COA Tech Festival

Africa’s Biggest and Most Influential Tech Event Returns

Connect with Africa’s visionary tech leaders, expand your professional network, and immerse yourself in the continent’s dynamic evolution towards a future, driven by technology.
13 – 16 November, 2023
Cape Town International Convention Centre, Cape Town, South Africa
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Acmetel is a leading provider of innovative and reliable telecommunication solutions. Our company was founded with the goal of delivering top-notch services to businesses of all sizes, and we've been successfully doing so since 2016.

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AFR-IX telecom

AFR-IX Telecom, infrastructure and licensed telecommunications operator, is an Internet service provider that delivers Internet and data services to enterprises, international carriers and telecommunication operators in Africa and offers connectivity solutions to hundreds of clients. With more than 60 POPs, AFR-IX delivers qualitative services to a market in economic expansion,.

Visit our booth: A103
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Join the Airbus Expert on stand F20 to discover the Next Generation Critical Communications Solutions

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Alaris Labs

Alaris Labs – unprecedented development expertise at the service of telecom operators.
Alaris Labs is a Singapore-based software vendor, founded in 2008. Our engineering team has been building customized and out-of-the-box carrier-grade solutions to meet the demand of our customers for highly efficient business management tools.

Alaris SMS Platform has the best-in-class logics for A2P, P2A and P2P messaging via SMPP, HTTP, SS7, Viber, WhatsApp, RCS.

SMS firewall helps our MNO customers be protected against fraud and margin leaks.

Alaris inVoice - a business support platform for voice aggregators incorporating interconnect billing, rate management and routing, sophisticated analytical and reporting tools.

Visit our booth: F1
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Since 1994, Apliman has led the way in software development and world-class innovative solutions and has established customer loyalty to become a beacon of absolute trust. With over two decades of expertise in smart, digital, voice, and messaging solutions, Apliman has been fulfilling the needs of its new and returning clients both in the public and private sectors. Apliman has taken the challenge of reshaping the future of technology by delivering the best-integrated communication solutions. Our Mission is to provide. smart tools to enhance customer experience. To ensure never-ending growth, we provide mobile. network operators, and private enterprises with the latest technologies, groundbreaking solutions, and hands-on experience.

Visit our booth: F4
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ATDI supplies state-of-the-art network planning solutions for 3G/4G/5G, TETRA/DMR/P25, satellite, MW, Wi-Fi and IoT networks for any deployment setting - outdoors, indoors, tunnels, air, and maritime. The tool features an extensive list of propagation models and a powerful GIS engine, featuring a complimentary worldwide cartographic data from medium to high-resolution DTM, Clutter and 3D buildings.

Visit our booth: F60
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Atlas AI

Atlas AI's geospatial AI platform helps every organization anticipate changing societal conditions, where people live, where wealth and poverty are concentrated, how the physical makeup of communities is evolving to determine where to invest. Organizations use our platform to accelerate growth, target resources to vulnerable populations and build greater resilience to climate change. Talk to us today.

Visit our booth: AfricaIgnite
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Avanti Communications is the leading Ka-band high throughput satellite capacity partner to the communications industry in EMEA - extending and guaranteeing coverage for defence missions, enterprise solutions and critical public services.
Through the HYLAS satellite fleet and partners in 118 countries, Avanti provides dedicated fixed and flexible-beam satellite connectivity, with extensive coverage across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

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Avenir Telecom operates worldwide, with Energizer® products currently sold in over 55 countries. Its international license enables the company to take full advantage of the continuous growth of the mobile phone and accessory market.

Visit our booth: A40
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Axiata Digital Labs

Axiata Digital Labs (ADL) is an innovative software services and solutions provider offering telco-focused platforms and services to help businesses thrive in the digital era. Through convergent digital design experiences, innovative platforms, and reusable assets, ADL seamlessly integrates multiple technologies to deliver tangible business value for our customers.

Visit our booth: C7
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AzInTelecom LLC is a trusted service provider of Azerbaijan and South Caucasus region, dedicated to delivering secure, adaptable, and innovative digital solutions.

A pioneer in the whole region, AzInTelecom boasts the first TIER III International compliance-certified data centers in Azerbaijan, offering a wide range of cloud solutions, including Cloud Infrastructure and services.

Visit our booth: J50
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B-Things Limited

Come and speak to us at F23 about our billing, charging, rating and policy control solution to help you fully monetise your business.

