Cape Town, South Africa, November 17, 2015– AfricaCom 2015, the continent’s largest and most comprehensive ICT, Technology and Media event kicked off in Cape Town today and lived up to its theme – innovation, transformations and leadership.
Cape Town, South Africa, November 6, 2015-AfricaCom’s innovative Ericsson AHUB is the premium space for investors to meaningfully connect with the wealth of entrepreneurial excellence in Africa’s innovative technology sector.
Madrid, Spain, November 2, 2015–At a press conference held this morning in Madrid, the finalists of the HISPASAT 4K International Film Festival were announced. The festival is one of the first film competitions in the world to exclusively feature short films shot and post-produced in 4K. The thirteen finalists are:
Cape Town, South Africa, October 21, 2015–The demand for digital entertainment - online videos, music and now gaming - is growing exponentially in Africa, with the business environment continuously developing and improving.
Cape Town, South Africa, October 19, 2015–The AfricaCom Awards continues to grow in strength and significance. According to Adam Thompson, Head of Content at Com World Series, the 2015 applications were many and of an extremely high standard, and reinforced the importance of the Awards as a showcase for innovation within the telecoms and ICT sector across Africa.
Budapest, Hungary, October 16, 2015–ITU Telecom World 2015 closed its doors yesterday at Hungexpo, Budapest following an exceptional week of dialogue, debate, networking and showcasing. The event, which welcomed over 4,000 participants from 129 countries this week, brought together an impressive line-up of top-level government representatives, leaders of industry – from established players to SMEs (small and medium enterprises) and young start-ups, from emerging and developed markets – along with high-level representatives of international organizations, entrepreneurs, accelerators, incubators and academia. Among these were over 235 ICT leaders from around the world.
Bremen, Germany, October 14, 2015--Top officials and leading experts representing the entire space sector, including space agencies, satellite manufacturers, suppliers and service providers, will illuminate the future of an industry with global revenues exceeding US$ 330 billion at Space Tech Expo Europe in Bremen next month.
Geneva, Switzerland, October 12, 2015 – Doors opened today in Budapest for ITU Telecom World 2015, the global ICT innovation event for SMEs, corporates and governments. The event kicked off with a spectacular Opening Ceremony, in the presence of H.E Viktor Orbán, Prime Minister of Hungary, ITU Secretary-General, Houlin Zhao, and a host of other distinguished high-level participants spanning government, industry and representatives of many global SMEs and start-ups.
Geneva, Switzerland, October 1, 2015 – The rapid pace of digital transformation is creating new ecosystems, players and even industries – all holding tremendous potential. But how can this potential be harnessed for the benefit of all? And what should the top-level priorities be? An outstanding line-up of speakers spanning government, industry, entrepreneurs and innovators at the ITU Telecom World 2015 Leadership Summit on 12 and 13 October will debate how best to accelerate ICT innovation, open up the digital economy to all the world’s citizens, and work together to enable digital entrepreneurship as a driving force for socio-economic development.
Hong Kong, October 1, 2015–In a year of undeniable sea-change within the broadcast industry, the debate at this year’s CASBAA Convention at its new venue at Hong Kong’s Intercontinental Hotel promises to be hotter than ever. With the theme ‘Making Waves’, the convention has secured an impressive line up of speakers comprising of key industry players from all over the world. From global media giants such as AOL and Virgin Media to regional players such as China Media Capital, this year’s convention will waste no time in getting to the heart of the most pertinent issues facing the cable and satellite industry today.