Previous Panels - 2023
5G Deployment in North Africa
Telecom Review successfully presented its latest webinar titled "5G Deployment in North Africa,” which gathered industry experts to discuss the adoption rates and potential coverage, along with opportunities and challenges related to spectrum issues.
Increased Data Boosting Wholesale Capacity
Telecom Review has successfully concluded its latest webinar titled "Increased Data Boosting Wholesale Capacity," which gathered wholesale capacity experts to discuss the importance of wholesale capacity in enhancing international telecommunications infrastructure projects and other services.
The panel was moderated by Jeff Seal, editor-in-chief and managing partner of Telecom Review North America, and featured executive panelists, namely Brendan Press, Chief Commercial Officer, GBI; Michael Farrie, Director, Partner Solutions Groups, Verizon; Latif Ozel, International Section Director, IQ; and Mohamed Abbas, Director, Hyperscalers Businesses, e&
E-Oman: The Success of Digital Transformation
With Muscat heralded as the Arab Digital Capital for 2022, the country is laying out its long-term development and national implementation program, “Oman Vision 2040.” This instrumental plan will foster many services and opportunities for Oman and the greater region through digital transformation in the ICT sector and beyond.
This insightful panel titled “E-Oman: The Success of Digital Transformation” brought together noted industry leaders to explore these topics. Moderated by Abdullah S. Al-Balushi, Partner and Technology Consulting, EY, the esteemed panelists included Sheikh Talal Bin Saeed Bin Marhoon Al Mamari, CEO, Omantel Oman; Bassam Yousef Al Ibrahim, CEO, Ooredoo Oman; and Bader Al Zidi, CEO, Vodafone Oman. The respected group discussed the achievements in Oman’s ICT sector as well as its challenges, offering their insights and outlooks toward the future.
How Modernized DDI Underpins the Future of Telco Cloud
Bringing together CSP experts and leaders to discuss their DNS, DHCP, and IPAM solutions, collectively known as DDI, Telecom Review successfully hosted the virtual panel, “How Modernized DDI Underpins the Future of Telco Cloud,” in collaboration with Infoblox.
The guest moderator was Amer Kayyal, Senior Manager, Technology Consulting-Cybersecurity, EY, while the esteemed panelists present for the discussion were Omar Almansoori, Vice President, Consumer & Business Services Design, Technology & IT, etisalat by e&; Zeeshan Masood, Director of ICT Managed Services and Cloud Operations, PTCL Group; Humoud Alkhamees, Mobile Networks Team Leader at Network Engineering Division, Zain Kuwait; and Hesham El-Sherif, Territory Account Manager, Infoblox.
The Telecom Sector in Lebanon: From Pioneering to Collapse
In this informative panel, moderated by Issam Eid, COO of Telecom Review Group (Levant and Africa) and Managing Partner of Trace Media Lebanon, esteemed speakers, including Imad Kreidieh, Chairman, Director General at Ogero; Salem Itani, Chairman and CEO at touch; Jad Nassif, Chairman and CEO at Alfa; Patrick Farajian, Chairman and CEO at Sodetel; and Dr. Imad Hoballah, CEO and Chairman, Business Investment and Development Strategies (B.I.D.S.) and former Minister of Industry, together discussed the ongoing hardships of the Telecom and ICT sectors in Lebanon.
Go Saudi With Zain: Shaping Cloud Strategy in KSA
In the panel, moderated by Elias Saab, Chief Commercial Officer at Sofrecom Group, esteemed speakers Eng. Saad A. Al-Sadhan, Chief Business and Wholesale Officer, Zain KSA, and Yi Lian, CMO of META region and hybrid cloud at Alibaba, discussed at length the dynamics of a winning cloud strategy in Saudi Arabia.