Visit our booth: F23
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Baicells Technologies

Baicells is a global provider of turnkey 4G and 5G network solutions for Mobile Operators, Enterprises, and Communities. With commercial network deployments across 60 countries see why Baicells innovations are connecting the unconnected.

Visit our booth: D30A
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BAVARIA – the joint companies pavilion of the Free State of Bavaria in Germany
Discover different companies from Bavaria and learn more about their latest technologies & services. We also help you to establish contacts with Bavarian companies and provide you comprehensive information on Bavaria as a business and high-tech location for mobility topics.

Visit our booth: C91
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Bayobab (Formerly MTN GlobalConnect)

Bayobab, formerly MTN GlobalConnect, is a next-gen digital solutions provider with a vision of an Africa filled with potential. With a vast infrastructure of 108,000KM open access fibre across 54 countries and 235 landing stations, Bayobab's network creates a widespread digital gateway in Africa. Learn more:

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BOM PIC Global

BOM PIC Global is an innovative streaming platform (with patent pending technology) that gracefully melds the exciting content of emerging markets with an established catalog, comprising feel-good Hollywood and festive film favorites. BOM PIC breaks stereotypes and curates content that represent positive images of people of color.

Visit our booth: J52
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BringCom Incorporated is a leading Communications Solutions Provider who has built Pan-African networks with its own regional hubs (PoPs) in Washington DC, London, Djibouti, Nairobi, Kampala, and Lagos. BringCom has been offering high-quality international and last-mile connectivity solutions in Africa since 1992 to international enterprise and government customers.

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Broadband Infraco

South Africa's Broadband Carrier of Carriers - Broadband Infraco SOC Is a licensed state owned company in the telecommunications sector.

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Cabo Verde Telecom

CVTelecom is a global operator with a long history dating back over a century. Resulting of the splitting of the National Post & Telecommunications Company of Cabo Verde in 1995, CVTelecom has established itself as a leader in the field.

Visit our booth: D100
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Everyone in Africa should have access to the benefits of code. Born out of MTN’s transformation beyond the TELCO space, Chenosis is offering up the tools that enable Enterprises & anyone to build code better, cheaper, and faster. A platform that will use code to unify by redefining the perception of it and making it accessible.

Visit our booth: H40
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China Unicom

China Unicom (Europe) Operations Limited (“CUE”) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of China Unicom Global Limited established in the UK in 2006. Backed by its world-leading submarine and terrestrial cable resources and global network.

Visit our booth: D31
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Cloudflare is the security, performance, and reliability company on a mission to help build a better Internet. Today it runs one of the world’s largest networks that powers anything connected to the Internet, with its services being used by everyone, from nonprofits and SMBs to Global 2000 companies and top government organizations.
Visit our booth: B71A
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Comviva simplifies business complexity. Our innovative portfolio of digital solutions and platforms brings greater choice, faster time to market and flexibility, to better meet the evolving needs of our customers as they drive growth, transform, and bring efficiency. We partner globally with organisations in the communications and financial industry to solve problems fast and transform for tomorrow.

Visit our booth: Disa
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Congo Telecom
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Copious Consulting Services

At Copious we are passionately committed to doing all the right things to help our customers be successful. We provide high-value technology services through engaged employees who drive continuous innovation and operational excellence.

Visit our booth: I53
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Covalensedigital is a software OEM focused on building solutions to digitalize operations, allowing Digital Service Providers achieve business excellence.

Our innovative platform, Csmart, a SaaS Digital Services Enablement Platform (DSEP), empowers businesses worldwide to craft cutting-edge digital ecosystems for collaboration and delivery of innovative solutions.

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SG empowers companies to build unforgettable experiences, making it easier for people and businesses to connect with, use and pay for the services they value most. Our customer experience, billing and payments solutions help companies of any size make money and make a difference.

Visit our booth: NA
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We are delighted to be a part of #AfricaTechFestival to be held at CTICC, Cape Town, South Africa and looking forward to meeting our esteemed clients, exploring synergies and building relationships. Register here: and connect with us at booth#B90, Hall 4. See you there!

Visit our booth: Booth#B90, Hall 4
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Dalkom Somalia

Dalkom stands as a trailblazing telecommunications company, spearheading the mission to unite East and Horn of Africa with the global digital sphere. Our unwavering dedication to innovation and dependability fuels our provision of an all-encompassing suite of cutting-edge telecommunications services. These offerings encompass submarine capacity, satellite teleport services, colocation, dark fiber, and beyond.

