24
Sat, Feb

Technology Panel: Ensuring Good Mobile Broadband User Experience
• Best techniques and concepts that will provide network operators with the flexibility, capacity and coverage needed to carry voice and data into the future.
• Expanding 3G and 4G coverage.
• The new view of big data.

Moderator:
Toni Eid
CEO, Trace Media

Panelists:
Osman Sultan
CEO, du

Marwan Hayek
CEO, Alfa

Rashid Abdulla
CEO, Batelco Bahrain

Ahmad Hanandeh
CEO, Zain Jordan

Nagi Abboud
CEO, Atlantique Telecom

Joseph Ged
CEO, ooredoo Algeria

Hussaein Rifai
CEO, MDIC

Jay Srage
President, Qualcomm, MEA and SEA

Hassan Kabbani
CEO, Zain Saudi

Featured

True love never goes blind

Highlighting the Lebanese operator’s achievements in 2017, Emre Gurkan, CEO, touch shed light in an exclusive interview to Telecom Review TV, on touch’s positive financial results registered throughout 2017 and mentioned his plans and aspirations for the upcoming year, notably in terms of digitization.

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.

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.”

Interviews

Salam Yamout, Regional Director, Middle East, Internet Society, spoke to Telecom Review TV at the 2017 Telecom Review Summit about the importance of protecting data. Internet Society is an American non-profit organization founded in 1992 to provide leadership in Internet-related standards, education, access, and policy.

Guillaume Boudin, CEO of Sofrecom, the consulting arm of Orange Group, spoke to Telecom Review TV at the 2017 Telecom Review Summit about the opportunities for telecom operators to grow. He talked about the ways in which Sofrecom can support telco customers to transform and embrace new business opportunities such as data monetization.

Mr. Bahjat El-Darwiche, Partner Lead, EMEA, TMT, Strategy& spoke to Telecom Review TV at the 2017 Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit about how telecom operators in the Middle East were set to embark on a new wave of M&A’s in order to accelerate growth and expansion.

Cecilia Atterwall, Global VP and Head of Marketing and Comms for Networks, Ericsson, delivered an ‘Expert Insight’ speech at the Telecom Review Summit 2017. She spoke to Telecom Review TV at the event, reflecting on the speech that she delivered, which focused on Ericsson’s insights on 5G which can be found in the company’s recent Mobility Report and 5G Business Potential report.

Summit Sessions

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

Topic:
Role of Telecom operators in the Smart City

Topic:
Digital Transformation: What’s next for Telcos?