Middle East 2017 GCCM - Dubai 4th & 5th October

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Middle East

2017 GCCM

4th & 5th October








Carrier Community (CC) is a global telecom club established in 2008 and organizing annual global carrier community meetings in Dubai since 2014 for the members. CC is organizing 4th annual Middle East 2017 GCCM – Dubai on October 4-5th, 2017. More than 500+ Club Members representing decision-makers from the Tier-1, Tier-2 and Tier-3 will meet and network in Dubai

The Carrier Members get together from Voice, Data, SMS, Mobile, VAS, Cable, Satellite, Data Centers and other related segments.

In addition, Carrier Community will organize leisure activities such as an evening welcoming & a closing networking reception evening while enabling networking in a private and relaxed atmosphere.

5 reasons to attend Middle East 2017 GCCM - Dubai

  1. An exclusive wholesale telecom operator event with only service providers attending
  2. Meet more than 400+ wholesale members representing 250+ regional and international telecom operators.
  3. Competitive entrée rates for 2 days at EUR 450 per delegate including all leisure activities and networking receptions.
  4. Network in a private, relaxed and exclusive environment.
  5. 90% business networking sessions with only two executive panel session during the two days.


Middle East 2017 GCCM - Dubai
Tuesday, October 3
20:00 - 22:00 Pre-event Get Together Reception with drinks
Wednesday, October 4
08:30 - 10:30 Registration-Morning Coffee Reception
11:00 - 12:00 Executive Round-table Panel Discussions Session.
Topic: Cloud Challenges & Trends

12:30 - 13:30 Networking Lunch Break
13:30 - 18:00 Members one-to-one meetings
14:30 - 15:30 Executive Round-table Panel Discussions Session.
Topic: LTE – Challenges & Trends

18:00 - 18:30 Closure of Day 1
19:00 - 23:00 Welcome Networking Reception with drinks, canapés and DJ
Thursday, October 5
09:30 - 10:30 Registration-Morning Coffee Reception
09:30 - 12:30 Members one-to-one meetings
10:00 - 11:30 Executive Round-table Panel Discussions Session
Topic: SMS Messaging
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch Break
13:30 - 17:00 Members one-to-one meetings
17:00 - 17:30 Official GCCM Closure
19:00 - 22:00 Closing Evening Networking Reception with drinks and food

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Middle East 2017 GCCM - Dubai
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Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah

Address: Crescent Road, The Palm Jumeirah – Dubai, UAE
Telephone: +971 4 818 2222

Set on Palm Jumeirah island in the Persian Gulf, this swanky beachfront hotel is 4 km from Aquaventure Waterpark.

Bright, chic rooms offer balconies and gulf views, plus minibars, coffeemakers and marble bathrooms. All have flat-screens, free Wi-Fi and iPod docks. Upgraded rooms add dining rooms, kitchens and access to a club lounge. There’s 24-hour room service.

Dining options include an acclaimed Italian restaurant, Vietnamese cuisine and an afternoon tea lounge. There’s a Venetian-style bar and a poolside bar. Among other amenities are 2 outdoor pools, a private beach and a spa, plus tennis, a gym and water sports.


Middle East 2017 GCCM - Dubai
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Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah

Address: Crescent Road, The Palm Jumeirah – Dubai, UAE
Telephone: +971 4 818 2222

Special Rate: The below rates are inclusive of Buffet Breakfast and all taxes. 
Single:    AED 1,320 per night
Double:  AED 1,380 per night
(Last day booking 30th August 2017. Rooms subject to availability)

To book your room please click here and complete all application with credit card details.


Speakers & Panellists

Middle East 2017 GCCM - Dubai

Erik van Stokkom
CEO at VS Consulting

Based in Switzerland, VSC provides strategic advisory services in M&A, Business Development & Media for the telecommunication industry. Over the last 20 years, Erik developed extensive expertise and deep domain knowledge working at major telecom companies. His international career includes senior & executive level positions.

Over the years, Erik has been a regular speaker & moderator at major international telecom conferences.

Sharad Kumar Thukral
CEO - Middle East & Africa at Route Mobile Limited

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AbdulAziz Qambar
CEO of DigitalMe

Rrapid knowledge in the new arena of today's mobile telecom business. Starting from VAS engineering, to handling major activities under operators’ startup office. Moving to become one of the most innovative marketers to change the dynamics of mobile telecom business in Bahrain and GCC. Lately I joined the formation of MTC group [currently known as Zain group], to start the deployment of strategies and systems related to Knowledge Base for the group. Moving all the way with the experience to handle the position of Launching Director for Zain Kuwait to establish the 3G/HSDPA Network. And finally joining the group management to roll-out the biggest ever bidding project by Zain group (Zain-KSA bid project). After the success to have the post of Marketing Manager for Zain KSA operation. Formally leading the Business Development division through international expansion and MVNO initiatives with the largest telecom distributor in the MENA region. Currently holding the position of Regional Director for a multinational new startup operation in the MEA region to develop the business across mixed enterprises from Telecom, mFinance and ending with Green Energy solutions.

