Ericsson Announced its participation in the Arab Advisors Group’s Tenth Convergence Summit

Ericsson Announced its participation in the Arab Advisors Group’s Tenth Convergence Summit

Ericsson announced yesterday its participation in the Arab Advisors Group’s Tenth Convergence Summit organized by the Arab Advisors Group. The company during the summit will discuss the growing importance of LTE networks in the sector of information and communication technology, as well as research in the main findings from the 2013 Ericsson Mobility Report.

The LTE network is the fastest in the history of development in mobile communication. It allows applications to provide coverage for large-scale and strengthen the capacity of the flow of video data. Thanks to its speed and high-capacity, LTE network can contribute to providing high-quality content, especially video, without the need for temporary storage.
Ericsson executives will discuss the importance of access to first-class connections, as well as the trend towards network development in the light of growing consumer demand, where when those factors combined will contribute to the promotion and further innovation in the industry. This transformation plays a key role in providing a positive experience for users of smartphones and strengthen the loyalty of operators.

Tarek Saadi, President of Ericsson North Middle East. Photo:

In the context of commenting on the event, Tarek Saadi, President of Ericsson North Middle East, said: “Our participation in this event, which is organized by the Arab Advisors Group is a perfect opportunity to launch the report of Ericsson Mobile Communications. This event will also allows us to discuss about our latest findings with the audience, and reviewing visions about the current market trends. Through the study of these trends, we are confident of our ability to focus on providing technologies, services and solutions to our customers, so that we can achieve the networking community on the ground in the Arab world.”

Through their participation in several panel discussions, Ericsson executives will shed in highlighting the important role of the LTE network in the Arab world, where everything that can benefit from connectivity will be connected. Addressing regional broadband markets’ role in enabling the convergence eco-system will be another top discussion point at the event for the company, along with finding methods to further develop business, which include rethinking offerings to consumers, expanding data roaming beyond business users, and ensuring social network application availability.

Under the royal patronage of HRH Princess Sumaya Bint El Hassan, President of the Royal Scientific Society, the 10th Convergence Summit, will take place in Amman on the 3rd and 4th of June 2013 at the Four Seasons Hotel. The summit will feature visionary speakers from leading industry players, in addition to operator and broadcaster presentations, and dynamic panel discussions. Ericsson understands that the convergence of mobility, broadband and cloud computing is shaping the future of business and society, and has championed LTE roll-outs in over 60 live commercial networks worldwide to help support this evolution.

The massive rise in broadband users in the Arab World region (close to 60 million broadband users) meant increased adoption of online content by broadcasters and telcos alike. Some 500,000 households in the Arab region now get their TV signals as part of triple play services, concentrated mainly in the Gulf region.

Zain Group is the summit’s main sponsor. The summit is also sponsored by Ericsson and Eutelsat and supported by Paltel Group, Globitel, Elemental Technologies, France 24, Startappz, Umniah, Orange, DAMAMAX and ESKADENIA Software.

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