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8th Annual Digital Broadcasting Switchover Forum
Start Date: Feb 11, 2013
End Date: Feb 13, 2013
Venue: Holiday Inn, Sandton, Johannesburg
Description: Three Key Conferences in Africa by the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation: Digital Switchover, e-Governance and Cybersecurity

The Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation is holding three conferences in Africa in early 2013 that will examine key issues impacting on ICT propagation that aims to inform stakeholders, build their capacity and facilitate multi-stakeholder partnerships.
With a speaker faculty representing both the public sector and the private sector including the Department of Communications of South Africa, ICT Authority of Mauritius, Communications Commission of Kenya, BBC, Orange, Multichoice and African Broadcasting Network, this conference seeks to provide guidance, critical information, solutions and insight on managing not only the digital switchover but also the post switchover environment, drawing on the experiences of other regions that have completed the digital switchover.

This annual event will be held in a leafy part of Johannesburg at the Holiday Inn Sandton ideally situated for both city and main transport hubs. Situated on the ninth floor with panoramic views, this event will also host an exhibitor platform, dedicated networking opportunities as well as both formal and informal evening gatherings and parties.

Early invitations have been met with a positive response ensuring a diverse attendance from ministers and regulators through to key decision makers with in this sector. With our six week countdown beginning and limited capacity – book now to avoid any disappointment.

Key topics to be discussed will include:

  • Infrastructure of platforms for successful digital transition
  • Regulatory interventions for market-relevant digital services
  • Building a content library for digital television
  • Multi-screen delivery and content evolution
  • Digital triple-play and quad-play – How convergence is reshaping the ecosystem
  • Investing in Africa’s digital industry – Strategic considerations

Please click here to Register

For more information about the events mentioned above, please contact:

Nigel Kay
Events Manager
+44 208 600 3805

About Commonwealth Telecommunication Organisation

With a history dating back to 1901, the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation is the oldest and largest Commonwealth organisation in the field of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs), and uses its experience and expertise to support members in using ICTs to deliver effective development interventions that emancipate, enrich, equalise and empower all peoples within the Commonwealth and beyond.

For more information/ Registration please visit http://www.cto.int/events/upcoming-events/annual-digital-broadcasting-switchover-forum-2013-africa/dbsf-africa-registration/

Website: http://www.cto.int/events/upcoming-events/annual-digital-broadcasting-switchover-forum-2013-africa/
Created By: CPSI
Organizers: Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation
Participation Requirements: Open

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