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Ayman Jomaa, CEO, Numbase is a regular attendee of Telecom Review Leaders’ Summits and had a remarkable presence at the 12th edition which was held in Beirut, Lebanon. Telecom Review spoke to the CEO onsite to know more about his participation at the summit.


Telecom Review managed to secure an exclusive interview with Ms. Yan You, Vice President of ZTE Corporation, and General Manager of System Marketing and Solution Department, at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The executive spoke to us about how ZTE is helping operators embrace digital transformation and how successful execution of their transformational objectives will enhance product innovation which in turn will improve network agility. In addition to this, she talks about its position on 5G, and how the Chinese vendor can help CSPs transform their operations and networks.


Telecom Review TV managed to secure an exclusive interview with Etisalat International CEO, Hatem Dowidar onsite at the 11th edition of the Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit.

The dynamic visionary has helped solidify Etisalat’s position as a global leader in the telecommunications ecosystem - and in a forthright interview with us he spoke about Etisalat’s role in 5G, the new technologies that are reshaping our societies and the impact Etisalat Digital has had.


Data is at the heart of every discussion tackling the latest in the telecoms industry and the prospects for the future. At the 11th Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit which was held in Dubai in December 2018, a panel entitled “Capacity and data traffic” addressed the effect data has had on the industry and how telcos have managed to embrace big data. Telecom Review managed to secure an interview with Sameh Sobhy, Vice President, Middle East & North Africa, PCCW Global to know more about his opinion on data increase and to discuss the benefits of the PEACE submarine cable system.


Ericsson is playing a key role globally and has signed a number of 5G commercial contracts and already announced some of those with 10 operators globally: T-Mobile, Verizon, Sprint and AT&T in USA, Vodafone UK, Swisscom, Wind3 and Telenor in Europe, and SK Telecom and Telstra.

Ericsson has enjoyed phenomenal growth and success in the Middle East and Africa region, largely driven by the dynamic leadership skills of Rafiah Ibrahim, who has been the President of Ericsson Middle East and Africa since 2017.

Telecom Review TV managed to secure an exclusive interview with Ibrahim in a bid to understand the reasons behind the resurgence Ericsson has had over the last twelve months.

In a brilliant and engaging interview, Ibrahim highlights how Ericsson is helping operators achieve digital transformation, its overall strategy regarding 5G in the region, what differentiates the vendor from its competitors and what are its plans in 2019.


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.


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.

 


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.

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The 12th edition was held on March 29th at The Phoenicia Hotel in Beirut, Lebanon, and attracted over 450 attendees from over 20 countries. The video shows our expert attendees sharing their opinion about this edition.

The Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit has become an integral fixture in the ICT calendar, and is widely regarded as one of the most important events in the telecommunications sector. The 12th edition was held on March 29th at The Phoenicia Hotel in Beirut, Lebanon, and attracted over 450 attendees from over 20 countries.


The Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit has become an integral fixture in the ICT calendar, and is widely regarded as one of the most important events in the telecommunications sector. The 12th edition was held on March 29th at The Phoenicia Hotel in Beirut, Lebanon, and attracted over 450 attendees from over 20 countries.


Over 600 leaders from the global ICT industry were in attendance at the 11th edition of the Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit, which was held on December 10-11, 2018, at The Meydan Hotel, Dubai, UAE.

The Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit that kicked off under the theme of ‘It’s all about Smart Networking’ attracted participants from over 35 countries which acutely illustrates the global reach of the conference.

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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