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- 2ND ANNUAL CONNECTING CONNECTING RURAL COMMUNITIES AFRICA FORUM 2007

21st-24th August 2007, Nairobi, Kenya

This international event will bring together African government officials, senior figures from African regulatory authorities and international ICT experts who are leading the private sector connectivity drive. At this forum you have the opportunity to discuss and analyse best practices, share case studies and debate crucial topics

If you would like to register as a delegate, please contact Marco by email: m.dekock@cto.int or telephone: 0044 208834 1577

- WI-WORLD AFRICA 2007

27 - 30 August 2007, Michelangelo Hotel, Johannesburg, South Africa.

In Africa, fixed-line infrastructure is lacking and there is a major problem with copper wire theft. Wireless communication is therefore a great alternative.

For further information visit www.terrapinn.com/2007/telecomza

- GSM>3G MIDDLE EAST AND GULF

2-3 September 2007, Dubai International Convention Centre, UAE

This 12th event features a 6 streamed agenda of 90 visionary speakers delivering crucial insights on: WiMAX, In-Building, FMC, Content, Interconnection and Pricing.

Early booking discounts apply so contact us today to secure your place www.gsm-3gworldseries.com/meg

- IIR's AFRICAN TELECOMS BILLING AND REVENUE MANAGEMENT FORUM

03 Sep-07 Sep 2007, International Convention Centre, Cape Town, South Africa

Join us this September in Cape Town and benefit from an event offering 5 focused days of conference and seminar sessions addressing. The event will bring together leading operators and service providers to address the specific Revenue Management and Billing challenges currently being faced by African Telecoms Operators and Service

For further information visit www.iir-conferences.com/atbra

- IWEEK CONFERENCE

5-7 September 2007, Johannesburg, South Africa

ISPA and UniForum SA are proud to state that this is the 6th year that they have been hosting and running iWeek, the Internet industry's premier conference.

Registration is now open at http://www.ispa.org.za/iweek/2007/apply.shtml

- CAPACITY AFRICA 2007

10 - 11 September, Cape Town, South Africa

Capacity Africa 2007 provides a forum for providers from across Africa, along with the international carriers and service providers to meet and discuss the new business opportunities in the liberalising African markets including South Africa, Nigeria, Ghana and Botswana. With an extensively researched programme providing high quality content, senior level speakers and attendees, and lucrative networking opportunities, Capacity Africa 2007 is the premier pan-African wholesale telecommunications congress.

For more details contact rachel.helyer@capacitymedia.com . Visit the Conference web site at www.capacitymedia.com

-SATWIBB AFRICA: AFRICAN SATELLITE & WIRELESS BROADBAND CONFERENCE & VOIP FORUM

West Africa: Muson Centre, Lagos, 21-23 August 2007

Theme: Broadband bridges across Africa: First and last mile solutions

Local and international industry leaders will make presentations on the following topics:

Efficient bandwidth delivery mechanisms
Next Generation Networks: Selecting the right migration path
Building wireless communities
Fiber optic vs. satellite-based connectivity: Do they compete or do they complete?
DVBS2: Its role in trunking
Rural Wireless: The role of WiMAX, WiFi, CDMA and hybrid technologies
VoIP survival strategies for telcos, ISPs and cyber cafes
Build vs. buy: VoIP solutions for Africa
Providing a VoIP service over a WiMAX network
Maximising international VoIP services

The event also includes a Masterclass on Building Wireless Communities by Paul Munnery, CEO, Wireless Digital Cities, UK

To request full details, email info@aitecafrica.com or log on to www.aitecafrica.com

- ICT AFRICA 2007

October 1-5, 2007, Kenyatta International Conference Centre, Nairobi, Kenya

ICT Africa is an annual continental information and communications technology conference addressing all aspects of ICT development in Africa. The conference is convened by NEPAD council in collaboration with the NEPAD Kenya secretariat. The 2007 event will be organized by Global Conferences, Cape Town, South Africa.

For further information contact rjacobs@globalconf.co.za

- INFRASTRUCTURE PARTNERSHIPS FOR AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT (IPAD) CENTRAL AFRICA

3rd - 5th October, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo

iPAD Central Africa 2006 provides an opportunity to network directly with key partners. The event aims to facilitate regional planning and collaborations under one roof between government, the public sector and business. iPAD Central Africa 2006 is a one-stop-shop for investigating investment opportunities in DRC and the Central African region as a whole.

For further information visit http://www.spintelligent-events.com/ipad-central2006/en/