An overview of the meeting of the Middle East and Africa's sharpest minds in telecoms.
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Also discussed potential of 5G to improve equality worldwide.
Huawei was also main sponsor for the sixth year in a row.
But return to growth by 2020.
Data can help lift up society and make the world a better place, says Dr Nuria Oliver. And a key part of that: mobile phones.
GSMA study says closing the mobile gender gap also represents a US$140 billion commercial opportunity.
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