While only 10% of communication service providers (CSPs) in 2020 commercialized 5G services, Gartner predicts that this number will increase to 60% by 2024, which is a similar rate of adoption for LTE and 4G in the past.
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Saudi Arabia’s ICT infrastructure market is forecasted to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.01% until 2030, remarkably hitting $1.5 billion in 2020.
Telecom Review, the Middle East’s leading ICT media platform, under its parent company Trace Media International, organized a webinar titled ‘IPv6 Enhanced Innovation: Paving the way for digital transformation in the Gulf Region’ on August 3. This was the 2nd event for the IP industry that aimed to provide a fresh perspective into the transition from IPv4 to IPv6.
Zoom calls, Skype meetings, webinars, and online forums — these have been very common since the break out of the COVID-19 pandemic. Face-to-face communication drastically shifted to virtual as individuals got stuck at home and adapt to the new normal.
When we talk about developing software, this usually consists of a number of steps and stages such as design, development, testing, and deployment that result in the creation of operational software. Think about developing a robust 5G network infrastructure; it runs with the same analogy.
To say that the internet has become the lifeline of the 21st century would be an understatement. From running industrial and government networks to enabling content consumption and remote education and work, the need for connectivity has become a determinant factor in the global digital economy.
Saudi Arabia plans to launch a $15 billion technology fund to advance the digital infrastructure in the kingdom. The public-private partnership was announced by Haytham AlOhali, vice minister of the Ministry of Communications & Information Technology (MCIT) at a conference held in Riyadh, according to state news reports.
The 2nd Middle East IPv6+ Webinar is a top IP industry event organized by Telecom Review under Trace Media and that will be held on August 3 at 11 am (Dubai time). This high-end communication platform for the Middle East Region’s IP industry aims to promote development, sharing of rich experience, and consensus in jointly building a sustainable IPv6+ ecosystem.
United Arab Emirates (UAE) capital Abu Dhabi has ranked among the fastest capitals globally in the 5G network index with the fastest median download speeds (421.26Mbps) in the first half of 2021. The ranking was provided by the latest data from Ookla®, a global leader in fixed broadband and mobile network testing applications, data and analysis.
By Piers Benjamin, EMEA In Building Networks (IBN) marketing manager, Corning Optical Communications.