The GSM Association will hold the "Mobile 360 - Middle East" Conference in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, in the period from 9 to 10 October 2017. This conference represents the interests of mobile operators throughout the world. The event will bring together high-level delegates from around the region and representatives of around 800 mobile companies from all over the world, with about 300 corporations operating in the sector and the wider telecom sector, including mobile phone manufacturers, mobile operators, software companies, devices and equipment suppliers and ISPs, In addition to the organizations working in the relevant industrial sectors.
The Conference, in its fifth year, focuses on the mobile phone industry, presenting a golden opportunity for representatives of the largest mobile operators and corporations and technology companies in the region to discuss the key opportunities and challenges encountering the sector in the MENA region.
Experts and industry leaders from developed and emerging markets will present their views through a number of keynote speeches, seminars and in-depth panel discussions. The conference agenda will cover hot issues and topics including 5G technology and networks development, digital payments and identity, privacy, Internet of Things (IoT), broadband networks, and mobile media, smart cities. It is worth mentioning that the event will provide a chance for the attendees to meet with governmental and private sector executives and officials in the field of ICT, specifically in the mobile phone industry in the Middle East.
In fact, it is highly significant for the Arab Republic of Egypt, represented by the National Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (NTRA) and its experts, to participate in this global event due to the noteworthy discussions that will be conducted not to mention the consideration of the developments of the MoU signed by the GSMA and NTRA on the implementation of LTE technology. Moreover, such important event and meetings will witness the exchange of expertise among all executives, officials and representatives of governments and the private sector in the field of communications and information technology, especially in the mobile phone industry as participation in them maintains Egypt's leading role in these organizations.