27 Apr 2012

Alcatel-Lucent sponsor West & Central Africa Com, Senegal, June 2012

Leading networking and communications technology company Alcatel-Lucent has confirmed its participation to the West & Central Africa Com event taking place in Dakar, Senegal in June. Eric Festraets, Director of Network & Business Strategy at the comany, and Member of the Board of Directors of the FTTH Council will join the group of expert speakers at the conference. He will give a presentation in the session on 'connecting users to broadband', with a focus on network transformation to address the traffic explosion. Alcatel-Lucent will also host the Networking Drinks at the end of the first day, an occasion for all participants to continue the day's discussions in an informal setting, by the poolside of the King Fahd Palace Soleil de Dakar hotel, with panoramic views on the ocean.
West & Central Africa Com will take place on 13-14 June and will gather senior representatives of the whole digital ecosystem: operators, regulators, investors, vendors, start-ups, consultants and more. Other sponsors and partners of the event are ACE Consortium, Sonatel, Telecom Italia Sparkle, BICS, Corning, Africa24, Mobile Monday Dakar and start-up incubator CTIC Dakar.