FOR RELEASE ON
January 24, 2007
Nermeen Negm, Marketing Manager
AFFINITIV JOINS AS SAMENA's COLLABORATIVE MEMBER
UAE — SAMENA Telecommunications Council, a premier tri-regional
not-for-profit telecommunications association, today announced that
Affinitiv, one of the leading business consulting and technology services
firms with global presence, has joined its expanding membership base.
Affinitiv aboard the SAMENA Membership Board, Mr. Bocar A. Ba., Senior
Vice President for Business Development, SAMENA, said that “Affinitiv’s
joining us is a pure joy. We at SAMENA firmly believe in the collaborative
spirit and in joining hands to solve challenges that the emerging technological
advancements are posing to the interests of all of us. Affinitiv believes
in working together…. Being a ‘networked’ company
itself, Affinitiv would undoubtedly be an added advantage to SAMENA.”
drawing on its own business expertise and business approach based on
collaboration, has shown its distinct support to the Council and has
agreed to work together very closely to create an open and collaboration-driven
front in the SAMENA region as well as globally.
headquartered Affinitiv, the showpiece of the global new breed of "boutique"
consulting firms, offers Business Strategies and Technology Consulting
through its presence in North America, Europe, the Middle East, and
Asia. Clients engage Affinitiv to get Outstanding Service, an Outstanding
Solution, and access to the best information and approaches available
in the industry.
values revolve around our clients and the world-class service they deserve.
We can only achieve the best results by partnering and collaborating
with the best in the industry," said Zoran Vasiljev, CEO of Affinitiv.
SAMENA provides the collaborative platform for industry leaders in the
Middle East, South Asia, and North Africa, and we look forward to a
successful partnership and making contribution to SAMENA and its members.”
SAMENA Telecommunications Council is a tri-regional, non-profit telecommunications
association that embodies a community of South Asian, Middle Eastern,
and North African telecoms operators, manufacturers, regulatory authorities,
and academia. SAMENA aims to be the ultimate promoter of collaboration
and knowledge-sharing in the SAMENA region that spans 25 countries,
including Afghanistan, Algeria, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Egypt, Iran, Iraq,
Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine,
Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, United
Arab Emirates, and Yemen.
Council is driven by telecoms issues that operators in South Asia, the
Middle East, and in North Africa face, and is determined in providing
its advocacy expertise to help aid the incubation of novel approaches
and ideas that would provide better means for the expansion and utilization
of telecommunications in the region.
in Dubai, SAMENA is chaired by Dr. Mohammed Ali Al Wohaibi, Executive
President, Omantel and is directed by Mr. Thomas W. Wilson, CEO, Teralight.