BTECH Empowers Bahrain’s Broadband Service Landscape through Engaging Panel Discussion

As part of the activities of the recent monthly BTECH Majlis, the Bahrain Technology Companies Society (BTECH), arranged an engaging panel discussion focusing on the future of broadband services in Bahrain. The event aimed to explore the vital role played by broadband in bolstering Internet infrastructure development. By bringing together technology companies, experts, and specialists, the panel aimed to facilitate the exchange of experiences, knowledge, and innovative solutions to advance the ICT sector in Bahrain.

The interactive panel discussion witnessed the presence of esteemed individuals in the field, including Mr. Ahmed Al-Doseri, the CEO of BNET, Mr. Maitham Hassan, the Chief Operating Officer of Batelco, Mr. Ahmed Al-Sharif, the Chief Technology and Digital Officer of STC, and Mr. Philip Marnick, the CEO of TRA. The session was moderated by Mr. Rashid Al Snan, a distinguished BTECH Board Member.

During the session, various topics were addressed, including the future outlook of broadband technology in Bahrain, the utilization of cutting-edge technologies for delivering high-speed internet services, an in-depth analysis of the technical and operational obstacles hindering the advancement of internet infrastructure, a dedicated focus on government regulations and policies that foster the development of broadband services, as well as showcasing successful examples of organizations that have leveraged the benefits of broadband capabilities. Additionally, practical strategies and approaches were shared to guide companies in adopting these services effectively and generating sustainable value.

The speakers emphasized the crucial role of broadband service development in driving economic and social progress within the ICT sector. They highlighted the necessity for collaboration and coordination among the public and private sectors, as well as professional associations. A key focus was placed on advancing digital infrastructure, providing training and qualifications to support this domain, thereby enhancing the quality of technical services and bolstering the competitiveness of Bahrain’s technology sector at regional and global scales.

Furthermore, the speakers underscored that broadband technology serves as a fundamental pillar of the digital revolution. They emphasized its contribution to achieving digital transformation and enhancing efficiency across various sectors such as education, healthcare, and e-commerce. Additionally, broadband technology fosters innovation and creativity in digital fields, supports the growth of the digital economy, creates employment opportunities, improves the quality of life, and paves the way for further advancements within the ICT sector.

The speakers further emphasized the immense potential that lies ahead in the realm of broadband technology, underscoring the numerous opportunities it presents for the advancement of Bahrain’s technology sector. They highlighted the growing adoption of transformative technologies such as 5G, artificial intelligence, and cloud computing in the evolution of broadband services. Consequently, they stressed the need for substantial investments in infrastructure and the requisite technologies to support these transformative shifts and realize the desired objectives for the development of broadband services in the Kingdom of Bahrain.

During the seminar, Mr. Ahmed AlHujairy, BTECH Board Senior Advisor, delivered a presentation titled “Bahrain Market Intelligence” in which he discussed the development of the ICT sector in Bahrain and its transformation into a regional hub for technology and innovation by leveraging its current capabilities and providing a fertile ground for ICT companies to grow. He noted that the technology market in Bahrain represents a significant opportunity for Bahraini youth to develop their skills and work in one of the fastest-growing sectors in the world.

BTECH Majlis has also announced that the registration for the 11th edition of MEET ICT conference is still open for all companies interested in participating in this key gathering, which brings together leading exhibitors and speakers in the field of technology and innovation from around the world. MEET ICT provides a unique opportunity for ICT companies to showcase their products and services, expand their global outreach, and learn about the latest technologies and trends in the industry.

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