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The annual Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit will be back in its 15th edition on December 8th at Intercontinental Hotel, Dubai Festival City, UAE. The Summit will be both physical and virtual which will allow panelists to join the panel discussions in Dubai from anywhere in the world and anyone will be able to virtually participate.

Read more: This year, we’re raising the bar higher with our distinctive industry leaders

By Maria Macra, director of government projects

The coverage of rural areas is a challenge for operators, regulators and governments around the world.  The situation is even more complex in Africa for geographical, security and business model reasons.  Rural areas are generally inhabited by underprivileged populations, living below the average per capita income of the country. Fixed Internet access is non-existent and mobile access, when existent, represents up to 30% of their income.

Read more: Coverage of rural areas: Business model change could alter the game

Telecom Review’s latest virtual panel, entitled “Digital transformation driving the next phase of innovation”, explored various key points and shared insights on the opportunities of digital transformation, digital skills, as well as the acceleration of digital transformation among others.

Read more: Top B2B segments going onboard of the digital transformation journey

As 5G becomes increasingly ubiquitous, it will dramatically change the way business operates across Africa. While most people are aware of the impact 5G will have on ordinary people’s mobile internet speeds, it will also provide and enable new solutions across a vast swathe of industries.

Read more: 5G to dramatically transform business in Africa

Telecom Review’s latest virtual panel, entitled “Digital transformation driving the next phase of innovation”, explored various key points and shared insights on the opportunities of digital transformation, digital skills, as well as the acceleration of digital transformation among others.

Read more: Covid-19: A period of massive opportunities for telcos

GITEX Global x Ai Everything, the world’s most influential technology sourcing and networking event of 2021, is returning for its 41st edition at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) from 17th-21st October as the United Arab Emirates prepares to celebrate its 50th anniversary.

Read more: GITEX Global x Ai Everything are shaping the future

In its recent virtual panel entitled “Digital transformation driving the next phase of innovation”, Telecom Review discussed the shortage of digital kills as a big concern and what strategies are being implemented to meet this demand and to reach digital transformation goals.

Read more: “There is a massive global competition between different telcos”, says Benkirane

Gitex Global Leaders Vision event heard Africa’s leaders talk about the digital transformation taking place in the continent. The session ‘Vision Africa’ aimed at highlighting the shared visions of creating an integrated and inclusive digital society and economy with a unified goal to improve the quality of life of citizens through economic empowerment, diversification and growth.

Read more: Building ICT cooperation with our neighbours: a fundamental strategy, says Egypt’s minister

Telecom Review, the Middle East’s leading ICT media platform, explored the different areas of digital transformation in its recently-concluded virtual panel titled ‘Digital transformation driving the next phase of innovation’.

Read more: Telcos, industries are moving forward the digital transformation journey

Telecom Review, the Middle East’s leading ICT media platform, held a virtual panel titled ‘Digitizing the capacity industry’ on October 5, discussing topics such as the latest developments in the wholesale industry, connecting the world through digital infrastructure, on-demand services: data, cloud, connectivity, reimagining data centers to meet the needs of the new era, and what does the future hold for the wholesale industry in terms of data traffic increase?

Read more: Telecom Review organizes yet another successful virtual panel

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