July 24, 2007
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& SULLIVAN - IN AN EXCLUSIVE PARTNERSHIP WITH SAMENA
India 24th July, 2007 - Frost & Sullivan is proud to announce
its exclusive partnership with SAMENA Telecommunications Council UAE.
SAMENA is a premier collaborative forum aiming to foster idea-sharing
among telecom entities of South Asia, the Middle East, and North African
Memorandum of Understanding was signed in May 2007, between Mr. Alok
Shende, Vice President, Information & Communication Technology, South
Asia & Middle East, Frost & Sullivan and Mr. Thomas Wilson, CEO and
Executive Managing Director, SAMENA UAE, to identify areas of common
interests which contribute to developing, tracking and understanding
the Telecommunication market in the Middle East Region. Frost & Sullivan
will also be an exclusive Knowledge Partner of SAMENA.
on this partnership, Mr Alok Shende said "SAMENA as an organisation
is paving the way-forward to enhance its value proposition with its
members and region. This partnership will help SAMENA leverage on Frost
& Sullivan's in-depth knowledge base, research content, analyst & consulting
experience in the telecom domain. With Frost & Sullivan's global expertise
we are eminently poised to fulfil this role and we are very pleased
to be partnering with this esteemed council".
& Sullivan and SAMENA will be able to achieve common benefits through
possible cooperation in research, programs and activities related to
promoting the field of telecom with stipulations that ensure high-quality
implementation of the agreed programs in the Middle East.
Thomas Wilson, CEO and Executive Managing Director, SAMENA UAE, acknowledged
the same and in agreement said that "We do believe we can achieve a
lot with this new relationship and the SAMENA team is wholeheartedly
behind the progressive nature of making things happen in a very positive
manner for all involved".
Council will be able to leverage Frost & Sullivan's database as knowledge
platform and understand the market and technologies challenges, covering
Technological, Econometric and Market perspectives through a customized
web portal which will enhance client value and support to SAMENA.
& Sullivan, a global growth consulting company, has been partnering
with clients to support the development of innovative strategies for
more than 40 years. The company's industry expertise integrates growth
consulting, growth partnership services, and corporate management training
to identify and develop opportunities. Frost & Sullivan serves an extensive
clientele that includes Global 1000 companies, emerging companies, and
the investment community by providing comprehensive industry coverage
that reflects a unique global perspective, and combines ongoing analysis
of markets, technologies, econometrics, and demographics. For more information,
SAMENA Telecommunications Council, a multi-continent telecom consortium,
with a network of members that extends beyond continental borders aims
to be the ultimate promoter of telecom innovations in its member regions
and a facilitator for collaboration and knowledge-sharing between regional
telecom entities. Such collaboration and knowledge-sharing between operators,
vendors, manufacturers, entrepreneurs, educators, R&D experts, and regulators,
aids effective resolutions to technical, economical, and legal issues
in regions where tough economical and regulatory environments prevail.
For more information, visit www.samenacouncil.org