The 3rd Annual Media & Telecommunications Convergence Conference - 2006
Ms. Alexander McNabb
Mr. Andreas Avgousti
Mr. Bashar Arafeh
Mr. Chris Forrester
Mr. Hakam Kanafani
Mr. Philippe Vogeleer
Mr. Bassam Madi
Mr. Jawad Abbassi
Mr. Kamal S. Shehadi
Mr. Karim Sabbagh
Mr. Luc Savage
Mr. Marwan Juma
Mr. Saad Nasir
Dr. Nayef Al Nadi
Mr. Stephen Rawson
Mr. Tarek Aintrazi
Mr. Tony Ghattas
Mr. Ziad Masri
Mr. Mohamed Gawdat
Mr. Ammar A. Bakkar, Ph.D.
Prof. Ibrahim Kadi, Ph.D.
Mr. Khaled H. Hudhud
Mr. Mohamed Elnawawy
Mr. Abdulla Hashim
Mr. Humaid Rashid Sahoo
Mr. Ammar Aker
Mr. Hani Jabsheh
Mr. Ahmad Aweidah
Mr. Andy H. Hanna
Mr. Carlos Riera
Developing the Broadband potential - An Etisalat perspective
Operating under extraordinary circumstances: The example of Jawwal
Life after the end of international gateway monopoly: Future growth strategies for incumbents.
Operating in a competitive telecom market, the challenger's perspective
Broadband Internet and VoIP services: An ISP perspective.
Media Flavor in Emerging Voice and Messaging Services
Fighting fragmentation – integrating business and communications strategies to retain market share and build new revenue in Arab mobile and fixed markets.
Mobile Media Content: issues of branding, production, usability and aggregation
Mobile TV: Current state and prospects.
Are the lines blurring between media broadcasters and telecom operators? Business models in the era of convergence. Telecom operators and media companies: Friends or Foes? Where do pure online operators fit in the equation?
Opportunities and challenges for alternative operators. Building a brand and other challenges of a start up. A case study from Bahrain
Presentation Speaker Cable TV Development: Success and Challenges. Mr. Humaid Rashid Sahoo, Chief Executive Officer, E-Vision
Telecom and Media markets regulation: Best practices and approaches in the era of convergence.
Various meanings of “convergence”, and their regulatory effects
“Converged” versus “conventional” models of regulation
Converged communications legislation
How it all fits together (and how it can come apart again)
Regulatory Push: Can Regulation Promote Convergence?
The Arab Sat TV Industry: Success factors for different revenue models (Pay TV, Ads and telecom-based revenues).
Mobile Data Services: The Promise and the current reality?
The emergence of Data services
Current penetration and revenue contribution
Future of Data services in the Middle East
Mobile Data Services Future - A myth or a reality
An Overview of the Arab telecom and media markets
How will convergence impact voice traffic? Should Mobile operators worry or is it just business as usual?
The future winning strategies for Telecom operators: One stop shop or specialization? Would integrated incumbents win the day?