Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS) have emerged as the ideal choice to meet the increasing in-building wireless coverage demand and provide the expected quality of experience (QoE), said Mr. Ayman Raba, managing director & CEO at Kathrein Middle East, speaking to Telecom Review.

Read more: KBOW & IoT: The new era of Kathrein’s solutions

Mobile chipset/platform manufacturer Qualcomm plays an important role in facilitating the next generation mobile technology platform and the internet of things (IoT). As a leading partner of original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), Qualcomm enables emerging smartphone brands and connected device manufacturers to expand their global market and product footprint beyond phones into connected ecosystems, explains Jay Srage, President East Europe and MEA, Qualcomm, speaking to Telecom Review.

Read more: Qualcomm’s role in facilitating the next generation mobile ecosystem

Analyzing data is essential to successful smart city services, Labib Matta, chief business officer at NXN, told Telecom Review. Once a smart city consulting firm, NXN has grown into a full-fledged digital service provider with a list of heavyweight clients. Smart data analytics is the "key cornerstone" of NXN's services, said Matta - the essential component of its growing digital services portfolio.

Read more: Big data at the heart of NXN’s smart city as a service offering

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Telecommunications has changed the world, our everyday lives and the basic way we communicate. Technology is converging and it impacts every category, every field and every aspect. There is no doubt that connectivity means a higher GDP.

The most advanced countries are focusing on the ICT sector and its relation to their economy, utilizing all capabilities for it. This is why the Canadian government is targeting the digital economy; Tunisia the knowledge economy; and Singapore is now transforming the whole country into a smart nation.

Lebanon has enough talent in this sector with a very high rate of engineers. Many of the most successful diaspora of ICT leaders and professionals all over the world are Lebanese.

After our continuous success in Dubai with global attendees from the ICT sector and government leaders, Telecom Review is proud to hold its next event in Lebanon to show the whole world that Lebanon is an important hub for the ICT; it offers capacity, talented leaders and professionals.