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  • | TowerXchange Meetup Africa 2017, 3-4 October 2017, Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg | www.towerxchange.com/meetups/meetup-africa1

    To discuss your participation, contact Annabelle on +44 7423 512588 or email amayhew@towerxchange.com

    Meetup Africa & Middle East 2017

    3-4 October, Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg

    The 5th Annual Retreat for 300 leaders of the African telecom tower industry

    Diamond sponsors: SilverSponsors:

    Bronze Sponsors:

  • | TowerXchange Meetup Africa 2017, 3-4 October 2017, Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg | www.towerxchange.com/meetups/meetup-africa2

    TowerXchange Meetup Africa and Middle East at a Glance

    With a laser beam focus on towers, the TowerXchange Meetup Africa & Middle East brings together the whos who in the building, ownership, operations and management of the regions telecom towers. CXOs and operational experts at leading towercos; CTOs, heads of strategy, M&A and network operations at the regions MNOs; key investors; tower deployment service and maintenance contractors; leading technology suppliers if you do business in telecom towers, this is one date you cannot afford to miss!

    Industry breakdown of TowerXchange Meetup Africa and ME 2016 attendees

    MNOsTowercosManaged service providers & tower buildersAnalysts, investors, advisors and strategic consultantsPlatforms for site monitoring, intelligence and controlEnergy equipment and ESCOsOther

    18%

    17%

    14%12%8%

    29%

    2%

    Source: TowerXchange

    | TowerXchange Meetup Africa 2017, 3-4 October 2017, Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg | www.towerxchange.com/meetups/meetup-africa1

    Meetup Africa & Middle East 2017 | Special Edition

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    MEAs MNOs and towercos talk business

    The meeting point for MEA tower ownersAttending companies include Structured networking to connect you with peers, partners and prospects

    60+ roundtables discussions and 3 invite-only technology working groups

    SOLD OUT for the past four years300 passes available for 2017

    70% of passes already allocated

    MEAs ONLY dedicated exhibition of passive infrastructure equipment and services

  • | TowerXchange Meetup Africa 2017, 3-4 October 2017, Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg | www.towerxchange.com/meetups/meetup-africa3

    2017 panellists and roundtable hostsMuhalia AllanSenior Manager, Wholesale ServicesSafaricom

    Alisa AmupoloCEOPowercom

    Nhlamulo BaloyiGyro Towers

    Vanu BoseCEOVanu Inc

    Marcos ChavesExecutive DirectorAntosc

    Phil CooperManaging Director, EMEADigital Bridge

    Zaheer CoovadiaExecutive Head: Field Force Maintenance & Network PropertyVodacom

    Marco CordoniSenior PartnerAnalysys Mason

    Eric CrabtreeChief Investment OfficerIFC

    Roy CursleyDirector of Operational PMOHelios Towers Africa

    Yonela DlulaneNational Network PropertyVodacom

    Rajiv DograHead of Contracts & Partner GovernanceAirtel Africa

    Peter EgbertsonDirector of Corporate FinanceProtelindo

    James EisensteinChairman & CEOGrupo Torresur

    Nate FosterCEOAtlas Tower

    Colin GastonDirector of Operations & TechnologyHelios Towers Africa

    Chris GrundbergHead of Equity Research - UBSSouth Africa

    Chuck GreenExecutive ChairmanHelios Towers Africa

    Sohail HaiderDirectorPan African Towers

    Eddie HullSenior Manager, Access ImplementationMTN

    Mauro Goncalves de Oliveira Filho Strategy and Operations Director,X - Project Loon

    Enda HardimanManaging PartnerHardiman Telecommunications

    Zardasht HasanPMO DirectorKorek Telecom

    Kamil HilaliGroup Director Head of Corporate Finance and Business PlanningZain

    Saeed KarimzadehCFORightel

    Hossein KhodayariCEOFanasia

    Fakhre KhattakPassive Infrastructure SpecialistMTN

    To enquire about joining a panel, hosting a roundtable or participating in a working group, please contact Laura Graves, Managing Director, EMEA: lgraves@towerxchange.com

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    Alex LeighGroup Commercial DirectorHelios Towers Africa

    Edmin LutalalaNetwork Facilities SpecialistAirtel Tanzania

    Gerard MacnameeDirector of Managed ServicesOoredoo

    Divyajeet MahajanExecutiveEconet Wireless

    Iyad MazharCEOTASC Towers

    Nat-Sy MissamouDirector, Infrastructure Sharing ProgrammeOrange

    Norman MoyoTMT Group ExecutiveEconet Group

    David MurphyHead of TMT, EMEAStandard Chartered

    Navi NaidooGroup CTOMTN Group

    Jesse NicholsManaging DirectorAlpina Capital

    Des NoonInternational ManagerDelmec

    Daniel ObonyoCategory Sourcing Manager - InfrastructureSafaricom

    Sally OverallGroup Commercial ConsultantEaton Towers

    Dave PerrySenior Specialist: Product Specifications & QualityMTN

    Kash PandyaCEOHelios Towers Africa

    Henco PretoriusHead of LegalAtlas Tower

    Dr. Harvey RubinDirectorEnergize the Chain

    Terry RhodesCEOEaton Towers

    Rob SalbegoDirector - TechnicalHelios Towers Africa

    Lars Stuberformer Head of Ericsson Engagement Practice Managed Services (SSA)

