Being present in Egypt, H.E Eng. Mohamed Ben Amor, secretary-general of the Arab ICT Organization, achieved successful agreements to better serve the Arab region.
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
Chinese telecommunications behemoth Huawei has been dealt another devastating blow from Google just days after the US effectively banned it from its market.
Saudi telecommunications incumbent STC (Saudi Telecom Company) has officially announced the appointment of Fay Al-Alshaikh as its Product Portfolio Strategy GM in EBU.
On Monday the 13th of May 2019, Whatsapp admitted yet to another breach in their security system: enabling targeting spyware to be installed on phones through voice calls. An Israeli spying firm indeed has been accused of using that security hole in Whatsapp used by 1.5 billion people.
Chinese telecommunications behemoth Huawei has blasted the United States for issuing an executive order that effectively bans them from operating in the US.
Ooredoo Qatar has selected Nokia to build a 5G cloud native core network to support delivery of enhanced mobile broadband services. Nokia's solution will be deployed in Ooredoo's state-of-the-art datacenters in Qatar's capital city Doha.
Ericsson has positioned itself as a frontrunner in the 5G space and is increasingly becoming the go-to player for operators seeking to accelerate the commercialization of the next-generation networks.
Ciena Corporation is a US-based global provider of telecommunications networking equipment, software and services. The company has enjoyed phenomenal success since its inception back in 1992, and has firmly established itself as a reputable and market leader that has delivered pioneering innovations to the ICT industry. Ciena is also publicly listed on the New York Stock Exchange.
Nokia, the leader of the optical network market is supplying its new optical transport network based on Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing technology. It enables Service Providers to provide high-speed internet within the African region and is also the right infrastructure for 5G deployment at a later stage.
Satellite and Broadcasting
Indonesia's quest to build a robust digital economy and ecosystem will get a major boost this August with the launch of a dedicated series of industry events comprising of the Indonesia ICT Summit, Communic Indonesia and Broadcast Indonesia 2016. These inaugural events will be held from 31 August - 3 September at the Jakarta International Expo, Kemayoran.
Managing your health care is moving increasingly to the palm of your hand with new smartphone-enabled technology and wearable sensors that examine, diagnose and even treat many conditions and ailments.
The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas saw the debut of new applications for ""virtual checkups"" and ways to treat pain, manage stress and monitor conditions such as diabetes. French-based health group VisioMed introduced its Bewell Connect health management suite, which includes a smartphone app that communicates with its connected blood pressure and glucose monitor, thermometer and blood oxygen sensor.
As a group of companies that consists of high profile value added services for telecoms, with strategic services for mobile operators, Telecom Review sat with Ayman Jomaa, CEO of Numbase Group, in an interview to talk about the recently launched music application, Muzeit.
TRA recently hosted a Forum to develop information and communication technology with a selected group of leading companies and experts in the domain.