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Sat, Dec

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

Keynote:
Toni Eid
Founder, Telecom Review and
CEO, Trace Media

CEO Panel: Reshaping Operator's Business Model
• The economic effect of the new digital services
• Facing competition from the digital services revolution
• Reshaping mobile services in the digital revolution
• Vision and strategies for business transformation

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

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

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Interviews

Telecom Review TV caught up with Deemah AlYahya, CEO of Saudi Arabia’s National Digitization Unit (NDU), a government arm mandated to accelerate efforts to achieve Saudi Vision 2030 objectives, an initiative to diversify the kingdom’s economy away from oil dependence. Ms. AlYahya said Saudi NDU was inspired by Dubai’s vision.

Riverbed, an American IT company that develops products to improve application performance across wide area networks (WANs), recently commissioned a study surveying 1,000 IT decision makers globally to explore the impact legacy and next-generation networks have on cloud adoption and digital transformation. Telecom Review TV discussed the findings with Charbel Khniesser, Riverbed's Regional Presales Director for Middle East, Turkey and North Africa.

InfiNet Wireless, the global fixed broadband wireless connectivity specialist, showcased its cutting-edge ‘smart city solution’ portfolio at GITEX Technology Week 2017 in Dubai. InfiNet's portfolio is uniquely positioned to deliver the robust and reliable infrastructures which are essential for any smart city project, said Kamal Mokrani, Global Vice President.

BridgeWave Communications, a market leader in the development and deployment of high capacity microwave and millimetre wave backhaul and front-haul solutions, is set to accelerate its growth and footprint in the Middle East following the regional launch of its NAVIGATOR DT systems at GITEX Technology Week.

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?