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Dr. David Kravitz, VP-Crypto Systems Research at UAE security firm DarkMatter, shared his insights on blockchain technology and cyber-security with Telecom Review TV at the 2017 Telecom Review Summit. Kravitz Spearheads research and development efforts on a variety of cyber security and privacy topics, including Internet of Things, Public Key Infrastructure, Privilege Management Infrastructure, and advances in blockchain.

Volker Ziegler, Global Head of 5G Leadership, Chief Architect, Nokia, spoke to Telecom Review TV at the Telecom Review Summit 2017 about the company’s ambitions for 5G which go “way beyond” mobile broadband. Ziegler reflects on his panel discussion at the event and discusses 5G use cases.

Dr. Mohamed Madkour, VP Marketing and Head of Global Wireless Branding, Huawei, spoke to Telecom Review TV at the Telecom Review Summit 2017 about how 5G will “enable a whole new generation of mobile internet that not only transports data but also communicates skills and talents, which will unlock new opportunities for economies, industries and societies.”

BG Kumar, President Core Product, Mavenir, reflects on discussions at the Telecom Review Summit 2017, such as challenges facing telecom operators in the region, which are “similar to challenges facing operators in other parts of the world.” Mavenir is a US technology company that offers a portfolio of digital services that enable global communications across a variety of mobile devices and platforms.

Dr. Chaesub Lee, Director of the Telecommunications Standardization Bureau, part of the ITU, caught up with Telecom Review TV at the Telecom Review Summit 2017 to share his perspective on digital and smart governance, and the importance of SMART networking. Lee reflected on his panel discussion at the Summit which focused on the role of governments in digital transformation and emerging technologies such as 5G.

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.

At the Telecom Review Summit 2017, Telecom Review TV caught up with Tarig Rahmatalla, CEO of Expresso Telecom Group, an African telecommunications company that provides services in five African markets including Mauritania, Senegal, Guinea, and Ghana. He expressed his gratitude towards Telecom Review for bringing industry leaders together to exchange ideas to benefit the telecom industry.

Imad Kreidieh, Director General of OGERO Telecom, the main operator of the fixed telecommunications network in Lebanon, spoke to Telecom Review TV at the Telecom Review Summit 2017 about his participation at the event where he discussed digital transformation and digital government, with a focus on Lebanon, where transformation “is lagging behind.”

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Labeling an operator as a happiness provider is unconventional. However, Marwan Hayek, CEO and Chairman, Alfa has been striving to make customers happy, thus becoming, according to his words, a HP or Happiness Provider.


Nokia’s Roger Ghorayeb highlighted in an exclusive interview with Telecom Review at the 10th Telecom Review Summit how Nokia is deploying tireless efforts in Lebanon to help operators deploy 5G by 2020. He also emphasized the importance of FTTH deployment and the impact the technology will have on the Lebanese telecommunications sector.


Imad Kreidieh, Director General and Chairman, Ogero shared highlighted the importance of the 10th Telecom Review Summit held in Beirut and assured that the FTTx project launched recently in Lebanon will provide the Lebanese people with speeds they have long dreamt of.


Telcos should not act as mere investors in startups, said Ayman Jomaa, CEO, Numbase Group in an exclusive interview with Telecom Review conducted in the framework of the 10th edition of Telecom Review Summit. According to the charismatic CEO, organizing this summit is a need for the telecommunications industry.  

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Labeling an operator as a happiness provider is unconventional. However, Marwan Hayek, CEO and Chairman, Alfa has been striving to make customers happy, thus becoming, according to his words, a HP or Happiness Provider.


Nokia’s Roger Ghorayeb highlighted in an exclusive interview with Telecom Review at the 10th Telecom Review Summit how Nokia is deploying tireless efforts in Lebanon to help operators deploy 5G by 2020. He also emphasized the importance of FTTH deployment and the impact the technology will have on the Lebanese telecommunications sector.


Imad Kreidieh, Director General and Chairman, Ogero shared highlighted the importance of the 10th Telecom Review Summit held in Beirut and assured that the FTTx project launched recently in Lebanon will provide the Lebanese people with speeds they have long dreamt of.


Telcos should not act as mere investors in startups, said Ayman Jomaa, CEO, Numbase Group in an exclusive interview with Telecom Review conducted in the framework of the 10th edition of Telecom Review Summit. According to the charismatic CEO, organizing this summit is a need for the telecommunications industry.  

Summit Sessions

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.

Take a look into the future of Smart Cities and IoT. Register here for the 9th Telecom Review Leaders' Summit

Joint Keynote:
Younus Al Nasser
Assistant Director General, Smart Dubai Office
CEO, Dubai Data Establishment

Wesam Lootah
CEO, Smart Dubai Government Establishment

Topic:
Egypt’s Vision for Digital Transformation