Awarded in December 2010 to Qatar, this year’s FIFA World Cup is the first to take place in the Middle East and the first to be supported by commercial 5G networks.
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Under its annual theme “Global. Regional. Digital,” the 16th edition of the Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit successfully concluded its two-day gathering with the participation of a broad range of professionals, including telecom operators, telecom vendors, industry regulators, government officials, content providers, cybersecurity experts and consultants, among other attendees.
Zain KSA won four awards at the annual Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit, which honors ICT leaders for their pioneering achievements. Zain KSA won awards for “Best Middle Eastern 5G Standalone Network”, “Best Middle Eastern Cloud Provider”, “Best Middle Eastern CSR Initiative”, and “Middle East CTO Merit Leader of the Year” during the summit’s 16th edition held in Dubai on December 7 and 8 2022.
By Vanness You, vice president, Huawei Middle East Carrier Business Group
As modern enterprises embrace innovation and digital transformation, higher connectivity and data processing capabilities are the prerequisites for friction-free operations. The combination of emerging technologies such as machine learning, artificial intelligence and cloud computing is set to change business operation models dynamically. Strategizing along those lines, leading cloud services provider Amazon Web Services (AWS) launched two cloud regions in the Middle East — Saudi Arabia and the UAE — as the two countries’ appetite for technology adoption has been garnering global attention.
As a token of appreciation for hosting the ITU-T high-level industry executives meeting in Dubai, UAE, for the 5th consecutive time since 2017, Toni Eid, Founder and CEO of Trace International Media and Telecom Review Group, was awarded the Certificate of Appreciation by Chasub Lee, director of the ITU Telecommunication Standardization Bureau, during the (ITU) CxO meeting hosted by Telecom Review in collaboration with du on December 7.
A learning mechanism on an individual, community or organizational level, digital adoption is the process of utilizing technology and successfully carrying out digital processes to usher in the innovation era.
The Telecommunications and Digital Government Regulatory Authority (TDRA), in cooperation with the ITU, held the “ITU Workshop for Satellite Operators & Academia in the UAE” on procedures and regulations of non-geostationary satellite systems.
Telecom Review, in collaboration with du, hosted the 6th International Telecommunication Union (ITU) CxO meeting on December 6 at the Intercontinental Dubai. The hybrid meeting saw participation from TDRA, du, Huawei, Nokia, China Telecom, TELUS, ZTE, Orange, Senko, Rohde & Schwartz, APTelecom, Arab ICT Organization, IBM, and Sofrecom.
Keynotes on diverse topics including 5G, cloud computing, cybersecurity, innovation in network infrastructure were delivered by the UAE's cybersecurity department, du, MYCOM-OSI, AWS, GSMA, Ogero
H.E. Dr. Mohamed Al-Kuwaiti, head of cybersecurity for the UAE Government