Visit our booth: E90
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DeepUp GmbH

Capturing and documenting the reality of network expansion in as-built-quality with 3D-geo-referenced cloud-based scanning.

DeepUp is providing a cloud-based and geo-referenced 3D-monitoring and documentation platform to utility and network operators and network construction companies.

Visit our booth: A60
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Deimos is a leading hybrid/multi-cloud professional services company, distinguished by its commitment to providing top-tier security as the foundation for empowering cloud environments. With a strong presence in the cloud-tech industry, Deimos offers strategic expertise to businesses across various areas including: cloud-native architecture design, automation implementation, container adoption, and Managed Kubernetes services.

Visit our booth: I56
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Development Bank of Southern Africa

The Development Bank of Southern Africa is one of the leading development financial institutions on the continent. Our primary purpose is delivering impactful development finance solutions that ignite transformative change in South Africa and on the rest of the African continent. Improving the quality of life of people in Africa is the fundamental focus of our development impact.

Visit our booth: Keynote Auditorium area
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Digital Solutions Group

The Digital Solutions Group, branded as DSG, provides high-quality, business-focused mobile digital solutions to premier enterprise and SME customers. Born and built in Africa, we understand the continent's risks and opportunities. We've been a part of the digital era for over 25 years, pioneering mobile services, operator solutions, and e-commerce platforms since the Nineties.

Visit our booth: D2A
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Digital Virgo

Since 2008, Digital Virgo has been providing access to paid digital content and services to people worldwide through the implementation of alternative payment methods and in particular Direct Carrier Billing and Mobile Money. The Group has been supporting its clients, telecom operators and merchants, in the deployment, integration and optimization of mobile payment and monetization solutions.

Visit our booth: B23
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Accelerate the economic growth of businesses. Our technologies are changing the way we work. We help businesses and enterprises lean into the future, truly.

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Hebei EagleFly is a world leading manufacturer and solutions provider of Recharge cards, SIM cards, eSIM cards, e-SIM solutions, IoT products and IoT solutions.

More than 160 telecommunications operators in over 100 countries and regions around the world are our customers, including MTN, Etisalat, Vodafone, Zain, Asiacell, Viettel, Telenor, Tigo, Orange, etc. For more information, please visit us.

Visit our booth: E1A
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EBANX is the leading payment partner connecting global companies with the fastest-growing markets in the world. EBANX enables global businesses to connect with hundreds of payment methods in countries in Africa and LATAM. EBANX solution helps businesses increase sales and revenue by offering a robust technology allied with outstanding performance.

Visit our booth: H21 - africa tech hall
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Elastic is the leading platform for search-powered solutions. We help everyone find what they’re looking for to accelerate the results that matter. With solutions in Enterprise Search, Observability, and Security, we help enhance customer and employee search experiences, keep mission-critical applications running smoothly, and protect against cyber threats.

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Emeldi Group is a privately held, leading software provider to the telecommunications industry. Established in 1998, a disruptive product offering Emeldi Commerce® – an enterprise grade, unified Omni-Channel commerce and CRM application specifically designed for the communications vertical, supporting products, services & customer-engagement processes.

Visit our booth: D59B
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Equinix is the world's digital infrastructure company®. Digital leaders harness Equinix's trusted platform to bring together and interconnect foundational infrastructure at software speed. Equinix enables organizations to access all the right places, partners and possibilities to scale with agility, speed the launch of digital services, deliver world-class experiences and multiply their value, while supporting their sustainability goals.

Visit our booth: B41
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Evercom Group

We work in partnership with all the major technology suppliers. By integrating their products and our know how, we are able to deliver adequate solutions to companies.

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FCTEC has been empowering digital transformation across Africa since 2000. FCTEC is a leading provider of digitisation technologies, document centric automation solutions and digital transformation services. In addition to our digital transformation solutions, FCTEC is the largest distributor of digitisation hardware in Africa.

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Fusion Broadband

Get Connected! Enjoy a fast internet connection with FusionSM. Fusion delivers our fastest residential broadband at up to 20Mbps and traditional home phone service with unlimited nationwide calling all for a single low price.

