Unlocking 5G's Potential in Africa​

November 22, 2021

This session will bring together key thought-leaders from across the region to look at how an enabling environment for deployment of 5G can be advanced by working cooperatively. Discussions will focus on the way forward to deliver a coordinated 5G strategy that is designed to meet the unique challenges and opportunities that 5G offers to the developing economies of Africa.

Dan Craft
Partner & Managing Director, Forum Global

Elizabeth Migwalla

Vice President, International Government Affairs Qualcomm

Moderator: Daniel Obam, Chairman, ITU-R Radiocommunications Advisory Group (RAG)

H.E. Paula Ingabire, Minister of Information and Communications Technology and
Innovation of the Republic of Rwanda
John Omo, Secretary-General, African Telecommunications Union (ATU)
Lacina Koné, Director General/CEO, Smart Africa
Professor Umar Garba Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive
Officer, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC)
Nkateko Nyoka, Chief Officer of Legal & Regulatory, Vodacom

Daniel Obam 2

Moderator Daniel Obam


ITU-R Radiocommunications Advisory Group (RAG)

Elizabeth Migwalla

Vice President

International Government Affairs, Qualcomm

John Omo


African Telecommunications Union (ATU)

(Represented by Kezias Mwali)

Professor Umar Garba Danbatta

Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive

Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC)

Nkateko Nyoka

Nkateko Nyoka

Chief Officer of Legal & Regulatory


Lacina Koné Director

Director General/CEO

Smart Africa