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Apelby Communications

Apelby Communications

We are global telecommunications provider of carrier-to-carrier, retail and outsourcing services. Since our establishment in 2005 we have continued to grow in both and number of customers and traffic.

 Apelby Communications offers complex telecommunications services to voice carriers, small and medium enterprises and business clients.

Local presence in emerging markets together with PoPs in main hubs as Frankfurt, Hong Kong or London allows our wholesale department to offer most competitive international voice services all around the globe.

We strive for excellence in quality of services provided to both retail and wholesale customers.


Data Access Solutions Inc.
Data Access Solutions Inc. is a Toronto, based company which was formed as a wholesale provider of International Voice over IP (VoIP) services. A unique blend of diverse skills and experience forms the unmatchable core of our company.Through our owned and operated state-of-art equipments in Toronto and with cooperation of our worldwide partners, we offer termination services to over 150 countries worldwide.Data Access Solutions is one of the first companies deploying the new generation Mera VoIP Transit Softswitch ll (MVTS ll) at its facilities located at 151 Front Street, Toronto, as core of its network to ensure high performance and reliability for each and every call Key benefits are: Support of SIP, H.323 and their Variants Advanced Transcoding Capabilities Accurate billing through its Oracle Database.
Türk Telekom International
Türk Telekom International is 100% owned by Türk Telekom and acts as its international business unit handling all international data and wholesale voice business functions. Türk Telekom International provides single account management and unified network operations over the entire Türk Telekom International network which includes 20 countries in Central and Eastern Europe, Turkey, Middle East and the Caucasus, covering a full range of Internet/data services, infrastructure and wholesale voice services to incumbents, alternative carriers, mobile operators, cable TV companies, Internet service providers and corporate customers. Türk Telekom International offers premium quality telecommunication solutions in the form of: guaranteed SLA-s, local experts, dedicated staff, centralized end-to-end network management, trustworthy and reliable attitude, delivering on commitments, on-time delivery, tailor-made, scalable and cost-effective technical solutions and a proven management team with a full service portfolio. Covering over 40,000 km of fiber optic network and more than 150 interconnections worldwide TTI is one of the most important players for the global telecommunications industry.
Since 2003 XICOMM has been developing, maintaining and designing voice over IP networks for businesses ranging in size from large corporation to medium and small and even sole proprietorships. In 2008, XICOMM launched its own dedicated network in order to become a world wide wholesale carrier. XICOMM is interconnected with more than 160+ carriers throughout the world, carrying over 5 Million minutes of international voice traffic to various destinations in the world on a daily basis. This enables us to successfully terminate your international voice traffic to anywhere in the world with the best quality possible and the most competitive rate in the market. Today, XICOMM is carrying over 5 Million minutes a day of international voice traffic to various destinations in the world. We bring together talented professionals with idea and expertise to provide solutions unique to each of our clients. The engineers, developers and Marketing Experts at XICOMM passes over 10+ combined years of knowledge and experience that guarantees our clients do receive the highest quality of Service, Our solutions are base on a combination of the latest technology, hi-tech equipment, comprehensive business experience and competitive rates. XICOMM's value proposition is centered on providing exceptional service to our partners every day. Our relentless focus on attention to our partners' needs is the cornerstone of our success and is what separates us from other telecom companies.
Yuboto was founded in 2007 and is a leading Greek company developing and providing comprehensive mobile marketing services and advanced telecommunications solutions. Yuboto has created “Yuniverse”, an integrated online mobile marketing platform that allows anyone to create effective campaigns through SMS and MMS+®. Furthermore users can now create and manage customer loyalty systems (mobile loyalty cards), send electronic mobile tickets (mobile ticketing) and promote products or services through electronic coupons (mobile couponing). Yuniverse has been awarded, with the Golden Award in Best Mobile Services Applications 2015 and the Silver Award in Best Mobile Advertising Campaign 2015. Yuniverse is a pay as you go platform and is offered as “Exclusive Yuboto Partnership” for retailers or “White label mobile marketing platform” for wholesalers. Discover Yuniverse at https://services.yuboto.com/yuniverse/ and try the service with the free credits provided. For more info please visit www.yuboto.com or download Yuboto’s Company profile here http://cl.ly/050T2P2b2Y1c
JeraSoft VoIP Carrier Suite is a full-featured Convergent Billing software. Its core structure and features are far beyond generic billing solutions. VCS offers Retail and Wholesale features that are aimed at automating standard tasks for telecom operators to manage various prepaid and postpaid VoIP services

Established in 2004, MADA is a telecommunications provider offering international voice, wireless broadband, SMS, and communications network services to operators around the world.

