Zain Jordan CEO, Ahmad Hanandeh, spoke to Telecom Review TV at the Telecom Review Summit 2017 about his vision for the future of telecommunications – a future that is more digital and more “disruptive”. Zain Jordan is a subsidiary of Kuwaiti telecom group Zain.
5G will be deployed in Lebanon in the first half of 2019, announced Marwan Hayek, CEO and Chairman of Alfa managed by Orascom TMT in an exclusive interview with Telecom Review during the 11th edition of the Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit.
The 11th edition of Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit offered a great opportunity to meet regional and international industry C-level leaders. One of them was Chris de Josselin, CEO, StrataNet, who attended the event and took part in a panel that focused on cybersecurity measures in light of the increase in data traffic.
Debating whether 5G is an evolution or a revolution took center stage at the 11th Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit where a panel was dedicated to this particular topic along with 5G use cases and expectations for the deployment timeline. Telecom Review had the pleasure of interviewing Dr. Mohamed Madkour, VP Global Wireless Networks Marketing and Solutions, Huawei to discuss the Chinese vendor’s approach to 5G in the Middle East.
MATRIXX has enjoyed phenomenal growth in the Middle East market over the last number of years, since entering the region in 2015. Its success in the Middle East is largely down to the role played by Ali Harfouche, Vice President, & Head of Sales, MEA.
Under his dynamic and innovative leadership MATRIXX has enjoyed rapid growth over the last two years - and has delivered digital transformation for a number of major operators all across the GCC.
In a brilliant interview with Telecom Review TV, the charismatic Harfouche explains how MATRIXX’s cutting-edge technology has enabled operators to transform their existing operating models, and outlines the key differentiators between the company and its competitors.
Telecom Review TV managed to secure an exclusive interview with MATRIXX Software CEO and co-founder Dave Labuda during his recent visit to their regional offices in Dubai.
Labuda rose to prominence following the success of his company Portal Software in the late 90’s. He later sold the company to Oracle in 2006. In 2009, Labuda and fellow co-founder Jennifer Kyriakakis recognized that there was a gap in the market and started MATRIXX Software.
The company has enjoyed great success since its inception and has had phenomenal growth globally over the last two years, with operators realizing how its revolutionary and innovative platform can help them address and overcome the challenges they’re encountering from a technological perspective.
In a brilliant interview, the charismatic CEO outlines why he started the company, the recent success it has had, what differentiates MATRIXX from its rivals and its strategy for the future.
Dr. Ahmed Bin Ali, SVP, Corporate Communications, Etisalat Group highlighted the focus this year at the GITEX Technology Week, ‘Driving the Digital Future to Empower Societies’, built on a vision to provide futuristic solutions and services that will have a fundamental impact on people’s lives.
The UAE leadership wants 25percent of all transportation in the country to be autonomous by 2030 - and according to Dr. Bin Ali, Etisalat will be a key enabler in helping the government execute its ambitious objectives.
In an exclusive interview Dr. Bin Ali also disclosed the operator’s plans for 5G rollout next year
Telecom Review managed to secure an exclusive interview with Farid Faraidooni, Deputy CEO – Enterprise Solutions at EITC – and under his dynamic and innovative leadership the telco has become the go-to company for businesses and government entities seeking digitalization.
In a compelling and forthright interview, the Deputy CEO outlined the importance of some of the major announcements and solutions unveiled by du during GITEX, its strategic vision for the future and how its increased focus on emerging technologies such as AI, Machine Learning and Blockchain will ensure it remains the main driver of the digital future in the UAE.
CommScope is a global leader in providing wireless solutions and innovations to the telecommunications industry. During GITEX Technology Week, Telecom Review managed to secure an exclusive interview with Femi Oshiga, Vice President of Service Providers in the Middle East & Africa.
Oshiga is without doubt one of the company’s most visionary and dynamic figures and played a huge role in solidifying CommScope as a leading player in the wireless market. In a brilliantly forthright interview, the VP for Service Providers in the MENA region highlighted some of the latest innovations that CommScope was exhibiting at GITEX and outlined why it’s One-Cell (C-RAN) solution would help operators provide connectivity to thousands of homes when 5G is commercially deployed.
Oracle has been providing leading edge capabilities in software as a service, platform as a service, infrastructure as a service, and data as a service for hundred thousands of customers all over the world, which has placed it as a leader in the ICT field. Senior vice president – Technology, Middle East and Africa at Oracle, Abdul Rahman Al Thehaiban told Telecom Review in an exclusive interview on the sidelines of GITEX Technology Week 2018, how he sees the company’s role in the Middle East. He also explained the process of shifting to the hybrid cloud, which something many companies are considering.
Telecom Review held the 10th edition of Telecom Review Summit under the theme "It's All About SMART Networking", in Lebanon on April 13th, 2018. Held under the patronage of His Excellency Mr. Saad Hariri, President of the Council of Ministers of Lebanon, the Telecom Review Summit gathered over 450 attendees from over 18 countries, and hosted Lebanon's first 5G trial conducted by local telecom operator Alfa and Swedish vendor Ericsson.
The Telecom Review Summit 2017 in Dubai was bigger and better than ever, covering two days for the very first time. This video explores some of the topics discussed at the Summit, featuring exclusive interviews with just some of the influential attendees at the event. Join us as we revisit the Telecom Review Summit – It’s All About SMART Networking.
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