Sun, Feb

Ghassan Hasbani
CEO, Graycoats


Rambert Namy
VP Business Consulting Director, Sofrecom

Mustapha Kaddoura
Senior Director, Digital Industries, Etisalat

Orvar Hurtig
VP and Head of Business Line Industry & Society, Ericsson

Jose Valles
VP of Enterprise & Commerce New Business and Innovation, du

Yousef Abu Mutawe
COO, Zain Jordan

Dr. Mohammed Nadder Hamdy
Director Wireless Network Engineering, Commscope

Charbel Sarkis
Secretary Lead Tech & Retail, MENA, Google

Baher Esmat
VP Middle East, ICANN

Tom Loozen
Managing Director Global Communications Industry, Accenture

George Dabaghi
Head of TV & media, Ericsson Middle East


Sami Boustany
CEO, Yahlive

Karim El Khazen
VP, Deutsche Telecom

Samer Geissah
VP of Consumer, New Business & Innovation, du

Ben Kinealy
CEO, Intigral –Tony Wong, Head of FBB Busines Consulting, Huawei

Amr Eid


  • Evolving Media Consumption habits & The Migration of Content Viewing
  • Video in the Go Enablement
  • Challenges & Opportunities & New Business Models

Jeff Seal
Editor in Chief & Managing Partner, Telecom Review North America


Daniel Kurgan

Khaled Sedrak
CEO, NxtVn

Dr. Homoud Mohammed Al Kusayer
Vice President of Wholesale, STC

Ali Amiri
Group VP, Etisalat

Marcin Dabrowski
VP for Telecommunications, Comarch

Mahesh Jaishankar
VP, Datamena & Broadcast, du

Marc Halbfinger
CEO, PCCW Global

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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.

The company has enjoyed great success since its inception and has had phenomenal growth globally over the last two years, with operators realizing how its revolutionary and innovative platform can help them address and overcome the challenges they’re encountering from a technological perspective.

In a brilliant interview, the charismatic CEO outlines why he started the company, the recent success it has had, what differentiates MATRIXX from its rivals and its strategy for the future.

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.

MYCOM OSI was one of the first in its industry to introduce and commercialize next generation cloud native solutions coupled with innovative subscription business models. Telecom Review managed to secure an exclusive interview with MYCOM OSI President and CTO, Mounir Ladki onsite at the Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit


The 2nd edition of Smart Cities World Forums was held on December 11th at the Meydan Hotel, Dubai, UAE, under the theme “Building the SMART Future”. The event offered the attendees the opportunity to know more about all aspects of smart cities and meet leaders in this particular field. Smart Cities World Forums spoke to Eng. Mohammed Alsharif, Program Director Madinah Smart City, AlMadinah AlMunawara Development Authority, who explained the Authority’s role in accelerating digital transformation in the Kingdom.

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

Egypt’s Vision for Digital Transformation