Wi-Fi: Bridging the digital divide across the continent


Ahead of the Wi-Fi & Small Cells MENA event next month, Avren and the team at iWeek (South Africa’s leading annual Internet industry conference) are running the FREE Connecting Africa Wi-Fi Webinar this Friday the 19th September at SAST: 2PM / EDT: 8AM (New York) / GMT: 1PM.

Register your place here now. Limited places available.

This interactive session will assess the business models and technologies that are succeeding in this fast growing market.  The event is designed for anyone who is planning, trialling, deploying and operating Wi-Fi hotspots and networks.

Sign up and get detailed insight into the latest deployments; examples of how Wi-Fi is being used for social engagement; and examples of regional innovation and success.

Themes explored during the 60 minute session include

    Connecting the unconnected with easy to deploy, scalable Wi-Fi

    Positioning Wi-Fi as a strategic resource for the service provider

    The socio-economic impact of public Wi-Fi

    Deploying Wi-Fi on transport networks

    Leveraging wired and wireless backhaul for greater Wi-Fi access

    Speakers include:

    >> Hon. Jean Philbert Nsengimana, The Minister of Youth & ICT – Rwanda (Spearheading Smart Rwanda Initiative)

    >> Takunda Chingonzo, Co-Founder SaiSai Wireless – Zimbabwe (A start-up for public Wi-Fi)

    >> Alan Knott-Craig Jr, Founder & CEO, Project Isizwe (Championing digital inclusion)

    >> Ellie Hagopian, Deputy Chair, Wireless Access Provider’s Association

    Take just 60 minutes out of your day to hear from thought leaders and visionaries connecting people and businesses in Africa’s economic hubs.

    All registrants will receive the webinar on demand link 48 hours after live broadcast.

    Please note: This interactive webinar will be broadcast live from iWeek, South Africa’s leading annual Internet industry conference held each year since 2001.

    If you have any questions or have issues registering please contact us on wifi@clarionevents.com

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