Visit our booth: J76
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Global Skyware

Global Skyware designs and manufactures Satcom GroundEquipment for broadband and narrowband IoT networks. We offer LEO, MEO, GEO,and multi-orbit platforms comprising Gateways, User Terminals and IoT Terminals. We also offer a full suite of ground equipment subsystems including carbon and fiberglass composite antennas, RF electronics, motorization, and GEO-inclined retrofit kits.

Visit our booth: F71
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Helios Technologies Co., Ltd.

Helios Technologies, focus on R&D, Manufacturing and Sales for total end-to-end wireless solutions covering all Cellular bands 700M to 5890MHz. Our core products portfolio includes DAS, Repeater, vBBU, RRU, etc. and offering turnkey solutions for indoor and outdoor 2G/3G/4G/5G to our global customers. Our services range includes consultation, network design, optimization and commissioning.

Visit our booth: C134
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Huawei is a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices.

Visit our booth: CTICC 1 - Registration Foyer
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HUBX is a marketplace platform democratizing the trillion dollar secondary distribution industry.

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IP Infusion
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Founded in 2012, IPLOOK is an industry-leading end-to-end, cloud-based mobile network solution provider, with flexible development and customized service. IPLOOK's highly scalable, virtualized and cost-effective 3G/4G/5G core network software products can be deployed in the deployment scenarios for Mobile Network Operators (MNO), Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNO), Wireless Internet Services Providers (WISP) and Enterprises.

Visit our booth: F61
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Irida Global

We are Irida Global, a company founded in 2022. Our company focuses on production and distribution of TV channels and content, as well as network construction goods, smart services and operational software around the world. The geography of sales includes such countries as Slovakia, Bulgaria, Canada, Mongolia, Japan, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Belarus.

Visit our booth: C140
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iSAT Africa

iSAT Africa is an integrated communications services provider specializing in broadcasting & rural connectivity, fixed & mobile satellite solutions, MPLS in Africa and Middle East. iSAT Africa’s various solutions including Terrestrial and Satellite Solutions, are backed by powerful Satellites, African Teleports and Headend infrastructure

Visit our booth: B100
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iSocket Software

We are an international team who are passionate about creating beautiful things for smart homes. In addition to B2C re-orientation in 2015 we continue to provide great services and products for business customers.

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Lambda Test Equipment

Lambda Test Equipment is South Africa’s primary supplier of optical fibre test equipment and associated optical fibre preparation tools and accessories. In addition to the comprehensive optical fibre portfolio, we also specialize in the supply of Fibre blowing/floating machines, Transmission analyzers for PDH/SDH/OTN/Ethernet, 2.048Mbps, ISDN, LTE & 5G spectrum & timing analysers, Fiber Channel and other technologies.

Visit our booth: A41
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Locatium.AI uses Mathematical Optimization and Machine Learning to optimize CSPs RAN and Fixed Rollouts (Smart CAPEX), Retail Footprints, Pricing plans and Geo-marketing campaigns— generating EBITDA gains of hundreds of millions of US$.

Visit our booth: (Organizer to fill)
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MAINDATA develops innovative products and solutions in the field of media delivery, TV broadcast and satellite internet. By optimizing TV signal delivery, MAINDATA’s solutions open new revenue streams for TV broadcasters. Established in 1996, MAINDATA attracted worldwide customer base including Eurovision, World Bank, Sony, Tata and others.

Visit our booth: Center Stage - Fireside Chat
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Maxtec distributes leading cybersecurity solutions to South African and SADC system integrators, MSSPs, SMB IT resellers. Secure Future Data.

Visit our booth: D2
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Nasscom, a not-for-profit industry association, is the apex body for the $245 billion technology industry in India.

Visit our booth: H72
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Openserve is the largest Telecommunication Infrastructure provider, with the biggest fixed broadband network within South Africa.
We have been serving South Africa for decades and intend to continue on this journey for many more years. As South Africa’s National connectivity leader, we connect South Africa to each of its neighbouring countries with robust dual terrestrial Fibre routes, geared to meet the demands of South Africa, SADC, and Sub-Saharan Africa.

Visit our booth: C101
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Orange, a top telecom operator, earned 43.5 billion euros in 2022, employing 136,000 globally by March 2023. With 288 million customers across 26 countries, including 243 million mobile and 24 million broadband users, Orange is a key player. It's also a premier provider of IT and telecom services for global enterprises through Orange Business.

