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Bytemobile names Syed Nizami as Sales Director, Middle East and Africa

Bytemobile, a global leader in mobile internet solutions for network operators, today announced the appointment of Syed Abdul Rab Nizami as sales director, Middle East and Africa.

Based in Dubai, U.A.E., Nizami is responsible for all new customer sales and management of existing Bytemobile accounts throughout both regions.

He reports to Bryan Visser, Bytemobile vice president and general manager, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

“We are committed to further expanding Bytemobile’s installed base of carriers in the Middle East and Africa,”

said Visser.

“In these emerging markets, we are helping our customers to deliver a rich, fast, safe open internet experience to their subscribers on any mobile device, from mass-market handsets to laptops. Syed Nizami has a proven track record of sales and account management success in both regions, and we look forward to his contribution to Bytemobile’s continued growth.”

Nizami has 15 years of experience in direct and channel sales to network operators and enterprises. Before joining Bytemobile, he was general manager, Middle East, at Airwide Solutions, based in Dubai. Previously, he was senior sales manager, Middle East and North Africa, at Tecnomen, a global provider of value-added telecommunications services. Prior to Tecnomen, Nizami was key account manager at Bharti Cellular (Airtel), the largest provider of mobile telephony services in India. He also held account management positions at Telstra V-Comm and SQL Star International in India, after beginning his sales career in Saudi Arabia. Nizami holds a M.B.A. degree in Sales and Marketing from Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) and a B.A. degree from Delhi University.

Capitalizing on Market Demand

“Consumer demand for mobile data in the Middle East is poised for explosive growth,” said Graham Carey, EMEA marketing director at Bytemobile. “We are supporting this trend with our Unison™ Mobile Internet Platform, which enables operators to offer their subscribers innovative web browsing and multimedia services that increase revenue while saving costs.”

Bytemobile’s Unison platform is an internet protocol (IP) services gateway node deployed in the core data path of the carrier’s network. This gateway supports a seamlessly integrated suite of products for delivery of optimized data, web and multimedia services, with mobile advertising and parental controls, to consumers on all mobile devices and laptops. Unison IP services are designed to ensure a compelling user experience on the world’s leading mobile browsers for both clientless and client-server applications. As the foundation of the Unison platform, dynamic optimization accelerates data traffic and reduces data volumes for handset and laptop services on all wireless networks.

Today, Bytemobile’s network installations span 91 operators in 53 countries, serving more than one billion subscribers, and 12 of the world’s 15 largest tier-one operators. Bytemobile estimates that total data traffic on its customers’ networks is growing at a rate of 10-15% per month.