBDY
AfricaCom, 6 – 10 November, Cape Town – https://goo.gl/FBp3Mx

Be part of the African tech and telco conversation, here:
Connecting Africa: https://www.connectingafrica.com
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