Conference: Broadband as a Video Platform – Strategies for Africa
Columbia University’s Institute for Tele-Information, in partnership with global business and academia, will host the inaugural conference on Broadband as a Video Platform – Strategies for Africa in Lusaka, Zambia, on May 22 and 23, 2012.
This unique event will address the strategies and building blocks for Africa’s deployment and advancement of broadband as a video platform.
Experts from the business, governmental and academic sectors will discuss how investment in broadband for video and related services can improve quality, accessibility and end-user experience in Sub-Saharan Africa.
The discussion topics will include:
- Video as "green" tech
- Tele-education and tele-health solutions
- New media and entertainment services
- Mobile video innovations
- ICT policy and governance models
- Investment opportunities and strategies
The speakers will include infoDev's Dr. Tim Kelly and Dr. Brahima Sanou, Director of the Bureau of Telecommunications Development, International Telecommunications Union, as well as a broad range of experts active in the field – corporate CEOs, researchers, regulators, carriers, financiers and policy-makers.Read more...