DISH appoints Eben Albertyn as CTO of wireless business

DISH announced the appointment of Eben Albertyn as the executive vice president and chief technology officer (CTO) of the wireless business.
DISH 5G businessThe appointment signifies the company’s focus on strengthening its network technology strategy and operations. Eben Albertyn brings a wealth of experience in the telecom industry, having held significant positions at VodafoneZiggo, Vodafone Netherlands, MTN South Africa, and Airtel Africa.

As the former executive director of technology at VodafoneZiggo, a joint venture between Vodafone and Liberty Global, Eben Albertyn has demonstrated his ability to navigate complex business environments and drive technological advancements. His experience as the chief technology and information officer of Vodafone Netherlands further highlights his expertise in overseeing technology-related functions within a large telecommunications company.

By appointing Eben Albertyn, DISH aims to leverage his diverse background and leadership skills to enhance its network technology strategy and operations.

As the CTO, Eben Albertyn will assume responsibilities currently held by Dave Mayo and Marc Rouanne. Dave Mayo, who has played a crucial role in building DISH’s 5G network, will retire in September and transition to a strategic advisory role within the company. On the other hand, Marc Rouanne, the current executive vice president and chief network officer, will transition his responsibilities to Albertyn and take on the role of executive vice president of global partnerships.

This organizational change suggests that DISH is strategically realigning its leadership team to drive growth and capitalize on new opportunities. Eben Albertyn’s appointment brings fresh perspectives and insights to DISH’s wireless business, enabling the company to stay at the forefront of technological advancements in the industry.

Additionally, the promotion of Satish Sharma to executive vice president of network deployment highlights DISH’s commitment to expanding and densifying its wireless network, a crucial aspect in achieving widespread coverage and ensuring customer satisfaction.

Overall, DISH’s decision to appoint Eben Albertyn as the CTO of its wireless business demonstrates the company’s commitment to staying competitive in the rapidly evolving telecommunications industry. With Albertyn’s extensive experience and expertise, DISH is well-positioned to drive innovation, enhance network capabilities, and forge strategic partnerships to unlock new business opportunities.