MyBroadband Conference

Vodaworld, 10 October 2012

MyBroadband Conference 2012


The MyBroadband Conference is the premier event of its kind in South Africa, attracting IT executives and delegates from around the country.  Now in its eighth year it promises to be the biggest and best conference yet, with speakers from all the major telecoms players in the country.


If you join us at Vodacom World in Midrand on 10 October you will learn more about:

  • ADSL in South Africa
  • Telkom's MSAN and FTTH plans
  • Uncapped broadband in SA
  • Local Loop Unbundling, Bitstream and IPC
  • SA’s fibre rollouts
  • Wireless Broadband
  • Local transit costs and national fibre networks
  • Mobile broadband developments
  • LTE, HSPA+, LTE, ADSL 2+
  • Fibre-to-the-Home
  • Telecoms costs and the way forward
  • 2012 Broadband Awards

Enjoy the company of fellow broadband and Internet enthusiasts, ISP owners and telecoms industry professionals while enjoying lunch, snacks and drinks sponsored by Vodacom.


If you are interested in broadband and telecoms, or are working in this field, this is a conference not to be missed.


Companies and speakers

Hear about the latest developments and the future plans for telecoms and broadband directly from the CEOs and CTOs of following companies:


Vodacom, Telkom, Cell C, 8ta, MWEB, Neotel, WACS, Vox Telecom, Broadband Infraco, DFA and Afrihost.


Date and venue

The 2012 MyBroadband conference will take place on 10 October at Vodaworld in Midrand. Registration starts at 08:15, and the conference will kick off at 09:00.


For the full program, please visit 2012 MyBroadband Conference Program.


Registration and cost

Attending the 2012 MyBroadband conference is free, and you will even stand a chance to win some great prizes.


Lunch is sponsored by Vodacom, and after the event there will be drinks, again sponsored by Vodacom, where you can mingle with other IT professionals.


To register, please complete the Registration Form


Live Streaming

If you are not able to attend the conference in person, don’t despair.  We partnered with Mindset Learn and Traffic to bring you live streaming of the event. 


The event may also be broadcast at a later date on The Mindset Learn channel on DStv.



If you would like to know more about the conference, please contact Cara (conference organiser):


Aki Anastasiou, 702 Technobyte

Aki will once again be the master of ceremonies for the MyBroadband Conference in 2012

Shameel Joosub, Vodacom CEO

Shameel will tell us more about Vodacom's broadband plans and the company's future direction

Alan Knott-Craig

Jose Dos Santos, Cell C CCO

Jose will discuss Cell C's plans and their journey so far.

Alan Knott-Craig

Karel Pienaar, MTN SA MD

Karel will talk about mobile broadband for all, and shed light on how this can be achieved


Rudi Jansen, former MWEB CEO

Rudi is the man behind the uncapped ADSL revolution in South Africa, and will share his thoughts on the industry.

Douglas Reed, Vox Telecom CEO

Vox Telecom launched many new broadband products, and Douglas will unveil what they have planned


Gian Visser, Afrihost CEO

Gian will discuss Afrihost's rapid growth in the ADSL market, and where they are heading in future


Gustav Smit, DFA CEO

Dark Fibre Africa continues to aggressively roll out fibre infratsructure, and Gustav will shed light on their network


John Holdsworth, AppChat CEO

Appchat is planning to shake up the mobile market in South Africa, and John will shed some light on his plans.

Angus Hay

Angus Hay, Neotel CTO

Angus will tell us more about Neotel's plans and how they plan to bring more value to consumers

Steve Lewis, Telkom Managing Exec

Telkom’s ADSL remains the broadband connection of choice, and Steve will tell us more about ADSL, MSANs and FTTH

Amith Maharaj, ME, 8ta

8ta head Amith will shed some light on their continued network growth, and what else you can expect from 8ta

Jannie van Zyl, Vodacom data HD

Jannie is a prominent name in the local telecoms market, and will share his thoughts on mobile broadband and data prices