The Transform Africa Summit 2018


Mats Granryd, Director General GSMA attended the Transform Africa Summit this year in Kigali, Rwanda. Besides participating in the Broadband Commission meeting, he also took part in a panel during the summit titled: Digital Identity, Connectivity and Regulators.

“Operators in SSA will invest $23b in the next 2 years. However, they need harmonized spectrum, reduction in sector specific taxation, smoother way of getting permits to build towers & harmonized privacy data regulation,” he said.

GSMA is proud to have sponsored the Transform Africa Summit and looks forward to working together with the Smart Africa Alliance to accelerate Africa’s digital economy.