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SqwidNET returns as Diamond Sponsor of IoT Forum Africa

December 12, 2017 • Events, Internet of Things, Top Stories

SqwidNet announced as Diamond sponsor of IOTFA2018

The Internet of Things Forum Africa 2018 will take place on 14-15 March 2018 in Johannesburg.

SqwidNET is returning to IoT Forum Africa 2018 as Diamond Sponsor. The long term partnership signifies SqwidNET’s dedication to facilitating the growth of IoT in Africa. The theme for next year’s conference and exhibition is powering a new era of operational transformation.

On the 14th and 15th of March 2018, IoT Forum Africa 2018 will convene thought leaders, visionaries and experts in Johannesburg, to share their knowledge of real-world IoT trends, challenges and solutions.


About SqwidNET

SqwidNET launched in November 2016 as a licensed SIGFOX operator in South Africa. The SqwidNET network offers low-cost access to Internet of Things solutions and operators in South Africa, creating opportunities for businesses small and large – to create innovative solutions.

The SqwidNET network will give nationwide coverage for the Internet of Things allowing millions of sensors and devices to send small packets of data for analysis, immediate action and record keeping. The network will cover  85% of   South Africa’s population by December 2017.

Confirmed Speakers for IoT Forum Africa 2018 include:

  • Reshaad Sha, CEO, SqwidNET
  • Aki Anastasiou, Host of Technobyte on Radio 702 (conference host)
  • Yolisa Kani, Public Policy Head SA: Uber
  • Abdul Baba, Group IT Director at TBWA Africa
  • Xolani Hadebe, IT Director and CIO at University of Pretoria
  • Dr Gaurav Pradhan, CIO at Time Tunnel Consulting
  • Luyanda Ndlovu, CIO at Department of Public Service and Administration
  • George Kalebaila, Director, Telecoms & IoT – Africa at IDC
  • Liza (Richard) Tillman, Head of IT Operations at Sanlam
  • Dr. Ricky Swanepoel, Chief Technologist at Eskom
  • Ian Keller, Group CISO at Discovery Limited
  • Vimbai Muzofa, Head: Interbank & RTGS at Standard Bank Group

For more information visit www.iotforumafrica.com

Follow twitter updates on @iotforumafrica

Staff Writer


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