2019 MyBroadband Conference and Expo – Photos

The 2019 MyBroadband Conference and Expo took place at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand on 17 October, and it was a sellout event.

This year’s conference showed once again why it is the premier IT and telecoms conference in South Africa, with excellent local and international speakers and top exhibitors.

Thousands of IT executives and decision-makers from across South Africa attended the conference to interact with companies, listen to the speakers, and network.

MTN was the lead sponsor of the event, with Liquid Telecom joining as a co-lead sponsor and Vodacom as the title sponsor.

Delegates were treated to excellent presentations from local and international speakers.

MTN SA CEO Godfrey Motsa and Liquid Telecom SA CEO Reshaad Sha delivered the keynote presentations.

Other speakers included Prof. Brian Armstrong, SqwidNet MD Phathizwe Malinga, Bell Labs Consulting Fuad Siddiqui, Vodacom chief officer Jorge Mendes, and Huawei’s Nigel Bruin.

There was also a Q&A with Q-KON Africa CEO Dr Dawie de Wet and a panel discussion featuring MyBroadband’s Jan Vermeulen, Vodacom’s Jannie van Zyl, Supersonic’s Calvin Collet, and Huawei’s Akhram Mohamed.

The expo hall was packed with excellent exhibitions from South Africa’s top IT and telecommunications companies, showcasing their latest products and services.

Here is a look at what happened at the 2019 MyBroadband Conference and Expo.


Delegates arrive for the conference


The speaking hall is packed


Emcee Aki Anastasiou opens the conference


Godfrey Motsa – MTN SA CEO

Godfrey Motsa


Reshaad Sha – Liquid Telecom South Africa Chief Executive Officer


Prof. Brian Armstrong – Chair of digital business at Wits Business School


Phathizwe Malinga – SqwidNet Managing Director


Fuad Siddiqui – Senior Partner and VP at Bell Labs Consulting


Panel Discussion


Jan Vermeulen – MyBroadband editor-at-large


Jannie van Zyl – Executive Head of Innovation for Vodacom


Calvin Collett – Chief Executive Officer for Supersonic


Akhram Mohamed – Chief Technology Officer at Huawei Consumer Business Group SA


Lunch is served


MyBroadband Awards, sponsored by Mind The Speed


Q-KON Chief Executive Officer and Engineering Executive Dr Dawie de Wet


Jorge Mendes – Chief Officer: Consumer Business Unit for Vodacom


Nigel Bruin – Principal Consultant of Business and Network Consulting for Huawei Carrier Business Group


Prize Winners


Expo Area and Networking

 


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