Telco sector prepares for Telecoms CEO Summit

Dr. Anne Bouverot, director general of the GSMA, confirmed as speaker
The Abu Dhabi Telecoms CEO Summit takes place on May 14.
The Abu Dhabi Telecoms CEO Summit takes place on May 14.


High profile speakers from telcos and vendors including Etisalat, Du, Nawras, STC and ZTE will converge in Abu Dhabi next week for the annual Telecoms CEO Summit.

Under the patronage of H.E. Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansoori, UAE Minister of Economy, more than 500 high profile attendees from the telco operators, vendors and service provider community will be gathering at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) on 14th May 2012.

One of the main discussion points at the event will be LTE, which is rapidly gaining momentum in the Middle East, according to IIR, the event’s organiser.

Among the key speakers this year is Dr. Anne Bouverot, director general of the GSMA, which represents the interests of nearly 800 mobile operators across 219 countries. She will speak on ‘Building the Connected Economy’, discussing the drivers of the connected economy and how they will impact the lives of consumers and businesses in the Middle East and Africa.

Ross Cormack, CEO of Nawras, is also confirmed as a speaker at the event. In a session entitled ‘The Excitement of the Inflection Point between the Broadband Avalanche and Traditional Telecoms’, Cormack will highlight the company’s role in delivering broadband in the Sultanate while addressing the challenges and opportunities ahead.

The Abu Dhabi Telecoms CEO Summit takes place at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre on May 14.


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