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ONLINE SEMINAR – Leveraging 5G for Africa’s Digital Economy: Building Ecosystems and Transforming Industries

ONLINE SEMINAR – Leveraging 5G for Africa’s Digital Economy: Building Ecosystems and Transforming Industries

Starts at:

Wednesday, 5 June 2024 - 13:00
CET

Ends at:​

Wednesday, 5 June 2024 - 14:30
CET

Event Location:

Virtual
Ecosystem Event

Join a 90-minute virtual seminar focused on the monetization of 5G and the opportunities it presents for Africa!

We are thrilled to invite you to the GSMA upcoming virtual seminar, “Leveraging 5G for Africa’s Digital Economy: Building Ecosystems and Transforming Industries,” scheduled for June 5, 2024, from 13:00 to 14:30. GMT, where we will be hosting a session, “5G Use Cases in Digital Health” with our Communities Director, Andy Bleaden.

As leaders in the telecommunications industry, GSMA stays ahead of emerging technologies like 5G. This 90-minute seminar will focus on the monetization of 5G and the unique opportunities it presents for Africa. It will delve into discussions on 5G monetization strategies tailored for the African market, exploring trends in business models and revenue-generating opportunities, emphasizing the development of private networks and the potential of 5G to revolutionize industries such as digital health and manufacturing.

 

Recent GSMA statistics indicate rapid global growth in 5G adoption, with projections estimating that by 2030, 56% of total mobile connections will be 5G. Africa’s burgeoning mobile market is well-positioned to capitalize on this advancement, with significant potential impacts on industries like healthcare, agriculture, and manufacturing.

 

This seminar will highlight how African mobile operators can leverage 5G to unlock new revenue streams and deliver innovative services, driving economic growth and societal development across the continent.

 

Objectives

  • Understanding 5G Technology and Use Cases: Gain a comprehensive overview of 5G technology and its applications, including enhanced mobile broadband, massive IoT, ultra-reliable low-latency communication (URLLC), and digital health.
  • Exploring Monetization Strategies: Discuss strategies for monetizing 5G tailored to the African market, including potential revenue models and business opportunities for mobile operators.
  • Highlighting Investment and Collaboration Opportunities: Identify opportunities for investment and collaboration to enhance connectivity solutions in industry verticals.
  • Addressing Regulatory and Policy Considerations: Examine regulatory and policy frameworks impacting digitization and learn how to navigate these to maximize opportunities.
  • Facilitating Knowledge Sharing and Networking: Share insights, best practices, and innovative ideas among industry leaders, fostering a collaborative environment for driving 5G adoption and monetization.

Expected Outcomes

  • Implementation Pathways for 5G Projects: Acquire actionable insights into developing and implementing viable 5G projects.
  • Understanding Off-Taker Mechanisms and Aggregate Demand: Learn about effective mechanisms for identifying and managing off-takers for 5G services.
  • Key 5G Use Cases and Revenue Models: Explore successful 5G use cases and revenue-generating opportunities in sectors like digital health.
  • Regulatory and Policy Insights: Gain a deeper understanding of the regulatory landscape affecting 5G monetization in Africa.
  • Networking and Collaboration: Engage with industry peers to foster potential collaborations and partnerships.
  • Global 5G Adoption Trends: Contextualize the African market’s potential with an overview of global 5G adoption trends and statistics.


Please RSVP by 4th June to secure your spot for this insightful seminar by registering here!

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