South Africa May Be First African Country To Host ITU Telecom World In 2018

6 October 2017


South Africa may host the 2018 ITU Telecom World, the International Telecommunication Union’s (ITU) annual telecommunications and ICT industry event.

The potential for South Africa to host was made known at the 2017 ITU Telecom World in South Korea, with the 2018 telecom conference set to be the first time an African country has hosted the International Telecommunication Union’s prestigious event, subject to the conclusion of contractual arrangements, according to ITWeb.

To give an idea of the scale and popularity of the event in question, ITU Telecom World 2017 attracted over 9,100 participants, 458 exhibitors and 125 expert speakers, according to telecomworld. Read the full article on Afkinsider here.