    Morteza TaheribakhshCTOMCI

    Neil TaylorGroup Chief Commercial and Legal OfficerEaton Towers

    William John TurnerStrategic Technologies - PropertyVodacom

    Dana van den BergExecutive: Technical FacilitiesCell C

    Timothy WagaSubject Matter Expert - Structural EngineeringSafaricom

    Cornelis WesselsCFOAtlas Tower

    Aristide YaoHead of Power SupplyMoov Cte dIvoire

    Senior RepresentativeTowershare

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    TowerXchange Africa & ME 2017 agenda at a glance

    Day one | Tuesday 3 October

    08:00 - 09:00 Registration and coffee

    09:00 - 10:00 TowerXchanges analysis of the African & Middle Eastern tower industry

    10:00 - 10:45 Keynote panel: The changing shape of MEA telecoms infra-structure requirements

    10:45 - 11:15 Networking refreshment break sponsored by Atlas Tower

    11:15 - 12:15 Keynote panel: Future network design andthe role for towercos and infracos

    12:15 - 13:15 Roundtable session I

    13:15 - 14:35 Networking lunch

    14:35 - 15:45 Roundtable session II

    15:45 - 16:15 Networking refreshment break

    16:15 - 17:10 Financing and M&A of Africas tower industry

    17:10 - 17:30 Enhancing site operational efficiency andworkforce management

    17:30 - 17:50 TowerXchange Industry Awards presentation

    17:50 - 19:10 Networking drinks reception hosted by diamond sponsors, METKA IPS

    19:30 - late Networking dinner at the Bull Run (separately bookable)

    Day two | Wednesday 4 October

    08:30 - 09:00 Welcome coffee

    09:00 - 09:50 Keynote panel: Upcoming investment and operational priorities in MEA towers

    09:50 - 10:30Can the telecom ESCO business model takeoff and if so, how?

    10:30 - 10:50

    Quick fire strategicpartners panel:Power cubes andhybrid systems

    10:50 - 11:10Quick fire strategicpartners panel: Energy storage

    11:10 - 11:40 Networking refreshment break

    11:40 - 13:00 Roundtable session III

    13:00 - 14:30 Networking lunch

    14:30 - 15:30 Roundtable session IV

    15:30 - 15:50 Networking refreshment break

    15:50 - 16:30 Future leaders panel: Niche, alternative and new towercos and infraco business models16:30 - 16:45 Closing remarks and end of Meetup

    Buyer briefings (invite only)

    Towerco regulatory focus group meeting (Open to towercos only)

    Buyer briefings (invite only) Energy focus group:

    What do cell site power systems of tomorrow look like? (invite only) Buyer briefings

    (invite only)

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    TowerXchange Meetup Africa & Middle East

    Day One | Tuesday 3 October 2017

    8:00 Registration and coffee

    9:00 TowerXchanges analysis of the African &Middle Eastern tower industry< Kieron Osmotherly, Founder & CEO,

    TowerXchange< Laura Graves, Managing Director, EMEA,

    TowerXchange

    10:00 Keynote panel: The changing shape of MEA telecoms infrastructure requirements< Macroeconomic pressures and market

    dynamics shaping MNO strategies< Where are coverage needs unmet and what are

    investment priorities from the regions MNOs< Towercos, managed services and ESCOs: how

    do you see your network outsourcing evolving?< Appetites towards infrastructure sharing:

    where is emphasis currently placed?< What barriers exist to cost effective network

    operations and rollout and what do operators need from the passive infrastructure supply chain?

    Navi Naidoo, Group CTO, MTNNat-sy Missamou, Head of Network Sharing, OrangeKamil Hilali, Group Director, Head of Corporate Finance and Business Planning, Zain

    10:45 Networking break sponsored by

    11:15 Keynote panel: Future network design and the role for towercos and infracos< What will network topology look like in 2020-

    2025 and what does this mean for passive infrastructure requirements?

    < How will alternative forms of coverage complement existing macro-sites and who is the ideal neutral host for such typologies?

    < How does the towerco business model need to mature and adapt to meet the needs of MNOs?

    < How has the diversified towerco business model (fibre, small cells and DAS) worked globally