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MTN to host its second Internet of Things Conference and Awards

PRESS RELEASE

31 May 2017

Johannesburg – MTN Business will be hosting its second Internet of Things Conference and Awards on the 1st June 2017 at the Sandton Convention Centre. With over 400 delegates in attendance, the exclusive event will showcase the latest trends, challenges and opportunities in the IoT space, and celebrate South Africa’s best-of-breed, market-ready IoT solutions and applications.

IoT technology is still regarded as an emerging field, but one that is going to play a major role in our digital future, maintains MTN Business Group Executive Oliver Fortuin.

The massive event was put together by content and event specialists, Creative Space Media. Top-level content, solution-based case studies and an insightful panel discussion will be presented by key representatives from MTN, as well as Huawei, Intel, Cisco, Discovery, Dimension Data and General Electric among others. Trend analyst and innovator Dion Chang from Flux Trends, futurist, Craig Wing and Brett StClair of Absa will also form part of the speaking line-up.

The presentation of the awards will be interspersed throughout the day’s proceedings, and encompasses a variety of industries such as automotive, healthcare, asset and fleet management, manufacturing, security, retail, smart grid, smart metering, smart home and consumer electronics. This year’s categories include Best Commercial M2M Solution, Best Enterprise Development App, Innovative Hardware in IoT, Most Disruptive M2M Solution, a Wildcard award and the MTN Business Overall IoT Award.

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