Capacity Africa: Overview

Capacity Africa 2019

10-12 September 2019, Kigali Marriott Hotel, Kigali, Rwanda

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2018 Post event report

400+ key decision makers

150+ global organisations

30+ industry leading speakers

The only telecoms meeting with a focus on infrastructure developments across Africa

The African telecoms sector has never been more exciting to explore! As infrastructure continues to develop across the continent, there are huge opportunities to get involved in everything from national backbone projects through to international subsea deployment. Capacity Africa connects senior-level executives from across the continent with
international partners and investors in order to facilitate new business opportunities and establish new industry connections. The two-day conference agenda delivers critical industry information on new infrastructure projects and how the demands of new technologies are shaping the industry.


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Capacity Africa returns to Rwanda

After a fantastic event in 2018, Capacity Africa returns to Rwanda in 2019. Following substantial investments by the government, Kigali provides an exciting and neutral base with cutting-edge conference facilities as well as easy access to Kigali International Airport with direct flight connections to West, East & Southern Africa as well as Europe, North America and Asia, making it the ideal location to host Africa’s largest carrier wholesale meeting.
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Key features of Capacity Africa 2019

Terrestrial Infrastructure


This year the Capacity Africa conference will focus solely on new infrastructure projects that are driving developments across data, cloud, fibre, satellite and digital services.

Pre Event Activities


To be announced soon.

Capacity Africa Networking Cafe


Cut down on the time it takes to find the right people for your business needs. Throughout both event days you will have the opportunity to join a variety of themed networking hours. No RSVP necessary, just show up for a caffeine boost & the opportunity to meet plenty of new valuable contacts.

Capacity Africa - Networking and Infrastructure


CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: Are you interested in presenting your local network at Capacity Africa? Are you working on a connectivity project that’s worth sharing? Are you interested in presenting an area where you see demand for infrastructure investment? Are you looking for a regional partnership? Please send a brief presentation proposal to Beth at . Presentation slots will be allocated on a first come, first serve basis.

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Key market insights

Sparkle picks Djibouti Data Center as its IP hub in Africa

PSparkle has moved its Djibouti point of presence (PoP) into the Djibouti Data Center (DDC) and using it as Sparkle’s IP hub for expansion to East and South Africa. The Djibouti Data Center is the first Tier 3 carrier-neutral data centre in East Africa with direct access to all major international and regional cable systems connecting the European, Middle Eastern and Asian markets with Africa. These cables include SEA-ME-WE 5, AAE-1, SEA-ME-WE 3, Eassy, SEACOM and EIG. In addition, other upcoming cables like DARE and PEACE are also expected to land in the Djibouti Data Center.

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Get Involved At Capacity Africa 2019

From speaking and exhibiting to just attending as a delegate or hosting a drinks reception, there a many exciting ways to get involved in this year’s Capacity Africa.


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