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Samena to hold telecom leaders summit

Dubai, June 17, 2014

A major summit focusing on stimulating development and progression in the overall telecoms and regional ICT landscape is set to be organised in Dubai by Samena Telecommunications Council, a tri-regional, non-profit telecommunications association.

Hosted by Huawei, The Telecom Leaders’ Summit 2014 will be held on June 19 at Armani Hotel Dubai. It will be held under the theme “The Rise of the Broadband Economy – Shaping Excellence in Cooperation - Government, Telecom Operators, Internet Players”.

The agenda for The Telecom Leaders’ Summit 2014 will encompass various sessions in the presence of ministers from the ICT sector of various countries as well as key industry figures from the region.

The discussions will span three areas including Role of Government, Digital Governance and Broadband Development Strategy.

“Considering that the ICT sector in the region is on the threshold of a digital revolution, Samena Telecommunications Council realizes the significance of providing stakeholders with opportunities to exchange ideas and cooperate on industry issues to identify solutions with far-reaching benefits,” said Bocar Ba, CEO, Samena Telecommunications Council.

“At The Telecom Leaders’ Summit 2014, we are looking forward to very dynamic and prolific discussions on issues such as setting investment-friendly policies and regulations by the governments and regulators, diversification of revenue streams by telecom operators, introducing efficient, service delivery platform by technology providers and innovative applications and services by the Internet players.

“At the same time, we are also excited about the future of “Cooperation” among industry stakeholders within the region and look forward to seeing strong representation and participation from the regional telecoms and ICT community in the Council’s initiatives and meetings such as this Summit,” he added.

Shi Yaohong, president of Huawei Middle East, said: “This region is home to a thriving telecommunications landscape; one in which governments, businesses and operators continue to set new milestones in delivering services to the public.

“That progress will no doubt continue as we keep the customer at the heart of our industry’s innovation. Bringing together exceptional minds from across the regional and global ICT sector, Huawei looks forward to hosting The Telecom Leaders’ Summit 2014 and further supporting the advancement of the region’s broadband economy.” – TradeArabia News Service




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