Meeting WIOCC – June-July 2010

Following on from our successful participation in the Telecoms World North Africa event in Cairo, where we met with North African and Middle East service providers, there are more opportunities to meet WIOCC.

Right now, Samuel Ndungu, WIOCC’s CFO, and Dickson Mbando (from the Commercial team) are attending the Submarine Networks MENA event in Dubai, UAE – delivering an update presentation and manning the WIOCC stand.

WIOCC will be Silver Sponsor at the World Telecoms Council meeting on Emerging Markets & Wholesale Telecoms in London, UK between 29-30th June. WIOCC’s CEO, Chris Wood, and Mike Last will be attending, with Chris addressing the Day 2 audience on “African Connectivity Opportunities for International Service Providers”.

On July 12-15th, WIOCC will be sponsoring the Business Zone and a cocktail reception at Submarine Networks World Africa in Johannesburg, S. Africa. Chris Wood will be speaking on “Submarine Cable Routes”, and will be accompanied by WIOCC’s CCO James Wekesa and Winnie Karisa.

Please contact us at to pre-arrange meetings at any of these events.


Your opportunity to meet WIOCC

WIOCC will be attending a number of events over the next couple of months. If you’d like to discuss anything with us, please either contact us at to arrange a meeting, or just come along to the WIOCC stand.

James Wekesa, WIOCC CCO

Satcom Africa 2010 will take place between April 12th and 15th at the Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa. 

WIOCC’s Commercial team, consisting of James Wekesa and Dickson Mbando, will be manning the WIOCC stand (#51) throughout the event. James will also be participating in the “Fibre and Satellite – Friend or Foe” panel discussion on Day Two of the conference (April 14th) at 12:30.

Ryan Sher, WIOCC CTO

East Africa Com 2010 will be at the Kenyatta International Conference Centre in Nairobi, Kenya on April 27th and 28th. Ryan Sher, WIOCC’s CTO, will be participating in the “International Connectivity” panel session, and the WIOCC stand (#14) will again be manned throughout the event.

ITW 2010 will take place at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, Washington DC, USA between May 24th and 26th. We are in the process of arranging meetings at the event – please get in touch at if you’d like to set something up with us.