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8th TMT Finance Africa


May 24, 2017

The premier conference for Telecom leaders and Financiers pursuing growth in Africa


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Lead the debate on pan-African investment into telecom, media and technology, at TMT Finance Africa 2017 at the Hilton Hotel, Tower Bridge, London on May 24, 2017. Now in its 8th year and featuring over 70 speakers representing the leading TMT CEOs, CFOs, CSOs, Heads of M&A, Investment Bankers, Investors and Professional Advisers. 

Key session themes include:

- Africa TMT Investment Strategies - Who will lead investment across Africa? 
- Broadband Connectivity - Fibre, LTE, Subsea & Satellite investment
- TMT Mergers and Acquisitions- Which verticals are driving deals in 2017?
- Digital Africa - The disrupters & leaders of Africa's new digital economy
- Enterprise Cloud and Datacentres - Opportunities for investment
- Financing Africa - The best financing options for Africa's TMT companies
- Media and Digital - Who is best placed to deliver and produce content?
- Towercos 2.0 - The next wave of investment and transactions


2017 Speakers to be announced shortly – contact us to submit a speaker proposal

Watch highlights of last year's event:

Meeting the surge in demand for investment into telecom & tech infrastructure, and new digital platforms & services 

TMT Finance Africa 2017 takes place at a critical time for Africa's telecom, media and tech industry.

There is enormous demand for new telecoms and technology infrastructure and services across the continent and many billions of dollars of investment and financing is required. 

Our international network of industry and finance professionals are predicting that the next wave of joint ventures, partnerships, mergers, acquisitions and new investments will decide the shape of the industry across Africa for the next decade.

A unique event for pan-African TMT investors

TMT Finance Africa 2017 is a full day senior executive networking and knowledge share event with over 60 speakers and 20 Sessions, including Keynotes, Panels, Peer to Peer Round Tables and 6 hours of exclusive Networking during breakfast, coffee breaks, lunch and cocktails.

Speakers are CEOs, CFOs, Heads of Strategy and M&A from telecom companies, infrastructure owners and equipment providers, regulators and advisers from government departments, telecom media and technology sector heads from investment banks, investors, financiers and advisers.

TMT Finance's highly successful global portfolio of conferences are designed to facilitate debate for top tier executives and ensure that networking and knowledge sharing opportunities for all delegates are outstanding throughout the day.

Key themes include:
TMT Leadership – Strategies for regional growth
Next Generation Networks – 4G, fixed and satellite broadband services
M&A Panels – How will consolidation shape the market?
Mobile Towers – The next wave of growth and transactions
TV, Media and Content Panels - Delivering content and killer apps
Connected the Unconnected - Convergence, Intergration & Building Scale
Financing Growth - Raising capital via debt and equity

Emerging Markets Risk - How can investors protect investments?
Datacentres & Cloud - Investment into Africa's Digital Economy
Mobile Money & FinTech - The next wave of applications and services

Key benefits of attending

  • Join the decision makers from telecom, finance, government and advisory community
  • Assess new investment strategies and opportunities for African markets.
  • Meet the top-ranking operators, deal-makers and lenders during networking sessions.
  • Build new relationships and make key connections
  • Gain alternative strategy insights and influence the industry’s leading visionaries.

Feedback from previous events

“It’s a really excellent event with very senior people. As soon as the talks have finished there are a lot of people to meet so it’s great for networking,” Nic Rudnick, CEO, Liquid Telecommunications

"A unique forum with all the key stakeholders you do not find in other places." Daniel Jaeger, Vice President Africa, Alcatel-Lucent.

“It’s a fantastic forum for industry players, banks and investors to come together and talk about what is happening in the industry. I very much like the roundtables which enable interactive discussion and provide the opportunity to talk to such a lot of people.”Aniko Szigetvari, Head of TMT Africa and Latin America, IFC



Hilton London Tower Bridge


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