24 Sep 2013

Middle East Com: See you next year | 22-23 September 2014

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Packed ConferenceThe 2nd day of Middle East Com 2013 opened with a panel discussion on Government Initiatives Encouraging ICT across the Middle East. Dr Nagwa Elshenawi, Director of Information Center and Advisor to minister for Strategic Planning, Ministry of Communication and Information Technology, Egypt followed the discussion with a presentation detailing the correlation between broadband penetration and economic growth and outlined Egypt’s strategy for encouraging ICT.
 
The opening session was followed by detailed discussion on the opportunities for telcos to increase their share of enterprise telecom and ICT budgets; and an insight into the role of the regulator in fostering innovation throughout the region.
The afternoon sessions focussed on Digital Services, led by stream sponsor Altran, with discussions on Arabic content, mHealth, mobile money and M2M; and a continuation of the MVNOs Middle East event.  Presentations from Samatel, the Ministry of ICT in Tunisia, Jawraa and Omantel were among those raising the interest levels in MVNOs in the region and intensifying the focus on the opportunities available.
 
Delegates were also offered focussed tutorials by Ericsson and Tellabs, detailing Managed Services and Backhaul in LTE.
 
The buzz continued in the exhibition as delegates and visitors met with product developers and enjoyed positive and rewarding speed networking sessions, with operator participants representing...
 
Etisalat * Du * STC * Mobily * Ooredoo * Bravo* Zain* Tunisiana * Omantel * Nawras * Jawwal * Wataniya * Renna * Touch * Alfa * Tishknet * MCI * Vodafone * Orange * Green Networks * Expresso * Virgin * Sudatel * Viva * Jawraa * PTCL
 
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What our attendees said about this year's show:    
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“It was a perfect platform to host the event. Speed Networking was the best as it gave us the opportunity to have quick introductions to many operators and assess their immediate needs.”
Lokesh Abichandani, Sales Director, Technotree UAE
Speed Networking Day 1
“Very well positioned in terms of content of the conference, variety of vendors and clients, topped with an excellent services from the Informa team. Sign me up for 2014!”
Rana Rizwan, IT Program Manager, Bravo Telecom Saudi Arabia
   
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Sponsors of Middle East Com
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Mahindra Comviva, Altran, Comverse, Ericsson, Comza, Tellabs, BICS, EMC and Lumata
 
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See You Next Year!         
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To get involved early for the 2014 show,          
please visit our website: http://www.me.comworldseries.com/
   
22-23 September 2014
Sofitel Dubai, The Palm Resort & Spa
Palm Jumeirah,
East Crescent Road
P.O. Box: 55558
Dubai, United Arab Emirates