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20 July 2023

SOUTH AFRICA 2023. 20th July 2023

Accelerated adoption of digital technologies could triple South Africa’s productivity growth, resulting into a net gain of up to 1.2 million jobs in South Africa by 2030.

With all the obstacles being faced by the country, South Africa’s mobile internet user base is expected to grow from 57.3% in 2022 to 67.48% in 2026 because of it’s potential. South Africa, the region’s most advanced economy, expects the IoT market to grow to $31.6 billion by 2028, up from $4.98 billion in 2022. In 2023 itself, the cloud market in South Africa is expected to increase by up to 50%. Furthermore, rapid urbanisation and growing smart city initiatives such as Lanseria Smart City and Century City are expected to pave the way for the development of emerging technologies such as IoT, Big Data, and Artificial Intelligence.

The 21st Edition of the Digital Transformation Summit: South Africa is an invitation-only in-person event which will create a platform for strategic partnerships between sectors and industry players, answer real business challenges, and focus on skill development to help accelerate South Africa’s digital transformation. The Summit aims at getting a deeper understanding of how organizations are currently adopting digital transformation and how the country is working on enhancing the Human-Machine Relationship.

This Summit will bring together 150+ C-Level Executives, Directors, and Heads of Technology to discuss innovative technology solutions that will fully exploit the potential of Web 3.0, AI, metaverse, blockchain, cryptocurrency, ICT, IoT, cyber security and other 4IR technologies which will become a beacon of hope in South Africa’s social and developmental challenges.



20 July 2023