Digital Economy :
Opportunities and Challenges for Arab National Economies
“Over the Top Case”
Date : 02/03 June 2016
Venue : El Mouradi Gammarth Hotel – Tunis- Tunisia
The Arab ICT Organization (AICTO) is organizing under the patronage of the Tunisian Ministry of Communication Technologies and Digital Economy and in cooperation with ITU, A High Level Arab Regional Forum on « Digital Economy – Opportunities and Challenges for National Economies in the Arab Region – Case of The Over The Top », on 02& 03 June 2016, in Tunis.
International experts from the Arab Region and the rest of the world are expected to participate and contribute to this high level event scheduled within the scope of AICTO Action Plan for 2016. The Forum aims at studying the opportunities and challenges of the technological transformations for the Arab countries, as well as their regulatory, social and economic impact. On the agenda, 5 panels through which speakers from the public sector, regulators of the Telecommunications sector, Telecom operators and OTT operators will exchange about the state of the art, and the prospects for the OTT networks in the Arab region.
Besides, comparative experiences will be presented, and the Arab region priorities will be reviewed, namely those related to the development of their digital economies and their consolidation through storing in a common space. A round table gathering the high level panelists, at ministerial and head of delegations level, aims at coordinating the different opinions and reaching a common understanding, to end up with the recommendations to be adopted in the future.