At AWS, the mission of our telecom industry business unit is to help telecom operators across the Middle East and Africa accelerate business value by reinventing communications together, innovating with them and for them, and engaging on their behalf with a broad ecosystem of telco partners and developers to deliver solutions. This enables them to apply the cloud model to the telecom model to benefit from the elasticity, agility, automation, performance and low cost of the AWS cloud. We are working with telecom operators in four strategic focus areas. We help them to: unlock growth by monetizing 5G and diversifying their core telco offering; reimagine their customer experience through leveraging AI/ML for personalized interactions for their end customers; simplify their operations with automation; and cloudify their networks.

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For a growing number of enterprises of all sizes and across a wide range of industries, digitalization is opening the door to new business models and new revenue streams. The cloud is an important foundational technology behind those transformations, allowing companies to lower the cost and risk of digital adoption by reducing legacy on-premise systems and introducing more flexible consumption options that allow them to scale as needed.

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The Telecommunications and Digital Government Regulatory Authority of the United Arab Emirates (TDRA) and the RIPE Network Coordination Centre (RIPE NCC), the regional Internet registry for Europe, the Middle East and parts of Central Asia, jointly hosted the sixth government roundtable for Arab ICT ministers and heads of regulatory authorities recently at the Ritz-Carlton, Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC). High-level government delegations from the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Yemen, Lebanon, Qatar, Iraq and the League of Arab States attended the event.

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