GDS International's Highly Anticipated Eighth Next Generation Telecoms Summit to Hit South Africa's Shores in April

GDS International's Highly Anticipated Eighth Next Generation Telecoms Summit
                    to Hit South Africa's Shores in April

  PR Newswire

  HERMANUS, South Africa, April 15, 2013

HERMANUS, South Africa, April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

GDS International today announced it will host its eighth Next Generation
Telecoms Africa Summit on 23 ^rd -25 ^th April 2013 at the prestigious
Arabella Western Cape Hotel, South Africa.

The popular event series - which takes place over two and a half days - boasts
65 senior level telecoms executives from across Africa engaging in peer-led
panel discussions, content-rich workshops and thought-provoking keynote
speaker presentations.

This year's event will focus on: increasing revenue through information
protection services, LTE migration and African infrastructure growth
opportunities. Delegates will also be looking at broader issues, including
coping with the over-the-top content explosion; and mobile money, presented by
Richard Mwangesi, Manager IP and Paco Networks at Vodacom Tanzania; and George
Ager, Head of Devices and Value-added Services for Visafone Nigeria.

Attending NG Telecoms Africa Summit this year will be: Arlindo Mondlane, CTO
for Mcel; Akin Akinniyi, COO for Mobiltel (M-Tel); Mickael Ghossein, MD for
Orange Kenya; Vincent Camadro, CMO for Orange Telkom Kenya; and Vignesh
Subramanian, CCO for Orascom Telecom.

Mia Shepherd, Next Generation Telecoms Africa Summit Director for GDS
International , the global events company behind the summit, said: "The NG
Telecoms Africa summit has come together very well. We have a stellar
delegation and some really fantastic speakers lined up, including Mickael
Ghossien, CEO for Orange Kenya.

She continues: "The gathering will be an opportunity for industry leaders to
discuss and debate current market challenges in the African telecom community;
and benchmark new solutions to combat and overcome these issues. All of this
will unfold in the fabulous Arabella Western cape Hotel & Spa, Cape town, from
the 23rd-25th April 2013."

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About GDS International

GDS International creates engagement opportunities for business, onsite and
online. We bring senior executives together, face-to-face, at exclusive
summits, conferences, and on virtual private roundtables to advance their
business with brilliant results. We create tangible business opportunities:
networking platforms that help to establish thought leaders, stay in touch
with existing partners, and stay abreast of crucial market, technology and
regulatory developments.

We're almost 20 years old. Our headquarters are
based in Bristol, UK, with subsidiaries offices in Sao Paulo, New York, Miami
and Sydney.

For more information about GDS International or any of its many products
please visit 

Contact & press partnerships information: Charlie Bestall, Summit Marketing
Manager / +44-117-921-2754
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