Cybersecurity Provider KoolSpan Joins SAMENA Telecommunications Council as New Member
Dubai – February 21, 2017 – KoolSpan, the leading provider of secure communications solutions enabling businesses and consumers to make phone calls and send text messages securely, has joined the SAMENA Council. KoolSpan’s TrustCall solutions are powerful, easy to install, manage and use on leading smart phone operating systems, including Android and iOS.
Mr. Bocar BA, CEO & Member of the Board of SAMENA Council, upon KoolSpan’s joining as a member, stated that “KoolSpan’s security and privacy solutions highlight and address the threat of loss or theft of intellectual property, vital information, and proprietary assets. These are issues that are now surfacing fast as we make progress toward creating a digital society. These offerings by KoolSpan should find much interest among our members to explore potential business opportunities, and to create thought-leadership using SAMENA Council’s various platforms available to both new and existing members.”
New members join SAMENA Council for multiple reasons, including for its platforms that allow stakeholders and innovative players to generate new business opportunities as well as interact with regional public and private-sector leadership, while working toward addressing digital development matters that will define the future of the industry.
About SAMENA Telecommunications Council
SAMENA Telecommunications Council is South Asia – Middle East – North Africa (SAMENA) region’s premier industry association of telecom operators and service providers. SAMENA Council voices network operators’ issues and needs to regulators, policymakers, and international institutions. The largest regional telecom groups, including Saudi Telecom, Etisalat, Batelco, Ooredoo, Viva Kuwait, Orange Jordan, Turk Telekom, Zain, Omantel, among other leading operators and technology companies, are a part of the Council’s membership. SAMENA Council is a sector development partner to the private and the public sectors, and believes in bringing all stakeholders closer together to help create a sustainable business environment for the industry, and to accelerate digital development in regional economies.
As an international non-profit organization, SAMENA Council is contributing to the understanding of cross-stakeholder priorities within the public and the private sectors. The Council has created a unique regional position as the regulatory reach and operator advocacy organization, promoting institution-level engagements with leading private and public-sector organizations.
SAMENA Council was founded in 2006. In February 2016, Saudi Telecom Company, represented by Dr. Khaled Biyari, became the chairman of the Board of Directors of SAMENA Council.