Baku, 10th October 2019
GSMA MOBILE 360 EURASIA was held from 8 to 9 October 2019 in Moscow, Russia under the slogan “Embracing 5G and emerging technologies to accelerate digital economy” which convened leaders from government and regulatory bodies, international mobile and ICT industries, alongside with other economic sectors impacted by digital transformation to steer the growth of the Digital Economy. The main pillar of the conference was to conduct discussions on the state of the Digital Economy in Eurasia with more than 600 attendees where 52% was senior level.
This year, GSMA Mobile 360 Eurasia 2019 celebrated the progress achieved towards the imminent commercial launch of 5G in the region, demonstrating the power of mobile technology to accelerate the digital economy. High-profile speakers highlighted strategically important investments in new service offerings and emerging technologies. Key stakeholders debated on how the industry can most successfully monetize these new opportunities and overcome challenges to realize the region’s growth ambitions.
GSMA Mobile 360 – Eurasia also brought together global public and private sector leaders from across the world to discuss the impact of innovations and technologies underpinning the unstoppable growth of the global Digital Economy. The event offered a range of opportunities to advance businesses, grow customer base, exchange ideas, and more.
Being an honorable speaker at the event, on the first day of conference, 8th of October, Mrs Jana Krimpe, Partner of Digital Trade Hub of Azerbaijan have shared her thoughts and delivered presentation on Digital Trade Hub project in Azerbaijan and impressed the audience with the progress of Digital Azerbaijan at the session namely: “Cybersecurity and Identity in the Digital Economy” which was moderated by Anton Ustimenko, Partner, Technology, Media and Telecommunications Sector Leader, CESA from Ernst&Young. She has also underlined the importance of this project not only in region but also in global level, and informed parctipants about the 3rd international DTH Forum held in Baku, Azerbaijan on the 9th of October where presentation of using DTH portal has reported on outcomes and progresses for the last year.
During the second session at Mobile360 Eurasia, industry experts exploreв how operators can navigate the changing security threat landscape and construct successful digital identity frameworks as they move into the 5G era.
The rest of speakers of the session – Alex Sinclair, CTO of GSMA; Victor Dostov, President of the Russian e-money and remittance association; Ekaterina Safonova, Director of Partnerships and Training, Technical Advisor, Founder of Cybertonica, CS Consulting & Advisory and Javier Garcia Gomez, CTO Europe and Latin America of Ericsson who curated the session, actively involved into the discussion and outlined perspectives on impact of Digital economy on ecosystem of countries and supported the discussion on DTH project of Azerbaijan as the leading project in Eurasia region and mainly in CIS.
Please see the detailed information about the event.
About Asan İmza:
Asan İmza is the national mobile-ID of Azerbaijan that citizens can get from Azercell, Bakcell, Azerfon and Pasha Bank. People have made more than 90 million transactions with it, making life more easy, secure and simple. You can use it to access 650+ electronic services from banking, tax and university to public e-services in a fast, secure and convenient way 24/7. Thanks to it, Azerbaijan is one of the leading countries in cyber security regarding e-identity.
Read more at: www.asanimza.az
Digital Trade Hub (DTH) of Azerbaijan:
DTH facilitates cross-border e-services such as e-customs, e-invoicing, e-banking, the opening of a company, taxes and accounting as well as e-document management including certificates of origin, phytosanitary documents, shipping documents and many more. DTH provides an unprecedented opportunity to connect to global markets. It allows the seamless trade of goods on a broad scale and makes a profound impact locally, regionally and globally.
The technology behind DTH is vendor-neutral and supports unlimited speed and traffic volume. It is not a cloud solution and each country as a system owner may download it and install it into their own environment. Governments have full control of their own data and its usage. After that, they can easily make a secure data exchange with any other country’s DTH.
DTH strives to become the Amazon or Alibaba of a country with a cross-border e-commerce platform that simplifies export procedures for local SMEs, all verified by the state. DTH connects different stakeholders and policy areas across sectors, borders and institutions, making it easy to move goods legally between countries.
OECD published case study for B.EST Solutions Digital Trade Hub in the Republic of Azerbaijan since 2017 and the DTH in Azerbaijan was recognised as an outstanding innovation as it generated $475 million worth of goods ordered in the first year of activity, contributing to the increase of non-oil exports by 27%.
Read more at: https://dth.az/
About GSMA Mobile 360 Eurasia:
GSMA Mobile 360 Eurasia 2019 celebrated the progress achieved towards the imminent commercial launch of 5G in the region, demonstrating the power of mobile technology to accelerate the digital economy. High-profile speakers have displayed strategically important investments in innovative new service offerings and emerging technologies. Key stakeholders debated how the industry could most successfully monetize these new opportunities and overcome challenges to realize the region’s growth ambitions.
Read more at: https://www.mobile360series.com/eurasia/