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Nairobi, November 26
Join the telecom and finance leaders for East Africa

The inaugural TMT Finance & Investment East Africa 2013 Conference takes place in Nairobi on November 26, bringing together the key telecom, finance, government and advisory leaders.

Join us as at this event and take a leading role in shaping the investment agenda for Telecoms, Media and Technology across East Africa through the next decade.

With over 40 speakers including:

Dr Fred Okeng’o Matiang’i
Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of ICT
Government of Kenya

Ali Amir
Managing Director,
Uganda Telecom

Mickael Ghossein
Orange Telkom Kenya

Peter Lewis
Eaton Towers

Hans van Lierop
Africa Region CFO,
Bharti Airtel Africa

John Tombleson

More speakers to be announced shortly.

Find out more at the Speakers Page

Key themes for the 2013 conference

  • Telecom Leadership Round Table: Operator CEOs discuss growth and investment strategies
  • Regulator Leaders Round Table: How are regulators stimulating investment in TMT across the region?
  • Raising Finance for Telecoms: Finance leaders discuss capital raising opportunities from local and international markets
  • Investing in Broadband: National and Regional Broadband Strategies - Fixed and Mobile; 3G and 4G spectrum licence auctions
  • Mobile Infrastructure and Towers: Investing in towers and maximising ROI; New technologies, energy and monitoring systems
  • Mergers and Acquisitions: How will consolidation shape the market?; trends, financing and valuations
  • New Technology Investment: Innovation and Investing in new technologies and services
  • Backbone Infrastructure Investment: Submarine Cable, Satellite and backhaul, Datacentres and Cloud
  • Mobile Money and Mobile Applications: Where next for mobile banking and m-health? Which new applications will transform society?
Find out more at the programme page

Find out about:

  • New opportunities for investment, joint ventures and partnerships
  • The impact of datacentric business models on strategy and financing
  • Spectrum and licence acquisition opportunities – 3G, 4G and MVNO
  • Managing risk and maximising returns in new markets
  • Tower sharing, sales and leaseback trends and opportunities
  • The cost of capital - valuations and pricing for debt, equity and M&A
  • Broadband technology - FTTH, LTE, HDSPA and Satellite assessed
  • The impact of new services - Mobile Banking and M-Health, and M-Entertainment
  • Private and public funding, Vendor and Project Financing, Private Equity and Venture Capital trends

A critical year for East African telecoms

2013 and 2014 will be pivotal years for East Africa’s telecom sector. Despite significant growth and achievements achieved over the past decade, major new investment, innovation and infrastructure roll out is needed for the next phase of development.

The conference will feature a series of Leadership Panel Discussions, Keynote Presentations, Breakout Sessions, Investor Round Tables and Pitches, Workshops and Executive Networking Sessions.


Feedback from previous events

“TMT Finance conferences tackle critical global growth issues for telecom operators and include an excellent range of speakers and delegates with representation from the Operators, Financiers and Legal firms.” Vinod Kumar, President and CEO, Tata Communications

“TMT Finance is very respected internationally due to its provision of specialist news, research and high-end networking events for senior executives from the telecom and finance industry."
Shaikh Mohamed bin Isa Al Khalifa, CEO, Batelco Group


Partnership Opportunities

Join us at the event as a sponsor or partner and take advantage of outstanding networking, presentation and strategic marketing opportunities.


Who attends?

Participants are Telecom and Technology CEOs, CFOs and CSOs, Government and Regulatory Leaders, and Regional and Global Heads from the leading Investment Banks, Private and Public Equity Investors,  Financial Institutions, Strategy and Legal Advisory Businesses.

The events provide a platform for facilitating financing and investment, knowledge exchange and stimulating growth in the communications sector across the region.

Key benefits of attending

  • Join the decision makers from telecom, media, technology and finance community
  • Assess new investment strategies and opportunities for all East 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.

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Supported by

Cloud Knowledge Partner

Media Partners