IN THE SPOTLIGHT
Ooredoo’s Fibre Home Internet plans have recently included Barka (PH-2 Commercial Area), Al Amerat, and Ibra. Now, homes within these areas can avail speeds of up to 1Gbps.
Using the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) to tackle its carbon footprint, Nokia has announced that it is now adopting ambitious targets which consider a 1.5°C warming limit, as compared to the previous targets of 2°C, starting with 2019 as the baseline.
Comviva, the global leader in providing mobility solutions today announced the launch of its new Data-Science-as-a-Service (DSaaS) and AI workbench (MobiLytix AIX) solutions that accelerate the use of AI by Communications Service Providers (CSPs) and increase returns from their Customer Value Management programs.
According to Dell’Oro Group’s recent report, the worldwide software-defined wide area networks (SD-WAN) market grew 50% in the fourth quarter of 2020, in comparison to the previous year. Cisco outranked VMware, Fortinet, Versa, and HPE/Silver Peak as the leading vendor in the overall revenue share for 2020.
The UAE ranked in the 7th position as the best place to build data centers on the Data Center Location Index 2021 report by Arcadis, a leading global Design & Consultancy organization for natural and built assets.
Bob Whitman, vice president of market development for carrier networks at Corning Optical Communications discussed, in an interview with Telecom Review, the company’s latest solution, Evolv™ Hardened Connectivity Solutions with Pushlok™ Technology.
2020 has been very challenging year, however Ooredoo was up to the challenge and was capable of supporting its customers. Fatima Al-Kuwari, chief consumer officer, Ooredoo spoke to Telecom Review about the measures that the Qatari operator took during these difficult times and the role it has played. She also highlighted the challenges she faced as a woman in ICT.
Telecom Review managed to secure an exclusive interview with H.E. Dr. Mohammed Altamimi, governor of the Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC), following the publication of a follow up public consultation on CITC’s “Spectrum Outlook for Commercial and Innovative Use 2021-2023”, whereby it plans to release more than 20 GHz of additional radio spectrum.