Zain KSA has been labelled as the Kingdom’s preferred digital services provider following the great achievements the operator has made throughout its journey. In an exclusive interview with Eng. Sultan Bin Abdulaziz Aldeghaither, CEO, Zain KSA, Telecom Review delved into the operator’s main accomplishments that encompass most importantly having the fourth largest 5G network in the world and the largest in the Middle East, Europe and Africa.

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It is no surprise that the industry was dealt an immense blow as soon as COVID-19 hit. Operators and vendors alike, across the world, have had to deal with (or are currently dealing with) an immense burden due to widespread lockdowns and the rise in remote working and learning. This has caused a great deal of pressure on networks everywhere. However, companies have been quick to realize that this may just be the right time to leverage emerging technologies to ensure business continuity and minimize the disruption of business operations.

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With more than 20 years of experience in business development in telecommunications, Florence Sebastien, CEO, FSE Consulting spoke to Telecom Review about her journey and the role that FSE Consulting is playing today in the industry.

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Arab Satellite Communications Organization - Arabsat had planned to have the 43rd session of its General Assembly meetings in the Kingdom of Jordan under the kind patronage of His Majesty King Abdullah II, King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, but due to the global circumstances of coronavirus pandemic and the inability to travel, it was decided to hold the Board and the General assembly meetings virtually in coordination with the Jordanian administration.

In his message to the Excellencies ministers and heads of delegations, His Excellency engineer Muthanna Hamdan Al-Gharaibeh, minister of digital economy and entrepreneurship in Jordan, expressed his best wishes of safety to all Arab countries and the world, hoping to meet in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan in the coming years, God willing.

Eng. Khaled bin Ahmed Balkheyour, president and CEO of Arabsat, said, “On behalf of all Arabsat employees, I extend my sincere thanks to His Majesty King Abdullah II, King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, for his gracious patronage to Arabsat General Assembly, where His Majesty used, since Arabsat foundation, to support, host and sponsor many of its media and technical activities.”

“The most important item of the General Assembly meetings is to discuss the report of the board of directors, and to approve Arabsat financial final account in addition to its new projects”, he added.

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