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'Petya' is the second global ransomware attack to occur in just two months following the infamous WannaCry attack in May 2017. Companies around the world have been crippled by the latest Petya attack, which first appeared on June 28. The Ukraine government was severely hit, as were banks and electricity grids, and other companies in France, Denmark and the State of Pennsylvania.
Ahead of the upcoming Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2017, Huawei and International Data Corporation (IDC) have jointly issued their 'Cloud Enterprise Communications: Serving Digital Enterprises' white paper. The paper conveys the evolution trends of cloud enterprise communications, market space, application value, and other key information on the industry.
Vodafone UK has chosen Ericsson to evolve its 4G networks in southern England and also provide technology to help it prepare for 5G in the region.
US President Donald Trump recently met with tech leaders at the American Leadership in Emerging Technology event which was attended by executives from the country's leading operators such as AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson and Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure. Trump said he will give US companies the competitive advantage they need to lead the way in new technological development.
PCCW Global has collaborated with ATM Mobilis, a leading Algerian mobile telecommunications company and subsidiary of Algeria Telecom, whereby ATM Mobilis will be able to provide customers with access to PCCW Global's international connectivity as well as a portfolio of robust managed network solutions, managed security solutions and Unified Communications-as-a-Service (UCaaS) offerings.
In an exclusive interview with Telecom Review, H.E. Jamal Jarrah, Lebanese Telecommunications Minister, talked about the latest achievements done so far starting by changing centers all over the regions in Lebanon, to adding 200 thousand landlines, to significantly decreasing internet prices.
Small and medium businesses (SMBs) contribute to more than 60 percent of the GDP in the UAE; therefore, what's good for SMBs is good for the UAE, said John Lincoln, SVP of SMB at Etisalat. Lincoln shared with Telecom Review the company's vision for the SMB sector in the UAE, with an end goal to "move everything to the cloud on a reliable, highly secure network."
UK wireless technology company Ranplan has claimed that its innovative technology will play a 'major role' in the ongoing global evolution of smart cities. The radio planning specialist is building a stellar reputation on a global basis - primarily because it has developed tools that plan both indoor and combined indoor and outdoor RF wireless networks. Telecom Review managed to secure an exclusive interview with Ranplan's charismatic CEO Alastair Williamson at CommunicAsia, Asia's premier ICT exhibition and conference held annually in Singapore to discuss the organization's future in the APAC region, its role within smart cities - and its objectives for the rest of 2017.