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Speaking to Telecom Review TV at the Telecom Review Summit 2017, Toufi Saliba shared his thoughts on cyber-security and crypto-economics. Saliba co-authored fully-decentralized blockchain protocol, co-founded ToDa Foundation and 7 blockchain companies. He is currently CEO of Toda Algorand, the “Hewlett Packard of Blockchains”.

Saudi Arabia-based Integrated Telecom Company (ITC) aims to expand its wholesale services globally in terms of managed IT services, managed security services, and more, according to Georges Jaber, Business Development & Wholesale Division. Telecom Review TV spoke to Jaber at the 2017 Telecom Review Summit in Dubai, who spoke about the company’s strategy going into 2018.

In a wide-ranging interview, Telecom Review TV caught up with Silicon Valley-based Sri Reddy, Senior Vice President for IP/Optical Networks at Nokia, who spoke about how enterprises are changing drastically to adopt more digital and cloud-based business practices. He also touched on 5G, and talked about Nokia’s FP4, the world’s first 2.4Tb/s network processor which allows the most advanced networks to deliver up to 6x more speed.

Telecom Review TV caught up with Deemah AlYahya, CEO of Saudi Arabia’s National Digitization Unit (NDU), a government arm mandated to accelerate efforts to achieve Saudi Vision 2030 objectives, an initiative to diversify the kingdom’s economy away from oil dependence. Ms. AlYahya said Saudi NDU was inspired by Dubai’s vision.

Saudi Telecom Company (STC), Saudi Arabia’s largest telecom provider, focused on its enterprise business at GITEX Technology Week in Dubai this year. The company introduced new enterprise solutions, including cloud and IoT services. It’s a new chapter for STC, said Key Accounts VP Riyadh Muawad, as the company aims to be the back bone of Saudi Arabia’s transformation agenda. 

Telecom Review TV secured an exclusive interview with James Petter, VP EMEA Pure Storage at GITEX Technology Week, to discuss findings from their recently published EVOLUTION 2017 report, and their prospects moving forward in the region.

Telecom Review TV caught up with CommScope’s recently appointed VP of Sales, Service Providers, Middle East & Africa, Femi Oshiga, at GITEX 2017, whose objective is to extend CommScope’s portfolio elements in all key markets in a sustainable manner.

Riverbed, an American IT company that develops products to improve application performance across wide area networks (WANs), recently commissioned a study surveying 1,000 IT decision makers globally to explore the impact legacy and next-generation networks have on cloud adoption and digital transformation. Telecom Review TV discussed the findings with Charbel Khniesser, Riverbed's Regional Presales Director for Middle East, Turkey and North Africa.

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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