Global Spectrum Series


Organised alongisde ASMG and ITU and hosted by TRA, the 3rd Annual Middle East and North Africa Spectrum Management Conference provided a meeting point for spectrum stakeholders to come together and discuss topical issues relating to the management and co-ordination of spectrum policy across the region.


The event was followed on January 26th, by an ITU Workshop on Cross Border Frequency Management in the Arab Region. For more information on the workshop please click here.

Speakers include

H.E Hamad Obaid  Al Mansouri

H.E Hamad Obaid Al Mansouri

Director General


Tariq  Al Awadhi

Tariq Al Awadhi


Arab Spectrum Management Group (ASMG)

Francois  Rancy

Francois Rancy


ITU Radicommunications Bureau

Philip Marnick

Philip Marnick



Abdoulkarim Soumaila

Abdoulkarim Soumaila

Secretary General

African Telecommunications Union

Elsayed Azzouz

Elsayed Azzouz

Vice President, Radio Spectrum Management Affairs

Board Member, National Telecom Regulatory Authority, NTRA, Egypt

Mohammed Sadeq

Mohammed Sadeq

Spectrum Manager

CRA Qatar

Abdulla  Al Madani

Abdulla Al Madani

CEO Corporate Technology Support Services

Dubai Roads and Transport Authority

Shiv Bakhshi

Shiv Bakhshi

Vice President, Industry Relations


Luciana Camargos

Luciana Camargos

Future Spectrum Manager


Bassil Zoubi

Bassil Zoubi

Head of Transmission

Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU)

Ben Wallis

Ben Wallis

Regulatory Policy Analyst


Fethi Filali

Fethi Filali

Head of Technology Development & Applied Research

Qatar Mobility Innovations Center (QMIC)

Fabien Migneret

Fabien Migneret

Senior Manager, Government Affairs Middle East and North Africa


Ulrich Rehfuess

Ulrich Rehfuess

Head of Spectrum Policy


Alexandre Serot

Alexandre Serot

Head of Regulatory

Vodafone Qatar

Noel  Kirkaldy

Noel Kirkaldy

Lead Coordinator MEA, GSA

Head of Technology MEA, Nokia

Daniel Hamadeh

Daniel Hamadeh

Director Government Affairs, Spectrum and Regulatory, Middle East – North Africa

Motorola Solutions

Yousuf  Al Balushi

Yousuf Al Balushi

Executive Vice President

TRA Oman

Mustafa Aykut

Mustafa Aykut

Head, Regulatory Strategy and Policy

SAMENA Telecommunications Council

More Information


The conference included sessions on the following topics:


  • Spectrum management in the Arab region - An overview of the decision making process
  • Paving the way for the 5G revolution in the Arab world
  • Meeting the long term spectrum requirements of the IoT age
  • Best practices in setting pricing and licencing conditions
  • Spectrum Sharing - Examining the promise and the reality
  • Spectrum for critical communications and PPDR


If you have any questions or require any further information regarding this event, please do not hesitate to contact Lula Howard on or +44 (0) 2920 783 026.



Tue January 24, 2017 09.00 to
Wed January 25, 2017 17.00




InterContinental Dubai Festival City

Crescent Drive
Dubai Festival City
United Arab Emirates



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