UK in Angola Week: 5G Private Networks

Inaugural UK in Angola week

The first UK in Angola Week will be a celebration of all British Trade & Investment in Angola, jointly hosted by UK Department for International Trade (DIT) and UK Angola Chamber of Commerce, and accompanied by His Majesty’s Trade Commissioner to Angola, John Humphrey, and His Majesty’s Ambassador to Angola, Roger Stringer MBE.

As part of this activity, Digis Squared CEO Ziad Khalil, Marketing Director Gwen Edwards, and Managed Services Director Mostafa Adel, will be in Luanda supporting the “UK in Angola” events. With our partners Africell Angola, we’ll be leading an exclusive briefing on Private Networks, and the benefits this new mobile technology will bring to Angola’s businesses.

Specializing in mobile telecoms, Digis Squared have 50 staff in Angola, and a multi-year contract with Africell Angola for the full end-to-end Managed Service of their entire mobile network.

The full details of all events are listed below, and also in this pdf. Capacity at each event is limited, please RSVP to Eden Clayton, DIT Angola Country Director Eden.Clayton@fcdo.gov.uk by 25th November.

Details of the 5G Private Networks event hosted by Africell and Digis Squared,

  • Tuesday 29th November, 14:00-16:00: Africell Angola & Digis Squared
  • 5G Private Networks will deliver dedicated, high capacity, high speed, secure, campus-wide connectivity for Angolan industries, on standard 5G devices, with seamless use in/out of normal mobile networks. Join this dedicated mobile telecoms session, led by Africell and Digis Squared, to discover more.
  • Location: Hotel Tropico, Luanda
  • Please RSVP to Eden Clayton, DIT Angola Country Director: Eden.Clayton@fcdo.gov.uk by 25th November.

Monday 28th November

  • 13:00-16:00: Introductory event hosted by His Majesty’s Trade Commissioner to Africa, John Humphrey, and His Majesty’s Ambassador to Angola, Roger Stringer.
  • This event is targeted at UK companies visiting Angola, and will feature an introduction to the Angolan Business Environment featuring a presentation on the Angolan Legal System by Eversheds Sutherlands and an overview of Angolan Business Culture.
  • Location: Hotel Tropico, Luanda
  • 18:00-20:00: Welcome Reception, hosted by the UK Angola Chamber of Commerce, sponsored by Sanlam Angola. All delegates are welcome to attend this event.
  • Location: To be confirmed

Tuesday 29th November

  • 10:00-12:00: Mining Roundtable Session: “Developing Angola’s Mining Capacity”.
  • The agenda for this session will include discussions on developing human capital, building the industry’s service sector, and the digitalisation of the sector.
  • Location: Hotel Tropico, Luanda
  • 14:00-16:00: Africell Angola & Digis Squared (Digis2) ◦ Enabling smarter networks Presentation on Private 5G Networks
  • 5G Private Networks will deliver dedicated, high capacity, high speed, secure, campus-wide connectivity for Angolan industries, on standard 5G devices, with seamless use in/out of normal mobile networks. Join this dedicated mobile telecoms session, led by Africell and Digis Squared, to discover more.
  • Location: Hotel Tropico, Luanda
  • 18:00-21:00: Screening of England v Wales in the Fifa Men’s World Cup at the British Embassy Luanda. Informal networking event with food and drink provided, delivered in association with Energy, Capital & Power
  • Location: British Embassy Luanda

Wednesday 30th November

  • 10:00-12:00: HMTC John Humphrey to appear as a panel member on the Renewable Energy & Hydrogen Roundtable at the Angola Oil & Gas Conference
  • Location: Intercontinental Hotel, Miramar
  • 18:00-20:00: St Andrew’s Day Evening Reception, sponsored by KCA Deutag.
  • Location: British Embassy Luanda