MADA footprint currently extends to Europe, North and South America, the Middle East and North Africa.

MADA has points of presence (POPs) in major international telehouses in the United States (New York), The United Kingdom (London), and Jordan (Amman).

MADA portfolio includes:

International Voice Terminations, SMS, Satellite Services, Wireless Data Services, VAS for Mobile Operators, Project Management and Engineering Services.

For more information, please visit www.mymada.com

Verscom Solutions

Verscom Solutions is a market leading Systems Integrator and an innovative Cloud PaaS/SaaS Service Provider to Tier 1-2 Communication Service Providers as well as Wholesale Voice/Data Aggregators across the globe.

Our Go Cloud Service bundles ODINE, our suite of intelligent wholesale voice business management applications which provides flexible policy driven routing, route optimization, offer management, rating, billing, number portability, technical and business reporting & analytics, as well as dispute management, with best-of-breed SBC, TDM/SIP Interworking, and Transcoding services.

As a part of our end-to-end approach to providing Solutions for CSPs, we have a wide portfolio of solutions including IP Voice, EPC, IMS and VoLTE, Wi-Fi Offload, SD-WAN and vCPE, DPI/GiLAN, and many others, with a focus on next generation NFV and SDN based architectures.

With regional offices in Istanbul, London, Dubai and Lahore, Verscom Solutions’ geographical presence, experience, and cultural fluency bridges Europe and Asia, while uniquely serving emerging markets across Africa.


Nexge provides diverse range of NGN, VoIP, SMS & VAS Telecom Solutions to Service Providers. Nexge has an installation base of its solutions with more than 200 Service Providers globally. Service Providers utilize the Carrier Grade and secure Nexge Platforms for releasing Wholesale VoIP, Wholesale SMS Hubbing, Calling Card, Callback, Class 5 Voice over Broadband, Hosted PBX / IP Centrex, MVNO, Audio Conferencing and High Density Call Logging Solutions to their Residential and Business subscribers.

DIGITALK Carrier Cloud is a complete carrier routing solution for wholesale service providers, combining high availability networking, superior routing and rates management, and integrated wholesale billing and reporting. DIGITALK Carrier Cloud enables service providers to set up services rapidly and grow profitably. DIGITALK is a trusted, carrier-neutral provider of Carrier, Consumer and Mobile communications solutions delivered on premises and in the Cloud to wholesale and retail service providers worldwide. DIGITALK offers complete, highly scale-able service delivery platforms supported by worldwide 24/7 SLAs and support services.
Tecomsa Telecommunications LTD
Tecomsa Telecommunications Ltd. is a leading provider of wholesale international voice connectivity and solutions in the telecom-related business field. The company has a large presence in the African, Asian and Latin American market, where it has acquired its expertise and efficiency. Our aim is to connect the gap between traditional telecommunication services worldwide and new unconventional telecommunication services and to provide them across the globe. Tecomsa maintains strategically partnerships and interconnections to major international Tier 1 carriers worldwide. The main goal of Tecomsa is to meet and exceed customer’s demands in the most creative way, by offering exceptional services and price based on a combination of the state of the art technology. For more information, please visit www.tecomsa-ltd.com or contact our sales team, e-mail: sales@tecomsa-ltd.com
uCloudlink is the global leading CloudSIM mobile broadband product and solution provider, dedicated to make global mobility more accessible to all. Since its establishment in 2009 by a group of ICT experts, uCloudlink has been exclusively focusing on its proprietary CloudSIM solution composed mainly of the GlocalMe mobile broadband terminals and the uCloudlink PaaS platform. The innovative CloudSIM solution makes users experience mobile internet globally with no limitations of SIM, no data roaming cost, and meanwhile always enjoy the strongest connection signal. We help enterprises save operation cost in terms of both the non-data-roaming solution for travelling employees and data management portals for enterprise administrators. uCloudlink empowers telcos and portable Wi-Fi rental companies to provide data services of global coverage which is the key to acquire and engage with more high-ARPU customers, and relieves telcos of the costly international roaming contract negotiations. “GlocalMe” indicating “Connect Global, Pay Local”, is uCloudlink’s unique feature name of any of its mobile broadband terminals powered by the CloudSIM technology. E.g. GlocalMe portable Wi-Fi device, GlocalMe Smartphone, GlocalMe modem, etc.
Platin Telecom
Platin Telecom is a European company specializing in International Premium Rate Numbers (IPRN). IPRN is a value added service product, which can be sold internationally and used in countries where value added service numbers are not available. IPRN can be used for voice and data services, voting, live chats, call TV, quiz shows, and much more. The product has been very successful over the last years and has been implemented by various operators around the world.

