Transform Africa Summit 2017

At the recent Transform Africa Summit 2017 in Kigali, Akinwale Goodluck, GSMA Head of Africa, participated in an ‘Internet for All’ panel session and Shola Sanni, Senior Policy Manager for Africa, led the discussion in the ‘Infrastructure and Connectivity’ breakout group. Akinwale explained that innovative business and financing models to drive internet adoption requires collaboration between governments and the mobile industry.

The GSMA also held a roundtable to highlight the importance of ICT to deliver on the UN SDGs in Africa and to identify collaborative options for policymakers, regulators and GSMA members, to proactively address and eliminate barriers to digital inclusion, mobile internet adoption and usage.