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Minister of Communications to Join Forum Focusing on Africa’s Market Appetite and Digital Journey

Accra/London – 1st August 2019 - BroadGroup announces Hon. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, the Minister of Communications for the Republic of Ghana as the keynote speaker at Datacloud Africa Leadership Summit. This leading event, now in its second year, will take place in the Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel Accra, Ghana on September 26.

Ms Owusu-Ekuful has oversight for the government’s infrastructure programme for the ICT Sector along with the development of a robust framework to support the digitisation of the economy and the scaling up of e-government services with a national broadband and total connectivity for the unserved and underserved.

“We’re delighted to be joined by such a key figure building Africa’s digital future. Her work exemplifies the tremendous opportunities and capabilities in the region” commented Philip Low, chairman at BroadGroup.

“She will be joined at the event by key speakers from Uber, Oracle, Nestle, The European Investment Bank and many more. With Africa’s huge potential and evolving IT infrastructure this one-day conference discusses the development of data centre infrastructure, projections for future advances and potential challenges in this vast continent.” Continued Mr. Low.

Focused on international investment and expansion, the event will host the second meeting of the Africa Data Centre Association. The forum will highlight digital advancement, connectivity and what initiatives are in place to provide capacity for the African economies.

 This high-level c-suite conference will bring together the entire sphere of data centre, cloud, fibre, suppliers, finance, colocation providers and premium end-user including sponsors such as Vertiv, Schneider Electric, Starline, Legrand, Orange, Africa Data Centres, PAIX, RackCentre, MainOne, FutureTech, Uptime Institute, CNet Training, BICSI & Infrastructure Masons.

“The annual forum is widely regarded as an opportunity for insight, networking and deal making for current and new investors. It’s a great opportunity too for onsite visits, meeting with local officials, and players in Africa’s datacenter, cloud and Edge eco system” commented Gregory Gerot, Managing Director at BroadGroup.

Datacloud Africa is currently open to sponsors and exhibitors, as an avenue to showcase your latest product in front of data centre, cloud, fiber and edge infrastructure market in the Africa region.

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About BroadGroup
BroadGroup is an Information Media Technology company. Established in 2002, the company delivers premium event brands including Datacloud and Edge and Awards, which are an internationally recognized beacon of high quality content, deal making, networking and industry recognition for data center, cloud and Edge leaders, their enterprise customers, investors and senior executives. It also owns the widely acclaimed Data Economy online and offline global news resource and investor forums provider for the tech sector. BroadGroup is now a member company of FTSE 250 firm Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC whose leading brands include Capacity, Metro Connect, Subsea Connect and ITW.  


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