Ahmed Abdel-Latif | Group Chief Wholesale Officer
Batelco | Bahrain

Ahmed Abdel-Latif, Group Chief Wholesale Officer, Batelco

Ahmed Abdel-Latif joined Batelco Group in October 2016 as Group Chief Wholesale Officer to focus on achieving the group's vision of being the leading integrator of digital solutions and services in its chosen markets through consolidating, optimizing and strategic planning of the Group's international & wholesale services portfolio.
His remit covers International Wholesale Voice & Data Services, International Roaming, IP Transit, Cross-border Cable Systems, International VAS, Data Centers & Cloud Services and Global Carrier Partnerships & Alliances.
Ahmed holds a Bachelor’s degree in Telecommunications & Electronics Engineering from Ain Shams University (Cairo, Egypt), a Master of Science degree in Computer Science from the University of Louisville (KY, USA), and a Master’s degree in Business Administration (with Distinction) from The Maastricht School of Management (Maastricht, The Netherlands); with a focus on Globalization.


Telecoms World ME day 1 @ 11:20


    arrier market in the Middle East is highly competitive due to the fact that many international cables traverse the region. These cables carry traffic between Europe, Asia and Eastern Africa. Both global and regional operators are competing for access to the region. However, barriers to interconnectivity remain. Hear from the leading wholesale experts as they discuss how to access these markets, how to improve connectivity and what the future holds for the wholesale market of the Middle East.

    Breaking boundaries in the ME: what opportunities lie ahead?
  • Accessing emerging markets in the Middle East for global and regional carriers
  • Capitalising on the geographical advantage of the UAE and neighboring countries
  • Driving the ME to become the subsea terminal hub between Europe and the Far East
  • Highlighting best practice to avoid cable congestion
  • Improving connectivity between existing subsea cables
  • Boosting capacity to meet the massive growth in data, IP and content demands between Asia and West Africa via the Middle East
  • Outlining the necessity to keep on top of technological innovation to compete in the region
  • Overcoming the barriers to interconnectivity
  • Planning investments carefully
  • Examining successful applications for growth
last published: 20/Aug/19 15:15 GMT

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