24 Sep 2010

MTN confirms top speakers at AfricaCom

MTN Group, the leading provider of communications services in Africa and sponsor of this year's AfricaCom, has confirmed its top speakers at the event.
Ahmad Farroukh, Vice President for the West and Central Africa Region, will give the Leading Operator Interview in the opening keynote of the event. He will answer questions from the moderator and the audience on MTN's regional strategies for the next stage of growth in Africa: key growth markets, opportunities for expansion and M&A activities, business models, operational strategy, target segments.
Themba Khumalo, CEO of MTN Uganda, will give a presentation in the Mobile Money session, looking more particularly at the mobile money ecosystem in Africa and sharing his experience of such services.
Serame Taukobong, Chief Marketing Officer of MTN South Africa will join the Content Panel in the Value-Added Services session on the second day of the event. He will discuss the impact of the FIFA World Cup on MTN's mobile content services and revenues.
MTN will have a stand in the exhibition and are a sponsor of the AfricaCom Awards as well.