GSMA’s Mobile 360 Series Africa event set for Dar-es-salaam in July


GSMA Mobile 360 Series Africa event is scheduled for Dar-es-salaam from July 26 – 28, 2016. The event will also feature the Mobile Money Leadership Forum – an opportunity to share market insights, identify future innovations, and discuss the evolution of the industry – on July 28.

The event is targeted at industry leaders, policymakers and key mobile money stakeholders.

Designed to cover key developments and future roadmaps in Africa, Mobile 360 – Africa will also outline new strategies and cross-industry collaboration required to accelerate access across the region. This year’s programme has sessions on Enabling access for all; Delivering quality of experience; Creating local digital content and The next wave of value-added services.

Another session will be GSMA’s Jumpstart, back for a second year and designed to engage start-ups with regional mobile operators. Jumpstart provides a platform for early-stage start-ups to showcase their innovation in the mobile industry.

Mobile 360 – Africa will also serve as an extension of established GSMA conferences which highlight the work of Mobile for Development focusing on increasing access to and use of life-enhancing mobile services, accelerating socio-economic improvements for the underserved, especially women, rural and youth, particularly in digital inclusion, financial inclusion and identity for the unregistered.

The two-day programme will feature a high-level thought-leadership conference that includes keynote speakers, panel discussions and in-depth case studies from across many industries.