SAMENA Telecommunications Council and its new member Tech Mahindra will jointly hold the Beyond Connectivity (BYC 2018) –Tech Mahindra Annual Communications, Media and Entertainment (CME) Summit 2018, themed ‘In The Future’ in Dubai on 5th April 2018.
This networking and thought leadership event aims to bring together representatives of the public and the private sectors, including leaders and top-ranking professionals from telecom operators, telecoms technology companies and leading consulting firms, active within the ICT arena.
The one-day summit will provide a knowledge-sharing platform for SAMENA Council’s members and industry leaders to discuss the evolving telecommunications landscape and industry challenges, and will highlight themes such as AI and software transformation, IoT and smart cities, customer experience, networks, cloud, and security.
Manish Vyas, president-communications business and chief executive, Network Services said: “The summit aims to provide a comprehensive view into the future of Telecom Industry and the impact that Software, Disaggregation, Opensource, AI and IOT will bring as the future unfolds.
“This is Tech Mahindra’s premium industry forum created exclusively for our customers, where we collaborate with like-minded technology partners to discuss trends, technology bets and strategic problems that CEOs of telecom service providers are looking to solve.”
Bocar A. BA, CEO and board member of SAMENA Telecommunications Council said: “Dialogue, co-operation and co-ordination in understanding what the future holds for us is central to our ability in being able to make the most of the promises it holds. For this, we need to understand what lies in the future and how the presence of new technologies, new man-created intelligence, and hyper-connectedness, whereby more machines than humans will be connected on our telecom networks, will impact our digital experience. SAMENA Council values and encourages its member companies to take active part in leading on defining industry agenda items that cater to the needs of all stakeholders.
“We are excited to note that Tech Mahindra is the first member of SAMENA Council to have ever joined the membership and proposed an agenda of a jointly-conducted conference in the first month of its joining. This is exactly the type of involvement our Board of Directors seeks from member companies, to be able to build industry communication bridges with concerned stakeholders.”