- ICTs for Civil Society CONFERENCE

June 2007 – South Africa

The conference and exhibition organised by SANGONeT will be aimed at increasing NGOs’ awareness of the strategic importance of their websites and the online environment in general.


19-21 June 2007, Gallagher Estate, Johannesburg, South Africa

IQPC's 2nd Annual High Speed Access Technologies conference is perfectly positioned giving you answers at a critical time offering an objective platform for you to hear case studies on current obstacles and successes of Broadband. You will also be able to join us for a Site Visit To the Eskom Test Site. This site visit will show you what progress has been made over the past few years and what MainNet is doing to promote broadband over Power Lines.

- SatWiBB Africa: African Satellite & Wireless Broadband Conference & VoIP Forum

EAST AFRICA: Safari Park Hotel, Nairobi, 11-13 July 2007

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

- Telecoms World Africa

31st July - 2nd August 2007, Johannesburg, South Africa

Key decision-makers in South Africa and leading international players will share their expertise and forge invaluable business relationships in a highly interactive environment.

- 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.

- 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.

- 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.