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DAY THREE: Thursday 12 March 2015
THE FUTURE OF WHOLESALE VOICE


8.30am
Networking breakfast 
Sponsored by:
BATELCO

9.30am
KEYNOTE INTERVIEW: THE FUTURE OF VOICE – EVOLVING NEW BUSINESS MODELS TO REVIVE REVENUE STREAMS

• Developments in voice infrastructure and scope for VoLTE
• How are operators evolving voice services?
• Looking ahead: retaining the value of voice – is VoIP the next step?
• Understanding the value of HD Voice 

Moderator: Jawad J. Abbassi, General Manager, ARAB ADVISORS GROUP
Andrew Dodsworth
, VP, Global Telecom Markets, BT GLOBAL
Willem Offerhaus
, CEO, IBASIS
Peter Hobbs
, Head of Global Wholesale, Global Enterprise & Services, TELSTRA
Gagun Gahir
, Director, Carrier Services Middle East and Africa, IDT

10.30am
Morning coffee break and networking opportunity

11.30am 
REGIONAL SPOTLIGHT: EGYPT, YEMEN, SYRIA, LEBANON, TURKEY, IRAQ

Where is growth coming from in the region and which markets are pushing the boundaries? Is Turkey the next hub? What is the scope of investment in Iraq? Assessing the political situation in Egypt and Syria. What impact does this have on cable networks and transit routes? Understanding the regulatory framework for services such as LTE and number portability in the region.

Dr Imaad Hoballah
, Chairman and CEO, TRA LEBANON
Stuart Evers, CSO, TURK TELEKOM INTERNATIONAL
Ali Nosary, CEO, TELEYEMEN
Mahdi Yahya, MD, SAMA

12.15pm
Networking opportunity

1.15pm
Lunch and networking opportunity

All attendees are invited to join us for a buffet lunch before a final round of afternoon meetings and networking, or heading on to your next destination.

Sponsored by: GBI

2.30pm  
Close of  CAPACITY MIDDLE EAST 2015



 



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