Mobilk - Zain Group, a market leader in the Middle East region, is hosting its fifth annual Zain Technology Conference (ZTC 2015) from November 30 - December 2 in Manama, Bahrain. During the event, Nokia Networks will demonstrate its industry leading solutions for big data and analytics, mobile broadband, 5G, the Internet of Things (IoT), telco cloud and telco security. For more than two decades, Nokia Networks has been a key supplier of network equipment and professional services to build the Zain Groups networks in all its key markets.
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Scott Gegenheimer, CEO, Zain Group, said: "We are pleased to be hosting ZTC 2015 in Bahrain once again having held our very first technology conference in the Kingdom back in 2009. As a provider of integrated digital lifestyle services, we are aiming at supporting consumers and businesses alike with attractive services. Nokia Networks, one of our key strategic partners helps us meet these goals with its reliable network infrastructure and its profound services expertise when it comes to planning, optimizing and implementing next-generation networks. This really makes a difference on the road to a fully digitalized world."
Bernard Najm, Vice President and Head of Middle East and Africa, Nokia Networks, said: "We are committed to helping Zain on its successful journey to bring a digital transformation to the dynamic markets of the Middle East. Our comprehensive portfolio will help Zain provide super-fast data services with the best possible customer experience, via highly secure networks, to consumers and enterprises across various countries in the region. Together with industry standardization bodies, we are also working on the important topic of creating common standards for 5G, IoT and public safety applications. This will help operators like the Zain Group enable an integrated digital lifestyle toward realizing the smart city concept."
At ZTC 2015, Nokia Networks shows its latest developments to address a number of major industry themes and mega trends:
Big Data and Analytics
Evolution to ultra-dense networks
5G and Internet of Things
Recent highlights of the successful co-operation between Zain and Nokia Networks:
Nokia Networks, Zain KSA complete Saudi-first carrier aggregation project
Nokia Networks, Zain make Kuwaits first high-definition voice call in live LTE network
Nokia Networks posts MEA firsts in deal to modernize, expand Zains network
Nokia Networks works with Zain Group in a longstanding partnership ever since 1994 when Zains first GSM network in Kuwait was built.
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