GDS International's Highly Anticipated Eighth Next Generation Telecoms Summit to Hit South Africa's Shores in April

Apr 15, 2013, 12:17 ET from GDS International

HERMANUS, South Africa, April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

GDS International today announced it will host its eighth Next Generation Telecoms Africa Summit on 23rd-25th April 2013 at the prestigious Arabella Western Cape Hotel, South Africa.

The popular event series - which takes place over two and a half days - boasts 65 senior level telecoms executives from across Africa engaging in peer-led panel discussions, content-rich workshops and thought-provoking keynote speaker presentations.

This year's event will focus on: increasing revenue through information protection services, LTE migration and African infrastructure growth opportunities. Delegates will also be looking at broader issues, including coping with the over-the-top content explosion; and mobile money, presented by Richard Mwangesi, Manager IP and Paco Networks at Vodacom Tanzania; and George Ager, Head of Devices and Value-added Services for Visafone Nigeria.

Attending NG Telecoms Africa Summit this year will be: Arlindo Mondlane, CTO for Mcel; Akin Akinniyi, COO for Mobiltel (M-Tel); Mickael Ghossein, MD for Orange Kenya; Vincent Camadro, CMO for Orange Telkom Kenya; and Vignesh Subramanian, CCO for Orascom Telecom.

Mia Shepherd, Next Generation Telecoms Africa Summit Director for GDS International, the global events company behind the summit, said: "The NG Telecoms Africa summit has come together very well. We have a stellar delegation and some really fantastic speakers lined up, including Mickael Ghossien, CEO for Orange Kenya. 

She continues: "The gathering will be an opportunity for industry leaders to discuss and debate current market challenges in the African telecom community; and benchmark new solutions to combat and overcome these issues. All of this will unfold in the fabulous Arabella Western cape Hotel & Spa, Cape town, from the 23rd-25th April 2013."

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