Minister of Digital Economy, Benin
Delivering a broadband Africa
Up to $100bn is needed to bridge the connectivity gap in Africa by 2030. With the pending economic crisis expected to have damaging consequences, investment in digital technology and digital infrastructure is beyond urgent for African economies to bounce back. A full-fibre Africa would live up to these expectations. In fact, a 10% increase in broadband penetration in Africa could yield a 2.5% increase in GDP per capita. Accordingly, what steps should be taken to achieve universal access to broadband connectivity in Africa? How could this technology help African countries to emerge stronger in a post-COVID world?
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Principal Analyst for Broadband Practice, BMIT
President, Network Marketing & Solution Sales, Huawei
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This webinar is primarily intended for CEOs, members of executive committees, legal directors and financial directors of large African companies.
Huawei is one of the world's leading suppliers of infrastructure and intelligent devices in the field of information and communication technologies (ICT). Today, Huawei presents in all countries and regions across the African continent, offering integrated solutions in four key areas: telecommunications networks, IT, smart devices and cloud services, serving over 900 million African people.
The Group is committed to bringing digital to every person, every home and every organization for a fully connected and intelligent world. As an innovative enabler for the information society, Huawei invests over 10% of its revenue in R&D every year, and has utilized its global experience and technological innovations to build a better-connected Africa.
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