SAMENA Council’s efforts to drive the regional digital agenda receives boost with 3 new members

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Published March 31st, 2013 - 04:57 GMT
Bocar A. BA, CEO of SAMENA Telecommunications Council
Bocar A. BA, CEO of SAMENA Telecommunications Council

SAMENA Telecommunications Council, the tri-regional non-profit telecommunications association has announced three new additions to its growing member base emphasizing the rapidly growing importance of the Council as it strengthens its efforts to promote the development and adoption of national and sector-specific digitization policies.

AT Kearney, a global management consulting firm and trusted advisors on CEO-agenda issues to the world’s leading organizations across all major industries and sectors, Tawasul Telecom, an industry leader in providing MPLS networking services in the GCC and the Middle East, and Innova IT Solutions, a leading software developer and integrator in Turkey, are the latest members to join the SAMENA Council.

Mr. Bocar A. BA, CEO of SAMENA Telecommunications Council said, “If the development, growth and performance of the regional telecommunications industry in the last decade were exciting, as we head towards 2020 the best and most challenging times are yet to come. Accelerating economic growth through widespread adoption of digitization is a very important topic and high on the agenda of most if not all industry stakeholders and national governments. SAMENA Council has assumed a leadership role in driving this initiative, which will immensely benefit our member base. Hence I am glad to welcome our three new members onboard and hope to work closely with them to further improve our value proposition and the corresponding impact on the regional telecoms industry and the economy at large.”

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SAMENA Telecommunications Council

SAMENA Telecommunications Council, a multi-continent telecom consortium, aims to be the ultimate promoter of telecom innovations in its member regions and a facilitator for collaboration and knowledge-sharing between regional telecom entities. Such collaboration and knowledge-sharing between operators, vendors, manufacturers, entrepreneurs, educators, R&D experts, and regulators, aids effective resolutions to technical, economical, and legal issues in regions where tough economical and regulatory environments prevail.

A win-win platform, the Council strives to provide its Members in South Asia, the Middle East, and North Africa the power and the means to actively learn the dynamics of telecom markets in the three high-growth regions. SAMENA Members are provided insights to help expedite fulfillment of their organizations' existing goals, as well as ideas that will propel the establishment of new.

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