The Republic of South Africa held a press conference today to outline the opportunities for investment and development in the region. Director General at DTPS, Mr Robert Nkuna introduced DTPS, and Minister Dr Siyabonga Cwele gave an inspirational account of the work to date to connect the unconnected. The demand for education comes directly from those in the most rural parts of the country, with educational content the most popular of all content available online. Dr Cwele praised the ITU for the successful organizing of ITU Telecom World 2017 and providing opportunities to engage with the industry and share ideas on topical issues. He also expressed his hope to bring ITU Telecom World to South Africa in 2018.