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Parallel Wireless

Parallel Wireless was established in 2012 with the vision of disrupting the wireless industry.
As the pioneers of the unified All G software, we challenge the conventional methods employed by legacy vendors.

We are driven by the belief that software holds immense potential to bring positive change in the world.

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Raisecom is an industry-leading provider for optical networking equipment and comprehensive communication system solutions. Founded in 1999, it has been dedicated in research and development of communication technologies in the fields of all-optical networking, switching and routing, cloud-network convergence, edge computing and wireless networking, providing information-communication infrastructure and intelligent digital transformation solutions and service.

Visit our booth: E55
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Red Hat

Red Hat is the leading provider of enterprise open source software solutions, enterprises around the world trust our broad portfolio of hybrid cloud infrastructure, application services, cloud-native application development, and automation solutions to deliver IT services on any infrastructure quickly and cost effectively.

Visit our booth: A52
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RT Systems

RT Systems is a leading independent supplier of integrated power solutions. Our engineering expertise coupled with our tailored products offer fit-for-purpose configurations within the Delta Telecom Power range. Achieving energy efficiency of up to 98% and offering reliable solutions to protect against grid power interruptions and fluctuations.

Visit our booth: C140
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Rysun Labs (Pty) Ltd.

Rysun Labs, a proud Level 2 B-BBEE Contributor, is a global leader in AI, data, and digital innovation services. We specialize in guiding and accelerating Data & AI strategies and Digital Transformation initiatives for Fortune 2000 enterprises and product startups, resulting in exceptional customer experiences and operational excellence.

Visit our booth: J60
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SENTECH is a South African-based digital infrastructure and content delivery company working across South Africa and the African continent. We carry more than 95% of the broadcasting terrestrial content as well as a few channels on the Satellite platform. SENTECH provides video and audio content distribution, mast and towers facilities leasing, broadband connectivity, data centre infrastructure and satellite operations services.

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Signal Fire Technology Co., Ltd.

Signal Fire Technology Co., a professional manufacturer of Optical Fiber Fusion Splicer, fiber stripper, OTDR, power meter, fiber pliers and other products.

Visit our booth: D92
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Sonema is an international Telecom Service Operator and Integrator, positioning itself as a One-Stop-Shop for Connectivity, Cloud, Hosting and Security services. Sonema deploys and operate robust and scalable hybrid networks across of Africa, integrating seamlessly terrestrial MPLS & DIA, and Next-Gen satellite and SD-WAN solutions.
Visit our booth: B102
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Tejas Networks

Tejas Networks has a full range of products for building end-to-end telecom networks, which include wireless access (4G, 5G), fibre broadband (GPON, XGS-PON), optical transmission (DWDM, OTN), and packet switches (Ethernet, IP/MPLS) that can be managed by a universal, multi-technology network management system.

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Telecel Global

Telecel Global stands at the forefront of Africa's digital transformation, committed to unlocking limitless horizons through innovative enterprise and wholesale solutions, igniting a brighter future for all.

Visit our booth: C102
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Telecom Egypt

The sky is the limit to what Telecom Egypt can offer the international community. Check out Telecom Egypt’s interactive map

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Telenor Linx

Telenor Linx enables people, telcos, and digital players to fully embrace the opportunities global connectivity provide. We combine telco assets with digital capabilities to deliver seamless international communication of 200 million subscribers. We secure the user experience partnering with Google, Meta, Netflix, and Mobile Network Operators worldwide.

Visit our booth: HUB 10
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Telrad Networks

Telrad Networks is a global provider of innovative 4G wireless and telecommunications solutions, boasting over 280 4G deployments in 150 countries.

Visit our booth: A61
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We provide reliable, secure and easy to use cellular 4G LTE routers, gateways and modems for Industrial, Enterprise, IoT and M2M applications.

Visit our booth: A70
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The Korea-Africa Foundation

The Korea-Africa Foundation, as an affiliation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Korea, aims to promote genuine partnership with the African continent in political, economic, cultural, academic and other various areas. Among many projects, we have startup support program called, Unicorn Acceleration program through which we support Korean startup companies' expansion in and find opportunities in African market.

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Tony Blair Institute for Global Change

At the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change, we help governments and leaders turn bold ideas into reality. We do it by advising on strategy, policy and delivery, unlocking the power of technology across all three. We share our insights, so everyone can benefit. And we help build more open, inclusive and prosperous countries for people everywhere.

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