East Africa Com summit is finally here after and will take place from 9th September 2014 at the Safari Park Hotel, four months after the initial date, the postponing being due to security concerns brought about by Al-Shabaab attacks in the country.

The two-day conference will bring together senior executives and professionals from the telecommunications, media and ICT industry in the East African region and will also define strategies for the three sectors as well as provide a platform for over 600 professionals to network and expand their knowledge on the latest business models and technologies in the conference.

More than 40 industry leaders are also expected to deliver speeches on topic such as the latest business knowledge on; Operator Strategies, LTE Developments, Connecting East Africa, Mobile Money, Mobile.

While expressing the company’s pleasure at the sponsorship, Airtel Kenya Managing Director Adil El Youssefi said: “We are happy to be part of the 2014 East Africa Com Summit because it will provide an opportunity for the industry to interact with innovative leaders in the telecommunications industry across the region and beyond. The exclusive event allows Airtel and other telecommunication companies in the country to network, interact and from peers within the industry. Learnings from this summit will go a long way in improving on the quality of products and services offered to our customers throughout the region.”

Adil  will be part of the panelists in the opening session of the summit on the topic “The road to data domination”.

“The ICT sector is important to the industry considering the region is moving towards establishing itself as an ICT hub,” he added.

The summit will also attract high level participation from key Government and Regulatory leaders and officers from across the region.