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NASSCOM, TEPC to Host INDO- AFRICA ICT EXPO 2015

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ICT sector has been one of the major sectors to accelerate the economics structures of Africa. Spearheading the ICT sector further – Nairobi, Kenya to witness first of its kind joint technology summit with The National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) along with Telecom Equipment & Services Export Promotion Council (TEPC) is to host The Indo – Africa ICT Summit 2015, a two day conference and exhibition on September 28th and 29th, 2015. The event is being supported by Department of Telecom and Department of Commerce, Government of India.

ICT Authority, Kenya and the Ministry of Information, Communications and Technology, Republic of Kenya to majorly partner and host the event to evangelize trade relations between India and African countries.

Indo¬-Africa ICT Expo 2015 will present the latest technologies that help companies in Africa evolve and maintain a competitive edge in the communications and digital world.

The expo will be a platform to build synergy among India & African Countries to showcase diversified products & services, bringing together thought leaders across the entire ICT value chain to discuss solutions business opportunity and regulations. The focus of the expo will be on Kenya and its neighboring countries – Uganda, Ethiopia, Tanzania, South Sudan, Burundi, Rwanda and Somalia; bringing together 100+ companies from India and Africa at the Kenyatta International Conference Centre (KICC), Nairobi, Kenya.

Sharing insights on the event, R Chandrashekhar, President, NASSCOM said, “India has emerged as one of the prominent trade partner for Africa and both the regions complement each other’s growth. IT and Telecom are the backbone for the growth of any country and Africa has been one of the fastest growing markets worldwide in communication technology. This partnership will help companies garner a source of capital along with becoming a job creator, enabling skills development, technology sharing and infrastructure development”.

Africa with 50 countries and of over 1 billion is known to swiftly turn into one of the fastest growing regions in the world. Offering huge domestic market potential and growing economically at more than 5% per year, Africa can support diversification of India from over dependence on the core markets.

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