Programme

Please register here for the FWTF III on 15 July.

As you can see from the following draft programme we have an extremely diverse and high calibre of speakers lined up for the July 15 event. Be sure to be part of these exciting debates by reserving your free seat now.

StartAgendaSpeaker
8:30: AMRegistration and refreshments
9:00: AMKeynote Address – Platinum sponsor NeotelMD & CEO Mr. Sunil Joshi
Neotel
9:10: AMOpening and introduction to FWTF topic – “HOW TO CONNECT SA?”Jens Langenhorst
Deputy Chair WAPA
9:20: AMSA Connect: what, why, when, who and how?
An overview of the policy including insights into BMI-TechKnowledge’s syndicated research programme.
Tim Parle
BMI-TechKnowledge
9:50: AMWhy should we invest in SA Connect ?Envir Fraser
Convergence Partners
10:10: AMBuilding a broadband business case - emphasis on ruralWilliam Stucke
Stucke Associates
10:30: AMZenzeleni Networks Ltd: building Community TelcosCarlos Rey-Moreno
Zenzeleni Networks LTD
10:50: AMQ&A
11:00: AMTea Break
11:20: AMFibre reaching beyond the urban areasAndre Hoffmann
President SAIEE
11:40: AMBuilding fibre networks in Africa Mike Silber
Liquid Telecoms
12:00: PMThe right mix of technologies to achieve the SA Connect visionDr Angus Hay
Neotel
12:20: PMBuilding a network in PotchefstroomJohann Kruger
Safricom
12:40: PMLicense-exempt spectrum essential for rapid deploymentClyde Bow
Multisource (NeoNetworks)
1:00: PMQ&A
1:10: PMLunch
1:55: PMSubstituting for curb to the house with mmWaveTBC
ICASA
2:15: PMWireless backhaul in TshwaneJames Devine
Project Isizwe
2:35: PMLicense-exempt spectrum essential for rapid deploymentNick Ehrke
Radwin
2:55: PMMicrowave last mile networks replacing defunct ADSLIain Stevenson
Comsol
3:15: PMKa Satellite service for nationwide broadbandKevin Viret
YahSat
3:35: PMVSAT solutions for broadband backhaul and accessMr. Rhys Morgan
Intelsat
3:55: PMConvergence, Distributing Satellite TV over IP NetworksDaryl Haw
SES
4:15: PMQ&A
4:25: PMTea Break
4:20: PMTelkom’s technology choices to lead the broadband initiativeZoltan Miklos
Telkom
5:00: PMOverview of municipal Wi-Fi objectives & rolloutsEllie Hagopian
WAPA Chairperson
5:10 PMClosing remarksPakamile Pongwana
CEO ICASA
5:30: PMEnd of sessions

FWTF III
15 July 2015