SAMENA Telecommunications Council (SAMENA Council) is South Asia - Middle East - North Africa (SA-ME-NA) region’s premier industry association of telecom operators and service providers from the terrestrial and satellite domains. SAMENA Council voices telecom operators’ issues and needs to regulators, policymakers, and international institutions, and specifically focuses its advocacy efforts on materializing multi-stakeholder collaboration for driving digital growth and to assist in realizing good governance, transparency, and market predictability within the Industry. The region’s renowned communications service providers, among other leading technology companies and digital ecosystem players, are a part of the Council’s membership.
With a vision to become the ultimate promoter of collaboration and knowledge-sharing within the SA-ME-NA, SAMENA Council is widely recognized as a sector development partner to the private and the public sectors. The Council serves as a resource with advocacy expertise, to help aid incubation of novel approaches and ideas that can assure sustainability of the digital ecosystem. To this effect, by leveraging its multi-stakeholder convening power and leadership congregation platforms, which draw large-scale participation from industry leaders and decision-makers, the Council empowers stakeholders to communicate together and address the most pressing industry issues, in order to help create a sustainable business environment for the ICT Industry and to accelerate socio-economic transformation within the region. As an international non-profit organization and as an independent, objective, and trusted industry platform, SAMENA Council’s regulatory advocacy mechanism is designed to maximize support for communication service providers and technology providers, and the Council proactively contributes to the understanding and alignment of cross-stakeholder (and increasingly cross-sector) priorities within the region.
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