Accelerating Digital Operations Transformation Towards Business Success
Northern Africa OTF 2023 was successfully held by Huawei in Barcelona, encircling the theme of ‘Accelerating Digital Operations Transformation Towards Business Success’. More than 120 executives from delegates of government and regulator, operators and industrial organizations, analysts and KOLs in the region had in-depth exchanges on the successful business practices, digital operations experiences, innovative business, digital organization and talent transformation and global vision of Northern Africa digital transformation development.
Bill Tang, president of Huawei Global Technical Service said in the opening speech entitled ” Together, Lighting Up The Digital Future ” that currently, with the challenges of the telecommunication industry market and growth opportunities within the next 10 years, digital transformation is becoming a must, “Think Big, Start Small, Move Fast”, Huawei will continuously increase digital investment, through co-creations on the combination of consulting service and digital solutions, empowering carriers on “Three Upgrades”, deepen the transformation, unleash sustainable value, and light up the future.
Aaron Boasman-Patel, VP of TM Forum said in his keynote speech, more than 30 billion connections is forecasted by 2025. Digital transformation in the face of future and 5G, carrier’s top priority should be improving customer experience-oriented autonomous operations and realize business value through Value Operation Framework. Digital Transformation is critical to unlock $700 billion of new growth.
In the Fintech field, with the rising wave of Fintech sector in Africa, Said Aragaw, CMO of ethio telecom shared that Fintech continues to revolutionize African market towards digitized financial inclusion. ethio telecom is a great example of how unbanked segment of society was made part main stream. 29 million users in 18 months is an achievement to be proud of.
One of leading digital transformation carriers in the region, Omar Abutalag, CEO of Almadar Aljadid shared their successful transformation practices and experiences in digital operation enabling business growth and digital service BSS evolution.
Finally, Benjamin Hou, President of Huawei Northern Africa Carrier Business, emphasized that digital transformation is not only a goal, but also a method. Transformation should originate from the key problems encountered by enterprises in the process of development. Huawei is committed to working with regional partners to achieve digital transformation and business success.