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FTTH Council MENA E-NEWSLETTER
Issue 11: November 30, 2017
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FTTH EVENTS
June 12-14, Orlando, Florida-USA Fiber Broadband Association
July 18-20, Washington, USA - Annual FCGA Meeting
October 3-5, Capetown, South Africa - FTTH Council Africa
November 21-23, Regency Tunis Hotel, Tunisia - FTTH Council MENA 2017 Conference and Exhibition
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Telecom Review Archive
Huge Success of the 9th Edition in Tunis 21-23 November 2017!
Amazing Opening Speech by Mr Habib Dababi Secretary of State for the Digital Economy of Tunisia!
Thanks to all our sponsors, partners and participants!
See you next year at the 10th Edition!
Thanks to our partners, sponsors and speakers who made this event happen which witnessed another huge success for the 9th Edition of FTTH Council MENA Conference and Exhibition in Tunis from 21-23 November 2017!
FTTH Council MENA was pleased to announce during the event Beirut, Lebanon as its next destination for the 10th Edition in November 2018!
Please stay tuned and contact us to book your space now!
Furthermore, the 3rd General Assebmly of FTTH Council MENA was held on 23 November after the event and new board members were elected for the next 2 years:
Juan Colina (Corning), President of the Board
Jan Schindler (Prysmian Group), Treasurer
Dr Suleiman Al-Hedaithy, Board Member
Abdeslem Benami (OFS), Board Member
Fatima Saleh (Etisalat), Board Member
Badar Al-Zeidi (Oman Broadband), Board Member
Stay Tuned with the 9th Edition coverage report!
New President of the Board!
Registered participants will have access to the conference presentations.

Pictures and videos will be shortly uploaded on the website and shared with all participants.
A full coverage of the event will be soon published.
Juan Colina was elected New President of FTTH Council MENA during the 3rd General Assembly as well as new board members were elected.

Members of FTTH Council MENA will receive soon the minutes of the 3rd General Assebmly held in Tunis on 23 November.
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MEMBERS NEWS
Ogero head stakes reputation on 50 Mbps internet by 2018
Ogero Director Imad Kreidieh laid out a jaw-dropping timeline for improvements to Lebanon’s internet Saturday, all but promising speeds in excess of 50 Mbps by the end of next year – more than 10 times faster than many connections today.
AS THE NEW VISION 2030 ROADMAP TAKES SHAPE, SAUDI BUSINESS LEADERS PREPARE THEIR FIRMS TO REAP LONG-TERM BENEFITS
MENA NEWS
Iran Iraq
Iran’s TCI told to share fibre infrastructure MoC completes fibre rollout in Baghdad
Saudi Arabia
Saudi Telecom starts small in FTTH project
WORLD NEWS
USA Germany
Dycom’s Nielsen: AT&T’s FTTH commitment, 50M home broadband expansion plans are encouraging
Telekom deploys 40,000km of fibre this year, 60,000km to follow in 2018
Spain Spain
Grupo MASMOVIL reaches 9m homes with fibre
Euskaltel inks FTTH deal with Orange
Italy Belgium
Open Fiber begins rural rollouts; TIM plays down merger rumours
Proximus begins fibre deployment in Liege
Reunion Senegal
Zeop covers 60% of Reunion with FTTH
Sonatel launches Senegal’s first FTTH network
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