In a male-dominated industry, more women are assuming high level positions. Zahra Zayat, VP and head of Middle East and North Africa, YuppTV, is one of the women who were able to make an impact in the ICT industry. In an exclusive interview, Telecom Review got to know more about YuppTV’s new partnership with Emirati operator, du, and the challenges that the video on demand (VoD) company is facing.

Read more: Zahra Zayat: “The industry needs women leaders”

Telecom Review secured an interview in Dubai with the senior vice president of ICT Solutions and Smart City Operations at du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), Marwan bin Dalmook, to discuss the latest smart city solutions that have been developed in an effort to delve deeper into this already futuristic city’s digital transformation.

Read more: ‘Dubai Pulse is a vital solution to digital transformation in the UAE,’ says du’s Marwan bin Dalmook

Monty Mobile positions itself as an international SMS wholesale intermediary hub, roaming broker and a leading VAS solution provider in emerging markets. It has developed close working relationships with major mobile operators in an effort to help them push their profits and tap into new streams of revenue across global markets.

Read more: It’s time for operators to become virtual banks: Even better than a bank!

Alibaba Cloud, the data intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group, held recently in Abu Dhabi its inaugural Middle East and Africa (MEA) Internet Summit in partnership with UAE-based Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Cloud Computing leader Group 42. Telecom Review had the chance to speak to Selina Yuan, President of Alibaba Cloud Intelligence International to discuss cloud adoption and Alibaba Cloud’s presence in the Middle East.

Read more: President of Alibaba Cloud Intelligence International tackles cloud enablement in the Middle East

SES Networks is providing its government customers with tailored solutions that address their specific needs, said James Hooper, VP global governments, SES Networks in an exclusive interview with Telecom Review, in which he highlighted the flexibility offered by O3b mPOWER during governments’ critical missions.

Read more: SES’ O3b mPOWER marking new possibilities to answer evolving governments’ mission-critical needs

MTN recently created a new branch within the group dedicated to providing a connected digital life dubbed MTN GlobalConnect. In an interview with Telecom Review, Frederic Schepens, CEO of MTN GlobalConnect, introduced GlobalConnect services and its corporate goals in addition to discussing other key topics.

Read more: MTN GlobalConnect provides “the benefits of a modern connected life” for all

We are in the midst of an immense industrial revolution which has begun to leave its mark on the world. Many companies have begun their journey towards digital transformation while others have not because they don’t know where to start or how to sustain it. Centrigent is a company that is dedicated to filling this gap in the market.

Read more: Centrigent CEO Jay Srage tackles the new industrial digital divide

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