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MENAFN Press - 11/03/2014
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(MENAFN Editorial) The South Asia, Middle East, North Africa region's SAMENA Telecommunication Council has announced today its Beyond Connectivity 2014 conference themed "Fostering Economic Growth: Evolving Telecoms & ICT Landscape". The event, which will be held on March 16th & 17th in Kuwait, will highlight a four-pillar approach for telecom operators which can boost economic growth and sustainable development



SAMENA's Beyond Connectivity 2014 will bring together the telecommunications industry's leading experts to participate in a number of panel discussions covering different topics which include: tax reduction policies imposed on telecom operators, infrastructure sharing, pricing and fair competition, international roaming regulations, telecom licensing framework, diversification of revenue streams, strategies to overcome spectrum challenges, as well as regional perspective on Net Neutrality



Highlighting the importance and relevance of Beyond Connectivity 2014, Bocar A. BA, CEO, SAMENA Telecommunications Council said, "The upcoming conference aims at identifying innovative usiness strategies to facilitate growth through a series of panel discussions which will discuss the ways of collaboration among stakeholders and help identify new opportunities and strategies, solutions to tackle various challenges and, regulatory and policy amendments required to improve industry revenues.




"As part of an industry that is so fast-paced and competitive, it is essential to lead and collaborate with other key players to pave way for initiatives that will drive continued innovation. It is imperative that we look at the bigger picture and take into consideration all the parameters and aspects related to the industry. A comprehensive evaluation of these factors is necessary to build unique avenues for advancement and new developments," he added.



Beyond Connectivity 2014 will witness the participation of high profile experts in the telecom industry including, H.E. Essa Al Kandari, Minister of Communications, Kuwait and Dr. Nasser Marafih, Group CEO, Ooredoo and Chairman of SAMENA Telecommunications Council, in addition to a number of delegates from the industry


About SAMENA Telecommunications Council
SAMENA Telecommunications Council is a tri-regional, non-profit telecommunications association that represents over 40 telecommunications operators in 25 markets, representing an aggregate subscriber base of 790 million mobile users, including mobile broadband users, 79 million fixed-line users, and 22 million broadband users. The Council's membership embodies a community of telecom operators, manufacturers, government bodies, academia, and leading global management consultancy organizations. SAMENA's Board of Directors and member companies include the largest regional operators and global multi-network operators as well as new competitive entrants. SAMENA focuses on digitization and broadband investment policies, and aims to promote beneficial regulation and governance that further industry evolution, as well as cooperation among key ICT industry stakeholders. For further information, please visit www.samenacouncil.org or contact SAMENA Communication at 97143642700 or email to (communications@samenacouncil.org).

 


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