The ANNECTO Group is primarily focused on providing Voice aggregation and Direct termination but also offers a suite of services such as SMS, Mobile Solutions, Mobile Financial Services, VAS Solutions and Managed Services. Established in 2003 and restructured in 2014, ANNECTO partners with over 250 carriers including MNO's, PTT's, Tier-1 companies and small niche suppliers across the globe.

The ANNECTO group also provides quality SMS solutions to Mobile Network Operators, Carriers and Enterprises through AMESSAGING. AMESSAGING has recently deployed a state of the art SMS platform offering market leading Anti-Fraud solutions for MNO's and feature rich Trading services for partners. ANNECTO continues to offer managed services for all telecoms services and also has access to its own DECT Guard Band License for rural coverage and small cell technology. For enquiries please contact info@annecto.com or sms@amessaging.com
Linxa is an innovative software company that provides wholeasale business optimization solutions to telecom operators and carriers. Through its product portfolio Linxa enables telecom companies to manage every aspect of their wholesale business.The product portfolio of Linxa consists of 3 main products: Linxa Connect – a wholesale business optimization software, Linxa Switch – a carrier grade class 4 softswitch and Linxa Cloud – a hosted wholesale platform. Linxa Connect provides an integrated interface with a modular approach for managing different aspects of the wholesale business with Linxa Rates, Linxa Simulate, Linxa Route, Linxa Monitor and Linxa Bill with a proprietary approach on cost optimization and quality increase. Linxa Switch is a high performance, scalable and hardware independent Class 4 softswitch that can work together with existing network nodes. It has an unparalleled processing power with 5 thousand CAPS and unlimited concurrent call capacity through its proprietary sytem architecture. Linxa Cloud is a hosted wholesale platform that is powered by Linxa Connect and Linxa Switch. Linxa Cloud allows carriers to start their wholesale business without any initial investment through its locations in Frankfurt and Dubai.


Middle East 2017 GCCM - Dubai

GCCM Dubai 2016 was a good event. Congratulations to the Carrier Community team for a great job of organization...

— Carl KS Teo, President at Ecocarrier Inc.

Thank you for your welcome and hospitality during the event. It was a very busy and good event for us...

— Tony Kelly, Group Sales Director, EMEA at Verizon Partner Solutions

Attending Carriers

Middle East 2017 GCCM - Dubai
42ComAcme Tel
Afghan Telecom CorporationAFINNA ONE Srl
Antwerp TechnologiesApelby Communications
AudiotelAqua Tel
ARX/PBHAxiata Group Berhad
Bistalk Telecom AGConfab Telecom
Core Telecom ServicesCrystal Soft
Data Access Solutions Inc.DEBROSS PTE ltd
Dimotel FZEEagles Telecom
Ecocarrier Inc.Eklip Telecom
Eris TelecomESER Telekom
ExcilaFidescom LP
G5 Telecom Services LTDGENBAND
Gventure Communication LimitedHibernia Networks
Hilaac Telecom LimitedHoover International F.Z.C
HTS LtdiBasis
INTEROUTEiVoice Networks
iXPrimus Telecommunications, IncKeku
KOL TelecomKryptos Global
Lexico Telecom LTDLimecom
Logflip Networks FZELogik Communications Pte Ltd
Magik Telecom LimitedManana Innovations Pte Ltd
Nexia Equity LPNexmo
Nordic Digit ABNTT
ORANGEParagon International Limited
PLD International (Ultra Mobile)Pure Minutes
PBH Communications ServicesQatama
QBR Telecom Inc.QXTEL LTD.
ROSHANRoute Mobile
ARXSDI Telecom
SpeedflowSSH Networks
STCSyncSound LLC
TAG Legal ConsultantsTata Communications (Middle East) FZ-LLC
TAWASULTelasco Communications
TELCOITelebiz International
Telekom Slovenije, d.d.TELENOR
Top Connect ltdToptel
TravelsimTI Sparkle
TTC VOICETürk Telekom International
TVoice Telecom Ltd HKU Mobile Sdn. BHd.
Verscom SolutionsVocal Heart Infotech
VoIP Monster LtdVOIP TEL
Voxmage InternationalVR Telecom
Wahba TelcoWavecrest
WavetelWi-tribe Pakistan
World Hub CommunicationsXicomm
Yappingo LimitedYuboto

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