IN THE SPOTLIGHT
At the Huawei Cloud Summit Middle East 2020 held online today, Huawei executives shed light on the company’s CLOUD strategy, the value of data released in the digital economy, and its role in contributing to the region’s ongoing digitization efforts. The virtual summit was attended by customers, partners, industry experts, and thought leaders from across the Middle East region.
Surging demand for bandwidth-intensive communication services during the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the urgent need to bridge digital divides, according to a new OECD report.
During this year’s GITEX Technology Week 2020, Huawei has announced that it will be collaborating with partners from around the world to showcase how public and private enterprises in the Middle East can create greater value through synergy across five tech domains.
Saudi Telecom Co. (stc) has announced the resignation of their CEO, Eng. Nasser Al-Nasser on 28 November, due to personal circumstances.
One year ago, Telenor centralized their roaming operations into one global setup, supporting all Telenor affiliates. Cellusys was chosen as a trusted partner to provide a steering of roaming solution that offered group control as well as flexibility for affiliates. Telenor as a Group now has a scalable, centralized approach to wholesale roaming and negotiation.
In the midst of a global pandemic, the highly anticipated 14th edition of Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit became the first-ever hybrid event to be organised in the region. The Summit enabled industry leaders, partners and the who’s who of the telecoms world to come together both physically and virtually to explore some of the most important topics affecting the industry, namely the impact of the pandemic on the ICT sector and the future of digital transformation post Covid-19.
With 5G technologies powering the next wave of business ecosystems and capabilities, a new and diverse revenue mix will be created for operators who can turn their networks into platforms for deeper interaction with content and services.
Throughout the pandemic, there was a drastic increase in the deployment of smart city technologies, namely in GCC countries. Weathering the storm of the pandemic was no easy feat but the GCC countries harnessed their advanced infrastructure to the maximum in an effort to contain the spread of the virus. From contact tracing technologies to apps, the GCC did a great deal. However, with new technology, comes new challenges. What does the deployment of these new technologies mean for corporate governance?