Technology is revolutionizing the healthcare sector with new innovations emerging every now and then. E-health was a topic discussed in depth during the 10th edition of Telecom Review Summit held in Lebanon on April 13. H.E. Ghassan Hasbani, Lebanese Minister of Health spoke to Telecom Review about a new e-health initiative which he announced during the e-health panel.

Read more: New milestone towards e-health in Lebanon

American multinational computer technology corporation, Oracle, which specializes in cloud applications and platform services, is committed to creating a digital transformation strategy that is aligned with customer business objectives, according to senior vice president - Technology, Middle East and Africa, Abdul Rahman Al Thehaiban. Oracle is shifting the balance from IT-driven projects to business-driven initiatives where technology is geared towards serving the business, he said.

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Reflecting on the challenges involved in building a successful tech startup, Mounir Ladki, President and CTO of MYCOM OSI, says entrepreneurs need to accept that mistakes will be made and that taking risks is essential. Mr. Ladki spoke during a panel session at the Telecom Review Summit held in Beirut on 13 April, where he shared his story of co-founding an innovative tech company that develops telecom-centric solutions.

Read more: The challenges of building a tech startup

After announcing its new identity, it has become clear that Ogero is striving to improve infrastructure and offer state-of-the-art services to its customers. The main target is to 'Connect the Nation' and for that purpose, the telecoms arm of the Lebanese Ministry of Telecommunications has set a roadmap covering all areas requiring improvements and which kicked off with the launch of Ogero's new identity.

Read more: Ogero committed to improving the telecoms sector in Lebanon

The greatest opportunities for students graduating from university are going to be in technology and the knowledge economy, the head of the Arab region's top ranked university said at the Telecom Review Summit in Beirut on 13 April. Dr. Fadlo Khuri, President of the American University of Beirut (AUB) said the Lebanese economy needs to diversify if it's to retain its graduates.

Read more: Graduates should seek jobs in knowledge economy - AUB President

touch is continuously endeavoring to uphold the telecommunications sector in Lebanon through its unique initiatives and projects. Telecom Review managed to get an interview with Emre Gurkan, CEO, touch to highlight some of the operator's recent projects and the CEO's perspective on some industry trends in the Lebanese context.

Read more: touch: striving for digitalization

Alfa is offering currently one of the fastest 4G connections in the region and worldwide, said Alfa CEO and chairman, Marwan Hayek, in an exclusive interview with Telecom Review, focusing mainly on the Lebanese operator's latest achievements and endeavors aimed at digitalizing operations and networks.

Read more: Alfa: New milestones, limitless achievements

The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority is the federal body in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), responsible for the management of every aspect of the telecommunications and information technology industry in the country. H.E. Hamad Obaid Al Mansoori currently holds the position of Director General at the General Authority for Regulating the Telecommunications Sector. Speaking to Telecom Review, H.E. Al Mansoori opened up about some of the organization's recent projects, including its 'Coverage Center' aimed at enhancing the delivery of quality calls.

Read more: TRA: Ensuring a fair regulatory environment for the UAE

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