WIOCC at East Africa Com, 21st – 22nd May

WIOCC be joining 600+ senior level representatives from telecom companies, mobile and fixed-line operators, ISP’s, regulators, investors, telecoms solution vendors, among others at Safari Park Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya on May 21st and 22nd at the East Africa Com conference and exhibition.

Africa’s leading carriers’ carrier will be represented at the event by James Wekesa – CCO; Martin Mutiiria – Director, Africa Sales; Hitesh Desai – Country Manager, South Africa and Gillian Koech – Marketing.

WIOCC will be exhibiting its products and services at the 2-day strategic conference together with local partner Frontier Optical Networks.  If you have any questions for WIOCC or would just like to meet us, please visit our stand (#24) where you will be able to meet the team led by our Chief Commercial Officer.

To arrange a meeting with WIOCC please contact gillian.koech@wiocc.net.

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WIOCC Event Schedule, 2012

WIOCC will be attending the following events during the second half of 2012:

WIOCC will be represented at the different events by Chris Wood – CEO, Ryan Sher – COO, James Wekesa – CCO, Mike Last – Director of Marketing & International Business Development, Hitesh Desai – Country Manager (S. Africa), Marcel Bhatti – Sales Manager (S. Africa), Winnie Karisa – Marketing Assistant & PA to CEO and Gillian Koech – Marketing Assistant.

Chris Wood will be joining a panel on ‘Upgrade or build: How do you justify cable system investments? at Submarine Networks World Singapore, James Wekesa will be on a panel discussing ‘Data and Content Growth in Africa’ at Capacity Africa and Mike Last will be discussing ‘The bandwidth revolution in Africa: status, challenges and opportunities’ at Telecoms World Middle East.

If you would like to book a meeting with WIOCC at any of the above-mentioned events, please contact us at info@wiocc.net.

WIOCC at East Africa Com ’11

This week’s 7th annual East Africa Com congress in Nairobi, Kenya, offered an insightful picture of the many opportunities in the region’s changing telecommunications markets. A diverse gathering of telecommunications industry thought leaders shared their expertise and insights on the key opportunities in the market. The mood was enthusiastic and positive about growth opportunities for an economy that will benefit from further competition and investment going forwards.

Representatives included mobile, fixed, satellite and WiMAX operators, Carriers, ISPs, MVNOs, regulators, ministers, solutions and technology providers, investors and consultants, ensuring a truly 360 degree perspective of the market. Attendees pooled their different perspectives, ideas and experiences to set strategies around convergence, broadband, bandwidth, LTE, value added services, telecoms fraud and connecting rural areas.

Conference discussions were led by a panel of 45+ speakers representing leaders of the region’s most dynamic operators including Norman Moyo, CEO of WIOCC shareholder Zantel, who spoke on ‘strategies to leverage greater network capacity & drive access to communications’. Other WIOCC shareholders present at the event included Onatel Burundi, Botswana Telecom, Dalkom Somalia and Djibouti Telecom.

Gillian Koech (WIOCC) & Nemaisa Kiereini (Telkom Orange) greet visitors to the stand

Over the two days, the event attracted over 80 visitors to the WIOCC/TKL booth, where our enthusiastic team including Chris Wood (WIOCC CEO), Ryan Sher(WIOCC COO), James Wekesa (WIOCC CCO), Winnie Karisa (PA to CEO & Marketing), and Gillian Koech (Marketing), together with Nemaisa Kiereini from Telkom Orange, met with representatives from a variety African and international operators.

WIOCC will be attending further events over the coming months, including Satcom Africa, ITW and Submarine Networks World Africa. Please email us at info@wiocc.net with your questions, requirements or to arrange a meeting at any of these events.