IN THE SPOTLIGHT
e& enterprise, part of e& (formerly known as Etisalat Group), has announced the launch of engageX, a growing communications platform as a service (CPaaS) ecosystem that customizes any end-user customer experience journey with seamless, multi-channel communications.
du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), together with Nokia and MediaTek, has achieved successful carrier aggregation (CA) by combining spectrum used by three Time Division Duplex (TDD) carriers.
The telecommunications industry significantly utilizes the internet of things (IoT), and the latter heavily relies on the former as well. The dependency of telecoms on IoT has attracted more research than the opposite. It is only the use of telecommunications in the Internet of things that is deeply known by many.
ZainTech, the one-stop digital and ICT solutions powerhouse of Zain Group, has entered into a go-to-market strategic cooperation agreement with Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS).
Taking its Software As Service (SaaS) offering a notch up, Nokia has unveiled AVA Charging, which aims to support communication service providers (CSPs) and enterprises to expedite monetization of new 5G and IoT use cases, using on-demand software through a subscription-based model.
Continuing to strengthen and expand its ICT capabilities, Ooredoo has signed a strategic partnership with Starlink for the distribution of co-branded ICT solutions across Oman.
In the recently concluded webinar hosted by Telecom Review, industry experts convened to have an intensive discussion on digital transformation.
The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the Saudi Data and Artificial Intelligence Authority (SDAIA) signed an agreement to create a set of “Global AI Readiness Frameworks” for key socio-economic domains that could help countries adopt best practices in harnessing AI’s full potential.
The Plenipotentiary Conference of the African Telecommunication Union (ATU) 2022 requested Member States to support African candidates for ITU positions and noted, in particular, that Dr. Bilel Jamoussi had been endorsed by the African Union as Africa’s sole candidate for the position of Director, ITU-TSB. It expressed unanimous support for him and called upon African countries to vote for him during the upcoming ITU PP-22.
NEC Corporation is driving expansion of “All Optical Networks” with the introduction of its SpectralWave WX Series – a lineup of open specifications-compliant, open optical transport products. Initially, four products will be released on October 1, 2022.
In order to shed light on the importance of private wireless networks, Telecom Review had an exclusive interview with Danial Mausoof, head of sales for mobile networks at Nokia in Middle East and Africa. He touched on Nokia’s contribution to the PWN market in the MEA and shared insights on the pertinent security aspect.
Telcos are on a continuous journey to provide diversified services and meet the needs of their customers. In spite of all the recent crises, the ICT sector’s leaders have been able to overcome the ensuing challenges and draft futurist strategies. This is the case for Ooredoo Oman. Chief Technology and Information Officer at Ooredoo Oman, Dr. Ahmed Abdullah Al Abri, discussed in an exclusive interview with Telecom Review, how the operator is driving digital innovation.
As digital technologies gain a deeper foothold in our everyday lives, telco players are urged to restructure their business strategies and models to seize emerging opportunities and create value for more segments of customers. Operating with the core principle of a digital-first ecosystem, Zain KSA has been an early mover, reinventing its value creation model and adopting agile strategies, thereby swiftly responding to the changing customer behavior patterns. Sultan AlHadlag, Zain KSA’s business development and marketing executive general manager, discusses in an exclusive interview with Telecom Review, the company’s data-driven transformation into a one-stop-shop digital partner and business technology provider and its impact on empowering Saudi Arabia’s business environment and economic growth.