Sectors Technology & Communications

ICANN CEO Fadi Chehade on the importance of maintaining one Internet
Fadi Chehadé is the President and CEO of ICANN, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers. He spoke with The Prospect Group about the importance of maintaining ...
Telecom operators in SAMENA facing stiff competition from Internet-based companies
Bocar Ba is the CEO of the SAMENA Telecommunications Council, the industry association representing telecom operators and service providers in South Asia, the Middle East, and...
Future tech opportunities will need networks with high bandwidth and low latency says Magyar Telekom CEO
Chris Mattheisen is the CEO of Magyar Telekom, the largest telecommunications company in Hungary. He spoke with The Prospect Group about the telecom sector in Hungary, e-comme...
ITU Secretary General Houlin Zhao on the social and economic impact of technology
Houlin Zhao is the Secretary General of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), a UN agency specialized in information and telecommunication technologies. He spoke w...
Pakistan addressing ICT infrastructure deficit as software exports reach $2.8bn
Anusha Rahman Khan is Pakistan’s Minister of State for Information Technology & Telecom. She spoke with The Prospect Group about the steps Pakistan is taking to spread conne...
Magyar Telekom CEO Chris Mattheisen on building network infrastructure & growing ARPU
Chris Mattheisen is the CEO of Magyar Telekom, the largest telecommunications company in Hungary. He spoke with The Prospect Group about Magyar Telekom’s network buildout, t...
ICANN CEO Fadi Chehade on Internet governance & balancing security, innovation, and privacy
Fadi Chehadé is the President and CEO of ICANN, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers. He spoke with The Prospect Group about the economic impact of the dig...
ANACOM Chair Fatima Barros on telecoms in Portugal & getting ready for the Internet of Things
Fátima Barros is the Chair of the Board of Directors of ANACOM (Autoridade Nacional de Comunicações), the national regulatory authority for communications in Portugal. She ...
Afghanistan has 80% mobile penetration & 3 million Internet users, rolling out open access policy says Minister
Abdul Razaq Vahidi is the Minister of Communication and Information Technology of Afghanistan. He spoke with The Prospect Group about the current state of the ICT sector in Af...
Azerbaijan’s Minister of Communications Ali Abbasov on building up a regional ICT hub
Ali Abbasov in the Minister of Communications and High Technology of Azerbaijan. He spoke with The Prospect Group about the government’s efforts to make Azerbaijan into a re...
Thailand improving broadcast & telecommunication infrastructure, transitioning to digital era
Thailand has taken systemic measures to improve broadcasting and telecommunications infrastructure. The ongoing move to digital television is expected to have a $3bn economic ...
BiotechCorp CEO Mohd Nazlee Kamal on Malaysia’s biotech industry
Dato' Dr. Mohd Nazlee Kamal is the CEO of the Malaysian Biotechnology Corporation (BiotechCorp), an organization tasked with driving the country’s biotech industry. He spoke...
Kenya’s ICT Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i on policy priorities & ICT sector investment
Dr. Fred Matiang'i is Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary in Ministry of Information, Communications & Technology. He spoke with The Prospect Group about ICT policy priorities, the go...
Ugandan Minister of Information & Communications Technology John Nasasira on the country’s ICT priorities
John Nasasira is the Minister of Information & Communications Technology (ICT) of Uganda. He spoke with The Prospect Group about Uganda’s ICT priorities, keeping plans and r...
Charting the future course for ICT and innovation in Tanzania
Patrick J. Makungu is Tanzania’s Permanent Secretary of Communication, Science, and Technology. He spoke with The Prospect Group about Tanzania’s ICT infrastructure, futur...
South African Minister of Communications Yunus Carrim on overcoming the barriers to business
Yunus Carrim is the Minister of Communications of South Africa. He spoke with The Prospect Group about current government priorities for increasing broadband penetration, lowe...
Tanzania’s Minister of Communication, Science & Technology on the country’s policy for ICT
Prof. Makame M. Mbarawa is Tanzania’s Minister of Communication, Science & Technology. He spoke with The Prospect Group about Tanzania’s ICT policy priorities, the infrast...
South African Minister of Communications Yunus Carrim on tackling inequality through ICT
Yunus Carrim is the Minister of Communications of South Africa. He spoke with The Prospect Group about the contribution of the ICT sector to the South African economy, reducin...