Discussion board to debate Africa and subsequent digital frontier tomorrow | The Guardian Nigeria Information


Ayotunde Coker

Africa’s hope of improved connectivity has been hinged on digital infrastructure.

As such, Rack Centre, a provider impartial Tier III Knowledge Centre in Nigeria, in collaboration with skilled providers agency, PwC, will probably be holding a webinar tomorrow, September 16 to debate:
“Africa: The Subsequent Digital Frontier.”

Already, World Financial institution Insights famous that digital innovation is creating unprecedented alternatives for Africa to develop its financial system, create jobs and remodel folks’s lives, providing an opportunity to unlock new pathways for speedy financial development, innovation, and entry to providers that will have been unimaginable solely a decade in the past.

The Chairman and Founding father of Convergence Companions, a globally revered funding administration agency targeted on know-how, media, and the telecoms sector in Africa, Andile Ngcaba, will keynote the occasion, and anticipated to present a pan Africa overview.

As within the earlier sequence, the webinar is attracting know-how and enterprise leaders as audio system, together with Lanre Kolade, the Group CEO of CSquared, an African centred know-how firm that gives broadband-enabling infrastructure all through Africa; Norman Albi, CEO of AFR-IX telecom, a world Web Service Supplier; Susan Mulikita, Chief Regulatory Officer of Bandwidth and Cloud Companies Group (BCS), Dr. Ayotunde Coker, CEO of Rack Centre and Femi Osinubi, who’s Associate and West Africa Expertise Chief for PwC Nigeria with the seminar moderated by Elmo Hildebrand PwC South Africa Associate and Africa Expertise, Media and Telecommunications Chief.

Coker stated the webinar would construct on the success recorded within the earlier one. He stated the inhabitants in Africa is predominantly youth which might be technologically savvy, “so planning has to contemplate this strategic demography dividend. Apart from, the speed of Web penetration is increasing among the many common populace, digital startups are bobbing up, so there’s a rising must develop and place digital Infrastructure, sharpen abilities, and nurture entrepreneurship within the digital area.”

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