Industry gives AfricaCom summit thumbs up
from MTHULISI SIBANDA in Cape Town, South Africa
CAPE TOWN – INFORMATION technology (it) leaders are encouraged at the success of the ongoing AfricaCom, the continent’s biggest summit at the event ongoing in South Africa.
The annual event is holding at its traditional Cape Town International Conference Centre (CITCC) venue under the theme, “Transforming Africa’s Digital Economy.”
Among the highlights so far include visionary keynotes from Twitter’s Katie Lampe who revealed essential tips on “Marketing in the Moment” and Facebook’s Chris Daniels, who discussed and debated the role of social media in bringing internet to Africa.
Mobile Money, LTE Africa, Customer Experience Management, AfricaCast and Digital Music streams all kicked off.
Sponsors of some sessions include Firefox, Azur, Symantec, Hewlett and Packard, Huawei, Mahindra Comviva, EMC, Coriant, Skrill, Clickatell and Tektronix AfricaCom100.
Business leaders from Econet Wireless, 2go and Safaricom welcomed the event.
The most influential leaders have gathered for an intimate meeting of minds in the Leadership Summit.
Meanwhile, the industry’s standout companies in the sector were set to be honoured at an awards dinner scheduled for Wednesday.
– CAJ News
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