* 2009 3G CDMA MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA REGIONAL CONFERENCE
18-20 March 2009, Pavilion Centre, Cape Town, South Africa
Under the theme “Empowering Communities with 3G CDMA", operators will be talking about their challenges and success. One will present a case study on enabling mobile payments, another on tapping into Africa's broadband backhaul network, one on ways to increase ARPU with EV-DO Rev. A broadband services and another on monetizing (the economics of) low-ARPU 1X subscribers, amongst other.
On the Friday there is a course on Backhaul Dimensioning and one on Lessons learned from EV-DO deployments in the Middle East and Africa
* TELECOMS FRAUD AND RISK
23rd-26th March 2009 Hilton London Tower Bridge, London, UK
* 3RD ANNUAL AFRICAN E-GOV FORUM
24-26 March 2009, Kigali, Rwanda
The CTO is honoured that this year the Ministry of Science and Technology, Rwanda will be hosting the 3rd Annual African e-Gov Forum. Join key ICT stakeholders in the region, including Ministers of technology, heads of e-Gov projects, civil society leaders and representatives from IT organisations; mobile operators; infrastructure providers; foundations; development and donor agencies to discuss current issues and witness success stories on e-Gov in Africa.
* 1ST EURO-AFRICA COOPERATION FORUM ON ICT RESEARCH
25-26 March 2009, Brussels, Belgium
For the first time in Europe, sub-Saharan African and European policy-makers and research organisations are being brought together to address the development of research collaborative projects in the ICT field. This 2-day event is co-organised by the European Commission (EC Directorate-General Information Society and Media) and the African Union Commission (AUC) with the support of the EuroAfriCa-ICT project, a FP7 coordination and support action aiming at enhancing ICT research cooperation between Europe and sub-Saharan Africa.
* THE WORLD WIDE WEB CONSORTIUM
1-2 April 2009, Maputo, Mozambique
* AFTLD ANNUAL EVENT
13-17 April 2009, Arusha, Tanzania
Under the theme "Securing Africa’s Internet Infrastructure”, the AfTLD annual African ccTLD event for 2009 will include a detailed three (3) day technical training workshop on Attack/Disaster Contingency and Recovery Planning(A/DCRP) for technical managers and staff of ccTLDs. AfTLD. The event is jointly organized and generously hosted by the Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA) and the Tanzania Network Information Centre (.tzNIC).