Membership to DCA enables new opportunities in Africa’s rapid growing technology market
Johannesburg, SA – Access Partnership, the leading global public policy firm for the tech sector, today announced it has joined Digital Council Africa, an independent, not for profit organisation that seeks educate industry and public sector stakeholders on the societal benefits of digital and data-driven technologies to increase equality and inclusivity, wellbeing, and digital adoption.
As a member of the Digital Council Africa, Access Partnership will provide government and industry council members with policy consultation on important industry trends, new legislative rulings, and advances in technology. Additionally, Access Partnership will participate in the annual Digital Council Africa Conference, a key event for all people interested in fibre related activities in Africa.
Melissa Govender, Senior Policy Manager, Africa commented, “In the last eighteen months, Africa is making huge strides in its digital transformation journey. Joining this prestigious council offers us a great way to help businesses and governments in Africa remain competitive in a global market by offering support on policy issues and insights to make the right choices.”
Founded in 2010, The Digital Council Africa believes that the development and deployment of digital access will enhance the quality of life for citizens in South Africa and Africa as a whole, providing African countries with a digital footprint which will increase their effectiveness and competitiveness within the global marketplace. The council’s charter is to educate Africa governments, policy makers and political leaders on technology and data issues facing the continent.
Digital Council Spokesperson stated, “We are pleased to have Access Partnership join us as a member. Together, we can help stakeholders navigate and participate in disruptive environments; and meet their needs using emerging technologies, data and changes to society, culture, practices and processes.”