AT&T joins SAMENA Council
SAMENA Telecommunications Council has announced that AT&T has become a member in stakeholder dialogue to address needs and issues surrounding digital communications, as business sustainability challenges intensify and as operators’ role continually evolves in the wake of fifth-generation technology.
Welcoming AT&T to SAMENA Council’s community of telecom operators in the SA-ME-NA (South Asia – Middle East – North Africa) region, Bocar BA, CEO & Board Member, stated, “AT&T is well known as a world-leading customer-centric communications service provider. AT&T is a modern media company that brings together premium content, direct to consumer relationships, advertising technology and high-speed networks to deliver a unique customer experience. SAMENA Council sees, as does AT&T, that telecom operators around the world fully recognise the importance of the SA-ME-NA region as regards their push for business growth, experience-sharing, and being counted on to contribute their expertise and knowledge for materialszing a new, hyper-connected digital world. The enterprising nature of SAMENA Council and AT&T and the common goal of fostering collaboration and co-operation within the digital ecosystem are good enough causes for both organisations to join their synergies together.”
American telecoms operator to join the SAMENA Council, which is comprised of regional operators from the SA-MA-NA region, as well as some from Europe and Asia Pacific. As an important part of SAMENA Council’s membership, AT&T is well placed to help SAMENA create new synergies among local, regional, and international operators on tackling multiple challenge areas, including 5G development and deployment scenarios, cross-border data flows, development of digital economy, and digital content, while also fostering AI and IoT-driven approaches in the region.