UAE has come a long way in achieving the sustainable development in the post oil era – TRA Director General, H.E. Hamad Obaid Al Mansoori
UAE, April 12, 2017 - SAMENA Telecommunications Council, with the patronage of Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (TRA) of the UAE, is hosting annual Telecom Leaders’ Summit on 30th April 2017 in Dubai. The one-day event is hailed as the seminal conference for private and government sector leaders and influencers in the telecommunications industry across South Asia, the Middle East, North Africa, Asia, Europe and beyond.
“UAE has come a long way in both Telecommunication Sector and Smart Government which are main pillars in achieving the sustainable development in the post oil era. Our participation at this event reflects the importance of Public-private partnership in creating a proper platform for sharing experience and exchanging ideas about the most up to date topics in the telecom industry. said H.E. Hamad Obaid Al Mansoori, TRA Director General.
“Today’s industry leaders are looking for a clear roadmap on how to best accelerate digital adoption to drive growth across the region,” said Bocar A. BA, CEO of SAMENA Council. “This can be done more efficiently when we, as an industry, align our visions and take a collaborative focus on the development of the digital technologies and work together to enable the whole region to participate in the digital transformation. We are excited that Huawei is hosting the Leaders’ Summit once again, as we work together to identify a common roadmap for all stakeholders to share and contribute to.'
The event is hosted for the fourth consecutive time by Huawei, a leading global ICT solutions provider. Commenting on the significance of the event Charles Yang, President of Huawei Middle East said “As we enter a fully connected era, digital infrastructure continues to facilitate economic growth. The telecoms industry is in a crucial stage of digital transformation as new technologies emerge to drive a high quality user experience. The digital age is dawning and the potential opportunities for the telecoms industry, which is the primary enabler of industry digitization, are beyond our imagination. Our participation at this Summit is a reflection of Huawei’s keenness to listen, share and contribute to the telecom industry by sharing its Open ROADS strategy for a Better Connected World, in addition to cloudification as the key driver and future success trend of digital transformation, thus we have introduced the “All Cloud” strategy, which focuses on delivering a ROADS experience, to shape the cloud, and win the future.”
The SAMENA Leaders’ Summit is an annual, discussion-centric private and government sector leaders' gathering, composed of various bi-lateral meetings held among stakeholders in a world-class setting. Held under the theme “Aligning Visions to Meet the Demands of The Digital World”, this year’s edition focuses on aligning stakeholders towards a common vision to enable a true, regional digital economy. Its aim is to encourage industry leaders to consider an incentivized, inclusive business environment where digitization, network virtualization solutions and cloud communications, as well as citizen-centric digital services, work to accelerate digital adoption and enable a regional digital economy.
The Leaders' Summit 2017 is expected to see participation from more than 150 prominent key industry figures, experts and professionals including heads of regulatory authorities, chairmen and CEOs of leading communications service providers, and industry influencers. It will provide an opportunity for supporting the creation of a business-conducive environment for telecom operators and for exploring new avenues of investment for the benefit of the industry and its ultimate stakeholders in the SAMENA region - the consumers and the citizens.