Nokia Siemens Networks to host key telecom talks
Riyadh, May 16, 2011
Leading telecom players in Saudi Arabia will discuss the future of the sector at the Saudi Industry Seminar 2011 organised by Nokia Siemens Networks, a leading global enabler of telecommunications services.
The seminar, titled “Shaping the Communications Industry in the Kingdom,” will be held in Riyadh on May 22, under the patronage of Eng Mohamed Jamil bin Ahmed Mulla, Minister of Communications and Information Technology in Saudi Arabia.
The seminar offers the opportunity for decision makers to discuss opportunities within Saudi Arabia’s telecommunications space, whilst also meeting, connecting and strengthening ties between companies, government agencies and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) that contribute to the advancement of this critical sector, said a statement.
The seminar will begin with a look at the changing role and impact of telecommunications on society and the economy. Attendees will be treated to a snapshot of current market conditions in Saudi Arabia, and will discuss how to deliver a profitable customer experience and how to adapt current business models. The final session will look at broadband and the opportunities it offers for technology leverage, given the exceptionally high penetration rate of broadband connectivity in the Kingdom, it said.
Jorg Erlemeier, head of Middle East region for Nokia Siemens Networks, said: “This seminar will be an opportunity for Nokia Siemens Networks to discuss and understand the changing role of the Saudi telecom sector whilst sharing with our clients and partners our capabilities, resource and local experience. The sector continuous to expand at an impressive pace especially within mobile subscription rates, projected to grow double digits in the coming two years*. Thus, this is an excellent opportunity for operators to attend, connect and discuss the future.”
The Saudi Industry Seminar 2011 will take place at the Four Seasons Hotel, Riyadh from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm, and is organised in association with Frost and Sullivan. – TradeArabia News Service