05
Sun, Jul


The best LTE networks are the foundation of the best 5G performance in non-standalone (NSA) 5G architecture, according to Aji Ed, CTO Middle East and Africa, Nokia. In an exclusive interview with Telecom Review, Nokia’s MEA CTO outlined the importance of strong 4G network for great 5G performance.


Atmail is an email platform solution company from Australia. With 20 years of email expertise serving telecommunications and hosting providers across every continent, Atmail currently powers more than 170 million mailboxes worldwide. In an interview with Telecom Review, Atmail’s Chief Sales Officer, Erik Jan Rijnders, explains why telcos should move their customer email platform to the cloud


Etisalat is one of the MENA region’s leading Telecom operators. With 143 million subscribers across 15 different countries in the Middle East, Africa and Asia, along with services ranging from broadband to mobile and its ability to provide its customers with innovative solutions, it is no doubt that Etisalat has managed to consolidate such a significant presence in the region and distinguish itself as one of the top operators.


As one of the leaders in driving the digital transformation, Huawei showcased all of their newest innovations at Gitex 2019, held at the Dubai World Trade Center. Alaa Elshimy MD & VP of Huawei Middle East was present at the event. In an exclusive interview, he spoke to Telecom Review and explained how 5G is bringing infinite possibilities not only to individuals, but to vertical industries across the Middle East.


the first vendor to deploy 5G commercial live networks in four continents, it is no wonder that pioneering customers and operators select Ericsson as their 5G partner. These include multiple operators in the United States, South Korea, Europe as well as in Australia and UAE. At Gitex, the biggest technology exhibition of the Middle East, Telecom Review sat down with Fadi Pharaon, SVP and Head of Market Area MENA to discuss his first month in his new position.


du participated in GITEX technology week for the 14th year running. Their objective this year was “humanizing technology” for their customers in a bid to make the digital transition less “overwhelming” for their customers. Deputy CEO of Telco Services, Fahad Al Hassawi, spoke in an exclusive interview with Telecom Review and gave details about the company’s progress in rolling out 5G for its customers.


EVOTEQ is a renowned digital transformation catalyst that provides unique solutions to both the public and private sectors to make their transformation journeys easier. The company’s presence at GITEX comprised of a series of launches and some state-of-the-art technologies.

At GITEX technology Week 2019, Telecom Review sat down with EVOTEQ CEO, Jihad Tayara who offered us some insight into the work they have been doing across an array of industries through their digital transformation-enabling offerings.

More Articles ...

Summit Sessions


The 13th edition of Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit was held on December 10th at the Meydan Hotel in Dubai. This edition attracted the ICT industry’s most influential leaders who convened to discuss the changes that have happened in the industry during the year.


Mr. Toni Eid, Founder of Telecom Review and CEO of Trace Media gives the opening welcome note at the 13th Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit.


Dr. Eesa Bastaki, President, University of Dubai, highlights the history of the technological evolution in his official opening keynote.


Mr. Mike van den Bergh, the Chief Global Strategy and Marketing Officer, PCCW Global gives a keynote about how PCCW Global transformed from a legacy carrier to a technology company.


An Jian, President of Carrier Business Group, Huawei Middle East Region explains in his keynote how to make 5G a commercial success.


One of the interesting sessions at the 13th edition was the debate between Eid and Hatem Dowidar, CEO, Etisalat International.


The Telecom Leaders’ panel was comprised of Hazem Metwally, CEO of Etisalat Misr, Jacek Passia, Regional Executive & Programme Director at Vodafone, Ahmed Mekky, CEO of Fiber Misr, Dr. Ahmed Sindi, CEO of Dawiyat, and Engineer Mohamed Ben Amor, Secretary-General at AICTO. The panel was moderated by Ghazi Atallah, CEO of NXN.


Mr. Patrick Sullivan provided an overview of how Verizon is developing network services and digital interaction with customers to make sure that they are successful in the fourth revolution.