ARA face-to-face meeting +

Roaming Automation Roadshow

23rd & 24th October, Abidjan (Ivory Coast)

African operators come together at the African Roaming Alliance Lab (ARA) face-to-face meeting in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, in a 2-day event hosted by Orange Group on October 23rd & 24th, 2024.

  • October 23rd & 24th ARA Meeting: Roaming agreements and partnerships, Cost structures, Regulatory frameworks, QoS, Fraud and security, consumer awareness, and education.
  • October 24th Roaming Automation Roadshow: A mix of IO.30 Accredited Vendor Presentations who have automation solutions, e.g. FCH, DCH, Roaming Management Solutions, talks from operators, and case studies.

The sessions will be run by the ARA Lab Leadership team: Theresa Adade, Market Management at Bayobab as Chair, and Samba Kouamelan, Head of Roaming & Interworking Test Factory at Orange as Deputy Chair.

Register now

Hosted by Orange Group

Why should African MNOs attend?

  • Understand what is happening with roaming within the African region, what are the challenges, and how other operators are dealing with them.
  • Hear about the latest trends and opportunities in the roaming sector globally from industry specialists.
  • Updates from the Innovative Operators Labs on Volte, M2M, 5G, Roaming Connectivity, etc.
  • Find out how to make cost savings in the Wholesale Roaming area.
  • Meet accredited vendors specialising in Roaming Automation solutions that make immediate benefits to the roaming business.
  • Learn how Customer Experience can be improved.
  • Training Sessions on key topics.

Travelling to Abidjan, Ivory Coast

  • Foreign nationals must have a passport valid for at least 6 months.
  • If you are not an Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) national, you must hold a valid visa or have had your application for an e-visa approved before you travel. But if you are an ECOWAS, you can apply and pay for an e-visa online at least 10 working days before you travel to allow time for your application to be processed. Once it is approved, you will be able to collect your visa on arrival at Abidjan airport.
  • See more information here:
  • We recommend everybody check the rules of the Ivory Coast embassy in their country to know all the details.

  • Our team can support your visa application with an invitation letter if necessary.


ARA face-to-face + Roaming Automation Roadshow

23rd & 24th October 2024 Abidjan, Ivory Coast

Registration Form

Please include Country Code
Days you will attend:*
Do you require our team to prepare an invitation letter for you?
Thank you for your registration request. You will receive an email confirming your registration after we verify your profile.
There was an error trying to send your message. Please reload the page and try again.
Contact us with your queries