The event is the first in the region and is already receiving a fantastic response.
Plenty of local coverage has meant that some big name companies from the region are taking part in the conference, include;
Mohammad M. Byouk the Manager of Consumer Multimedia IPTV for QTel,
Rikus Matthyser the Chief of Strategy & Operations for Telkom Media South Africa,
Labib Matta the CEO of Nuetel Communications, Samir M. Abdulhadi the CEO of Orbit,
Mark Denton the VP of International Sales & New Media for Ten Sports,
Mickael Ghossein the CEO of Jordan Telecom, Sarat Lallah the CEO for Mauritius Telecom, Alessandro Petazzi the Director of IPTV Marketing & Content for FASTWEB,
John Rossiter the VP of New Business Development in Central Europe for HBO,
Khaled Taha the Director of Technology at Al Jazeera Networks,
Tariq Habib the Head of Strategic Initiatives and Partnerships for Etisalat in UAE,
Benjamin Schwarz the Technology Development Director for France Telecom and Orange,
Marc-Antoine d’Halluin the President & CEO of Showtime Arabia in UAE,
Dr Tseliso Phomane the Executive Manager of Commercial Enterprises for SABC South Africa and Mohsen Malaki the Research & Consulting Director for CEMA, IDC.
Alongside the conference where the technical and strategic issues surrounding the global deployment of IPTV will be discussed will be an exhibition giving leading technology vendors the opportunity to showcase their latest products, Companies already confirmed include Anevia, Elecard, Harris, Quative, TANDBERG Television, Verimatrix, HyC and Viaccess.
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