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Sat, Feb

Wholesale: Voice or Data
• The death of voice or beginning of new opportunities?
• The new opportunities in wholesale market
• Adjusting to market's difficult conditions
• Roaming issues and challenges 

Moderator:
Jeff Seal
Managing Partner, Telecom Review, North America

Panelists:
Ali Al Amiri
Executive Vice President, Carrier and Wholesale Services, Etisalat

Khaled Tabbara
Wholesale Division, du

Karim El-Khazen
VP, Business Development and Innovation, Deutsche Telekom

Margot Moussy
Head of Sales, TeliaSonera, MEA & Africa

Imran Hussain
Regional director, BT, Middle East & North Africa

Tony Kelly
Group Sales Director, Verizon Global Wholesale

Media and Content: A New Source of Revenue?
• Power of multi-screen.
• Strategies and future of advanced digital video services.
• Convergence of media & telco services.

• Monetizing content.

Moderator:
Georges Dabaghi
General Manager, VUBIQUITY Middle East & CIS Countries

Panelists:
Emmanuel Belleville
Vice President Video Services, Etisalat

Samer Geissah
VP Innovation, du

Ali Ajouz
Managing Partner, Sawa Media

Kurt Otto
Director Distribution and Business Developement, Yahlive TV

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Interviews


Evoteq participated in the 13th edition of the Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit held in Dubai. Evoteq’s Chief Executive Officer, Jihad Tayara, took part in a panel discussion examining the pillars of smart cities. In an interview with Telecom Review, Tayara gives a detailed overview of Evoteq’s role in the development of smart cities.


Tata Communications participated in the 13th edition of the Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit 2019. The company’s Head of Middle East, Central Asia & Africa, Mr Vaneet Mehta joined the panel discussion on capacity planning in the 5G data era with other industry leaders to explain the challenges facing telcos who are preparing to integrate themselves into the 5G sphere.


Huawei Middle East participated in the 13th edition of the Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit 2019. The company’s President of Carrier Business Group, Mr An Jian presented his keynote 5G commercialisation in the region and what the company hopes to achieve with 5G in the near future.</p.


PCCW Global participated in the 13th Edition of Telecom Review Summit. Mike van den Bergh, Chief Global Stratrgy and Marketing Officer, presented a keynote address at the event. Following his speech, Telecom Review spoke to him about leveraging 5G and the need for telcos to transform to technology companies

Summit Sessions


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.


Frederic Schepens, CEO, MTN GlobalConnect, was one of this year’s keynote speakers. He began by reiterating MTN GlobalConnect’s belief that everyone deserves the benefit of a modern, connected life.