Vodacom Business participates at African Utility Week 2019
CAPE TOWN – African Utility Week (AUW) 2019, the power, energy and water event, kicked-off at The Cape Town International Convention Centre in Cape Town on Tuesday, the 14th May 2019.
The AUW, which is currently underway, features a Transmission and Distribution Knowledge Hub and explores the future of transmission and distribution in the face of technological disruption, distributed energy and climate change.
The practical, case study-driven hub combines the best of vendor innovation with real life utility scenarios in order to help demonstrate how to overcome challenges and achieve industry objectives.
Speaking on behalf of Vodacom, Lawrence Juku, Executive Head for Vodacom Business IoT said: “It’s an honour for Vodacom to be a part of the 19th annual African Utility Week, which is known for being the leading conference and trade exhibition for African power, energy and water professional. We’re especially keen on exploring the strides that have been achieved within the IoT and telecoms space, sharing the latest solutions with some of our industry leading experts.”
The theme for day one of the event focused on grid management, with the aim of boosting resilience. The theme for day two is digitalisation, including topics such as IT/OT convergence, data analytics and cybersecurity.
Whilst the theme for day three examines smart deployment case studies, best practices and lessons learned from Eskom and the various other municipalities.
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